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Today we'll use the Same Technique for Another 'Look' with the Elegant Designer Paper. Tuesday we used color on color for our "designer" paper ---if you missed it check it out here..https://www.sandilovesstamping.com/2021/06/did-you-see-the-other-elegant-designer-paper.html

Today we're using color on white--same technique....but this gives you quite a different feel---this one is a bit brighter & crisper. 

Fresia - white card

I also added a bit of additional color to the central image using the Freesia Dark Blend marker & a touch of Wink of Stella--this focuses the eye on the card center.  Adding a quick cute tag with the new Elegant Trim creates an eye-catching focal point. Here's a closer look...

Fresia white cuEssentially you can create any designer paper needed using any color ink plus white cardstock. Adding that coordinating layer of matching color defines the top layer but isn't absolutely necessary.

I'll give you step by step instructions followed by the supply list so you can purchase your supplies.

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1. Cut Shimmery White cardstock 8 1/2 X 5 1/2, score long side at 4 1/4 (card base).

2. Cut Fresh Freesia 4 X 5 1/4; adhere to card front with liquid glue.

3. Cut Shimmery White cardstock 3 7/8 X 5 1/8:

    *Stamp floral image ( Elegantly Said) in Freesia ink randomly over entire layer (note: start in upper left, stamp diagonally to lower right, then fill in with images until layer is covered. Note: for this card the center image should be right side up)

    *Using Dark Freesia Blend, color over center stamped image; repeat with Wink of Stella.

    *Adhere large Opal Round to flower center.

    *Cut approximately 25" Fresh Fresia ribbon; tie around layer & tie bow under central image (add glue dot under knot to hold securely.

    *Adhere this unit to card front with liquid glue.

4. Stamp 'For You' (Elegantly Said) in black ink on Fresh Freesia cardstock, die cut with Ornate Frames die

    *Punch hole in top

    *Cut approximately 9" silver (Elegant Trim) twine, insert through tag hole and tie round Freesia ribbon in a bow

    *Adhere large rhinestone to tag

Your card is ready for sending!

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