Prized Peony Love and Thanks

Today’s card is CASE’d from Emma Goddard.  I really didn’t change anything from her card, because it was perfect!  I though about changing up the colour of the peony, but in the end decided to keep it Calypso Coral because I like how it pops against the neutrals on the rest of the card..
The peony is made by doing an ombré watercolour wash on a piece of Shimmery White cardstock, and once it’s dry cutting out the four petal pieces on different parts of the piece to get variegated colour.  It’s hard to see in my picture, but Emma recommended cutting two of the base/largest petal pieces and stacking them with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals to give even more dimension to the bloom. The Sahara Sand flower centre is coated with Wink of Stella, which the camera managed to pick up!

The background is made by stamping images from Prized Peony in Versamark on Sahara Sand and heat setting with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder.  The sentiment is from the same set and the scalloped edge is cut with another Peony die.  A double bow of Linen Twine and a few of the Elegant Faceted Gems finishes it off.

​You can shop for everything I used to make this card by clicking here.

Upcoming Classes and Events

August Monthly Card Class
Due to current Covid-19 conditions in Melbourne I can only offer this class as a kit/online version…we are back to Phase 3 restrictions until at least mid-August. 
I will provide a kit and written instructions to make 5 cards.  Participants will be able to add sentiments as desired with their own stamps and inks.  Kits can be picked up from my residence in Melbourne using safe, social distancing protocols, or I can ship via Australia Post tracked satchel.  Come give this a try – perfect if you’ve always wanted to try my classes and can’t attend in person.  

​Online (Zoom) Group Assembly Session: Saturday, 15 August, 1:00 pm AEST (optional – click here to find your local time).  Meeting link will be shared when you place your order.

Card Kit:  includes all the pieces and printed directions needed to create 5 cards.  You will need to supply your own stamps and ink for sentiments, as well as having basic adhesive (like Multipurpose Liquid Glue) for assembly. 
​Cost: $30 + $8.95 optional shipping. Australian crafters only, sorry.
RSVP Deadline for Kits is Sunday, 9 August. 

Written Tutorial: Purchase the instructions including measurements (in centimetres and inches) and create along with us using your own supplies. You can substitute papers and colours based on what you have.  International customers welcome!
Cost: $20.00 ​​


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