Confidence & Kindness

Hello, Authentique Fans! I have a gorgeous card for you today. Using some of the lovely pink-hued papers from the Authentique Flawless Collection. I saw a quote that inspired me. It was one of the quotes from the Flawless Elements Die-cuts, a quote from Oscar de la Renta... "The qualities I admire most in a woman are confidence & kindness". It really spoke to me. These are the qualities I see in so many amazing women and these are qualities I want to see in myself. And I wanted it to take center stage on my card...

From the Authentique Flawless Collection, I used Flawless Three, Four, and Five to build my card.
I cut a piece of black cardstock to 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" and scored and folded it in half to create a square card base. 

For my mats, I cut my papers to the following sizes:
White Cardstock- 5 3/8" x 5 3/8"
Flawless Four (Pink Plaid)-  5 1/4"x 5 1/4"
White cardstock-4 7/8"x 4 7/8"
Flawless Three (Black Demask)- 4 3/4"x 4 3/4"

I used my Xyron Mega Runner to layer and attach my papers to my card base. 
I wrapped a piece of crinkle ribbon(aka- silk seam binding) around the bottom of the card and securing it around the back with more adhesive.

I die cut more white cardstock using my Sizzix Foldaway and Eileen Hull Mandala Die. I didn't poke out all the tidbits of this die. I left all but the outer ring of die-cut holes in place. Then I adhered it directly to my card front.

Then I popped out that beautiful quote from the Flawless Elements Die-cuts sheet, attached foam adhesive to the backside, mounted it onto my mandala, and added a bow made from more crinkle ribbon.

Then lastly, surrounded it with beautiful flowers and leaves.

And here is my finished card...

I created this card for a dear friend that exudes these qualities. She just oozes with confidence and has one of the biggest hearts I've ever known.  I hope she loves it as much as I loved making it for her.

And I hope you all enjoyed my card for today!
Thanks for stopping by and come back and visit us soon!!

~Mitsyana Wright

Authentique Products
Flawless Three, Flawless Four, Flawless Five, 
Flawless Elements- Cardstock Die-cuts

Other Products Used
I Am Roses Flowers- Pink Peonies, Pink Medium May Rose
White Cardstock
Black Cardstock
Crinkle Ribbon



  1. Mauve Tree's signature style is the Mauvetree best sale on outerwear. The collection of the jackets is made with high-quality sheepskin leather, which makes it cozy and warm. This stylish yet comfortable coat is available in various styles and colors, to suit any taste.


Post a Comment

Popular Posts