Sending Smiles In Lovely Linen PP597

by Joanne James26. June 2022 08:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's my turn to host this week and I have my favourite, a sketch challenge for you to work with:


I chose a sketch with layers today that can be interpreted in lots of ways. I decided to use my main panel to showcase another pattern of a new designer series paper - take a look:


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

I chose a colourful, floral paper from the Lovely Linen designer paper - this linen-effect paper is so pretty. I added a banner and sentiment from my favourite 'Sending Smiles' bundle and added a couple of layered flowers diecut using the Summer Shadows Dies as an anchor for my sentiment: 

These diecut florals aren't designed to co-ordinate with the Lovely in Linen Suite, which has it's own co-ordinating stamp set and punch, but I think the shapes work quite well, don't you? A sprinkling of pearls completes my 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. 

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 having a quiet one at home, catching up on the things that I've missed whilst I've been out on my travels. I'm looking forward to seeing how you interpret my sketch this week! I'll be back soon 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 (7) -

Jennie Maier
Jennie MaierUnited States
6/26/2022 5:31:20 PM #

JoAnne, I love your sketch this week! Your card is so pretty too with that new DSP. Love that flower too! Have a great week!

Christy Stanford
Christy StanfordUnited States
6/28/2022 8:45:13 AM #

Beautiful card, Joanne!  That patterned paper is lovely and using those die cut flowers just shows the versatility of the different SU! bundles and papers.  I had such a fun time with this sketch, it's a keeper for sure!

Laurie Schmidt
Laurie SchmidtUnited States
6/30/2022 1:45:17 AM #

This is a beautiful birthday card!!!

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
6/30/2022 5:20:58 PM #

Joanne, this is so gorgeous!  SO many details!  I absolutely LOVE your sketch this week.  I will use it over and over.  This paper is so pretty and those gorgeous flowers are so pretty!  Love that big, bold sentiment, too!  Have a great weekend!  

JaydeeUnited States
7/1/2022 12:11:37 AM #

So pretty Joanne.  What a gorgeous way to showcase that DSP and I love the flower on the front.  Fabulous use of the sketch

Cindy Beach
Cindy BeachUnited States
7/1/2022 7:46:03 PM #

Your cards are amazing, Joanne, and you've highlighted this bundle so beautifully! The paper is dramatic and so so pretty too! Love this.

Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
7/2/2022 6:47:15 AM #

Fabulous sketch this week, Joanne! Definitely one to use over and over again. Your card is absolutely gorgeous, too!

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