Paper Florist Lucky Clover For PP681

by Joanne James17. March 2024 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 it's clean and simple challenge week with a 'good luck' theme:

    

Remember, this is a CLEAN and SIMPLE challenge.  When The Paper Players use the term “clean and simple”, we mean cards that:
  • Have minimal layers and embellishments
  • Have plenty of open space
  • Are simple and uncluttered

With two teens still in education where exams are a reasonably frequent occurence, I always need a supply of good luck cards on hand. Since it's St Patrick's Day next week and I haven't yet made a card featuring a shamrock or four leaf clover yet this year, I thought I'd take this opportunity to put that right. So today is all about the green - take a look:

 

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

I stamped my large 'Sending' sentiment from the 'Sending Smiles' stamp set in Shaded Spruce and finished with a truncated sentiment heat embossed in gold beneath it. I decorated my card with a cascade of lucky four leaf clovers, made from the Paper Florist Dies. I popped them up on dimensionals to make the standout a little too:

 

Simple, clean and full of luck - box ticked! I'm also linking today's card up over at Inkspirational where they are also celebrating all things clean and simple (no optional balloon for me though!)

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 am enjoying a rare weekend away and will be visiting the eldest of the James Juniors today, which I am looking forward to - it's been a while! I'll be back tomorrow 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 (6) -

Marina
Marina United Kingdom
3/20/2024 7:58:55 AM #

Love the bold shapes and lovely green of this great cas card. Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
3/21/2024 2:07:09 PM #

Joanne, this is perfect!  I love all those four leaf clovers and that big, bold sentiment!  CAS perfection, too!  You rocked the challenge this week, My Friend!  

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
3/22/2024 5:00:12 PM #

Clean and simple perfection, Joanne! The bold sentiment and the bold shamrocks are a match made in heaven. What a way to nail the challenge! LOVE it!

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
3/22/2024 5:12:36 PM #

These "good luck charms" are a perfect way to create a CAS and still pack a punch! Love the touch of gold too!

Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
3/23/2024 5:17:05 AM #

Yet another reason to love those Paper Florist dies! The shamrocks are wonderful and the green really pops in the best way on the clean design.

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
3/26/2024 8:22:04 AM #

Such a perfect card. It's clean, graphic and bold. Using the dies in this way was inspired. To my shame, my dies have never left their packet except once when I looked at them. :-(

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