Bloom and Grow Purple Clean And Simple Birthday Card

by Joanne James25. August 2019 20:00

I managed to get a few hours in my craft room yesterday and finished some cards for a few challenges that I wanted to play. The first was using the gorgeous purple-based colour palette over at CAS Colours and Sketches this week which I really couldn't resist; I also used the current CAS(E) This Sketch layout:


I love purples and couldn't resist creating some pretty florals using the Bloom and Grow bundle:


This card was actually super simple: I used my Subtles embossing folder to emboss my Highland Heather card base, then stamped my sentiment on a piece of Whisper White, backed with a piece of Gorgeous Grape that I added a scalloped border to using one of the dies in the Budding Blooms Dies set. I stamped one of the floral images onto Whisper White and coloured it using my Stampin' Blends and Stampin' Write Markers, adding a little clear Wink of Stella to the dark purple berries for a subtle sparkle and shine. A little decoration to the inside using the same set completes my card:


This is the first card I've made using the Bloom and Grow stamp set, but it's a great set for clean and simple cards and once I'd started I couldn't stop so I hope you like it as I have a few more to share this week, in between more Christmas card sneak peeks 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 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy the rest of your evening and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


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

Comments (4) -

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
8/26/2019 9:53:29 AM #

Really pretty, especially the treatment of the inside sentiment. Isn't the Subtles folder great?!


karen h
karen hUnited States
8/27/2019 3:30:57 PM #

Lovely card! Awesome job with these colors! Thank you for joining us at CC&S!


Holly L
Holly LUnited States
8/28/2019 5:07:25 AM #

Beautiful card and design! Thanks for joining us this week at CC&S!


YoonYoung Kim
YoonYoung KimKorea
8/28/2019 9:52:01 AM #

I love the stamp set you used for this card! And your great coloring technique made this card pop! Thank you for playing along with CC&S challenge.


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