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Triple Treat Striped ribbon combo

 Today’s post is the second card featuring the Triple Treat flower A la carte stamp #122909 in Cammie’s card cafe.  This card was not as popular among her cafe guest as her other two Triple treat cards but was my personal favorite.  For me it was the simple design and the Daffodil Delight 1- 1/4 ” striped ribbon that tickeled my fancy and I knew could be used for almost any occasion.  The background is textured using the manhattan flower #114517 embossing folder to create a beautiful and clean looking card.

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Manhattan Wedding

In anticipation of my first trip to Manhattan, I am posting my CASE of a card I received at convention.  I love this wedding card and the creative use of the Manahattan embossing folder.  If you look closely the dress shape ‘pops ” out of the embossed design.  I embossed the Manhattan Flower #114517 folder 2 times, once on vellum and then on Whisper White cardstock. I cut the dress shape out and then layered the vellum on top and tied with the 5/8″ organza ribbon #114319.  The Happy I do day from the Wordplay stamp set #120651 finishes this elegant card complete with rhinestone bling.

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Manhattan Flower sympathy

I find sympathy cards very hard to create b

Card base was whisper white cardstock #100730 $8.50

layer 1:basic black cardstock #121045 $6.95

layer 2:  whisper white cardstock #100730 $8.50 embossed with Manhattan flower textured folder #114517 $7.95

Butterflies: Stamped butterfly from the God’s Beauty (retired) but you could use any other butterfly using black craft ink 102192 $7.50 and black embossing powder #109133 and heat embossed several butterflies.  I colored the butterflies using the Stampin Write markers and cut them out and added rhinestones. While all my supplies were out I created several butterflies at one time to have plenty on hand to make extra cards.

Ribbon: 5/8″ black satin #117285 $8.95

Stamp set: butter fly-God’s Beauty (Retired) substitute any butterfly. Sentiment is also retired but can use any appropriate sentiment.

ink: black craft ink # 102192 $7.50 and black embossing powder #109133 $4.75, both used for the butterfly.

Markers:Pumpkin pie marker #105115 $3.50, Daffodil delight #119677, Marina mist marker #119679 $3.50 and Night of Navy ##100069 $3.50

Other: Rhinestones#119246 $4.95 I used 3 rhinestones for the butterfly.  and Stampin Dimensionals #104430 $3.95

More sympathy cards will post over the next couple of days so stay tuned.

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