Simple and fabulous! I really like making cards with this card style of designer paper or stamping along the left side and a greeting in the bottom right corner. It is a great way to use small pieces of designer paper because you can go as wide or slim as you need! You can leave the strip alone or add a little pop of a flower or image. You can add ribbon or rhinestones or enamel shapes. All up to you on how much you would like to dress it up!
I started with a Crumb Cake card base. I cut a 1-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ strip of Affectionately Yours Designer Series Paper and layered it onto a piece of Watermelon Wonder (2″ x 5-1/2″). I stamped the greeting from the Love & Affection Stamp Set in the lower right corner in Night of Navy. You want to make sure the greeting is far enough over that it won’t be covered by your strip. You can place it on the card for spacing. I usually don’t adhere it down till the stamping is complete and looks good…..just in case! 🙂 I had a little bit of extra space in the corner so I added a little flower from the same set in Watermelon Wonder. Now you can add your designer paper strip. For the flower, I stamped it in Mint Macaron onto Mint Macaron cardstock. The center of the flower was stamped in Night of Navy. There isn’t a punch so I fussy cut it out. I don’t do this often but sometimes it just needs to happen to make the perfect card! It is a fairly simple flower to cut out. Then I took some Copper Metallic Thread and wrapped it around 4 fingers about 5-10 times and slipped them off my fingers and twisted in the middle to make a figure 8. Set the loops onto the back of the flower and place some Stampin’ Dimensionals around the back to hold the ends and loops onto the flower. Now you add it to your card and you are all set!!!