Rich and Radiant Paisley Wedding Card

Warning…today’s project is intense. I had an idea in my mind that I wanted to create a multi-layered card with the beautiful Paisley thinlits dies that Stampin’ Up! released in our Holiday Catalog. By multi-layered, I mean 5, 6, maybe 7 layers of cardstock (which turned out to be 11 if you count the layers on the entire card!). I had no idea what I was getting myself into. If I had known, I might never have started! Regardless of the process it took to get there, I was very happy with the finished result. Here she is – my paisley wedding card.

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I had a hard time getting good pictures of the lovely glow of the copper foil paper, but these two pictures turned out fairly well. The setting sun provided just the right glow.

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How did I do this? I attempted to take pictures to create a tutorial and it got so complicated, I scrapped that idea. If you’re dying to see a tutorial, let me know. If I get many requests I might be able to find time to put one together.

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Back to the question, how did I do this? I started with 4 pieces of copper foil paper measuring 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″. On one, I cut out a couple of the larger paisley dies. Then I laid that piece on top of another piece, and inserted smaller dies onto the lower piece, so they fit inside the cut outs from the upper piece. I then ran the lower piece through to cut out the smaller dies. I repeated this a couple of times, using smaller dies each time. Then, I used the paisley shapes I had cut out and built up layers on top as well. Clear as mud?

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I really like the greeting stamps from the Floral Phrases stamp set. The stamps come in a bundle with the gorgeous Floral Thinlits die set, that I included the link for below. I didn’t use the dies on this card, but they are lovely.

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If you try to make one of these, I want to see it! Send me a message and/or pictures!

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