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Fri 02

Poppy Silhouette

No doubt about it, I have so much fun working with the new Memory Box stamps, papers and dies.   I love combining different dies when designing cards.  Some dies obviously go together so I try to challenge myself to mix it up and think "Outside the Box".  Here's my latest card using all three elements in ways that are unusual for me. 

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Black flowers?  New for me but I love them...they're so dramatic!

  1. Starting with the new slate notecards, trim 1" off the front.  Adhere a soft yellow panel, stamped with the Mercer Rose Background (G1842) in gray ink, onto the inside right edge.  Add a 1/8" strip of black paper alongside the panel.
  2. Using the Cornerstone Seal die (#98293) cut one from Polka Polka paper (#10153) and another from Sweet Corn cardstock (#44042).  Snip the connecting paper to separate the centers from the outstide zig-zag borders. Stamp Mercer Rose background onto the yellow circle; Place the outside zig zag border from the Polka Polka paper together on the base card.
  3. Cut the Prim Poppy (#98310) from black licorice cardstock (#44022); tuck the poppy stems beneath the polka dot layer. Cut a second poppy in black and layer only the petal portion.
  4. Add pale yellow suede trim and paper flower to finish!

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Hope you are enjoying the new dies, papers and stamps too.  Be sure to post your creations on our Flickr Gallery.  We love to see what you're up to!

Find a Memory Box class near you and join in all the fun!

Happy Friday!

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