A Rainbow of Varied Vases for AYSI 223

by Joanne James10. April 2020 12:00

Today I'm sharing my design team card for our new challenge over at As you See It where it's time for a theme challenge:


As promised, I've another rainbow card for you today! I decided that 'Varied Vases' would be the perfect way to incorporate my rainbow colours - take a look:


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

I'm a big fan of the Varied Vases stamp set - I love the simple outline detailing and it has some lovely birthday sentiments too. My card is larger than usual (21cm x 11cm) which was necessary to accommodate all of my vases. I stamped a row of 14 overlapping vases in varying sizes, then added flowers to 7 of them and stamped the infills, before then stamping 7 vases in the same colours and punching them out with my Vases Builder Punch and popping them over some of the outlines on dimensionals for a little extra lift. I stamped water into the vase holding my violet flower stem and added a few pearls to finish. I stamped my shelf and sentiment and then finished this on the inside of my card with another flower vase: 

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. 

Before you put your creative thinking caps on, why not check out the blogs of the other As You See It team members:

Amy Jasper

Heather Cooper

Jan Clothier

Jane Knudsen

LeAnne Pugliese

Here's a summary of our challenge rules:

  • Create any card, scrapbooking page, 3D project or packaging project that fits the challenge.
  • Please include the challenge graphic and link back to the challenge in your blog post. Turn off word verification so we can leave you lots of lovely comments. Make sure you link the post not the whole blog to the Linky. Use #AYSIXXX when uploading to a public gallery.
  • If you’re unsure about ‘the rules’, check the details under the Challenge Guidelines tab on the As You See It Challenge homepage.

We look forward to seeing your creations in the AYSI gallery.

What are your plans for this Good Friday? I will be spending some time in the garden enjoying the warm weather and planting some new raspberry canes whilst reluctantly also continuing to plough through my ironing pile. The National Theatre is one of the many companies that are streaming live performances for free whilst we are all under lockdown and this week it's the turn of 'Jane Eyre', one of my most favourite books of all time, so I might watch this at the same time for some welcome distraction! There may well be some baking too - Easter cupcakes, perhaps?!

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 (4) -

Colleen Begley
Colleen BegleyUnited States
4/10/2020 11:09:33 PM #

I love this card, Joanne! So clever and so cute.


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
4/11/2020 9:54:40 PM #

I always forget about this set! It really is lovely. I like the subtlety of your rainbow. The vases tucked in behind are great for showing off the brightness of the rainbow ones.


LaurieUnited States
4/12/2020 1:47:01 PM #

Love your card set!! Lots of blooms...beautiful. Happy Easter!


VickyUnited Kingdom
4/13/2020 12:31:23 PM #

I've been wanting to join in with this challenge - glad you've reminded me! Your take on the rainbow is lovely. Those vases look wonderful with their matching flowers. Hope you enjoyed your Good Friday. Gardening, watching Jane Eyre and baking Easter cupcakes sound like fun, ironing less so! Vicky x


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