Prized Peony meets Forever Ferns

The Stampin’ Up! Prized Peony is one of my favorite sets and what better to showcase these beautiful Peony Flowers than Ferns. I used the dies from the Forever Ferns stamp set to make a background for these beautiful flowers. This card looks like it was picked from your garden!

Card Details:

There are several (5) layers of cardstock that really add to the elegance of this card! The Card Base is a 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ piece of Rococo Rose Cardstock scored at 4 1/4″ to make the card base.

The second layer is a 5 3/8″ x 4 1/8″ piece of Very Vanilla Cardstock. And the third layer is another piece of Rococo Rose Cardstock cut to 5 1/4″ x 4″. The fourth layer is 5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″ of very vanilla cardstock. Finally the last layer is a 5″ x 3 3/4″ piece of Rococo Rose Designer Series paper.

The Peony is stamped with Rococo Rose Ink on a piece of Very vanilla cardstock. The flower is colored with the Rococo Rose Blends and Granny Apple Green blends for the leaves. Using the Rococo Rose ink to stamp the flower gives it a softer look. Usually when using Blends markers, people use Momento ink. I have found that black ink makes the peony very dark and is a harsh color for flowers.

Card Background

The Ferns in the background behind the Peony are cut from Granny Apple Green cardstock and also vellum. The dies from the Forever Ferns bundle were used.

Around the stem of the Peony, I used a bow made from the Vanilla colored ribbon from the Forever Greenery Trim pack. I added a small bow made from the Gold Thread in the Forever Greenery Trim pack to the top of the bow.

Listed below are the products that I used to make this card.

If you are in the US and don’t have a demo – I would love to support you! If you are ready to place an order, use the current host code VMFZNSS9 (for the month of August) if your order is under $150 and I will send you a sampler of Designer paper. If your order is over $150 then use your own Host benefits. I love to share Host benefits with my loyal customers!

If you are order the Prized Peony or Forever Ferns bundles, I have written a tutorial for each of these bundles. If you order either bundle I will give you the corresponding tutorial for FREE!

You can see the details on these Tutorials below.

Prized Peony Tutorial information

Forever Ferns Tutorial information

Thank you for stopping by today and checking out my Card!

Happy Stamping!

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About Marilyn SanClemente

I am Marilyn SanClemente an avid paper crafter and Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. I love to make handmade cards, stationery and scrapbooks and teach others about my passion.

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