(After going through the pictures, be sure to check below to learn how to make this card for yourself!)
I used the Tropical Escape DSP for 2 of the panels; however, I didn't have enough DSP in a black and white print, so I just created my own!
And, of course, no naked card interiors here! I added some stamped leaves inside to tie in the colors from the front of the card.
I hope you enjoyed this tropical-themed swap card and are inspired to create one of your own.
Now, It's Your Turn!
- Score and fold in half a 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" piece of Basic Black cardstock to form card base.
- Adhere a 4" x 5-1/4" piece of Blushing Bride cardstock to front of card base.
- Adhere 3 panels of black/white print Tropical Escape DSP (or make your own) each measuring 1-1/2" x 3-3/4" to Blushing Bride layer.
- Using Big Shot, die-cut a large scalloped circle from Layering Circles framelits (3rd largest) in Basic Black cardstock. Adhere to right side of card front with Stampin' Dimensionals.
- Stamp sentiment on a piece of Whisper White cardstock in black Memento ink.
- Using Big Shot, die-cut sentiment with large circle from the Stitched Shapes framelits (2nd largest) in Whisper White cardstock. Adhere sentiment circle to scalloped Basic Black circle. (TIP: Place sentiment slightly toward top of framelit circle to leave room for floral die-cuts later on.)
- Using Big Shot, die-cut a palm leaf in Basic Black cardstock and a Philodendron leaf in Blushing Bride cardstock. Adhere at angles in lower left of sentiment circle.
- Stamp Hibiscus flower from Tropical Chic stamp set on Whisper White cardstock in Smoky Slate ink. Using Big Shot, die-cut flower with Tropical framelits. Adhere flower at corner where the leaves meet with a Stampin' Dimensional.
- Add a rhinestone to the center of the flower for accent.
- For the card inside...stamp the lower right corner of a 4" x 5-1/4" Whisper White piece of cardstock with a Philodendron leaf in Blushing Bride ink and a palm leaf in Smoky Slate ink from the Tropical Chic stamp set. Adhere to inside of card.
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