Good Morning Magnolia #SimpleStamping Thank You Card AYSI 247

by Joanne James2. April 2021 13:00

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


I pass a beautiful magnolia tree on my school run each day that has just come in to bloom and that totally inspired me to use one of my retiring stamp sets and this week's Color Throwdown colours for today's speedy blossom - take a look:


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

Good Morning Magnolia - I decided to go big and bold with my quick card today and I used the large single magnolia flower from the 'Good Morning Magnolia' stamp set for my card today. This allowed me to minimise my stamping and spend my time adding colour to my magnolia blossom. The other thing I love about this stamp set is the sentiments; my simple 'thanks' finishes with beautiful wording inside too:


Speedy Colouring - Even with only one bloom, 10 minutes still isn't long for colouring! I focused my efforts on the petals themselves, adding Melon Mambo to the outer petals and a combination of Flirty Flamingo and a little extra Melon Mambo to the insides. I didn't add any colour to my leaves, just giving them a quick swipe with a blender pen. I love that the Very Vanilla base adds a warmth to the card that you wouldn't get with white:


#SimpleStamping - This card is all about the stamps, ink and paper: simple layering, no fancy die cutting and one focal image, with a simple sentiment. By keeping things simple, they can be quick too! 

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. 


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 speed stamping challenge, please time yourself and say in your post how long your card took to complete. 
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 (6) -

Michele F
Michele FUnited States
4/2/2021 3:05:39 PM #

Joanne, I will never understand why this magnificent set would be retired!!  Thanks so much for sharing it today - my goodness, it could be more beautifully colored in those CTD colors!
Absolutely gorgeous!

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
4/2/2021 7:32:42 PM #

another beautiful card!  Am just working through my plans for both these challenges - see you there!

Susie Moore
Susie MooreUnited States
4/3/2021 6:01:50 AM #

You make the prettiest cards! Thanks for playing along with us again at Color Throwdown this week!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
4/5/2021 4:26:18 AM #

I too am sorry to be seeing this set retire. It's a keeper in my book. I love that you tackled colouring in a ten minute challenge and did such a great job of it. You're right about the beauty of keeping things simple.

Lisa I Henke
Lisa I HenkeUnited States
4/5/2021 9:09:48 PM #

so lovely. I adore the giant floral image and how you used the colors from this week's challenge. thanks for linking up to CTD.

VickyUnited Kingdom
4/6/2021 4:55:37 PM #

What a beauty this flower is and how pretty given just a hint of colour as you have here. I do hope I can join in with the speed challenge - that's the kind of excitement I can get on board with! Vicky x

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