April 3, 2014

Elegantly Green

Ashton, my daughter, has always loved the color green - since she was a little girl.  Now all "grown-up" at the tender age of 9, she still gravitates towards it.  Whenever I create with green I always think of her.  This card was not only inspired by shades of green but also by my daughter's quiet elegance as she grows into a beautiful young lady.

I used a combination of JustRite Papercraft products on this card, including new releases for the month of April:

From this stamp set I used the beautiful delicate leaves - which I stamped twice and fussy cut.  I also created a custom tag for the sentiment - which rings so true in it's simplicity.  Love it!

Here's the fun part: I used this background stamp to create my patterned label colored in shades of green! Start off by stamping your background onto green cardstock and then fill in the accents with Copic Markers (shades of green of course!)

Once I had colored in my background I cut the label shape using my Antique Labels One Dies.

If you look carefully you can see the detailed white embossed panel on the front of the card.  I created that look using Spellbinders beautiful M-Bossabibilites Framed Petite Labels embossing folders.

This set is so versatile - from cute to elegant - and the JustRite Design Team have created spectacular samples for your inspiration

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Tam Hess said...

This card is charming...I love how your daughter inspired it too. I LOVE the fussy cut green foliage. I really like your cards and blog. Thanks for sharing all your creativity!


Dottie said...

Very clever. I love the bright green in all those shades. It really makes for an outstanding card.

Pattie J. said...

beautiful greens, and a lovely layout. beautifully done.

nattyboots said...

Lovely , card so fresh looking with the lush green

Jade Passmore said...

What a fantastic card! I love your use of the Quilted Background. The greens are gorgeous.

Laura said...

Well I never wouldhave thought to put a little sentiment tag in there when there's a big spot right up and center...It's a great idea! Love the colors.

Kazan Clark said...

Thanks for your sweet comments ladies! I had a chance to visit your blogs too. Gorgeous inspirations all round! Love our crafty community!