Pierced Blooms Special Moments Friendship Card PP578

by Joanne James13. February 2022 09:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's the turn of the fabulous LeAnne to host this week and she has a bright and cheery colour challenge for you to work with:

    

I used Kim's fabulous sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches this week for my layout and decided to create something fresh with a hint of spring - take a look:

 

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

Special Moments - I love Kim's sketch this week and will most definitely be CASing her card using my favourite Floral Squares Dies. I decided to use the square to feature my sentiment and the circle for my floral decoration. I love this sentiment from the current Sale-A-Bration set 'Special Moments' - it is a paired sentiment that finishes like this on the inside of my card:

Isn't that so sweet? Perfect to let a friend know how much they mean to you. I layered my sentiment square and added a strip of Sunshine and Rainbows designer paper behind - another Sale-A-Bration freebie!

Pierced Blooms and Stitched Greenery - In addition to my sentiment, my card is all about stitched detailing. I used the Pierced Blooms Dies to create my trio of flowers and leaf stems in the challenge colours to add to the corner of my sentiment square and diecut the background with the Stitched Greenery Dies.

Brass Butterflies - As a finishing touch, I added a couple of teeny tiny brass butterfly embellishments to my sentiment square; these are in the mini catalogue - aren't they sweet?

I really like LeAnne's colour choices this week - they are just the thing to bring a breath of fresh air and spring colour on a cold winter's day!

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. 

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

  
 
Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
 
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than four challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN!

Enjoy your day; we have no plans so will be spending it enjoying the start of the half-term break. 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 (16) -

Christy Stanford
Christy StanfordUnited States
2/13/2022 11:51:05 AM #

Beautiful card, Joanne!  I love all the stitched accents on here.  That Stitched Greenery die has been in my SU! cart more than once but somehow I haven't bought it yet--and every time I see someone else use it, I just love it!  Love the teeny brass butterfly accents too!

Reply

Kim S
Kim SUnited States
2/13/2022 5:53:49 PM #

SO many fun details in this card! LOVE the background with the bouquet of flowers on top - a perfect accent to the square. And I love the way you used the colors - when I first saw the colors, I just didn't see how they could work - but you've shown me how lovely they are. Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Reply

Judy Rozema
Judy RozemaUnited States
2/13/2022 7:29:48 PM #

All that stitching is so fabulous. Love the colors! Thanks for joining us at FMS this week!

Reply

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
2/13/2022 7:50:26 PM #

Ah....two of my favorites...Pierced Blooms and Stitched Greenery! And the complement each other so perfectly!  Beautiful florals, perfect for the sketch as well!

Reply

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
2/13/2022 8:01:08 PM #

Joanne, this is fabulous!  I love all the stitching in your card!  The beautiful bouquet is so pretty!  The sentiment is so lovely and the little butterflies and enamel dots add so much detail!  I hope you have an amazing week, My Friend!  

Reply

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
2/13/2022 9:42:42 PM #

Lovely card Joanne - have got my thinking cap on for the new PP colours xx

Reply

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
2/14/2022 6:33:12 AM #

What a fabulous card, Joanne! This is the kind of card I would love to be able to create.  You made using the challenge colors look like a breeze! Have a wonderful week!

Reply

Jennie Maier
Jennie MaierUnited States
2/14/2022 1:58:51 PM #

Joanne, cute card! I love all the stitching and the Stitched Greenery dies!! I love how we both used some of the same DSP and we get different looks!! Have a great week!

Reply

Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
2/14/2022 3:48:51 PM #

This card is a wonderful tribute to pierced detail!  I love the way you used the colours too. Vicky x

Reply

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
2/14/2022 8:20:30 PM #

I just love that Stitched Greenery background. I haven't used it nearly enough. This is such a pretty, summery combination of colours. I like your sentiment too. The whole creation is a real pick-me-up kind of card.

Reply

Nancy
NancyUnited States
2/14/2022 9:21:20 PM #

Pretty card, Joanne!

Reply

Karren Johnson
Karren JohnsonNew Zealand
2/15/2022 7:50:41 AM #

Beautiful card with so much interest!  The colours work fabulously together!  Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Reply

Cécile RIBON
Cécile RIBONFrance
2/15/2022 10:10:23 AM #

Wow! This pinpoint background is just gorgeous, Joanne!  And I love all the sweet pinpoint elements too. Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week.

Reply

Jaydee
JaydeeUnited States
2/18/2022 3:16:45 PM #

Joanne, I love that you used so much white and then added the touches of color doing that really allowed those gorgeous stitched elements to shine and the colors pop.  Fabulous card
hugs
jaydee

Reply

Laurie Schmidt
Laurie SchmidtUnited States
2/18/2022 9:53:27 PM #

So pretty! I love all the dots or pinpoints.....add so much interest!

Reply

Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
2/19/2022 5:46:41 AM #

Joanne, I always have to laugh because you always seem to use something on your cards that immediately gets added to my next order. I don't have this background die but I NEED it after seeing your bright and cheery creation. Talk about "happy mail"!

Reply

Add comment

  Country flag

biuquote
  • Comment
  • Preview
Loading

2022-23 Annual Catalogue

BROWSE THE CATALOGUE

Click on the catalogue for a full list of current SU! supplies - if you would like to order any of the items featured, please drop me a line at [email protected] or give me a call on 07773 421446 - I'd be happy to help.

Shop Online

Access my online shop 24 x 7, 365 days of the year:

Current June hostess code:

UF4NMW2P


Shop Online

Join My Team

It's always a great time to join Stampin’ Up! New team members can get £130 worth of products for only £99 + free business supplies + free shipping + all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up! Stampin' Up! has something for everyone: join my growing team and benefit from my support to enjoy Stampin' Up! however you choose.

If you're interested, call me for a chat to understand how I can help you realise your goals. Alternatively, if you have already decided to sign up and you just can't wait, please click here for the link to the online form where you can sign up and order your starter kit right away! 

January-June 2022 Mini Catalogue

The new Stampin' Up! January-June 2022 Mini Catalogue runs from 4 January to30 June - click on the image to download your copy!

About Me

Hi I'm Joanne and live in Northampton and when I'm not looking after my husband and two beautiful children, am an avid crafter with a passion for all things Stampin' Up!

I must confess that I have never been a big rubber stamper - until I discovered Stampin' Up! that is. I love the fact that I can get such great results with co-ordinating stamps, inks, papers and punches - the possibilities are endless! Join me on my stamping journey as I share the things I love and be inspired to create amazing things yourself!

Follow Me

Monthly Newsletter

Box Builder

Click the button above to use Box Buster to create your custom box design using the Envelope Punch Board!

Kits Now Available!

Stampin Cut and Emboss

The new Kits Collection from Stampin' Up! is now available!

Click here to see the current kits available and order yours online today.

Paper Pumpkin Hope Box

NOW 1/2 PRICE!

The Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Kit was exclusively designed by Shelli Gardner and is now available to order - click here to get yours!

I Design For

 

 

 

Stampin' Up Stuff

This is my personal blog and is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up! I hope you find it a plentiful source of ideas and personal inspiration but please don't copy my designs for contest submission or use for classes, publication or sale without express permission.