Artfully Layered Clean And Simple Leaf Card

by Joanne James16. May 2022 10:30

Happy Monday everyone! Today I'm sharing another card using Amy's fabulous sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches this week:


I went for a slightly more conventional take on the sketch than I did with yesterday's card. I was also inspired by that cheese plant leaf in the blue vase that is bottom left on the Hand Stamped Sentiments Inspiration photo badge - take a look:


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

I already had a blank banner cut on my desk from making yesterday's card, and the piece of Artfully Composed designer series paper and the inside dark green pieces of my leaf were leftovers from other projects, so I cut another leaf in Bermuda Bay and paper-pieced the insides and border edge together, stamped the banner and added to my layered cardbase - simple!


This is a great sketch for using up bits and pieces and is definitely a keeper - thank you Amy! I'm also linking today's card up over at CASology where the cue word this month is 'botanical'.

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. 

Enjoy your day - I am off to open my Stampin' Up! parcel that has just been delivered by my UPS driver - full of new catalogue goodies, how exciting!! I'll be back tomorrow with another project for the new challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches. Until then, happy stampin'!


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Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (12) -

Jolanda E Johnstone
Jolanda E JohnstoneUnited States
5/16/2022 1:30:22 PM #

Love the clean, spare and bold design of your card, Joanne.  Thanks for joining us at HSS this round.  Cheers, Jolanda

Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
5/16/2022 2:03:55 PM #

Such a delicate design, Joanne - that inlaid leaf is gorgeous!  Perfect choices for our inspo board - love it!  Thanks so much for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

Amy O'Neill
Amy O'NeillUnited States
5/16/2022 3:16:14 PM #

I love this! It is so clean and fresh and pretty! It's always a treat to see what you do with the sketch at FMS, Joanne!

pattiUnited States
5/16/2022 4:27:25 PM #

Beautiful card! I love the simplicity of the leaf and the way that you inlaid the cardstock! really makes it stand out. Thanks for joining the fun over at the hand stamped sentiments challenge this week!

Jacquie Southas
Jacquie SouthasUnited States
5/16/2022 8:49:49 PM #

Love the clean and modern feel of this design with your color choices. Thanks for playing along with us at FMS this week.

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
5/16/2022 10:30:24 PM #

Love this - the paper piecing works so well on the leaf

Linda Callahan
Linda CallahanUnited States
5/16/2022 11:05:58 PM #

I love this card with its bold colors and paper piecing!  So pretty!

GenevieveUnited States
5/17/2022 12:33:10 AM #

I love the bundle you used for your card.  Your card is simple but stunning.  Love the large leaf and banner combination.  So glad you were inspired to join us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Jen Brum
Jen BrumCanada
5/17/2022 1:24:44 AM #

This is such a great card!  I love big leaf!  The colours are fantastic!  Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!  

Jenny Engelke
Jenny EngelkeUnited States
5/17/2022 1:27:34 AM #

Ohhhh, this is SO COOL!!! I love this big, bold leaf!  Thanks for joining our challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments, Joanne!

Bree Renwick
Bree RenwickUnited States
5/17/2022 1:50:01 AM #

I love the clean, crisp look of your card!  Great job combing the challenges.  Thank you for joining us at HSS!

sandieUnited Kingdom
5/20/2022 9:50:18 AM #

The layered leaf is placed perfectly and I love the colours you used they just pop. And how wonderful to have such subtle dp to work in with this. This is a wonderfully designed CAS card and thank you for sharing at CASology x

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