Friday 15 July 2022

Botanical Layers for AYSI 279

 Welcome to the latest colour challenge at As You See It! As always, our chosen Featured Artist for this challenge will be offered the chance to Guest Design with us in our next Recipe Challenge. 

I was looking back through some of the cards I've made in the past and found the little circular mini-easel card I made using the Little Elephant set. You can see it here

I thought it would fun to make another one, so I let these colours take me there. I'm still very much enjoying exploring my latest new set, Botanical Layers too.

The butterflies are die cut using the Meadow die set for the larger one and Brilliant Wings for the smaller one. Here it is, folded down ready to pop in an envelope. The embellishments are in Polished Pink from the gorgeous new 2021-2023 In Color Opal Rounds. Aren't they lovely?

You can see how to make this circular mini-easel card in my video tutorial. It will give you enough information to make one with any set. 

We hope that you're as excited by these colours as the Design Team were. We can't wait to see what you do with them. You can see what the rest of the team have done, and link up your entry, at the As You See It Challenge page.

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  1. So beautiful, Jan! I LOVE shaped easel cards, and this one is spectacular in our colors! That background sets all the perfect botanicals off SO well!

  2. Gorgeous! I have never been brave enough to make an easel card. I will admire yours from afar! This is so lovely and am really loving how you incorporated the botanicals. I never think to use a simple leaf to elevate a card so well!

  3. This is just beautiful Jan! I rarely make a shaped card like this and this one is stunning! Your blending really makes the most of these colours and your simple design along with the fold makes for the perfect elegant card.

  4. I just love it when one of the team changes it up and does a shaped card. This one is lovely and still has the beautiful "Jan touch" with the blending and all the foliage. So pretty!