I knew I wanted to incorporate the quilted lines of the bed cover, the straight lines of the layout and of course the very elegant looking color combo from today’s inspiration piece. Here is what I came up with:

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I picked Chocolate Chip, Soft Sky and Whisper White as my colors.

Bordering Blue and Close to Cocoa were a little closer to the inspiration piece, but I thought this combo was more elegant and went with that.

The card base is a 4 1/4″ x 8 1/2″ piece of Chocolate Chip cardstock folded in half.

Adhered to that is a 3 7/8″ square of textured Soft Sky cardstock with a dotted white gel pen border.

For the center layers I took a 3 1/4″ piece of Whisper White cardstock and scored it with my Scor-Pal every 1/2″ diagonally both ways to get my  grid lines. Next I stamped the swirl from Baroque Motifs over it in Soft Sky and sponged the edges heavily, the rest of the cardstock lightly in the same color.

It was layered on a 1/4″ bigger piece of Chocolate Chip and the edges were paper pierced. 5/8″ wide Chocolate Chip grosgrain ribbon was tied around both layers before those were attached to the card base.

I stamped Thank you from Holiday Blitz in Chocolate chip on Whisper White cardstock and punched it out with my 1 1/4″ circle punch. That was layered on a 1 3/8″ chocolate chip and a sponged and dotted Soft Sky scallop circle before the inner circle was paper pierced.

I stamped the small flower from Baroque Motifs in Chocolate Chip on Whisper White cardstock, cut it out adhered it to the circular layers with dimensionals and added a Circular Ice Rhinestone brad in the flower’s center. The sentiment layers were attached to the card with dimensionals.

Beate

Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

48 Responses to “Baroque Holiday Thanks”

  1. GORGEOUS! Love your choice of colors and the flourish is the perfect touch!

  2. Wowza! This is just beautiful, Beate! Thanks for sharing and for another great inspiration piece! Take care and have a wonderful day! Hugs 🙂

  3. Oh, wow! What a great idea with the quilting! I’m totally going to try that! TFS!

  4. Your inspiration piece is so pretty,and you’ve really captured it with your sample! I love the swirls, embossing, piercing, and pretty blinged out flower!!

  5. So elegant! I love the score lines!

  6. You have a way with piercing! I never thought to team it up with scoring too! Looks beautiful!

  7. This is gorgeous Beate! I love these colors – I might have to find some time to play along!!

  8. Meine Güte, ist die schön Beate, die Idee mit dem Scor Pal ist so genial…:-) ich wünsche dir eine schöne Woche und hoffe, ihr hattet ein schönes Wochenende…und du einen tollen Muttertag! Liebe Grüße…, Silke

  9. You ROCK girlfriend.. this card is stunnnning!!!! Love it! Patty

  10. Oooh, these colors are so yummy together – what a beautiful inspiration card, Beate!

    *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

  11. You’ve outdone yourself on this one. It’s truly breathtaking. Thanks for sharing and for the awesome inspiration

  12. Ohhhhhhh !!! I love the colors and layout !!! Gorgeous, girlie !!

  13. Wow what a gorgeous, elegant card! Love the texture you created with the Scor-pal!

  14. Gorgeous card! I just love those colors together and all your little touches finish it off perfectly.

    Have a good day!

  15. Beautiful Beate. Love the elegance of the card.
    May have to try this out later tonight:)
    Have a wonderful day.

  16. Wonderfully beautiful card… I love the scoring and the piercing. I also like the bedding which gave the inspiration. Joan

  17. I love your style. It is so pretty and elegant yet fun and fresh at the same time. This is such a beautiful card. Wonderful job!

  18. Love the inspiration piece!! and everyone’s inspiration!!!
    Love your card…when you do the white gel pen “piercing”…do you use the template or free hand it…’cause it is pretty much perfectly spaced.?! You are amazing!

  19. Wow, I love this card it is so beautiful. Wonderful colors and great work on the layout. Thank you for the inspiration. I am completly amazed by your work. Thank you for sharing.

  20. This is absolutely gorgeous!

  21. This is a beautiful card. I love your color choices

  22. Totall love the color combo I want that in my bedroom. I love all the texture the card has. That’s one amazing card I will have to case.

  23. I love, love, LOVE the colors!

  24. Beautiful! Love the colours and that scored and scroll stamped background is just gorgeous – thanks for the excellent technique tip!

  25. This is gorgeous! Maybe I just found my next Stamp Club project, love this technique! Also love your inspiration challenge, I’m going to play later (hopefully!)…it’s the perfect bedding for my *modern* home…it’s important to have a home and proper furnishings for all of the looks/home fashions you like!

  26. Fantastic card – Beate!!! Love everything you have done with it!!!

  27. Wow!! Very stunning card!! Great job…I love the soft sky and Chocolate Chip color combo…also makes a great elegant baby boy’s card. As usual, thanks for the inspiration.
    ~Lacey
    http://www.handstampedbylacey.typepad.com

  28. Really beautiful, Beate!

  29. This is gorgeous!! I love the scoring!!

  30. This is Breathtaking! I love that something so simple can look so wonderful.. WOW!

  31. Such a gorgeosu card Beate! One of my all time fav color combos! Hot stuff! Have a fab evening! Hugs, Deb

  32. Beate this is absolutely gorgeous. Love the soft sky and chocolate color combo and all the swirls and piercing. Beautiful!!

  33. ooo Beate I love this … the colours are so clean & crisp – and the colours are sooo nice. Hope you had a good mum’s (note correct spelling) day!!

  34. another beauty, Beate! love the squares and the quilted look you gave the image.

  35. this card is absolutely gorgeous!!

  36. Beautiful card Beate! Those colours are so yummy together!!! Love your scor pal background too!!

  37. I love this card. I have the scor-pal….I will be making (trying to) this card. You have such wonderful talent.
    Thank you for sharing with us.

  38. BEAUTIFUL card!!!

  39. This is a really beautiful card, Beate! Seemingly simple and yet so detailed and so elegant!

  40. Wow the quilting is gorgeous! I love these colors together! Great card!

  41. Wow the colors are sooooo nice….. love that scoring, makes such a nice effect – well done!!

  42. This is beautiful Beate! The score lines look so elegant. TFS!!

  43. This card is really beautiful, Beate!! You continue to amaze me. Everytime I see one of your cards, I think it is the most beautiful, but you continue to come up with more…..

  44. I absolutely love this–great design!

  45. This is so pretty, Beate!

  46. This is absolutely lovely!!!

  47. I just want to say Thanks for sharing all the beautiful cards you do. You are such an inspiration to us all.

    This card is my favorite one you have done. I loved the colors and design.

    Beautiful,
    Have a blessed day.
    Tammy

  48. Beate, this is elegantly gorgeous!! I love the color combination also. Could you please tell me how you made the pierced dots on the Thank You circle to get the round shape?

    Thanks, Cheryl

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