A Jar For All Seasons - Summer AYSI 226

by Joanne James22. May 2020 12:00

Today I'm sharing my design team card for our new challenge over at As you See It where it's time for a colour challenge:

 Paper Craft Crew Horizontal Sketch Challenge PCC377

We are saying goodbye to a couple of in-colours  this week, however I used the current sketch layout over at The Paper Craft Crew (welcome back Pam and the team!) and having had my preorder unboxing with some of my excited customers this week I was inspired to crack open the contents and pair these colours with some new goodies - take a look:


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

Jar Of Flowers - First new item on today's card: the Jar of Flowers Bundle. Well, technically that's two items, as the bundle contains both a stamp set and a jar punch; yes, you heard correctly - a jar punch!! The stamps in the set include a flower collection for each season of the year and today I chose to feature the sunflowers on my card; this might well be meant for autumn, but the colours give my card a distinctly summery feel so that's what I'm going with. I stamped and punched my jar twice, the second time on vellum to give the opaque look of glass and fussy cut my flowers to allow them to pop against the yellow background:


Lovely Labels Pick A Punch - The second new and exciting item on my card is the Lovely Labels Pick a Punch that I used to make my Lovely Lipstick sentiment label. This punch is a winner - it cuts 6 different sizes and shapes of labels, but the layering combinations go way beyond this. I predict this punch will be as much of a staple as the Scallop Tag Topper or Triple Banner Punches - super useful.

Ornate Thanks - I paired my card with the 'Ornate Thanks' stamp set from the Ornate Garden Suite, also a stamp set that is new to the annual catalogue but already available to customers to order early this month. I finished the heat-embossed sentiment on the front of my card with a big bold thank you inside:

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. 

If you like my card, do check out the other Design Team members cards over on the challenge page - you will notice something of a distinct theme that stretches beyond our colour palette this week! Likewise, if you are not already a customer of mine but would like to receive a copy of the new annual 2020-21 Stampin' Up! catalogue when it launches on 3rd June, do click here to email me and request a copy.

Here's a summary of our challenge rules:

  • Create any card, scrapbooking page, 3D project or packaging project that fits the challenge.
  • Please include the challenge graphic and link back to the challenge in your blog post. Turn off word verification so we can leave you lots of lovely comments. Make sure you link the post not the whole blog to the Linky. Use #AYSIXXX when uploading to a public gallery.
  • If you’re unsure about ‘the rules’, check the details under the Challenge Guidelines tab on the As You See It Challenge homepage.
  • In a colour challenge, black or other neutral can be used in outlines and sentiments but no other colours should be included. Stampin’ Up colours are used for reference but colours that are a close match are welcome. 

We look forward to seeing your creations in the AYSI gallery.

Enjoy your day and 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 (8) -

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
5/24/2020 9:13:10 AM #

Oh yes! We really twinned up large on this creation and as you say, the two cards pair together really well. Interesting because I don't often use a strong colour as a background. I love this creation of yours... and fussy cutting the flowers ?! That's dedication  - I know, I just did the same for a card I was making. Smile

Stacey Tomkowiak
Stacey TomkowiakUnited States
5/24/2020 3:12:11 PM #

I love the sunflowers! What a pretty card.  Thanks for playing with us this at PCC.

kimberly skinner
kimberly skinnerUnited States
5/24/2020 6:07:54 PM #

Joanne, this card is beautiful!  I love sunflowers no matter what time of the year it is!  Thank you for joining the Paper Craft Crew this week!

VickyUnited Kingdom
5/24/2020 7:11:19 PM #

I couldn't resist these lovely bright colours - thanks for cheering us all up! You must be having great fun with your pre-order and this is a lovely, summery sneak peek of that gorgeous Jar of Flowers bundle. Such fun to have a jar punch! Vicky x

Jan Musselman
Jan MusselmanUnited States
5/24/2020 9:15:51 PM #

Beautiful card Joanne. I love the Vellum layer on the jar. Great idea. Thanks for joining the Paper Craft Crew this week.

Chris Smith
Chris SmithUnited States
5/26/2020 1:11:40 PM #

I love how you've used Jar of Flowers with this sketch - that dashed line on the skinny layer is brilliant as is the use of the Ornate Thanks greetings with the new punch.  So many great ideas with this beauty! Thank you for sharing!

Melissa Davies
Melissa DaviesUnited States
5/30/2020 4:39:35 AM #

Love the pop of pink with the sunflowers! Great spring/summer floral arrangement. So glad you could play along with the Paper Craft Crew this week!

Mary Ann Rossiter
Mary Ann RossiterUnited States
5/30/2020 10:31:38 PM #

I love all those colors together! Thanks for being a part of this weeks challenge at the Paper Craft Crew!

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