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Primas and Leaves

More Turning a New Leaf...Can't resist. One of my favorite color combos is raspberry and lime green (and the real-life flavors taste good together, too). Here are a couple of attempts with Prima flowers. I don't know which one I like better--I'm a little wary of making cards where the inside is dark, rather than white. Can people read writing on that color?
It's hard to tell, but I added a little sparkle to the centers of the flowers with a Sakura Stardust clear pen. I like a little bling now and then.
Both cards:
Paper: PTI White, Raspberry Fizz
Ink: SU Gable Green, Pink Passion
Stamps: PTI Turning a New Leaf, Giga Guide Lines
Other: Prima flowers, Sakura Stardust clear pen, corner rounder
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  1. I like both of them! Usually if I have a dark base color I'll add a lighter colored piece inside that coordinates so that I can write/stamp on that. Or you could use white ink inside too.

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  2. Beautiful cards! When I have dark card bases I too just add a light color cardstock panel inside.

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  3. These are so pretty Cheryl! I love the addition of the primas - what a great design.

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  4. Sooooo sweet! Personally, I like the first card....don't get me wrong...they are both fantastic!! But the first card really POPs! Nicely done!

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  5. Super pretty! Love the idea of adding the primas!

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  6. Beautiful Cheryl! I love those colors together too!

    I usually add a lighter color layer to the insides of my dark-based cards (that's when all the paper insert with the color names from PTI come in handy!)

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  7. These are both very beautiful cards! Your colors and primas are a wonderful combination

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  8. I agree, love that color combo! And love those little flowers, they look like little cherry blossoms.

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  9. Very pretty. I like the dark base card.

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  10. Beautiful colors, Cheryl. I love the stamping with the flowers, such a lovely combination!!

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  11. Love both of these! Love the color combo, love the flowers, love the clean and simple design! Did I mention I love them?

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