Swirly Bird Flowers Thank You Card

by Joanne James7. July 2016 08:05

Today it's time for a new challenge over at Create With Connie and Mary and this week we have a colour combination for you:


I initially was drawn to the lovely Fruit Stand designer series paper to make today's card, but when I'd finished my card decided it didn't have enough Cucumber Crush so decided to take a different approach. I will share my Fruit Stand card another day, but for now this is the card I came up with:


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

Swirly Bird Scribble Flowers - I've been longing to use my Swirly Bird stamp set and co-ordinating Swirly Scribbles Framelits to create a modern floral card and today's bright and fresh colour combination provided the perfect opportunity. I stamped the bases in Peekaboo Peach and used the Scribbles in Tangerine Tango for a real pop of juicy colour. The Cucumber Crush provides wonderfully bright leaves and I added a few enamel dots too here and there.

Playful Palette Border - The hatched pattern from the Playful Palette DSP stack comes in both pink and Peekabooo Peach and it provided the perfect border for my card. I added a strip of Customer Crush to the stamped panel too for definition and contrast.

Thank You Tin of Cards - The sentiments in the 'Tin of Cards' stamp set are some of my 'go to' sentiments, I love the size and style of the scripting so much. Thank you Stampin' Up! for keeping this set, even though the Tin of Cards kit has had a refresh and makeover and now has a new set that co-ordinates with it. 

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 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Do visit the other Design Team members to see what they did with this week's colours; there's lots of inspiration over on their blogs too!

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


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

  • Swirly Bird Photopolymer Bundle
  • Playful Palette Designer Series Paper Stack
  • Tin Of Cards Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Cucumber Crush A4 Cardstock
  • Very Vanilla A4 Cardstock
  • Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
  • Peekaboo Peach A4 Cardstock
  • Cucumber Crush Classic Stampin' Pad
  • Peekaboo Peach Classic Stampin' Pad
  • 2016-2018 In Color Enamel Shapes

Comments (5) -

Andrea W
Andrea WUnited States
7/9/2016 4:39:01 PM #

Lovely card Joanne! I really like the swirly flowers and the layout is terrific.

Sharon Hashimoto Burkert
Sharon Hashimoto BurkertUnited States
7/12/2016 5:05:45 AM #

Love how bright and cheery your card is.   It just makes me smile!

Lisa Martz
Lisa MartzUnited States
7/13/2016 3:00:59 AM #

So cute!  Clean and simple.  Great for any occasion!

Chris Slogar
Chris SlogarUnited States
7/13/2016 4:39:55 AM #

The strips along the bottom are the perfect compliment to the sweet flowers!  Great layout!

Connie Babbert
Connie BabbertUnited States
7/13/2016 1:11:04 PM #

Still has almost an abstract "fruit" look...like a cluster of oranges!  Love that plaid DSP combined with it!  Great job with the color challenge this week!

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