It’s Plaid Week! I am back with a True Friendship card using Stampin’ Up! To A Wild Rose stamps and dies. Rearranging the Petal Pink, Smoky Slate and Whisper White for a different plaid effect today. Did you see the other 2 versions? If you missed them you can check them out at

Here is today’s card

Plaid background with 2 roses

I stamped the script from the Very Versailles stamp set on the plaid. The two wild roses are layered with Forever Flourishing foliage die-cut from vellum and some of those absolutely gorgeous Elegant Faceted Gems.

Here are the instructions

MEASUREMENTS

  • Thick Whisper White:
    • 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″
    • scraps for leaves
  • Basic Gray cardstock: 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ for frame layer
  • Petal Pink cardstock:
    • 3-3/4″ x 5″ for base layer
    • 3″ x 8-1/2″ for 3 die-cut roses
  • Smoky Slate cardstock:
    • 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ for plaid blocks
    • 2″ x 3″ for sentiment
  • Whisper White cardstock: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ for plaid lines
  • Vellum: for die-cut foliage

PLAID BACKGROUND

  • Layer plaid as shown: Petal Pink base, then Smoky Slate blocks, then Whisper White lines.
  • Trim to fit the Petal Pink 3-1/2″ x 5″ card panel.
  • Layer plaid panel on the Basic Gray card panel base layer.
  • Stamp script from Very Versailles stamp set randomly over plaid with Basic Gray ink.

ROSES

  • Stamp roses 3 times on Petal Pink in Petal Pink ink. Use the outline and smaller detail stamps.
  • Then stamp the rose centers with Basic Gray ink.
  • Die-cut roses.
  • Add Dimensionals behind one of the roses.
  • Stamp leaves 2 times using Basic Gray ink on Thick Whisper White
  • Die-cut leaves.
  • Use the vellum to die-cut your favorite foliage from the Forever Flourishing dies.

SENTIMENT

  • Stamp sentiment in Whisper White Craft ink on Smoky Slate cardstock.
  • Heat emboss with white embossing powder.
  • Fussy cut.

ASSEMBLY

  • Layer as shown.
  • Add some Elegant Faceted gems.
  • Customize message insert and envelope.

Doesn’t it look like Best Plaid and To a Wild Rose are true friends? I hope you enjoyed this card and remember to send a card to all your friends. Everyone likes to get sweet cards in the mail. Sure beats a bill!


 

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