We’re three fourths of the way through the Eastern Palace one page wonder! Today I’m sharing card #9. I think this is one of my favorites so far. Maybe it’s the gold thread. Maybe it’s the pieced die cut medallions. Or something else. I don’t know, but I like it. This particular design of the Eastern Palace Designer Series Paper is one of my faves, as well. The pattern reminds me of shirts my dad wore in the early 1960s.

 

Here’s what I made:

Let's be friends forever! Eastern Palace DSP One Sheet Wonder 9 of 12. Eastern Beauty bundle, Eastern Medallions Thinlits Dies, by Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

 

Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Fresh Fig card stock (CS) cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″
  • Eastern Palace Designer Series Paper (DSP) cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″
  • Very Vanilla CS to 4″ x 5-1/4″, for the inside

Stamped with the Eastern Beauty stamp set:

  • sentiment in Versamark ink onto a scrap of Fresh Fig CS, then heat embossed it in gold:
  • 1) rub the CS with Embossing Buddy, 2) stamp in Versamark, 3) sprinkle embossing powder over stamped area and tap off excess, 4) use heat tool to melt powder and make it shiny

Die cut using the Eastern Medallions Thinlits:

  • scraps of Fresh Fig, Dapper Denim, and Tranquil Tide CS cut with the largest die, and saved all the little cut bits

Die cut using the Layering Circles Framelits:

  • the Tranquil Tide medallion, and a piece of Very Vanilla CS, with a larger die
  • the heat embossed sentiment with a smaller die

Assembled the card:

  • wrapped Gold Metallic Thread around the DSP about 30 times and taped the ends on the back
  • Tranquil Tide Medallion glued onto the Very Vanilla CS circle
  • saved bits from the medallions glued to the Very Vanilla CS circle, inside the Tranquil Tide medallion holes
  • whole medallion stack glued to the DSP, over the gold thread
  • DSP glued to the front of the Fresh Fig card base
  • 4″ x 5-1/4″ Very Vanilla CS glued to inside of the Fresh Fig card base

Here are the colors I used:

 

Here’s what I used:

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