Tropical Weave

tropical weave

Today is the birthday of my wonderful Mum, so happy 70th birthday Mum xx

When I first saw these papers in the catalogue, I thought they were ok, but when I actually saw them for real, they were lovely. May have to invest in some more 🙂

Tropical Chic Stamp Set Annual catalogue page 93

Base Card – So Saffron 8 1/4″ x 5 7/8″ scored and folded @ 4 1/8″
Front DSP Panel 5 5/8″ x 2″
Front Very Vanilla panel 4 3/4″ x 3″
Sentiment base layer – So Saffron 2″ x 3/4″
Sentiment layer – Very Vanilla 1 7/8″ x 5/8″
Inside Layer – Very Vanilla Cardstock 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″
Scraps of Very Vanilla Cardstock
Envelope DSP Panels – 4 1/2″ x 1/2″ x 2

On the scraps of Very Vanilla Cardstock stamp two leaves in Old Olive and 3 flowers in Daffodil Delight.
Colour the veins of the leaves in Mossy Meadow Stampin Blends.
Colour the centre of the flowers in Mango Melody Stampin Blends
Cut out the leaves and flowers using the dies and set to one side.

tropical weave sentiment
Stamp your sentiment in Memento Black ink and add it to your So Saffron backing Cardstock using mini Stampin’ dimensionals.

tropical weave emboss
Put the Very Vanilla front panel into the Coastal weave embossing folder and run it through your Big shot/embossing machine.

tropical weave env


On the front of the envelope add the DSP panels to either side.

tropical weave env back


On the back flap of the envelope add one of your flowers.

tropical weave in
Attach the inside layer of your card and add a flower to the bottom right-hand corner.

tropical weave dsp
Now we can assemble the rest of our card.
Add the DSP to the bottom front of your card, leaving a slight border.

tropical weave blank
Layer the Embossed panel onto your card in the centre overlapping about half the DSP.

tropical weave
Add the sentiment to the bottom centre of your embossed panel.
Glue the leaves above the sentiment and add the flower using mini Stampin, Dimensionals.
Finally, add a little Wink of Stella to your flowers.

Saturday’s project will be a special birthday card.

Until next time, happy crafting

Cas xx

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