Sending Smiles Clean And Simple CCS473

by Joanne James7. June 2022 12:00

It's Tuesday and time for a new challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches. We are into June so it's all change! Samantha is hosting this month and our first challenge is a colour challenge: 


This trio of colours are perfect for florals so for my card today I pulled out one of my new favourites, the 'Sending Smiles' bundle, for a clean and simple card - take a look:


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

I stamped my stems and leaves directly onto my card base, and blended some additional Pear Pizzazz ink along the bottom edge of my card base, then stamped my flower heads and sentiments onto a separate piece of white cardstock and diecut them with the Sending Dies in order that they would stand out from the background. A trio of brass butterflies complete the front of my card:

I also added a little extra stamping to the inside of my card - no naked insides here: 

The 'Sending Smiles' stamp set is great for clean and simple cards and has a great variety of sentiment combinations too. Combined with this colour combination, this purple-lover couldn't be happier! 

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! color 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 and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

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Comments (8) -

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
6/8/2022 8:24:29 AM #

Beautiful!  I'm seriously tempted by this set - are you going to be doing a class with it?

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
6/8/2022 8:07:13 PM #

Oh so pretty!  These colors are just perfect for those beautiful flowers!  I love that set..the sentiment is one that will cheer anyone up!

Jeanne K
Jeanne KUnited States
6/8/2022 9:08:05 PM #

This is very pretty Joanne! I love the soft focus foliage you created along the bottom and the little brass butterfly is perfect!

Christy Stanford
Christy StanfordUnited States
6/10/2022 8:20:02 AM #

Okay, the Sending Smiles bundle will be on my next order and if my husband gives me side-eye I'm blaming you Smile Gorgeous card, I love what you did with the colors!

Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
6/11/2022 9:41:01 AM #

Hehe - I take full responsibility Christy - you need this set in your collection!

6/10/2022 1:04:10 PM #

Very pretty!

Samantha Johnson
Samantha JohnsonUnited States
6/11/2022 7:18:38 PM #

I love this card, coneflowers are a favorite of mine.

Cécile RIBON
Cécile RIBONFrance
6/14/2022 11:59:28 AM #

What a lovely card, Joanne, I love that you stamped the stems ans leaves directly on the card base.  

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