Rainbow Blended Daisy Garden Anniversary Card TTT120

by Joanne James1. July 2021 17:00

It's Thursday and time for a new challenge over at TicTacToe! It's the turn of Team X to host this week and the lovely Ashwini is our featured designer this week. This is the fun board that we are playing along with: 

    

I went across the middle row with embossing/flowers/anniversary and taking my inspiration from the rainbow of colours of the feathers on the fabulous peacock in the Color Dare challenge inspiration photo I decided to break out a new stamp set and have some fun with my background - take a look:

 

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

Daisy Garden - I'm not usually one for background stamps, but there are two in the current annual catalogue that I absolutely love. One is 'Festive Foliage' that I shared with you for the first time last week in this post here; the second one I'm sharing with you today and it's called 'Daisy Garden'. A field of daisies - so pretty! Today I heat-embossed them in white and then used by blending brushes to create a rainbow background (colours detailed below), adding some water droplets flicked with my aquapainter for added detail. Another great way to add colour to a background stamp!

Daisy Lane - One of the reasons I like the new Daisy Garden stamp is because it co-ordinates beautifully with the existing 'Daisy Lane' stamp set. Having used this set in my card on Tuesday (you can scroll back if you missed it), it occurred to me that the sentiment I used would make a wonderful feature on an anniversary card - so I used it again today too.

Tasteful Labels - I stamped my sentiment on a label cut with the Tasteful Labels Dies, and added some clear sequins and frosted enamel dots along with some sparkly white ribbon to finish my card:

 

What do you think - do you like to use background stamps? Do leave me a comment below - I'd love to hear your thoughts.

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

A tictactoe board offers so many creative possibilities - how does this week's board inspire you? Why not have a go? We would love to see you in the gallery and who knows - you might be selected for Designer's Choice and be eligible to be a guest designer on a future challenge. 

Enjoy your day; 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 (5) -

Amanda Mertz
Amanda MertzUnited States
7/1/2021 6:18:46 PM #

Love this Joanne!  This stamp wasn't even on my radar and your card is the second today that caught my eye!!

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Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
7/1/2021 7:07:44 PM #

This is fantastic Joanne! I love the rainbow effect and the daisy stamp is perfect heat embossed over the top. I love a background stamp, especially for quick cards, and agree that the festive foliage background is a beauty and will come in VERY handy when we realise we need hundreds more cards at the last minute!! Vicky x

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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
7/2/2021 3:10:32 PM #

I do love how you created your rainbow background with these daisies!  Very clever and pretty!

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Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
7/5/2021 8:42:15 AM #

Beautiful blending!  I must try this idea with embossing a larger image

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
7/6/2021 6:41:21 AM #

I love that you've used a simple idea, executed it perfectly and made a wow card. I've havered about this stamp but I like what you've done with it here.

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