Friday, March 1, 2013

Tea For Two DSP & Flower Trim

My favourite Designer Series Paper at the moment is Tea for Two in the Seasonal Making a Difference Mini. . . it has floral images, type, retro patterns and so much more and there is a vintage treatment that makes it look older. . . it appeals to the romance in me.

I have been playing with it heaps in the past week and will share some of my creations in posts to inspire you with it too!
The background is the Distressed Dots stamp and I have simply cut pennants from the Tea for Two DSP and some Rose Red card stock.  I included some Tango Tangerine satin ribbon that is FREE with the Sale-a-Bration promotion and tied around the card with Calypso Coral Bakers Twine. 

The butterflies were punched with the Elegant Butterfly and the Bitty Butterfly punches from Tea for Two DSP and decorated with a punched flower from the Itty Bitty Shapes punches and some rhinestones for added bling.

You will see that I also attached three individually cut flowers from the Flower Trim in the Making a Difference Mini. . . I can't get enough of this trim and the flowers colour up really nicely as you will see from the next card.
I have simply rubbed the flowers over the Rose Red ink pad to add a dash of colour and dimension.

Next a card that is a little bit more formal using the Tea for Two DSP and Swallowtail stamp. The base card is Sahara Sand and the butterfly is stamped in that ink too.  The rose patterned paper has hatching and faux stitching which perfectly matches Sahara Sand.

The flowers were coloured up with the Primrose Petals ink and the ribbon is the Primrose Petals Stitched Satin. The little leaves under the flowers are from the Oh Hello stamp set and have been fussy cut to contrast with the DSP and flowers.
The sentiment is Just for You stamped in olive green and I cut both ovals with the Framelit Oval dies in Very Vanilla and Primrose Petal.

Hope that you like how I have used the Tea for Two papers so far, stay tuned for more in the next few weeks. . .

Shanni xx 


  1. First entry for the week on MIM!!! Two fab cards, love the papers and those sweet flowers,

  2. Beautiful card. Pop across from MIM, so glad I did.

  3. Very pretty. I came over from Make it Monday.

  4. Gorgeous cards Shanni..Loz

  5. I saw you on MIM, I had to get a closer look at your card and I am gladd I did I love how your banners go down . I am #12, 14, 56, 57 and #58, stop by I would
    Love to have you visit.
    This is so sweet.
    DIANA L.

  6. Hi Shanni, visiting you from MIM again this week, as I always find some inspiration from your work. This week it was your tip about inking the edges of the flowers - I've never done that! Also, love the stamped butterfly and how only parts of it is shown - nice touch!

  7. Hi honey, I saw your card on Make It Monday and had to pop over to take a closer look. You've been busy with all these cards. I love the papers you've used and the gorgeous rolled flowers.

  8. What a lovely card..... I saw it on MIM and had to come and take a closer look. You did a great job on BOTH the front and also on the inside. I love to see when the inside coordinates with the creation on the outside. Great work.


  9. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Make It Monday.

  10. Lovely cards, saw them on MIM.

    Rose x


  11. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

    My entries are: #211, #213, #229, and #235.

    I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by JuliaMe and Myself on the Dark… and My Art... Healing The Soul.




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