Frames & Flowers Framed Thank You Card PP695

by Joanne James23. June 2024 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 my favourite, a sketch challenge for us to work with:

 

I wrestled with this sketch for a while, as I couldn't decide how best to make a feature of the frame - and then I remembered my Frames & Flowers designer papers, and problem solved - my card came together in no time! Take a look at what I came up with:

 

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

I did take a little liberty with Ann's sketch, in as much as I flipped the layers as I wanted my frame to be the top layer so that the diecut leaf detail was visible. I extended the mat layer and Old Olive strip beyond the frame, the placed my sentiment and diecut circle on top of that:

I went for a simple thank you sentiment from the 'Spotlight on Nature' stamp set onto a pretty circle cut using one of the co-ordinating dies. These circle dies are so useful and all of them have beautiful diecut border details. If you don't have this bundle, it's one well worth adding to your collection this month whilst there's an extra 10% off bundles. A few sequins and a twine bow complete my card. 

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. 

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 am taking the youngest of the James Juniors to Silverstone racetrack today for a driving course for young learners run by our local police force - should be fun! 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 (3) -

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
6/26/2024 1:43:08 AM #

Beautiful, Joanne! This die cut frame is gorgeous. I completely forgot about this designer series paper. The Spotlight on Nature bundle was on my list but is on backorder now until after the sale ends. I LOVE those dies! What a wonderful interpretation of my sketch! Have a great week!

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Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
6/27/2024 10:30:36 PM #

Joanne, this is gorgeous!!!!  This frame is genius!  SO clever and this color combo is lovely!  I love the little green bow tied to the foliage.  You rocked this challenge, My Friend!

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
6/28/2024 11:46:58 PM #

Yikes, you're giving the Frames and Flowers a wonderful workout. You've made them look irresistible!

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