Tuesday, March 27, 2018

You Make Me Happy

Good Morning, back again on the Dies R Us Blog

Today I am sharing an all occasion card with you. 
It could also be for Spring or Birthday too. 
The dies and layering let you change it all up to whatever your need may be. 


I find mixing and matching Designer Papers that you wouldn't normally 'see' as going together often gives your card that little unexpected look. 
When it works, it really works!  

Spellbinders Standard Circles to create my circle loops for my design.  

and stamped my floral image in Raven Black ink.  I
mages colored with Copic Markers.   

Grabbing some Designer Papers with Polka Dots and Stripes I began layering my stamped panel.  I looped the cut out Tutti Designs Nesting Stitched Circles around the Polka Dot layer and adhered all together.  Adding the Striped DP beneath and also a piece of Black card stock to ground it all.  Heat embossed my sentiment in Black Powder on a Vellum strip topped with Corner Tabs.  I think framing this in like this, gives it a post card feel.  I then placed the entire layered panel on my White card base in a wonky fashion. 
This also gives a different look just as the mixed matched Papers do. 

Break the rules, people!  lol 

Gina K Designs On My Mind And In My Heart stamp set.

Sakura Glitter Pen.
Wink Of Stella Glitter Pen. 

This card will also be entered into the Challenges at; Simon Says Wednesday, Floral Frenzy and Scrapy Land, Anything Goes!

Here's what I used:

Tutti Designs - Dies - Nesting Stitched Circles

Tutti Designs - Cross Stitch Nesting Rectangles

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  1. Wonderful card design and your mix of papers is beautiful. I love the flowers too.

  2. I love the unexpected and your card is a perfect example of trying the unexpected and going with it. Your card came out fabulous Donna! Break the rules????? Great advice!

  3. What a pretty card, Donna! It's a great combination! I really like the sentiment, and now have that song running through my head! :o)

  4. You went wild and it really worked! The different design and combo of colors are spectacular. The polka dot and stripes along with the corner tabs or so creative alone. But then you added the circles in a way that I have never seen before. Surprisingly grand!

  5. You are right, the unexpected patterns in those papers is perfect here. I love the red, and black with the pop of yellow, and I'm with Barb. Those circles are just spectacular, makes the whole card interesting and just pops the focal. I really, really like this card!!!!

  6. You are good at breaking the rules with a beautiful result

  7. I just love this, the way the circles look is fab, i would never have thought of using them like that. Thanks for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge, I hope you have a great day x

  8. You did a fabulous job of bringing this all together, I love how you used all the colors in your coloring of the image, neat design!

  9. There is so much to look at and I love it all. Love the bright yellow and the black and white stripes. Then add the polka dots and those pretty flowers and it is all.....gorgeous!

  10. GORGEOUS!!! Your choice of designer papers is perfect. This gives off such a warm feeling of looking out at a garden

  11. Wow, fabulous mix of papers and dies and beautiful stamp set as well...love how you thought outside the box with the papers, something I need to do as I always 'matchy~matchy lol...they look awesome together!!

  12. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for joining us at Scrapy Land Challenges blog and good luck !
    Maryvonne DT Member