I am so privileged to be part of a group of stampers called Control Freak Swappers. You may know some of them from the monthly Control Freak Blog Tour. The Blog Tour is optional. Mainly we just swap cards.
This was the Control Freak swap card that I made for our Occasions Mini catalog swap. I got the idea from a card that long time demonstrator, Sharon Skelton made, and showed to me. She doesn't have a blog (at least I couldn't find one) so I couldn't link her up.
I used the new Painted Petals stamp set and coordinating Painted Blooms paper and Cotton Twine for my card. What you see is all stamped except for the strip of designer paper across the bottom. Isn't that paper yummy? It looks like watercolored flowers and I am a sucker for watercolored anything!
The beauty of this card is what happens when it opens up.
Inside is another greeting and a spray of flowers, all hidden from view when the card is closed.
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