Petal Patterns Square Card

by Joanne James23. March 2024 20:56

Today I've a quick post sharing a card for a couple of challenges:

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The team over at the Flower Challenge want us to make a square card and I used the colours over at Colour Inkspiration for a bright and modern graphic floral design using a dieset that I've had for a while that hasn't been out of the packet yet - take a look:

 

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

Petal Patterns - The Petal Patterns Dies are so clever and their shape makes the perfect for square cards. There are 2 dies in the pack; I added a third green layer for the leaves, rotating the solid die through 90 degrees and cutting one extra row to extend the pattern behind the flowers. You can use them as they are, paper-piece them or add sequins or enamel dots as I have for flower centres - lots of options. You can also use just a part of the die; I was experimenting with layering of the colours and added a small section with a trio of flowers to the reverse of my envelope too.

Pink and Purple - I'll be honest, Moody Mauve is not one of my most favourite colours and ordinarily I would never have paired it with Melon Mambo, but the combination intrigued me and I actually quite like the end result. the brightness of Melon Mambo lifts it so much. 

Charming Sentiments - I finished my card with a diecut sentiment from the 'Charming Sentiments set:

 

I love the embossed detail on the petals of the flowers and the square design suits these dies perfectly.

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

 

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Comments (3) -

Stef Perry
Stef PerryUnited States
3/25/2024 1:30:38 AM #

Well, you couldn't ask for a more perfect die for a square card with flowers! The modern look of the petals is fabulous and I love the bright pink of Melon Mambo! So pretty, Joanne! I really love dies that do double duty, like decorating your envelope. Thank you so much for joining us at The Flower Challenge!

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
3/26/2024 8:18:14 AM #

What you've done with those dies is really clever. It almost looks like stained glass and I love the geometric nature of it. Quite lovely! I'd missed seeing this at CI but I agree that it was a difficult colour selection. You've done really well with it. Smile

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Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
3/26/2024 4:11:06 PM #

What a stunner Joanne! I love the mathematical correctness of this design and the colours are brilliant! Thank you for coming to play at The Flower Challenge! Vicky x

PS. I really need a catch up on your lovely blog - will be back later with a cuppa!!

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