This month it is Patterned Paper and to celebrate this month's patterned paper special we're sharing ideas for how to make use of your collection.
I just love love love using all our pretty colour coordinating patterns in my cards so enjoyed creating for this showcase.
I've got the link to the showcase host at the bottom of this post - head on over there to see lots more DSP card ideas from the crew.
Tips for making this card at home: I've used the Snowflake Splendor DSP with a Whisper White thick base. Love the blues and purples in this paper and the gorgeous snowflakes. I cut an extra panel of the white cardstock that is 14.3cm x 10cm and glued the strips and ribbon to this. I cut my DSP to 14.3cm then the middle panel is about 7cm wide. I overlaid it with the side panels which are 2.5cm wide. I trimmed it down a little once I had it all stuck down. Don't forget to add your ribbon trim before you adhere this part to the card base. The snowflake splendor ribbon is a lovely addition with the iridescent shine and some metallic thread woven through it.
Snowflakes are cut with the Snowflake Wishes bundle from Balmy Blue glimmer paper, with of course a blue adhesive backed gem for a finishing touch. The greeting is from that same bundle, stamped in Night of Navy ink. The frame is from Painted Labels dies.
When I find a design I like I love to make it again in different colours. For this next one I followed the same measurements but I used World Of Good paper. Great one for masculine cards.
Greeting is from Happiest of Birthdays stamp set embossed in white on black cardstock. Some twine and copper stars to finish.
Head on over to our showcase host Rachel and she's got the full list of participant links at the bottom of her post. Then we'll have lots of inspiration and can get stuck into those patterned papers - chop chop chop. :-)
Click here: Showcase Host Rachel