Another month, another #simplestamping challenge from Stampin’ Up!
With all of the challenges the idea is to keep the card simple (of course), something that would be easy for a beginner to take on and not use too many products (e.g. stamps, ink and paper only). For this month’s challenge we were asked to make a congratulations or celebration card and we could also use an embellishment in addition to the stamps, ink and paper.
As soon as I started thinking of ideas for this challenge I immediately thought of the Magnolia Blooms set from the Beginner Brochure. And while we weren’t able to use Designer Series Paper, my colour combination was inkspired by the Magnolia Lane Designer Series Paper colours (e.g. Mossy Meadow, Petal Pink, Whisper White, etc.).
For the card base I used Petal Pink cardstock and Mossy Meadow cardstock for the card mat. I stamped the magnolia images on Whisper White cardstock and decided on Petal Pink for the smaller flowers and Mossy Meadow for the large flower and “congratulations”. In keeping with the idea of #simplestamping and not wanting it to look too overwhelming I only stamped a few magnolias. Then for the embellishment I used two pieces of the Silver 3/8″ Metallic Edge Ribbon. The first I adhered to the Whisper White card front using SNAIL Adhesive and then I tied a smaller piece onto the larger piece to make a bow.
I really love how the ribbon steps up this card without having to add too much! I hope you enjoy this card as much as I enjoyed making it.