Monday, July 3, 2023

Earthen Textures Meets Countryside Inn for Kylie Bertucci's International Blog Highlights

Hello and welcome to my blog. I've made this beautiful thank you card for Kylie's International Blog Highlights. I'm asking you to please vote for my card so I can participate in her Top 10 Blog Hop! CLICK HERE TO VOTE! Look for entry #7. Just click on the heart in the upper right-hand corner. It will turn red when you have voted.

The card I'm featuring today is an easel card made with the awesome Earthen Textures Dies and the Countryside Inn Designer Series Paper. The above picture is the view when it is taken out of the envelope. The below pictures show it in its easel form.

The card base is a 4 1/4" x 11" piece of Night of Navy cardstock scored at 5 1/2" and 2 3/4". The 4" x 5 1/4" piece of Basic White is embossed with the Exposed Brick Embossing Folder.

Below are all the pieces I cut using the Earthen Textures Dies and the Countryside Inn Designer Series Paper. Boho Blue was used for the large palm, the sticks, and the smaller palm. Another palm and stick were cut from Night of Navy. Distressed Gold Specialty paper was used for the leaves and pod and punched with the Bough punch.

Below are closeups of each vase.

The thank you from Go to Greetings was stamped on Basic White in Night of Navy and cut with a die from the Something Fancy Dies set. The bordering base was cut with a die from the same set out of Boho Blue cardstock. This was mounted on dimensionals.

I decided to see how the card front would look in a 4" x 6" frame. Below is the results and I love it! What do you think?

Click on the box below to download your free tutorial. To duplicate this card, I have links to all the supplies I used below.

I have made a video showing how to make this card. Just click on the picture below to view it.

I hope you like my card and will take a minute to vote here for my card. Just click on the heart in the upper right-hand corner. Thank you for visiting my blog!

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  1. A beautiful card, Robbie! I love the colours! (That's a LOT of die cutting!) 😊

  2. Beautiful card! Really a lovely layout.

  3. Gorgeous card, Robbie! Great idea to make it into an easel card so that you can display it!

  4. The vases look great cut from the Countryside Inn papers - your card is lovely, but the arrangement looks even better in the frame.

  5. What awesome textures and layout. And it looks great framed. Thanks Robbie for being part of my International Blog Highlights this month and all the best with voting!

  6. The easel card (and the frame) are both perfect to showcase all the textures and layers in this beautiful card!

  7. Hey, Robbie! Congratulations on winning the International Blog Highlights contest!! Well deserved—I LOVE your card!! ~ Kim Kroeker

    1. Thank you so much, Kim! I’m thrilled to finally earn first place! Such an honor!

  8. Beautiful card, Robbie. I love all the pretty pots filled with foliage! Great job!


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