Lovely & Sweet with MMM # 225 and FMS634

Welcome to the newest Make My Monday bi-weekly challenge #225. I’m hosting this challenge, and I chose Florals as the theme. When you finish here, please visit the challenge site to see what the rest of the very talented design team members created. Then, don’t forget to upload your creations to our gallery. We look forward to seeing your creations there!

I used the Lovely & Sweet stamp, die, and DSP (designer series paper) for this challenge:

Here’s my card:

I combined the Florals Make My Monday challenge with the current Freshly Made Sketches challenge. Here’s the challenge sketch:

I did turn the direction so I had a portrait orientation, mainly because I knew I wanted to use the floral spray from the Lovely & Sweet stamp and die set.


  • The Pecan Pie base measures 8-1/2 by 5-1/2 inches, scored at 4-1/4 inches.
  • After stamping and cropping the floral spray from the bottom of a piece of Pecan Pie cardstock, I ran it through the Cut & Emboss machine using one of the basics embossing folders.
  • Trim the embossed cardstock to 5-3/8 by 4-1/8 inches.
  • Trim a piece of the Lovely & Sweet DSP to 5 by 4-1/4 inches.
  • I angled my DSP so that the high side is 5 inches high and the low side is 2-7/8 inches high.
  • Trim a piece of DSP to 6 by 2-1/2 inches for the envelope flap.
  • Punch a 1-inch circle of coordinating DSP and run it through your XYRON create-a-sticker to make the envelope seal.
  • Trim a piece of white cardstock to 5-1/4 by 4 inches for the inside of the card.
  • I used a piece of leftover white cardstock for the sentiment banner.


  • Unless otherwise noted, I used multipurpose liquid glue to adhere the pieces of the card together.
  • I stamped the floral spray using VersaMark ink and then covered it in white embossing powder, which I heat set with my heat tool.
  • Add dimensionals to the back of the floral spray.
  • Next, I stamped the sentiment using the happy birthday stamp from the Sweetly Scripted stamp set using Pecan Pie ink.
  • Add dimensionals to the end of the sentiment banner.
  • Next, adhere the angled DSP to the embossed cardstock.
  • Then adhere the floral spray using the dimensionals.
  • Add liquid glue to the middle of the back of the sentiment and add it to the front of the spray.
  • Trim the ends of the sentiment banner so they line up with the base of the card.
  • Adhere the embossed Pecan Pie cardstock to the base.
  • I stamped another birthday sentiment on the inside piece of cardstock.
  • Then, I stamped just a corner of the floral spray stamp on the white cardstock, and adhered it to the inside of the card.
  • Finally, I stamped the front of the envelope using the same partial floral spray stamp.
  • With that, I’d finished this coordinated card, envelope, and envelope seal set.

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