If you are one of the millions that love flamingos, I’m hoping you will love today’s card. I’ve got to admit as a black and white girl this card definitely sets of my squeal meter. I grabbed my Stamparatus and the Fabulous Flamingo Stamp Set and created this vibrant Flamingo using Memento Tuxedo Black, Melon Mambo and Flirty Flamingo Ink. I stamped each color a couple of times because I wanted the bird very vibrant and bold (the Stamparatus makes doing this so so simple). I thought it would be fun to add a little detail to three of the corners around the flamingo and accomplished this using the Detailed Trio Punch, and I love how it lets the basic black layer beneath it show through. I chose the Tropical Escape Designer Series Paper for my bold background layer and some black satin ribbon for a bit of sparkle.
I chose to use three Rhinestone Basic Jewels and colored them Black to match using my Dark Basic Black Stampin’ Blends Marker. As you can see I assembled the card and popped up the Flamingo layer for added depth. There is no sentiment on this card front, which means I can send it for all types of occasions. I can add a sentiment to the inside or just write a note, depending on what the occasion calls for. I think this would be the perfect card to create multiples of and have in my stash for whenever needed.
Card Base – Melon Mambo – 11″ x 4 1/4″ scored at 5 1/2″
First Layer – Basic Black – 5 3/8″ x 4 1/8″
Second Layer – Tropical Escape Designer Series Paper – 5 1/4″ x 4″
Third Layer – Melon Mambo – 3″ x 4 1/2″
Fourth Layer – Basic Black – 2 3/4″ x 4 1/4″
Fifth Layer – Whisper White – 2 1/2″ x 4″
Inside Layer – Whisper White – 5 1/4″ x 4″
Ribbon – Black Satin – 9″
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