While cleaning up my scraps recently, I found I had a little stack of these Two Tags die cuts already cut out, so today I decided to use one somehow on this thank you card. This is also a sneak peek at the 1 1/4" Scallop Circle Punch coming in the Holiday Catalog August 1st. So cute!!
Since I was making my scallop flower out of Daffodil Delight, I looked at my Color Coach for fun to see what colors they put with it. One was Early Espresso so I used that for my card base. Of course the Daffodil Delight card stock layer needed a little something so I tried out my new Fancy Fan Embossing Folder #127751. Love it! I love this die cut from the Two Tags Die, so to jazz it up a bit I stamped with the small flower in Reason to Smile (the stamp set you can get during July for $5 with a $50 purchase). The greeting is from the Perfectly Penned stamp set (page 132), stamped in Early Espresso.
To make the scallop flower, I punched six scallops, then softened them up with my bone folder, crinkled them up, stacked them up, pierced the center, and inserted an Antique Brad #117273. You could use other brads or a button (if you glued them together first). Then I squished each layer up around the brad to get some dimension and then let them lay back down gently! The ribbon is our new 1/4" Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon in Whisper White #126877.
Since the Early Espresso is such a dark color I added a piece of Whisper White to the inside of the card, with a few Daffodil Delight flowers stamped in the corner from Reason to Smile again.
Whew! For such a simple thank you card I had a lot to say! I love how the new little Scallop Circle Punch flower fits so perfectly in that top of the Two Tags die….of course you also get another die on that same die so it is a great deal!
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