Tuesday, March 15, 2016

SUO144 Blooms for Spring

Hi Friends!   

It’s time for the SUO144 “Welcome Spring” Challenge and I decided to combine a few stamp sets to create my floral card (definite sign of spring for me are spring flowers).

I hope you will have a chance to check out my sister DesignTeam member samples at the SU-Only Challenge site as well as the fantastic Design Team samples and gallery at the other galleries- wonderful inspiration from all!

To create this card:

Ink the blossom image from Birthday Blooms using Stāz-On® Jet Black Ink and stamp onto Whisper White cardstock.

Original version
Color the flower using Wisteria Wonder and Wild Wasabi Stampin’ Write Markers softening the edges with the AquaPainter™, fussy cut the bloom and set aside.

Ink the Timeless Textures scroll image using Wisteria Wonder Classic Ink , stamp off onto a piece of Whisper White cardstock and stamp the large splatter stamp from Gorgeous Grunge using Pool Party Classic Ink.

Ink the sentiment from Trust God with Stāz-On® Jet Black Ink  and stamp onto the upper left hand corner of the panel.

Ink the grid stamp from Timeless Textures stamp set using Pool Party Classic Ink and repeatedly stamp onto a piece of Pool Party cardstock, ink the small splatter stamp from Timeless Textures using Wisteria Wonder Classic Ink, repeatedly stamp over the panel, cut the panel on an angle and add to the Whisper White stamped panel.
Stepped up version

Trim the panel, mount onto a piece of Wisteria Wonder cardstock and add the ½ White Tea Lace Paper Doily along with a strip of Wisteria Wonder cardstock and ¼” Pool Party Stitched Satin Ribbon over the seam.

Add the entire panel to the Basic Black card base, adhere the strips of Pearls over the ribbon and add the Pearls to the corners to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets:  Birthday Blooms, Timeless Textures, Trust God, Gorgeous Grunge

Ink:  Stāz-On® Jet Black, Pool Party, Wisteria Wonder; Stampin’ Write Markers- Wisteria Wonder, Wild Wasabi
Paper/Cardstock: Whisper White, Pool Party, Wisteria Wonder, Basic Black
Accessories: White Tea Lace Paper Doily, Pearls

Thanks again for stopping by and we hope to see your Stampin’ Up! Only project in our “Welcome Spring” Challenge gallery!


JoAnn said...

Gorgeous card Julie. I love that flower set and the colors you used.

Jenny Engelke said...

Beautiful job stamping the subtle backgrounds! I'm in love with this color combo and I'm not a purple person at all! Your flower turned out absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at Create with Connie and Mary this week!

Joanne James - The Crafty Owl said...

Wow Julie - another gorgeous creation! I love the subtle stamped background and the doily beneath the fussy cut bloom. A great colour combo too. Thanks for joining us over at Create With Connie and Mary this week!

AB. said...

Amazing card! Your flower is exquisitely coloured. I love it! Thanks for joining us at Create with Connie and Mary this week. xx

Chris Slogar said...

Wow! What a stunning work of art! Your attention to detail is remarkable! Thank you for joining us at Create with Connie and Mary!

Judy Rozema said...

WOW!! I just ordered this - your card is so beautiful and the color is divine!

Unknown said...

Julie ~ I love your card ~ the flower is just simply gorgeous ~ Thanks for joining us at CYCI ~ Wynne

Mary Brown said...

Oh Julie...this is just STUNNING!!! LOVE your choice of colors and what a great use of the sketch challenge to make your spring card for SUO! Thanks for playing along this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Chloe said...

What a beautiful card Julie. I love all the layers and the little details. I absolutely adore this stamp set and your water colouring on this card is perfect. Thank you so much for joining us at CYCI - Chlo xxx

Unknown said...

Julie, absolutely gorgeous card! Love the details and fussy cutting along with the color selection. Very striking and so elegant. Thanks for playing along with CYCI and SUO Challenges. ~Pam, DT

Eva Bussom said...

Gorgeous! Thanks for joining CYCI :) Eva

Unknown said...

Beautiful card!! Love the colors,layers, and the embellishments!! Thanks for joining CYCI! Laura

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