Pantone-Inspired Pierced Blooms You're Amazing Card CCS 418

by Joanne James4. May 2021 12:00

It's Tuesday and time for a new challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches. Samantha is hosting for the month of May and our first challenge is a colour challenge: 


Samantha's chosen colours this week are very reminiscent of the 2021 Pantone Colour of the Year pairing of grey and yellow so are very contemporary and on point. I wanted the yellow to be my 'white space' on my card as I wanted to use white as part of my design, so I grabbed this week's Global Design Project sketch layout and set to work with my 'In Bloom' stamp set and co-ordinating Pierced Blooms Dies - take a look:


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

I used the label from the Pierced Blooms dieset for my sentiment which I stamped in Basic Grey, then added a cluster of diecut flowers and leaves in the challenge colours and white to mimic the circular shape of the sketch. In order to preserve a feeling of CAS and my all-important white (or yellow!) space, I resisted the urge to add any additional embellishments to my card:


I had a spare diecut flower leftover so I added that to the inside 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. I really love this dieset and am thrilled that it has carried over to the new annual catalogue too so will be with us beyond the end of June when the mini catalogue leaves us. I can see me getting lots more use from it!

As a reminder, for our colour challenges, you must use all of the stated challenge colours. You may also use neutral colours; however, the challenge colours should be the most noticeable ones featured on your card. We use Stampin' Up! color names for reference, but you are welcome to use any other companies' products as long as you match the challenge colours as closely as possible.

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

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

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Comments (6) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
5/4/2021 1:22:07 PM #

This card is amazing...not just because of the sentiment, either!  I know a certain someone who will love this color combo!  And you used my favorite flower dies!  Fabulous!

VickyUnited Kingdom
5/4/2021 1:39:01 PM #

What a lovely sunny card to cheer up this VERY blustery day Joanne! Those pierced bloom dies are just gorgeous aren't they and they look wonderful in these colours and set against the bright card base. Hope you enjoyed your bank holiday Smile Vicky x

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
5/4/2021 8:18:47 PM #

Lovely card - really clean design and that yellow is so uplifting!

Samantha Johnson
Samantha JohnsonUnited States
5/5/2021 1:48:34 AM #

I love the texture the pierced flowers add to this card, just lovely.

Jenny Martin
Jenny MartinAustralia
5/5/2021 11:04:51 AM #

Very beautiful! A very clever design, I hadn't realised these were the Pantone colours!  Now I know why I'm seeing this colour combo everywhereSmile

JuliePUnited States
5/10/2021 12:22:50 PM #

Very clever choice to use the yellow on yellow for your card.  Love it.  Gorgeous arrangement.

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