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By Su Mohr for Paper Players and cts; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Ornate Borders Dies, Ornate Layers Dies, Classic Label Punch; #birthdaycards #abstractcards #abstract #flowersoncards #floralbouquet #earlyrelease #ornategarden #ornatedies #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting #cardsketches #cardchallenges

Abstract Bouquet


My abstract floral bouquet developed, because of this week’s cts challenge.

My colors are from the Paper Players.



The small, medium, and large flowers were cut with Ornate Borders Dies. I used a Sponge Dauber and So Saffron Ink for coloring. The stem was also cut with an Ornate Borders Die, using Gray Granite Cardstock. It’s actually a piece of “waste,” and I saved the complete border for another card.

The “vase” was made with four strips of Whisper White Cardstock, colored with Light and Dark Gray Granite Stampin’ Blends. I graduated the color, as in the cts sketch. The strips were cut with the Classic Label Punch, and I snipped the left side.


 The background Is Whisper White Cardstock, cut with an Ornate Layers Die, layered on a Seaside Spray card base.

“Happy Birthday” is from the Timeless Tulip Stamp Set, stamped in Gray Granite Ink.


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