Dandelion Wishes Easy Layered Card PP429

by Joanne James17. February 2019 09:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's the turn of the fabulous LeAnne to host this week and she has a clean and simple challenge for you to work with:


Remember: this is clean and simple week. What do we mean by 'clean and simple' ? Create a card that has:

  • Minimal layers and embellishments
  • Plenty of open space, also known as 'white space'
  • Is simple and uncluttered

I chose one of my favourite colours - Melon Mambo - to work with this week. I combined with black and white for a simple monochromatic design:


Today's card is super simple: all of the stamping is in black (except for the pop of pink on the co-ordinating envelope), with some background detail on my card base and a narrow scalloped border to edge my central panel. A layered banner to showcase my sentiment, along with a twine bow and glitter dot accents complete my card. By keeping this card monochrome, it is really easy to recreate and would work in lots of other colours too. 

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 Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

The Paper Players Design Team
Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than four challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN!

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

Enjoy your day; we have a hockey match but otherwise will be taking it easy as it's the start of our half-term break this week - yay! I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used: 

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (7) -

Su Mohr
Su MohrUnited States
2/17/2019 2:52:55 PM #

Joanne, Your dandelions are beautiful in black on white with the pop of Melon Mambo. I can see why it's a favorite color! This is such an eye-catching card!


Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
2/18/2019 4:15:10 AM #

Super-fun card, Joanne! Love the bright pop of color!


Wanda Cullen
Wanda CullenUnited States
2/18/2019 2:12:49 PM #

This is such a striking design and yes...I'm a fan of hot pinks with black as well!  Beautiful card!


LaurieUnited States
2/18/2019 10:43:23 PM #

Beautiful get well card! The colors are so sharp...LOVE it!!


Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
2/20/2019 4:30:17 AM #

So striking, Joanne! The Melon Mambo absolutely pops against the black and white!


Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
2/22/2019 1:07:39 PM #

Joanne, I love Melon Mambo, too!  This is so beautiful!  I have a special place in  my heart for Dandelions.  We used to pick them for my Mom and she would put them in a pretty vase.  I also loved when they turned into  puff balls and you could blow them everywhere.   Wonderful memories!  Your card made me smile!  Have a lovely weekend, My Friend!  XX


jaydeeUnited States
2/23/2019 11:05:45 PM #

Joanne, I love the dandelions.  I'm with Claire, they do bring back memories for me, too.  I love the bright pink with the black and white - such a striking combo.


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