Sweet Strawberry Thank You Card

by Joanne James22. March 2021 14:30

I've had a busy start to my week, with a run and a class featuring the beautiful 'Friends are like Seashells' bundle. Today I have a couple of blog posts, the first one using the sketch over at Hand Stamped Sentiments:


Such a great sketch! I decided to switch out the square for a circle to soften the edges and feature some yummy-looking strawberries and the Sweet Strawberry bundle - take a look:


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

I cut up some of my Sale-A-Bration Berry Delightful DSP for my focal cluster of strawberries and blossoms, punching out the shapes with my Strawberry Builder Punch - I just love the easy watercoloured look of these papers, and added some tone-on-tone stamping of additional blossom and leaves from the Sweet Strawberry stamp set in Granny Apple Green onto my Soft Sea Foam base and blended in some extra Soft Sea Foam ink with my blending brush, before running through my Subtle Embossing Folder for some added light texture. I embossed my sentiment in white onto a contrasting Real Red banner, adding some twine and pearls to finish.


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. 

I'm also liking today's card up over at SUO Challenges where they have the theme of 'sweet things - food and drink'. These strawberries definitely look good enough to eat, which will have to do for a few months yet until the real thing comes into season here in the UK in mid June.

Enjoy your day; I'm off on the school run but I'll be back later with another card from my crafty weekend endeavours! Until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (7) -

Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
3/22/2021 6:19:54 PM #

Beautiful, Joanne!  I have to remember to go back and do this with my DSP, too - I love how it coordinates!  Thanks so much for playing at SUO!


Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
3/22/2021 7:42:22 PM #

I do love strawberries!  Haven't had this set out for an airing yet - too busy now with all the inspiration from this morning's class, which was brilliant.  Thank you!


RobbieUnited States
3/22/2021 11:41:33 PM #

This is a beautiful card.  Love the simplicity of it.  Thanks for playing with us at HSS.



Natalie Arnold
Natalie ArnoldUnited Kingdom
3/23/2021 11:48:36 AM #

Love your card Joanne the strawberries definitely look delicious love how you've kept a lovely soft tone and incorporated the subtle embossed background along with the white heat embossed sentiment. Thankyou so much for taking part in the SUOchallenge hope to see you on the next one x


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
3/23/2021 9:02:13 PM #

This is so simply sweet! Using the paper like this is a great idea. Using Soft Sea Foam for the base - superb!


VickyUnited Kingdom
3/24/2021 8:30:59 PM #

More fabulous paper! I love the way you cut elements out of it and combined them with stamping and embossing with pretty pearl and twine embellishments. Vicky x


Christy Stanford
Christy StanfordUnited States
3/30/2021 11:36:14 AM #

Bravo to you for cutting up that paper--I'm definitely in hoarding mode with it Smile  Such a sweet and pretty card, Joanne!  Thanks for playing along with us at SUO Challenges and hope to see you again in our new challenge gallery!


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