WSC #11- Take Two

This was the second card that I created using the sketch that Beate posted for her WSC #11. I finally quit fiddling with it around 1am, but couldn't decide if I should post it... It seems that's been happening a ~lot~ lately. LOL

I LOVE the Basic Grey Infuse papers but that flower gave me pause. I still think the flower is a little weird, but I've modified it SO many times, I figure it's time to just learn to like it and move on. LOL

I started with the 5 1/2" Chocolate Chip CS base, but then goofed when I cut out the patterned paper on the bottom. I thought the margin on all sides was a little too big, so I cut my base down to 5"... LOL, wouldn't you know, that was a touch too small. I blame the LATE hour on making silly mistakes. Who me? Take responsibility for not paying attention? Psha... :P

I don't remember the exact dimensions of the patterned papers that I cut out, but I just cut them where I thought they would layer well. I inked the edges of all the paper with Chestnut Roan chalk ink and adhered them to the card base. Then I used my large oval punch on the pink paper, stamped my sentiment in Old Olive and then used my small oval punch. I adhered the two together with mini-pop dots, and then used regular sized pop dots before attaching it to the card. I also used the new Chocolate Taffeta ribbon, which is sooo pretty.

Now... That flower! :) I thought it would be nice to use the die cuts that coordinate with the paper, so I punched out the stem and the large flower. Since I cut down the CS base, the stem wouldn't fit as is. LOL Sooooooo, I cut off the piece that I thought would work the best, trimmed off a few stray leaves, and inked the edges. I used mini-pop dots on the inked pink petals, and attached a new flower center. I still didn't really like flower, so I started cutting and this is what I ended up with. LOL :)

Stamps - Vases in Vogue
Ink - Old Olive, Chestnut Roan chalk ink
Paper - Basic Grey's Infuse paper & die cuts, Chocolate Chip CS
Miscellaneous - Chocolate Taffeta Ribbon


  1. I think it is absolutely BEEEEEEEautiful!...and you know..thats why God created scissors...so we can make everything FIT just right!!!..you are an inspiration!!

  2. Such detail! Great colors, and layout! fabulous!

  3. WOW -- Jaw-dropping -- Oh my and I thought the last one was great. This one is out-of-this-world.

  4. Wow!!! This is stunning,,,,

  5. Beautiful, looooove the flower :)

  6. very cute! I'm glad that you've decided to post it. It's lovely and gorgeous!!!

    hugs n' aloha,

  7. I think the card is fantastic, WOW.

  8. Wow! I love the DP and flower on this one too! Great job!

  9. Heather....this is totally faboo! The flower, the colors, the paper...oh la la!! :-D

  10. Wow! You have an amazing blog! I love all of your creations! Thanks for all of the sweet comments you left me!

  11. This is Gorgeous!! So glad you deciced to share! :-)

  12. this is gorgeous!! I love all the details and colors on this. You have amazing talent. Hope you don't mind I'm going to link your blog


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