Marvelous Medallion Garden Party Card

Amazing Paper Grace Marvelous Medallion Garden Party Card Simple Stories Vintage Cottage Garden by Kathy Clement Photo 01

Amazing Paper Grace Marvelous Medallion Garden Party Card

Hello, Friends!  What could be more fun in the middle of winter than a Marvelous Medallion Garden Party Card?  I can almost feel the sunshine on my shoulders, how about you?  Today I’m introducing you to the Amazing Paper Grace February 2022 Die of the Month from Spellbinders.  Ooh-la-la!  This die is so beautiful when paired up with Simple Stories Vintage Cottage Fields paper collection!

Amazing Paper Grace Marvelous Medallion Die by Kathy Clement PHoto 01

Here’s how this card came together:

  • First, create a 6×6 top fold card with 1/4″ spines on the top and bottom edges.
  • Next, cut mats from white and peach cardstock.
  • Now cut a 5 1/4″ square of patterned floral paper and adhere to the mats.
  • Next, die cut the background medallion piece from melon cardstock.
  • Then die cut the top piece from cream cardstock.  Adhere the two pieces together. Place 1/8″ foam strips on the outer edges of the die cuts and glue to the sides of the card.
  • Now tie melon seam binding through the openings between the die cuts and tie a bow.

Making the Flowers

Every good garden party needs flowers!  The Marvelous Medallion set has 2 sizes of petal dies, foliage and stamen dies.  (I did not use the stamen dies on these flowers.)  You will want to die cut lots and lots of petal layers from your cardstock scraps.  Brush the edges with Abandoned Coral Distress ink to add some shading and detail to the flower edges.  My stamens are a blend of peach and mango small stamens.

A Peek Inside

You can see that I used the filigree banner die and another die cut medallion base to decorate the pocket and top half of my card.

Then I used my scraps to “gift wrap” some chocolate, a tea bag, and a honey stick.  It’s always nice to tuck a little note card into a pocket, so I made one of those from scraps as well.

How to Get the Die & More Samples

You can join the Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month Club HERE. Members receive an expertly designed die set each month, complete with inspiration. Plus, members get store savings, extra deals, gifts, and more.

You might want to pop over to the Amazing Paper Grace Blog to see the gorgeous samples Becca has made with this new Die of the Month.  She’s got some great ideas to share with you.

You can find a linked supply list below this post.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Cheerio,

kathy

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7 thoughts on “Marvelous Medallion Garden Party Card

  1. Gena Krannig

    Kathy, this is such a gorgeous card! That die is incredibly beautiful and I imagine very versatile. I’m drooling over it! I love the dreamy colors and images in this card. Making me wish for Spring on this cold winter day. Thank you for sharing! Hugs!

  2. Martie Rollin

    Love these little flowers…very pretty little petal shapes. Nice color choices that add a bit of eye candy to grab our attention.

  3. Christal

    WOW! Another Gorgeous card! I love your style and you have given me so many ideas! Thanks for sharing with us! Crafty Hugs, Christal

  4. Isabel Gonzalez

    Your card is absolutely beautiful, my friend!! That is a fabulous die and can be used for so many things. I have a feeling I’m going to see it in a lot of your projects. Blessings and hugs xoxo

  5. Cheryl Wells

    Beautiful with all the flowers, and the new die is very nice – can see many uses for it – thank you Kathy for sharing!!!

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