I made a card like this for a PTI swap; this time I just changed the sentiment. It's really quite simply embellished, with the piercing and Bella Dots. The layering of the flower gives it a bit extra "oomph".
I mentioned before how I use a marker on the cut edges if I am doing paper piecing. I don't know about you, but my cutting certainly isn't perfect! I really had to concentrate while cutting the pieces out; there are so many lines on this flower that it's a little tricky. I did make a wrong cut, but I just kept going since it was on the middle layer. When I adhered it to the bottom layer I made sure to put a 3D Dot on the mistake, so it would be held together. I don't think anybody will ever know! The picture above shows the pieces before using a marker on them.
This picture shows the pieces after I have taken the marker, held it perpendicular to the flower and traced the edges. The SU! markers are perfect for this; I use the brush end. I'm not sure if you can see the difference or not, but this little trick really takes the finished card up a notch.
This last photo shows the dimention from the side. You can see the color on the edges. I hope you found the pictures helpful.
Image: PTI "In Bloom"
Sentiment: PTI "Everyday Classics"
Ink: Palette Burnt Umber, SU! Chocolate Chip Marker
Paper: PTI Kraft, Dark Chocolate, Ocean Tides, and Aqua Mist
Embellie: Bella Dots
Extras: Lasting Impressions Piercing Template/Piercer, EK Success 3D Dots
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