I have commented a few times regarding the Peony stamp set and that it is my favorite flower. Today’s card is a bit of an elegant version using that stamp set. I rarely do cards on the elegant side. I hope you like this one.
The only item from the Peony Garden Suite that I did not use is the Gray Granite Shimmer Ribbon. And it would have worked with this card. I just didn’t think of it.
I really adore this Dainty Diamond 3D Embossing Folder. It is pretty regardless of which side of the embossed paper you use. It is another folder that is a bit on the more subtle side. I like that very much.
The small peony flower is just so pretty. I stamped it with Gray Granite Ink and colored just the highlights of the blossom with Light Petal Pink Stampin’ Blend. The leaves were colored using the Light Old Olive Stampin’ Blend. It is die cut and then raised using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
The sentiment is from the stamp set and it stamped in Gray Granite as well. I stamped it towards the bottom of the card stock and then punched using the Label Me Lovely punch. The added touch is the Elegant Faceted Gem.
I wanted a bit more for grounding the sentiment and flower. So I used a 3 X 3 piece of the Peony Garden DSP. I used the Detailed Trio Punch to round the corners and then layered the Square Vellum Doily on top. This could be placed square or diamond angle. I liked the diamond better.
Thank you so much for stopping in today. I hope you like this card and will leave some comments. Please return tomorrow for another new project.
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