Daffodil Daydream CAS Easter Card CCS453

by Joanne James18. January 2022 13:00

It's Tuesday and time for a new challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches. I am hosting this month and this week it's my second colour challenge of the month and I chose some fresh, spring colours to create with: 

     

For my card today I used the layout over at Paper Craft Crew and created a frame using two offset layering circle dies to highlight a single daffodil stem that I coloured with Blends in each of the three challenge colours:

 

The daffodil is one of my favourite spring flowers (along with tulips!) and I couldn't resist the new 'Daffodil Daydream' stamp set and bundle as a result. I stamped the detailed border from the same set for my horizontal element and finished off with an Easter sentiment and a trio of Daffodil Delight sequins that I found in my embellishment stash. The flower is so easy to colour and the co-ordinating Daffodil Dies make it a cinch to cut out perfectly:

 

This is a great set if you are new to colouring and want to give it a try as you only need a couple of colours to start off with and the flowers themselves won't take too long to complete. I love to colour and having had so much fun colouring the stem for my cardfront, I decided to stamp another one on the front of my envelope too - no naked envelopes here today!

Whether you are new to colouring or it's your passion, I have another great tip that I'm sharing in my Crafty Owl Creatives customer Facebook group today that is all about using Blends markers - why not pop over and take a look? If you're not already a member, click here to find the group and request to join - everyone is welcome and it's the place to share projects, ask questions and where I share lots of tips and tricks. 

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. 

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! colour 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; it's super frosty here so no more excuse needed to run indoors on the treadmill and keep warm and craft until it's time for the school run! I'll be back soon 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) -

Michal
MichalIsrael
1/18/2022 3:42:08 PM #

That's gorgeous Joanne!! That daffodil is so pretty, and I love the swirly "ribbon" beneath the sentiment!

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Amanda Mertz
Amanda MertzUnited States
1/18/2022 6:10:57 PM #

Gorgeous Joanne!  And these colors are the perfect pick me up on these cold winter days!  Hope I can find time to play along this week!

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
1/18/2022 7:57:27 PM #

They are lovely fresh colours! I like the way you've added in the plain white circle - such a simple thing, yet it adds so much to the card.

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Nancy Elrick
Nancy ElrickCanada
1/18/2022 9:30:13 PM #

So very light and airy.... perfect!

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Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
1/19/2022 2:03:57 PM #

I just love these pretty spring colours Joanne and they're perfect for daffodils. I love the clever way you've got your daffodil to 'grow' through the circle element! Vicky x

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Jan Musselman
Jan MusselmanUnited States
1/19/2022 2:49:23 PM #

This is such an elegant card, Joanne!💕 Thanks for joining the Paper Craft Crew this week!

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Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
1/24/2022 9:10:15 AM #

love this - so beautiful and deceptively simple

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Cécile RIBON
Cécile RIBONFrance
1/25/2022 11:36:12 AM #

What a delightful spring card, Joanne! I just love how fresh and simple it is! And I also love this creative circle frame that adds a great artsy touch.

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