Favoured Flowers Purple Hello Card

by Joanne James7. January 2023 17:17

Happy Saturday everyone! A quick card from me today as I managed to squeeze in a little extra crafting time (also known as I avoided standing in the rain on the sidelines of two very wet hockey matches today!) so I'm playing along with this week's Freshly Made Sketches layout from Amy:

I spent an evening earlier in the week fussy cutting flowers from my Favoured Flowers designer series paper that I received as one of my free Sale-A-Bration gifts and thought Amy's sketch was perfect to put some of them to good use - take a look:

 

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

First things first: the Favoured Flowers designer series paper is designed to coordinate with the Fragrant Flowers stamp set and die bundle on page 21 of the new mini catalogue, however I did not buy this bundle - but this didn't stop me claiming my free paper! Every time you see me use this paper, I will be co-ordinating with other stamp sets that might be similar. I hope you find this useful and a good way to show that you don't always have to have everything 'matching' to make something work.

I used one of the DSP patterns for the central panel then layered three large flowers for the circles of the sketch, having separated the leaves from the flowers so that I could tuck in a few of those too, along with a couple of diecut ones. I added a sentiment on a label and a trio of the new opaque dots in Fresh Freesia for a little extra sparkle:

 

The colours of this paper pack are really rich but they are great to work with, especially if you incorporate the lighter tones too. 

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 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.

Comments (6) -

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
1/7/2023 8:29:19 PM #

really lovely!  Haven't got those papers - might have to go and have another look!

Jacquie Southas
Jacquie SouthasUnited States
1/9/2023 12:53:49 AM #

Love this great color palette! Thanks for playing along with us at FMS.

Jen Brum
Jen BrumCanada
1/9/2023 3:25:05 AM #

This is such a pretty card!  I just love those big, beautiful flowers and all that lovely purple!  Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

Rachel D
Rachel DAustralia
1/9/2023 5:08:47 AM #

Your fussy cutting skills are to die for Joanne - I never have the patience! beautiful card!

Amy O'Neill
Amy O'NeillUnited States
1/9/2023 8:31:01 PM #

Well, this is gorgeous! I passed right by that paper thinking it wasn't for me. But then I see your beautiful card, and now I'm regretting my decision. I love how you've used the flowers with the sketch, Joanne. Always a treat to see you in the FMS gallery.

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
1/9/2023 9:15:30 PM #

This is so lush and rich! I'm so glad that I tucked in a set of this paper with my last order. You're just so good with showing off DSP!

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