Pretty Petals Tin of Cards Thank You Card

by Joanne James25. June 2015 08:00

It's Thursday and you know what that means: time for a new challenge over at Create With Connie and Mary! This week we have a sketch challenge for you:


I decided to go with another card featuring the Pretty Petals DSP; this time, one of the really bold patterns in the stack:

I used Calypso Coral and Old Olive for my mat and base layer and the band across the front of the card, then used the bold patterned DSP to cover my card front. After adhering the band, I tied two lengths of Old Olive baker's twine around the front of my card before adhering my layered circle. Given how busy the pattern of the paper is, I decided to leave my focal point 'clean' and stamped the thank you sentiment from the 'Tin Of Cards' stamp set onto a circle of Very Vanilla. For my embellishment, I stamped the round stamp from the 'Awesomely Artistic' stamp set in Calypso Coral onto Very Vanilla and punched it out with my 1" circle punch. I added an antique brad (deliberately offset) before adhering to my card. 

This paper is quite different to the one I used on yesterday's card, but equally lovely I think. I can see me getting through this stack quite quickly!

That's all from me today; do check out the other DT member cards and we look forward to seeing you in the gallery this week. 

I'll be back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

  • Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper Stack
  • Tin Of Cards Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Awesomely Artistic Clear-Mount Stamp Set
  • Calypso Coral A4 Cardstock
  • Old Olive A4 Cardstock
  • Stampin' Dimensionals
  • Big Shot
  • Magnetic Platform
  • Circles Collection Framelits Dies
  • 1-3/4" Circle Punch
  • 2" Circle Punch
  • Antique Brads
  • Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
  • Old Olive Baker's Twine
  • Calypso Coral Classic Stampin' Pad
  • 1" Circle Punch



Comments (8) -

Alison Barclay
Alison BarclayAustralia
6/25/2015 8:53:26 AM #

So lovely Joanne! I am yet to break out that DSP so I may CASE your card to kick start my mojo with it.
I love how you added the Vintage brad too....really lovely! Smile


Connie Babbert
Connie BabbertUnited States
6/25/2015 1:09:29 PM #

I wondered where the DSP and greeting came from when I originally set up the post!  I LOVE it...the DSP really makes this card and the simplicity of the greeting just sets it off perfectly!  Great job with the sketch this week!


Jenny Engelke
Jenny EngelkeUnited States
6/25/2015 3:54:57 PM #

This is soooo pretty!  I love how the background DSP does all the work, and the embellishments you added compliment it perfectly!  Gorgeous!


Andrea W
Andrea WUnited States
6/28/2015 3:46:13 AM #

Such a pretty card Joanne! I love all the layers and the antique brad. You inspired me to use the Pretty Petals dsp. Thanks for the wonderful inspiration!


Lisa Young
Lisa YoungUnited States
6/30/2015 2:35:38 PM #

Love your card, Joanne! That paper is gorgeous and I love all of the layering that you did.


Bridgette Jones
Bridgette JonesUnited States
6/30/2015 3:15:22 PM #

I wish that I would have read your blog post before going goo goo over that DSP! I had to break the catalog open as soon as I saw it because it is gorgeous! I should have known you'd have everything listed! Beautiful card Joanne!


Chris Slogar
Chris SlogarUnited States
6/30/2015 10:13:08 PM #

What a beautiful job you have done with all of the layers for the different elements!  So perfect and pretty, and really striking with that lovely designer paper!


Lisa Martz
Lisa MartzUnited States
6/30/2015 10:30:46 PM #

Love how your designer paper...even though it is bold...softens behind the bold greeting and card stock "belt" on the card.  Fabulous!  Great card to show off because it uses a minimum of supplies and leaves you with an awesome card!


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