Pretty Petals Blue Flowers Card and New Sale-A-Bration Free Products!

by Joanne James16. February 2016 19:02

Hello everyone and a happy Tuesday to you! Today I have a card for this week's challenge over at CAS(E) This Sketch and Addicted To CAS:


I saw the sketch over at CAS(E) This Sketch this week and for a minute I was wondering where to start; then I remembered one of my favourite patterns in the Pretty petals stack and I just knew where I wanted to take it. Here's my card:

This lovely pattern includes the diagonals that are so like the sketch so I knew it had to be my starting point. Whilst I'll admit it did much of the hard work, I decided that this card needed two more things: a bold sentiment - I layered three 'thanks', cut with my Greetings Thinlits, then coated in Versarmark and heat embossed clear to give a glossy finish; the second thing was a sprig of flowers just like the ones in the pattern. I fussy cut the stems, punched three Pacific Point circles and added a trio of enamel dots that I coloured black with a Sharpie and off-centred slightly, some fussy cut stems and a couple of leaves made from ... left-over pieces from the wings of a butterfly cut with my Butterfly Thinlits! I just love the bright colours and pattern of this paper - and the addition of my bloom is the perfect accompaniment!


Other news today: whilst we say goodbye to the first set of limited time Sale-A-Bration offers, we say 'hello' to some new ones: there are two new stamp sets and some rather lovely glimmer tape that have just been added to the Sale-A-Bration free product offering - here are some samples made with the new product:


Like the other items in the Sale-A-Bration catalogue, these items will be available free with each £45 spend from now until the end of the Sale-A-Bration period, 31st March. You can see full details for each of the new product on the new Sale-A-Bration flyer here.

Back tomorrow with this week's Wednesday Weekly Deals and a new project; until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (4) -

Leigh Penner
Leigh PennerCanada
2/16/2016 8:33:11 PM #

Oh, I love the sweet background! Great take on the sketch!


Barb Ghig
Barb GhigUnited States
2/20/2016 5:01:37 AM #

Such a pretty retro pattern on your background, and your flowers are so sweet!


donna mikasa
donna mikasaUnited States
2/20/2016 5:24:52 AM #

Wonderful use of the patterned paper--a perfect take on the sketch!


Kelly Schirmer
Kelly SchirmerUnited States
2/22/2016 11:38:01 AM #

Oh sooo cute!  Love how you made the little flowers to match the paper, adorable!


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