Blue has always been one of my favorite colors. I
especially like a bold blue combined with black and white.
My bedroom is even decorated in zebra print with turquoise
accents. The minute I saw this first card, I wanted to
frame it and add it to my wall. The tissue flower by
Melissa Francis is gorgeous and used perfectly by Monika.
I love how these three designers achieved different looks
with the same basic color and idea. Julie's card is simple
and fun. As a talented hybrid scrapper, she creates
outstanding shaped card templates. Cathy's card is so
sweet, yet so complex. Her attention to detail is
stunning. And Monika's card is classically beautiful.
Look closer at how she used her rub on--wonderful.
by Monika Martinson
Supplies: Paper, Rub Ons, Flower,
Bling: Kaisercraft, Crepe Paper: Melissa Frances, Other:
Design Notes: Making flowers from crepe paper is really fun as the paper
is so soft and easy to bend and fold. I used a 6,5 inch paper pad for the background which I find perfect for card making.
Hybrid Pop-up Wedding Cake Card by Cathy Dippolito
Supplies: Cardstock: American Crafts, Epson,
Flowers: Prima Marketing, Ribbon: Offray, Bling: Kaisercraft, Pearls: Nicole Crafts, Glitter Glue: Stickles, Other:
doily. Tools: Electronic Cutter: Silhouette, Cartridges, Die Cut Machine: Cuttlebug, Dies: Spellbinders.
Digital Supplies: Digital kit: Vanilla Noir Kit by Quirky Twerp, Iced Latte Paper Pack by Kellie Mize,
Flowers: Digital Cluster (inside
card): Spring Ballet Accent Clusters by Laitha's Design (recolored), Software: Photoshop CS4.
Design Notes: I recolored the cluster of foliage and flowers to
match the bride's wedding colors. Be certain to adjust the "pop-up"
portions before adhering the inside panels of the card.
by Julie Stevenson
Digital Supplies: Template: Flower Shop Card Template by Creations by Julie
(GingerScraps), Papers: The Flower Shop
Embossed Papers by Kathy Winters and Pretty in Greens (GingerScraps).
Editor's Note: I love how using a
hybrid card shape cam make for a quick, but fabulous card.
This uniquely shaped card will definitely stand out for many