What better way to spend a bleak, wet and cold winter's afternoon than exploring a new package from Stampin' Up!? Yes, the big brown box arrived earlier in the week and in it was the gloriously beautiful Prized Peony suite! I'd seen the new challenge at my favourite challenge, The Paper Players so took the chance to use it as inspiration.
I started with two pieces of the Peony Garden DSP and embossed the white base using the newly arrived Dainty Diamonds embossing folder.
I used Stampin' Blends to colour the mid-size Peony image and leaves. The scallop-edged panel I stamped using the sweet distressed diamond image to give some depth. I love little stamps like this in a set to let me build a background. This one is simple - just this one image repeated to give a splat of colour.
The finishing touch was the addition of three Elegant Faceted Gems.
This is a beautiful suite of products and one I think I'll enjoy using for some time to come. Is it on your wish list yet?
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