As I write this post, it is snowing outside; and for the second time in as many days we're expecting 6-10" of snow. With only a few weeks left until the official start of spring, I just had to make a floral card to lift my spirits! This card features the LARGE ANTILLES FLORAL LEFT CORNER 99610, ANTILLES FLORAL BOUQUET 99665, SPROUTING VINE 99643, STUDIO RECTANGLE LAYERS 30086, and a sentiment from the SO MANY THINGS TO LOVE CLEAR STAMP SET CL5196.
I began by cutting a rectangle layer from an olive-y green cardstock and adhered it to a Squash Notecard using double-sided tape. I then cut two of the Sprouting Vine from Key Lime Dot Paper.
Next I cut the Large Antilles Floral Left Corner from a dark green cardstock and again from Squash Dot Paper. I also cut the Antilles Floral Bouquet twice from those same papers.
To assemble the card, I placed the dark green Large Antilles Floral Left Corner in the lower left corner of the olive-y green paper, using a glue pen for the narrow parts and Glue Dots behind the larger blossoms. I snipped off the large Squash blooms and used Glue Dots to secure them on top of the green ones. I added a small pearl in the center of each flower. I also snipped off the small tulip-shaped blossom, adhered it over the green one, and added a tiny pearl at its base.
I put together the Antilles Floral Bouquet in the same way, adding one of the Sprouting Vines behind it. I snipped off the bottom of the bouquet and used Glue Dots to secure it on top of the other flowers. I added another Sprouting Vine near the top of the card, securing it with a Glue Dot behind one of the larger flowers.
To finish the card, I cut a small rectangle from the Squash paper and stamped "thinking of you" (in Memento Tuxedo Black ink) from the So Many Things to Love clear stamp set. I tucked that rectangle under a couple of the tiniest blossoms and secured it with double-sided tape. The last thing I added was a small yellow gingham bow at the base of the floral bouquet.
Now that Valentines Day has passed, it's time for me to start on spring and Easter cards. One done!