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Hi there everyone.  Bonnie from Make Time to Craft here with you today sharing a pretty all-occasion card made with lots of my favorite dies from Cheery Lynn Designs.
I created an open card front using the Quatrefoil A2 Frame.  I used the A2 Retangle Classic die to cut the large opening on the card front and also created a bit of a frame of the same size for the back.  I sandwiched the Quatrefoil cut in white in between the card front and the frame backing to hold it in place.

I created a rectangle for the sentiment panel using some Distress Ink paper I made measuring 2-3/4" x 4 which covers enough of the front to allow you to put a message on the inside of the card without it showing though.  The sentiment was added to that with a ribbon banner in between.

I lined the inside of the card with the same Distress Ink paper for uniformity when the card is closed.
My tea roses were made with a mix of the Distress Ink Paper and solid dark purple cardstock for some interest.  The layers were cut and the petals were shaped with a foam pad and stylus before assembling.  They were attached to the card below the sentiment.

Cheery Lynn dies used:

My card was topped off with a pretty bi-color double-loop bow created on my Bow-it-All V3.0 using Regal Purple and Rose Bloom Delicate Stitched Satin Ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon.
Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I hope I've inspired you to pull out your frame stamps and make an open front card.

~ Bonnie ~


  1. This is seriously beautiful! I have this sentiment stamp and I am in LOVE with the lovely way you showcased it on your card! Such regal colors, lovely layers and embellishments! Well done!

  2. Beautiful Bonnie! Love the flowers, and your sentiment! Gorgeous card hun!

  3. The flowers and ribbon are stunning! Beautiful card Bonnie!


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