While I wasn’t initially in love with the Rustic Harvest Designer Series Paper, it has really grown on me. Many of my customers have shared projects they are making with this paper, and it has shifted my perception of the paper from “like” to “love.” Yay! Today I’m sharing a simple card that pairs two of the black-and-white patterns in the Rustic Harvest Designer Series Paper. Here’s my card:
I love to alter Designer Series Papers with stamps or markers, so I tried coloring the thin stripes on the background panel of my card. After carefully painting the thin stripes with a Crushed Curry Stampin’ Write Marker, I decided to preserve the original black-and-white pattern in the background. Not only does the black-and-white pattern look great with the black-and-white pattern on top of it, the Crushed Curry leaf really pops against all the black and white patterns behind it.
Both of these panels are pulled from the Rustic Harvest Designer Series Paper. Here’s a look at the colors and patterns in this “now love it” pack of papers:
The sentiment on my card is a gorgeous, versatile sentiment from the Very Best Occasions stamp set, new in Stampin’ Up!’s July-December 2022 Mini Catalog. I love the variety of sayings (and fonts!) in this set that can be used throughout the year. Here’s a look at this must-have stamp set, which is sold alone or as a part of the Very Best Occasions Bundle:
The leaf on my card is a gorgeous one with amazing detail from the Ranunculus Dies in Stampin’ Up!’s 2022 Annual Catalog. While the dies coordinate with the Ranuculus Romance stamp set, I didn’t need the stamp set to showcase this beautiful leaf. Here’s a closer look:
The black panel of Designer Series Paper with the white leaves is popped up with Stampin’ Dimensionals. To give it additional support when popped up, I glued it to another panel of 3-1/4″ x 4-1/2″ Basic White cardstock. Without that additional layer, I worry the Designer Series Paper would bend or wrinkle in the mail. Do you do the same?
Crushed Curry is a gorgeous yellow for Fall – and it looks so great with Basic White and Basic Black. If you like this simple combination as much as I do, I hope you’ll save this for future reference:
Stamp Sets: Very Best Occasions Papers: Rustic Harvest Designer Series Paper, Basic Black, Basic White, Crushed Curry Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black Accessories: Ranuculus Dies, Stampin’ Dimensionals
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