Distress Ink (Picked Raspberry), Foam tape, Flat pearls, double sided tape, Sizzix, Trimmer, Gold Embossing Powder, Heat Embossing Ink, Gold Card stock
For more tips on creating with the Frame a Card Leafy Borders, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/K_1152Kd2Ls.
The final card measures 7"x 5" and is built on a white card base. The card has 4 layers and the top most layer has the filigree layout created. Cut a navy blue card stock which measures 1/8"less than the white card base. Cut another gold card stock that measures 1/8" less than the navy blue card stock. Take another white card stock and die cut the leafy borders and from a gold card stock die cut the solid border die from the Leafy border die set. Glue all the white leafy border onto the gold card stock die cut borders. In order to fill the sides and the grooves, die cut several pieces of the decorative die from the window box elements die. Strip them from the corners and middle and tuck it in alignment with the gold panel.
For the flowers, Stamp the flowering dogwood flowers and leaves from the window box elements die set on a white card stock using embossing ink. Sprinkle some gold embossing powder and then heat set it. Die cut all the flowers and leaves using the coordinating die. Apply a very light shade of the archival ink (Vibrant Fuschia) to the flowers and Library Green to the leaves. Sprinkle some water to the die cut flowers and leaves and then shape them. Heat set them so that the flowers retain the shape.
For the center focal frame die cut 3 piece of eyelet frame die from gold card stock and adhere to each other to create a sturdy frame. Stamp the sentiment with black archival ink on a white card stock and with a foam adhesive adhere it to the center of the card layout. Arrange all the shaped flowers and leaves around one corner of the center gold frame. Add a string and some pearls to finish the card.