Under My Umbrella Hello Sunshine and Green Wellies

by Joanne James26. April 2021 19:17

It's Monday and the start of a new week! Today was class day for me so I'm a little later with my blog post. Today's card is totally inspired by the inspiration photo over at Just Us Girls this week and also uses the Paper Craft Crew sketch:


I couldn't resist those green wellies and spring flowers! So I combined with some clouds and sunny yellow cardstock to create a cheery card using the retiring stamp set 'Under My Umbrella' that will be leaving us next week - take a look:


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

I went with a rather abstract interpretation using some of the elements in the photo, paper-piecing some dotty green wellies onto a stitched circle and filling them with some fussy cut, colourful spring blooms. I sponged some clouds onto my Whisper White card base using my trusty Happy Dies cloud stencil and some Balmy Blue ink and a blending brush, then added a layer of Daffodil Delight, which I bordered using one of the Curvy Dies (also retiring in June) and stamped my sentiment directly onto this layer, next to my popped-up circle - 'Hello Sunshine' seemed like the most appropriate sentiment from this set for today's card! Are those wellies not just so much fun? Who wouldn'y love to go romping in the great outdoors in those?!


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 seem to be having a run of clouds on my cards, having featured them on Saturday's card and they pop up on tomorrow's card too - as does the 'Under My Umbrella stamp set!

Do come back tomorrow to see what I created. Until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (4) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
4/27/2021 12:24:57 PM #

This is so cute and cheerful!  I am glad you were able to put this fun little set to good use!  LOVE the boots!


Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
4/27/2021 7:11:18 PM #

Love this - it's so vibrant


VickyUnited Kingdom
4/27/2021 7:13:34 PM #

What a gorgeous set this is Joanne (wouldn't part with my own well-used set!) I love your green dotty paper pieced wellies and those chubby little flowers - so friendly looking! I like the sky glowing through the curved panels too.


Bobby Hagen
Bobby HagenUnited States
4/28/2021 11:36:18 PM #

What a ray of sunshine you have given us with this colorful card, Joanne.  Those wellies are the cutest and I can't believe you fussy cut those tiny flowers.  Thanks for sharing your card with us at Just Us Girls.


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