It’s been a while since I participated in the Global Design Project’s weekly challenge, so I figured it was about time. This week’s challenge (GDP081) is to use Night of Navy, Whisper White, and another color we get to choose. I love the color combo of Night of Navy and Cucumber Crush, so that’s what I used. For the Night of Navy and Whisper White, it was obvious to go to the Floral Boutique Designer Series paper – those are the only two colors in the whole set! The Designer Tin of Cards had the perfect sentiment to stamp onto an oval for the card front.


Here’s the GDP081 challenge:

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Here’s what I made:

I added Cucumber Crush to the DSP with a Stampin’ Write Marker.

Pretty card made suing Floral Boutique DSP and Designer Tin of Cards stamp set by Stampin' Up! #stampcandy


Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Cucumber Crush card stock (CS) to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″
  • Floral Boutique Designer Series Paper (DSP) to 4″ x 5-1/4″

Stamped with the Designer Tin of Cards stamp set:

  • sentiment in Night of Navy ink onto Whisper White CS

Colored with Stampin’ Write Marker:

  • part of white designs on DSP in Cucumber Crush

Die cut using the Stitched Shapes Framelits:

  • sentiment

Die cut using the Layering Ovals Framelits:

  • Night of Navy CS oval slightly larger than Whisper White oval
  • Cucumber Crush CS oval slightly larger than Night of Navy oval
  • Whisper White CS scalloped oval slightly larger than Cucumber Crush oval

Created the braid:

  • braided Whisper White, Cucumber Crush, and Night of Navy Solid Baker’s Twines together, and tied knots in the ends
  • NOTE: The Whisper White and Cucumber Crush twines are thick and the Night of Navy twine is regular size, so I used two pieces of Night of Navy twine to make up for the difference in thickness.

Assembled the card:

  • all four ovals glued together in a stack, sentiment on top
  • braid adhered around ovals with Mini Glue Dots – I folded the glue dots in half so they wouldn’t show, and placed them about every 1/4″ around the oval.
  • ovals glued to DSP
  • DSP glued to front of card base


Here’s what I used:

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