Dainty Delight Clean and Simple Thank You PP654

by Joanne James20. August 2023 08:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's the turn of the fabulous Ann to host this week and she has a fun clean and simple challenge for us to work with:


I love clean and simple week! With the theme of 'insects' I was tempted to make another bee card this week, but instead decided to make a card showcasing one of the prettiest embellishments in the current catalogue - take a look:


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

Brass butterflies - did you spot them? I stamped a simple spray of flowers and thank you sentiment from the 'Dainty Delight' stamp set, coloured my flowers with a variety of Blends (I've shared those that are still current below) and added a trio of brass butterflies for my insect embellishment:

These butterfly embellishments are small but pack a punch - when the catch the light they are so pretty! A super simple card today - #simplestamping at its best!

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. 

I'm also linking up today's card over at Color Dare; I went across the bottom row paprika/shortbread/mocha and also used honey yellow too.

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; 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) -

8/20/2023 7:26:27 PM #

This is a beauty of a card not only coloring, c/stock and layout but all these combines make for such an elegant card. Lovely.

Suzy Hinton
Suzy HintonUnited States
8/21/2023 4:27:45 AM #

Joanne, Your delicate flowers are lovely. Using the Brass Butterflies is a nice surprise. So pretty.

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
8/22/2023 10:49:40 PM #

This is so clean and lovely! Using Vanilla as a base adds just the right element of variety. 😀

Becca Yahrling
Becca YahrlingUnited States
8/23/2023 7:14:40 PM #

I love the simple, gorgeous elegance of this beauty!  The brass butterflies are so darling. Thank you for sharing with us at Color Dare.

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
8/23/2023 9:18:11 PM #

Beautiful, Joanne! A perfect CAS card.  The brass butterflies are such sweet little accents for the dainty flowers.  Thank you for making my challenge shine!

Alyson Mayo
Alyson MayoCanada
8/23/2023 11:17:28 PM #

Love the clean and simple approach to your card - the pops of colour are just perfect. Thanks for sharing with us at Colour Dare Smile

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
8/24/2023 12:43:25 AM #

This card reminds me WHY I got this set, and sadly, I haven't used it much!  The neutral colors are just so pretty..soft and elegant, and adding the brass butterflies is a beautiful way to sneak in those "bugs" and still be CAS and stunning!

Fran Wing
Fran WingUnited States
8/24/2023 3:30:26 PM #

Joanne, I  love the subtle prettiness of your thank you card. The tiny brass butterflies are a perfect addition for your CAS "bug" card!

jaydeeUnited States
8/25/2023 1:24:56 PM #

Joanne, your flowers are gorgeous and I love that you added the little butterfly embellishments as your "bugs".  Fabulous CAS card

Vandra Stenton
Vandra StentonAustralia
8/25/2023 2:08:38 PM #

Such a pretty card with lovely colouring in. Thanks for sharing with us at Colour Dare Challenge, I hope you can join us again soon.

Tara Carpenter
Tara CarpenterUnited States
8/25/2023 4:56:27 PM #

Beautiful card!  I love the simplicity! TFS

Catherine Nowak
Catherine NowakUnited States
8/25/2023 5:47:40 PM #

Wow! Stunning card! It is such a elegant card.  Thank you for joining us at Color Dare.

Suzanne Reynolds
Suzanne ReynoldsUnited States
8/25/2023 6:13:16 PM #

Joanne, what a beautiful CAS card, love the floral colors against the Very Vanilla background, perfect... and love that you decorated your envelope.  Thanks for sharing with us at Color Dare.

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
8/25/2023 7:36:13 PM #

Joanne, this is so beautiful!  I love the gorgeous blooms and the little butterfly!  This makes me long for cooler days.  So Fall like!  You certainly rocked this challenge!

Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
8/26/2023 6:03:07 AM #

Absolutely gorgeous JoAnne! I love the brass butterflies along with the VeryVanilla background. This is wonderful inspiration to use VV more often, for sure!

DebiUnited States
8/28/2023 12:52:21 PM #

Beautifully elegant! This card is exquisite. Thank you for sharing at Color Dare.

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