Welcome to Global Design Project #321, a color challenge of Garden Green, Mint Macaron, and Cherry Cobbler, with a surprise.

What makes today’s card a surprise? It’s the embossed gingham background! Aren’t you excited? I sure was, and it’s in the new 2022 January-June Mini Catalog, available January 4. It’s featured as part of the Sweet Talk Suite, but gingham will certainly go with anything. It’s #157627 | $7.50, so write that down.

By Su Mohr for GDP 321; Click aromasandart.com to go to my website for details! Featuring: Gingham Embossing Folder, Eden Dies, Painted Christmas Designer Paper, Ornate Thanks Stamp Set; #ginghamembossing #edendies #paintedchristmas #ornatethanks #thankyoucards ##gdp321 #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmakiing #papercrafting #sneakpeeks #colorcombos #colorchallenges #sumohr #aromasandart.com/shop #stamping #stampinup #edensgarden

Gingham Thanks


Prior to embossing the background, I had fun turning Basic White Cardstock (5 1/4″ X 4 “) into a pretty shade of green with Mint Macaron Ink and a Blending Brush. I used a circular motion, starting at the side (off the cardstock on scratch paper) and working toward the middle. Then, I glued this to a Garden Green card base, 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, folded at 4 1/4”.

The middle of the card is Painted Christmas Designer Paper (5 1/4″ X 2 1/2″) cut on the top and bottom with the long, Eden Die. I glued it in the center, leaving the edges free to lift. 


Next, I cut Thick Basic White Cardstock, with another Eden Die, and stamped the sentiment in Garden Green Ink. “Thanks” is from the Ornate Thanks Stamp Set, and was a perfect fit. I usually stamp the sentiment first, and then use the die for cutting, but it worked better in reverse with this solid die.


For a touch of red, I added a few Matte Decorative Dots in Cherry Cobbler. Don’t they look like berries?


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Glitter brush for accenting stamped images.
The brush tip produces thick and thin lines.

Archival quality
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