A Yellow Flourish Meets Embossed Ornate Florals

by Joanne James19. April 2020 11:00


Today I have an extra card for you in addition to my Paper Players Design Team card (you can see that card here) as I'm sharing a card I made yesterday afternoon for the current Global Design Project challenge where they are doing a 'CASE The Designer' with this pretty tulip card by Janneke de Jong:


I loved the layout on Janneke's card and wanted to use it as the basis for a CASE'd card - here's what I came up with:


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

A Lesson in CASE - There are a number of different definitions in the crafting world for the term 'CASE' and the one that the GDP team uses is 'Copy and Selectively Edit'. So if you look at my card, it has a number of similarities to Janneke's card: yellow and white are the dominant colours, I used the same sketch layout along with a single floral stem and no sentiment. There are a number of differences though too - things I have changed to make this card my own. 

A Yellow Flourish - The first of these is my choice of florals. I went full-on yellow with my card and used the single stemmed floral from the Flourish Dies for my floral. I cut it twice from Daffodil Delight cardstock and glued them together to make a stronger floral as I was using it as my uppermost layer. I used the co-ordinating stampset, Flourishing Phrases, to decorate the envelope and inside of my card too; there are lots of great sentiments in this set so when I've decided what I am going to use this card for, I will add one to the inside if needs be. Here's a quick photo of the inside:


Ornate Florals - I kept the central Stitched Nested Label as per Janneke's original card and the yellow sponging around the edge on the layer beneath - this was probably my favourite thing about this card, I love the effect - and I embossed the white label too. I chose to use the new Ornate Floral 3D embossing folder for my detail - those little flowers compliment any kind of floral I think. Here's a closeup of the detail showing the layering and texture:


 I love yellow, especially on cards and flowers - this is the kind of card that makes me happy! 

 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. I'm also linking this card up with the team over at SUO Challenges where embossing is the theme - this time with dry embossing as my focus. 

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


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Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (7) -

Heather H
Heather HUnited States
4/19/2020 5:00:28 PM #

Oo, I like this one, too!  What a great idea to emboss the shape, what a sweet focal layer to have!  I've always loved this die, too, lol.  Thanks so much for playing at SUO!


Stef Perry
Stef PerryUnited States
4/20/2020 12:08:05 AM #

I still have that flourish die but don't think to use it often, so I appreciate seeing how beautiful it looks on your card!  Wonderful CASE and I love the embossed center panel and the light yellow sponging!


VickyUnited Kingdom
4/20/2020 4:16:25 PM #

This is an interesting way to use the stamps and coordinating dies Joanne and very effective! Love the glowing colours too. Vicky x


Renee Daley
Renee DaleyUnited States
4/22/2020 7:11:36 PM #

Another beautiful card entry!  I like the simple embossed white background for the flourish.  It is a beautifully cased card.  Thanks for sharing with us at SUO challenges.


Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
4/22/2020 7:51:22 PM #

Lovely. You've inspired me to get this set out again


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
4/24/2020 8:07:19 PM #

What a great way to showcase that glorious die cut! The sponging around the label - brilliant! Great case of the original.


Christy Stanford
Christy StanfordUnited States
4/27/2020 11:04:48 PM #

This is so pretty, Joanne!  Yellow is such a happy color, love it.  Thanks for playing along with us at SUO Challenges, hope to see you again for our next challenge which starts tomorrow!


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