All About that Designer Series Paper (DSP) Series, Tutorial

DSP #9 Perennial Essence Handmade Card

Learn how to utilise your DSP to make beautiful handmade cards

Hi and welcome to today’s blog tutorial which “All About that DSP – Episode 9. Today’s tutorial is a multi layered handmade card using DSP, changed up a little bit from the usual straight cut edges – to give it a softer, more vintage look.

The designer series paper chosen today is the beautiful perennial essence paper which has a beautiful array of life like hand painted images. A truly stunning DSP for sure. Make sure you subscribe to my YouTube Channel while you are here so that you don’t miss any future projects (click image below).

I wasn’t sure how to use this paper when I started preparing for this project, but I got there in the end – I decided to multi-layer this card using petal pink cardstock as it is one of the co-ordinating colours for this DSP handmade card. That along with the lovely Blackberry Bliss ink pad….. adorable.

I hope you like today’s project which uses the co-ordinating stamp set Floral Essence – a truly lovely suite all round.

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All products used are listed below for your perusal.

Instructions and Measurements:

Card Base and Layers
Card base and Matt layers are all petal pink.
Base is 4 1/8″ x 5 7/8″
DSP layer is 3 3/4″ x 5 3/8″
Matt layer is 3″ x 4 3/4″ (I frayed the edges of this section and roughed it up a bit)
DSP layer is 2 1/2″ x 4 2/8″
Stamping layer is 2″ x 4″ (I frayed the edges of this section and added ink)

I stamped my sentiments in blackberry bliss on the last layer of this card.

I utilised some previously stamped velum that I had stored with this DSP and added it to my card.
I finished the card off with a punched mini butterfly and added the Petal Pink diamond shaped jewel to the body of it.

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Products Used:

Thank you so much for visiting me today. I hope that you enjoyed this project and can take something away from today to try at home. Make a handmade card with DSP…. saves time and gets great results.

Product List

YouTube Tutorial – Perennial Essence Handmade Card DSP#9

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