Varied Vases Spring Tulips Birthday Card

by Joanne James18. February 2020 08:00

Today I'm sharing a card inspired by the photo over at Paper Craft Crew and the sketch over at CAS(E) This Sketch:

Inspirational Photo Challenge with Red floral bouquet and body silhouette of lady in background in a light floral dress.   

When I saw that inspiration photo of bright red spring blooms, I thought it was time to reach for an old favourite from the annual catalogue that I haven't used for a while - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

I used my Varied Vases stamp set and co-ordinating Vases Builder Punch to stamp and punch out a pretty vase of bright red Poppy Parade tulips and fussy cut a shelf to sit them on. I added a scallop edge detail using the decorative ribbon border punch and balanced this with a couple of Granny Apple Green strips as per the sketch. I set the whole thing against a calming soft Sea Foam card base.

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 your day and 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 (3) -

Michele F
Michele FUnited States
2/18/2020 12:49:06 PM #

Since your sweet visit, I've been curious what you've been up to... I'm so happy you've played cards with CTS this week, Joanne!  Why didn't I see that it was the perfect place to hang a shelf?  I'm so ready for Spring - love that you chose tulips for this sweet little vase!
Thanks for playing, Joanne!


Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
2/18/2020 10:20:33 PM #

Thanks for popping by Michele - I love a good sketch and couldn't resist the one at CTS this week! I'm ready for Spring too - warmer, brighter days and spring blooms are always welcome, although I think they might only be on paper for a few weeks more yet!


VickyUnited Kingdom
2/19/2020 10:38:25 AM #

I was within a whisker of getting this set Joanne, but something else must have got me going instead. I love the variety of flowers and vases, SO many options! It was a great idea to use it with this sketch and like Michele, I love that you popped it on a little scalloped shelf Smile
Vicky x


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