Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Sending Good Thoughts - PPA297 Color Challenge

Hello and welcome back!  I've been inspired by my fellow Crazy Crafters to take part in the Pals Paper Arts Challenge. It looks like so much fun and love the colour challenge they have this week. The colours are: Daffodil Delight, Wisteria Wonder and Pool Party and designed by Jackie Diediker. The colours resonate with spring and although it's autumn here in the southern hemisphere, I can imagine it being spring hehe. Here is the banner:

Here is my card - Spring inspired floral blooms. 

My card has been created using several Stampin' Up! sets:

• Bloomin' Love & Bloomin' Heart Thinlits Dies
• Timeless Textures
• Perfect Penants  & Banners Framelits
• Botanical Builder Framelits Dies

Timeless Textures
The card stock is pool party and have been stamped with the texture from Timeless Textures in pool party. It has a linen texture about it and gives an interest in the background with the tone on tone stamping.

Bloomin' Love & Bloomin' Heart Thinlits Dies
The flowers are from the Bloomin' Love set and have been stamped with the three colors from the challenge on whisper white and have been die cut with the coordinating thinlit dies. 
The Bloomin' Love set has two kinds of flowers available - filled and and outlined and have used them accordingly for a variety.

Botanical Builder Framelits Dies
The little leaves are the off cuts from the Botanical Builder Framelits dies, using the arched vine shape in Pool Party cardstock. I have added them on to complete the floral look and give them some dimension.

Perfect Penants & Banners Framelits
The sentiment: "Sending Good Thoughts Your Way" is from Perfect Pennants and have been die cut using the coordinating banner framelit dies. I have also added height and thickness by die cutting additional banners in the same size from coaster board. It sets off the banner and makes it almost pop out.

Inside Card
I have brought the same elements on the inside of the card and simplified it by just decorating the bottom section. The hello sentiment is from Perfect Pairings and have used additional coaster board to make the sentiment and banner pop in height.


It's sad that the Perfect Pennant stamp set is retiring on 31st May. So be sure to grab this great set before it's gone forever. I hope my card has inspired you to create something fun and play with your stamp sets to create a similar look. For more colour inspirations please take a look at the Pals Paper Arts creative projects using this colour combinations from so many talented cardmakers. Hopefully you can join in too and share your creativity.

Thank you so much for stopping by and hope to see you again soon. Cheers! :)

Products Used:

• Perfect Pennants Clear-Mount Stamp Set • 133230
• Banners Framelits Die • 132173
• Timeless Textures Clear-Mount Stamp Set • 140517
• Bloomin' Love Photopolymer Bundle • 140818
• Botanical Builder Framelits Dies • 140625
• Vanilla Coaster Board • 129392

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  1. Oh Juan, Lovely! I am loving the timeless textures atm too. Love your floral card...these colors have grown on me so much with each new creation I have seen x

    1. Thank you Kim - I truly appreciate it. :) Likewise, it just adds character to a plain cardstock. They're great colours and they just all coordinate so well. :)

  2. That is a lot of flower die cutting but it is such an awesome card! Love the texture you created behind them,too! Thanks for playing along with the Pals color challenge this week!

    1. Thank you so much Windy for your lovely compliments. Yes it was well worth it, would have been better if it came in a punch, but a labour of love hehe. It's a pleasure and very inspiring. :)

  3. Each detail says love and attention to the recipient. Simply beautiful. Thank you for sharing your creativity with the Pals this week.

    1. Thank you so much Michelle - I appreciate your lovely compliments. It's a pleasure and such a great source of inspiration. :)

  4. Love all the little flowers and the texture you've created. So much to love on this card. Thanks for playing with Pals Paper Arts.

    1. Thank you so much Shawn - it's greatly appreciated. It's a pleasure, great place to share and be inspired. :)

  5. So beautiful! I love the textured background - really makes these flowers pop. Such a great card! I'm so glad you played along with this week's Pals Paper Arts color challenge.

    1. Thank you so much Brian. You always make day! It's a pleasure, was influenced by a fellow crafter to join and love the color challenge. :)


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