Give Thanks With Arrange A Wreath Square Card

by Joanne James20. July 2020 18:15

Happy Monday everyone! Mine has been a busy one and has run away with me somewhat; I just realised if I didn't get today's post written I would miss linking up with the wonderful team over at Freshly Made Sketches where I used the fabulous Jen T's sketch as the starting point for my card today:

This is such a great sketch! I have been playing with the new 'Arrange A Wreath' set for the past week or so in readiness for my upcoming class using this set and thought Jen's square design would be the perfect place to showcase it - take a look:


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

Plaid Tidings - The colour inspiration came from this fabulous plaid design from the forthcoming DSP pack 'Plaid Tidings' that will debut next month in the new Autumn-Winter catalogue. It contains some great patterns and colour schemes and I loved the autumnal colours of this one.

Build A Wreath - I used the Wreath Builder dies to cut two wreaths and layer them, to which I added my stamped leaves and a bow made from the edge of some Pretty Peacock scallop edge ribbon. 

Autumn Leaves - I stamped a collection of leaves, some in solid colour and some that I used my sponge daubers to add colour to the edges to create that variagated coloured look that is often a feature of autumn leaves. The colours maybe a little atypical with the Pretty Peacock in the mix, but it does provide a lovely contrast to the warm tones of Cajun Craze and Crushed Curry and I think overall it works - don't you? I also added a little detail to the inside:


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 evening 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 (6) -

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
7/20/2020 7:33:22 PM #

Lovely!  Am really looking forward to playing with this set


Lee Ann Barrett
Lee Ann BarrettUnited States
7/20/2020 9:13:53 PM #

Ohhh, fall colors!  Very pretty; really love your two toned leaves.  Thanks so much for playing along at Freshly Made Sketches this week!


Kim S
Kim SUnited States
7/20/2020 10:47:35 PM #

LOVE this!!  Happily I have the wreath - now I just need to get the new plaid paper! Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.


7/22/2020 2:31:12 PM #

LOVE this...those plaid papers are just delightful, that package is full of wonderful colors to mix and match!  Your wreath is fun too....I think you are embracing fall perfectly well!


Cindy Beach
Cindy BeachUnited States
7/22/2020 2:45:38 PM #

I just love your pretty wreath and festive papers on this card! Beautifully done!


Linda Callahan
Linda CallahanUnited States
7/22/2020 10:57:17 PM #

Oh this is gorgeous!  Just got this set this past week!


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