Pastel Stencilled Flowers Thank You Card TTT152

by Joanne James10. March 2022 18:00

It's Thursday and time for a new challenge over at TicTacToe! It's the turn of Team X to host this week and the lovely Betty is our featured designer this week. This is the fun board that we are playing along with: 

       

I went both across the bottom row Diecut/Spring Colours/Floral and down the middle column with Butterfly/CAS/Spring Colours this week, also using the beautiful trio of pastels over at Hand Stamped Sentiments and the layout (but not the colours - I may have another go with some blues next week!) over at Fusion for my fresh thank you card - take a look:

 

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

Flowers Layering Masks - As I said in my earlier post today, I think I am really enjoying experimenting with stencils, and this particular flower stencil in the Butterflies and Flowers Layering Decorative Masks is definitely one of my favourites! Today I incorporated two different coloured flowers, using the same colour to build up the layers on each, before adding leaves. I also added a touch of stencilling to the inside corner of my card:

 

Pretty Pastels - This is such a pretty spring colour combination that the HSS team chose this week. It just so happens to be the same colour combination I used for my daffodils and tulips Paper Players card earlier in the week too; you can see that card here if you missed it. I used Fresh Freesia for my card base and added a panel of in-color designer paper for a subtle tone-on-tone layer of pattern detail.

Brass Butterflies - To finish my card I added a couple of in-colour gems to my purple flowers and a couple of brass butterflies for a fun extra detail - you can just see the shine as they catch the light on the one on the upper left portion of the photo below:

A simple stamped sentiment from 'Flowing Flowers' in Basic Grey completes today's card.

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 Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

A tictactoe board offers so many creative possibilities - how does this week's board inspire you? Why not have a go? We would love to see you in the gallery and who knows - you might be selected for Designer's Choice and be eligible to be a guest designer on a future challenge. 

Enjoy your day; I'll be back tomorrow with another project for our new challenge over at As You See It. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

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Comments (13) -

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
3/10/2022 8:55:36 PM #

These stencils are so pretty in pastels. Such a timeless layout always looks fabulous.

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Nancy
NancyUnited States
3/11/2022 1:26:33 PM #

Just gorgeous Joanne! I love this so much! BTW your link isn't working at TTTC!

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Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
3/11/2022 1:45:12 PM #

So glad you like it Nancy and thanks for the heads up on the TTT link - I've fixed it!

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Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
3/11/2022 6:28:51 PM #

OK, that's it.  I MUST have these stencils, lol.  Such a stunning take with our colors, Joanne!  Love this sweet card!  Thanks so much for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

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Laurie L Unger
Laurie L UngerUnited States
3/11/2022 8:24:46 PM #

This is so soft and pretty. Thanks for sharing this over at the Fusion Card Challenge.

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Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
3/12/2022 8:32:11 AM #

Those stencilled flowers are just beautiful Joanne.  They look fab in those pastel shades - I love it!

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Michele F
Michele FUnited States
3/12/2022 12:19:19 PM #

Joanne, these would have been the colors I'd choose for my new Easter outfit when I was a little - just so very lovely!
=]

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Wanda Cullen
Wanda CullenUnited States
3/14/2022 5:31:27 PM #

Your layered stencils are so gorgeous!! Thanks so much for joining us at Fusion!

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Linda Callahan
Linda CallahanUnited States
3/14/2022 11:19:50 PM #

Your stenciling is fabulous inside and out!  Love the soft colors!  Beautiful card!

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Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
3/15/2022 8:41:32 PM #

I am in love with this beautiful card Joanne! The colours are superb - I really must add Fresh Freesia to my colour collection - and what a gorgeous stencil! Vicky x

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patti
pattiUnited States
3/16/2022 11:02:19 PM #

Your layers are stunning! You did such an amazing job with the colors and the masks! I am so glad that you joined in the fun at the HSS color challenge!

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Genevieve Valdes
Genevieve ValdesUnited States
3/20/2022 10:43:16 PM #

Wow!  I love how you used the stencils to create such a beautiful spring card.  Your sponging technique is beautiful.  Thanks for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

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Jennifer Engelke
Jennifer EngelkeUnited States
3/21/2022 12:46:02 PM #

Wow, you made this color combo look amazing!!! I love these stencil flowers and the masking to add layers was genius! Thanks for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

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