Sunday, February 26, 2023

Stampin' Up Fragrant Friends Book Binding Birthday Card

Welcome to another week with The Paper Players Challenge.  This week is a sketch challenge.  I used Stampin' Up Favored Flowers DSP.  I love this patterned paper... the best part is the price... FREE!

I started with a Basic Black card base cut at 4 1/4" x 11" scored at 4 1/4" and 5 1/2".  I adhered the card base together from the 4 1/4" score mark to the 5 1/2".

The card front is a panel of Blackberry Bliss card stock with a panel of Stampin' Up Favored Flowers DSP adhered together using liquid adhesive.  I adhered a thin strip of DSP to the Blackberry Bliss mat for the side of the card base.
I die cut a piece of SU Favored Flowers DSP using Stampin' Up Fragrant Flowers Dies.  I adhered a loop of metallic silver twine from Stampin' Up Simply Elegant Trim to the card front.  

I adhered the flower die cut to the card front over the twine with Stampin' Dimensionals.   I adhered the card front to the card base with liquid adhesive.  

I stamped the sentiment from Stampin' Up Something Fancy Stamp Set with Blackberry Bliss on Basic White.  I die cut the sentiment with the matching dies.  I adhered the sentiment die cut to the card front with Stampin' Dimensionals and liquid adhesive.

I finished the front off with Stampin' Up Flat Adhesive-Backed Pearls.

The inside is a panel of Basic White with the sentiment stamped from Stampin' Up Something Fancy Stamp Set using Blackberry Bliss.  I adhered another die cut flower to the corner with liquid adhesive.  I trimmed the side up and adhered it to a Blackberry Bliss mat before adhering it to the card base.

Supplies and dimensions located at the bottom of the post.

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    Basic Black: 4 1/4" x 11" scored at 4 1/4" and 5 1/2"

    Blackberry Bliss: 4 1/8" x 1 1/8" and 4 1/8" x 4 1/8" (2)

    DSP: 4" x 5 1/4" and 4" x 1"

    Basic White: 4" x 5 1/4" and 1/2" x 2"



  1. Just beautiful Tara! Love the colors, that paper is stunning! :)

  2. Tarabeth, this is so pretty! I love this DSP and the blackberry bliss is a favorite of mine! The flowers are so fabulous, too! Have a great week!

  3. You really know how to use these papers to their best advantage! And it makes a great fun fold card too!

  4. Tara, you're so prolific with your card making, so scrolling through your blog to get to The Paper Players challenge cards is always a treat! Using the bookbinding fold is a clever way to address this week's challenge. I've never tried this before but now I'm inspired!
    Xoxo, Fran

  5. Gorgeous, Tara! Such a fun fold, too! I love it when a gorgeous paper does all of the work!

  6. Absolutely stunning Tara! I especially love the pop of sparkle from the silver and embellishments. This paper is a favorite. Thanks for sharing some awesome creative inspiration, the fold is great!