Thoughtful Branches - Available Until Supplies Last!

by Joanne James30. August 2016 09:00


Today I've made another card featuring the Thoughtful Branches set -  when I originally wrote this post this exclusive limited time stamp set was going to be available for one more day only, however Stampin' Up! have today announced that there are still supplies in stock so it will be available beyond 31st August until they are exhausted, but it will then not return in a future catalogue or publication. Here's a reminder of the images and framelits in more detail:



Today's card features the sketch over at CAS Colours and Sketches, perfect for a clean and simple card featuring the large hydrangea bloom:


Here's my card:


Really not much to explain today: I used a Soft Sky card base, cut the flower head out of watercolour paper using the thinlit and used my aquapainter to give it an ombre colourwash in Perfect Plum. I added a stem in Pear Pizzazz and stamped the sentiment on the white panel in Perfect Plum too, then gave my flower head a liberal dose of clear Wink of Stella to add a subtle sparkle. Difficult to see on the photograph, but in real life it is just gorgeous!

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Such an easy card to recreate, yet the ombre watercolouring really adds an eyecatching dimension to the card. You can see some of my other Thoughtful Branches projects below - this really is one set you do not want to miss out on - order yours today before it's too late!




Back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (3) -

Patricia Hays
Patricia HaysUnited States
8/31/2016 10:39:33 PM #

The hydrangea blossom is such a clever take on our sketch!  You've used gorgeous colors for your card;  the ombre effect of the petals is just wonderful.  And now you have me seriously considering whether I should put a last-minute order in with my demo!  ;)   Thanks so much for making CC&S part of your crafting fun again this week.


karen h
karen hUnited States
9/1/2016 3:40:49 AM #

Thanks for playing along with us at CC&S!  Lovin' these cards!  Your gradient hydrangea is gorgeous!  Love how you used the sketch!


Liz Bailey
Liz BaileyUnited States
9/2/2016 2:10:26 AM #

Joanne - this is a gorgeous card. The ombre, the sparkle, the hydrangea, it's just beautiful. Thanks so much for joining us at CAS Colours & Sketches again this week. Liz x


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