Bouquet of Hope Thank You Card AYSI294

by Joanne James10. March 2023 12:00

Today I'm sharing my design team card for our new challenge over at As you See It where it's time for a fun theme challenge from the lovely Heather Heroldt:


Our challenge is a little craft room spring cleaning this week as Heather would like us to use up our scraps - this is always so fun! I had a rummage through my scraps box and pulled out a few bits and pieces and put them into co-ordinating groups to see what I could make. There was lots to choose from - here are some of my favourite bits and pieces that I shortlisted:


I remembered the Inspired By inspiration photo this week so decided I would take the stamped bouquet, a leftover stamped image from an old Bouquet of Hope Paper Pumpkin kit, and the thank you sentiments, leftover from an old thank you card kit, grabbed my Stampin' Blends in the Color Dare colours (I went with my closest matches for periwinkle, sage and melon) and set to work - this is what I came up with:


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

I coloured my bouquet with my Stampin' Blends and broadly following the Inspired By sketch too (although not quite fitting in a third focal point along my diagonal), adding a piece of (retired) Highland Heather designer paper to a base of the same colour and a piece of white border edging that I also found in my scrap box. I decided to use 'merci' for my sentiment - I often keep these leftover diecuts in all languages because I figure everyone understands these basic words, right? A few added coloured pearls complete my scrap box card.


Who would have thought something so pretty could have been created with leftovers from other projects, consigned to the scrap box?

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. 

Here's a summary of our challenge rules:

  • Create any card, scrapbooking page, 3D project or packaging project that fits the challenge.
  • Please include the challenge graphic and link back to the challenge in your blog post. Turn off word verification so we can leave you lots of lovely comments. Make sure you link the post not the whole blog to the Linky. Use #AYSIXXX when uploading to a public gallery.
  • If you’re unsure about ‘the rules’, check the details under the Challenge Guidelines tab on the As You See It Challenge homepage.
We look forward to seeing your creations in the AYSI gallery.

Enjoy your day; I am having lunch today with one of my best friends - a reward for a long week! 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 (9) -

Suzanne Reynolds
Suzanne ReynoldsUnited States
3/10/2023 9:38:55 PM #

Wow, very pretty.  I thought the background might be a stencil but it patterned paper and looks so nice with  our pretty colored floral.  Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing with us at Color Dare.  

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
3/10/2023 10:52:28 PM #

Gorgeous card Joanne!  Amazing what we've all got buried in our scraps boxes, isn't it?  This is such a great challenge theme!

Heather Cooper
Heather CooperCanada
3/11/2023 10:24:33 PM #

This is so pretty! It wasn't until after I read the comments that I realized the background was DSP and not a die cut! I love those die cut sentiments, too!

Melissa Craig
Melissa CraigUnited States
3/12/2023 3:02:40 PM #

Quite lovely!  Thank you for getting colorful with us at Color My Heart Color Dare.

Melissa, DT Member

amy tsuruta
amy tsurutaUnited States
3/13/2023 1:27:40 PM #

Such a pretty design!
Thanks for playing along with us at the Inspired by Challenge!

Michelle Loncar
Michelle LoncarUnited States
3/14/2023 3:29:07 PM #

Very pretty card! I love how you used our colors and created such a lovely look. Thanks for sharing at Color Dare.

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
3/16/2023 1:22:59 AM #

Very pretty! I see there's a librarian lurking in you too, with your categorisation of the scraps! Coordination - always a good look. Smile

DebiUnited States
3/17/2023 5:03:55 PM #

Love the purple background against the sweet bouquet of flowers. Thanks for sharing at Color Dare.

Vandra Stenton
Vandra StentonAustralia
3/18/2023 8:20:19 AM #

Such a pretty bunch of flowers and that corner angle is awesome. I'm so glad you shared with us at Colour Dare, I hope you can join us again soon.

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