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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Serenity Book Card

I will be so sorry to see the Serenity paper collection retire at the end of December. This collection has become one of my all-time favourites.

This is a book card - it opens to look very much like a book. I stayed with the blue and gold theme in the Serenity collection as it worked perfectly for what I wanted. 

The wreath on the front actually has little sections that are raised. The wreath shape was die cut and then stamped in three colours and adhered to a solid colour on the back. A glitter bow was also die cut and added to the wreath after the leaves were lifted. 

Inside there are two layers on top of the cardstock base along the sides - some Blue Belle glitter paper and then the patterned flowers. The main panels were stamped and coloured and sections of the flowers were brushed with the Gold Shimmer Brush. I stamped some images on the back panel where the message will be written to the recipient. No embellishments were added to this card as it is already thick on the inside.




Close up of the gold shimmer on the flowers



This is a collage of some of the photos... 

I am linking up this card with Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge - the theme is Anything Goes. 

Products used are Close To My Heart unless otherwise indicated: 

Paper: Serenity Paper Pack, French Vanilla Cardstock, Blue Belle Cardstock, Sapphire Cardstock, Gold Foil Cardstock, Blue Belle Glitter Paper, Sapphire Glitter Paper 

Stamps: Serenity Cardmaking, Serenity Cardmaking Workshop

Inks: Versamark, Sapphire, Blue Belle, Toffee

Accessories: Serenity Cardmaking Thin Cuts, Gold Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Tri-Blend Markers, Touch Markers (not CTMH), Sharpie Marker (not CTMH), Gold Shimmer Brush 

Enjoy,

Alyson

2 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card! Love your fancy fold!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches!
    Debbie ~ TMS DT
    Debbie's Dash of This and That

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  2. Wow! This is such a special card and I love the papers you used, very pretty. So glad you shared your creation at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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