Bloom Where You're Planted Thank You Card

by Joanne James23. August 2021 09:00

Today I'm sharing a card that uses Lou's fabulous sketch over at Just Add Ink this week and is also my entry for the current challenge over at SUO Challenges titled 'plant life':

    

Before I show you my card, I need to say a big thank you to the team over at Just Add Ink for choosing my Dahlia card as their Top Pick last week - thank you ladies! If you missed that card, you can see it here. For this week's card, I was tempted to go with something clean and simple but instead decided that the ribbon divider on the sketch would give me the perfect focal point for a row of leafy plants - take a look:

 

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

I've been wanting to fussy cut some of the plants from the 'Bloom Where You're Planted' designer paper for ages, so added a brick wall bottom border edged with some (retired) green ribbon, then added a selection of fussy cut, leafy pot plants:

 

I added a simple thank you sentiment from the 'Art Gallery' stamp set to complete my card - you can never have enough thank you cards!

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. 

We are shopping for new school shoes amongst other things today - that can only mean one thing, the start of term is drawing near! 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.

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Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
8/23/2021 11:53:19 AM #

That's a brilliant card - you're so creative!

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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
8/23/2021 1:48:49 PM #

What a warm homey scene you've created with your brick wall and pretty plants!  I love it!

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
8/23/2021 11:55:02 PM #

Fabulous collection of plants. I like that brick wall they're sitting on too.

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Nikki Spencer
Nikki SpencerAustralia
8/24/2021 8:54:56 AM #

This is such a gorgeous use of the sketch Joanne. I love your little garden! Thanks for joining in with us at Just Add Ink. xx

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Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
8/24/2021 5:08:42 PM #

Oh my gosh, Joanne - this is amazing!  Great choices on your fussy cutting, one of my fave things to do - I have to go back and look over these sheets now, lol.  Thanks so much for playing at SUO!

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Chantell Randall
Chantell RandallAustralia
8/25/2021 10:53:01 AM #

Wow, that's a whole lot of Fussy Cutting Joanne.   They all look fabulous together in a row, a lovely card.  Chantell x x

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Natalie Arnold
Natalie ArnoldUnited Kingdom
8/28/2021 5:54:56 PM #

I love this Joanne you've used one of my favourite sets fussy cutting all of these plants out adds a really lovely look to your card thankyou so much for taking part in the SUOchallenge hope to see you next time x Natalie Arnold

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Cindy Coutts
Cindy CouttsUnited States
8/30/2021 9:33:31 PM #

Dang girl! Love everything about this. The blue and coral pops are perfect. Thank you so much for playing along with us at SUOChallenges.com, and we really hope to see you back again tomorrow!

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Angel Shaver
Angel ShaverUnited States
8/31/2021 4:08:46 AM #

This card is amazing.  I love the row of plants on the brick ledge.  They are absolutely perfect.  You are right--this paper definitely calls for lots of fun fussy cutting to have amazing plants.  And, the good news is, they will remain gorgeous even if you forget about them for awhile.

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Christy Stanford
Christy StanfordUnited States
9/1/2021 6:22:33 AM #

This is gorgeous, Joanne!  I love all the green colors in that DSP and your retired green ribbon is the absolute perfect touch for your row of potted plants.  Thanks for playing along with us at SUO Challenges, hope to see you again in the gallery for our challenge that just started!

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