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Sat 27

Joyful Moments with Fresh Flowers and Madras Plaid by Jean Okimoto

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Dies and papers from the Spring Collection make it easy to create fresh cards for every occasion.  Hi, Jean Okimoto here with another flowers+plaid idea.  The colors Dave chose for the Spring Plaid, Madras Plaid Coral+Green and Madras Plaid Blue+Violet offer so many design options for spring and summer projects.

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To remove the green plaid sheet carefully from the pack...place the open pack on a hard surface and press firmly along the center line to loosen the sheet,  then carefully pull it out.  The 6-⅜" x 1-⅜" die from the new Slim Basic Rectangle Layers fits perfectly if you include the extra length at the top.

Cut the green sheet from the 6x6 Lush Green Collection with the narrowest Wrapped Stitched Slim Rectangles die.  

Cut two sets of Layered Fresh Flowers from the two shades of the darkest yellow sheets in the 6x6 Sunny Orange Collection. Cut two of the  starburst-style centers from the gold 6x6 Polished Foil pack sheet.  

Cut a 1" x 4-½" strip of the yellow Frosted Glitter Pad sheet.  

Stamp the greeting - from the new Joyful Moments Clear Stamp Set - on white cardstock with Shady Lane VersaFine Clair.  Dry the ink and cut it with the 1-¾" Circle Basics die.  Cut a green circle for an offset layer behind the greeting.

Attach everything to a white slimline card (3-⅝" x 8-½").  Punch ¼" circles of the green Frosted Glitter Pad sheet.

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Thanks for all of your Instagram likes and comments for the coral plaid and Seed Stems version of this basic design.  Mix and match - or contrast - the different colors and plaids in our Spring Collection with the new floral dies.  Add the sparkle of glitter and shimmery Polished Foil highlights too!

Thanks for visiting...have a great weekend!

Jeansignature-3

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Comments

I love this! Love the design, love the flowers
and love the green/yellow colours! And, of course, I
love the plaid!

My initial reaction was Oooh how pretty. I love the way you have placed the pp, the flowers and the spring colours. Beautiful design and the effect is wonderful.

Jean, this is such a lovely card. It makes me think that summer is out there somewhere. The Madras plaid paper and the color scheme you chose is wonderful. Thank you!

very pretty and cute way to use the thin dies

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