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Monday, April 18, 2011

Easter Daffodils - Woodware USA Challenge 23

The new Woodware USA Challenge (WWUSAC23) is to use die cuts or punches on your project. For my card today I have used Woodware USA's Daffodils clear stamp set.

I started by stamping the main image onto a die cut, then paper-piecing it using the new Lemon Flower papers from DCWV. The card base measures 5.5" x 3.5" after folding, so the die cut extends a little past the top edge; still fitting in a standard envelope.
Just the details… (1)Used shiny cardstock when paper-piecing the flowers and adhered them with foam dots, (2) Used a scalloped scallop border punch for the top paper on the card base, (3) Stamped 'Happy Easter' repeatedly across the bottom of the card front using a shiny gold ink, (4) Repeated the 'Happy Easter' sentiment once on the inside of card and placed a small strip of patterned paper across the bottom.

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Challenges used for this card:

Thanks for stopping by and, as always, comments are greatly appreciated!

Stamps: Woodware USA (Daffodils); Patterned Paper: DCWV (Lemon Flower Mat Stack); Cardstock: Neenah (Natural Ice), DCWV (Lemon Flower Cardstock Stack); Inks: Memento (Tuxedo Black), StazOn (Gold, Green); Die Cut: Spellbinders (Labels 2); Border Punches: Stampin' Up! (Scallop), Martha Stewart

7 comments:

  1. Alicia, this is beautiful! I love the shapes that you have incorporated with these wonderful colors!!

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  2. Gorgeous card! I love daffodils!

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  3. Lovely card! The daffodils are so nice.

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  4. this is so fresh, I love the paper piecing and the way the die cut extends over the edge of the card!

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  5. This is beautiful. I love the design and the wonderful paper piecing.

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  6. I'm back to let you know that we linked up this card on Practical Scrappers!

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  7. I just had to come here to comment on your daffodil card. It is spectacular - I like the image layer, but also the way you did the sides of the bg - they almost look like the pages of a book. Thank you!

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