Flowering Tulips Clean And Simple PP583

by Joanne James20. March 2022 08:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's the turn of the fabulous Laurie to host this week and she has a clean and simple challenge for us to work with showcasing 'Blooms':


I used the sketch over at Global Design Project #GDP334 for my layout and couldn't resist another tulip card! This one is super simple and all about the stamping so perfect for this week's TGIF Challenge too - take a look:


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

I decided to move away from brights and pastels and create a dramatic purple tulip on today's card. I stamped a single tulip from the 'Flowering Tulips' stamp set in a combination of Blackberry Bliss and Rich Razzleberry, and added it to a Rich Razzleberry base using a couple of strips of Regals DSP in Blackberry Bliss at the top and bottom of my stamped panel to tie the two together. I resisted the urge to add anything else to my card - this is clean and simple week after all. Remember, we are looking for cards that:

  • Have minimal layers and embellishments
  • Have plenty of open space
  • Are simple and uncluttered


I also added a little additional stamping to the inside of my card to finish:


Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


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I love the deep purples on today's card, especially when paired with a pop of bright Granny Apple Green so I'm also linking today's card up over at The Alphabet Challenge where their current letter is 'Y for Your Favourite Colour Combination' - purple with green is definitely one of mine!

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than four challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN!

Enjoy your day; I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (10) -

Jennie Maier
Jennie MaierUnited States
3/20/2022 3:07:58 PM #

JoAnne, don't you just love it when you can combine challenges?? Your card is so pretty! Love the bold color and the simplicity! Have a great week!

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
3/20/2022 6:36:04 PM #

Well, I am impressed with this Rich Razzleberry creation, because I can't even remember the last time I opened that ink pad, LOL!  Your tulip is beautifully simple and the sketch is perfect too!

Cindy Beach
Cindy BeachUnited States
3/20/2022 9:45:28 PM #

Your choice of the rich jewel tones makes this card extra pretty. I love your addition of a bit of plaid too. This is a great design, JoAnne! I especially like the sentiment.

Debbie Mageed
Debbie MageedUnited States
3/21/2022 11:45:13 AM #

What a wonderful spring birthday card, Joanne! I love tulips so much and this CAS card with such beautiful colors is perfectly done. Thank you for playing with us at the Alphabet Challenge and hope you can join in again soon.
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Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
3/21/2022 9:40:15 PM #

So beautiful in Rich Razzleberry, Joanne! Love the snippets of plaid paper! Have a wonderful week!

Christy Stanford
Christy StanfordUnited States
3/23/2022 6:58:23 PM #

I used the Flowering Tulips stamp set for that sketch too, and I love that our two cards look totally different!  Your tulip is definitely regal in Rich Razzleberry, I love that you went all in on the purples for this beauty.  Fabulous!

VickyUnited Kingdom
3/24/2022 8:54:13 PM #

Gorgeous Joanne! I love how the green and the Rich Razz really sing together and the touches of pattern with the DSP is a nice touch. Vicky x

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
3/25/2022 6:07:31 PM #

I LOVE Rich Razzleberry and this card is FABULOUS!!!!  Tulips and plaids are on my favorites list.  LOVE this card!  Have a great weekend, My Friend!

Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
3/26/2022 3:37:47 AM #

So pretty, Joanne! Love the rich and regal color combo paired with the tulips. So much WOW!

JaydeeUnited States
3/26/2022 6:27:47 PM #

Joanne, this is gorgeous and I love the rich color scheme you choose.  I'd forgotten how gorgeous razzleberry can be.  A beautiful CAS card

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