Tuesday, 14 June 2016

What a Grateful Bunch

Welcome back, I made the most of a long weekend by doing some overdue organisation of my craft room, my label machine had quite a workout!  Now I feel so much better and ready to create, but the agony of choice with new products in my room, so I surfed the net for challenges - they are a great source for inspiration when you need the "little push" to get you on your way! 

When I saw the Sketch at Just Add Ink it perfectly suited an idea I had for Grateful Bunch, and what better than to fit the Colour Challenge at Paper Craft Crew too!  


Without further ado, here is my creation inspired by the above two challenges:



There are 8 layers to this card not counting the punched flowers, and I just love layers!  I water coloured the flowers using an Aqua Painter, blending the colours to give more intensity in the centre of each flower, I went over the flowers and leaves with Wink of Stella too.

Can you guess my mystery colour?  Below is the combination



Grateful Bunch is a lovely set and coordinates with the Blossom Bunch Punch too - no fussy cutting required for the 3 smaller flowers!  I can think of lots of uses for the border/edge stamp too, such a lovely lace pattern.


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25 comments:

  1. Sue, you just made me love this stamp set that I really hadn't thought twice about! I love both the colors you used from our challenge and the sketch you used from another. Great card! Thanks for joining us at the Paper Craft Crew this week! xo Crystal

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    1. Thank you for your kind words Crystal, I really enjoyed combining the 2 challenges :)

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  2. Love how you've used the sketch as a triple layer, Sue. It's so clean & fresh & the garland of flowers is a perfect touch. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.
    Di :)

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    1. Cheers Di, the sketch was perfect for a "vision" I had, just needed a gentle nudge to get me there and JAI did that!

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  3. A lovely clean card Sue. I love the crisp layers and the colours you've combined..Very pretty! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.

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    1. Thank you Nikki, I love layers - really enjoyed this sketch, the colours were helped by PCCChallenge :)

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  4. Wow, Sue, this is beautiful! I love how you've stamped across the layers, and your card is just so beautifully put together. Thanks for joining in the fun at Just Add Ink this week!

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    1. Thanks Christine, I really enjoyed using this set for the challenge, really happy with the finished card

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  5. Hi Sue, so so pretty. Perfect for our colour challenge at the Paper Craft Crew. Carolyn xx

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    1. Thanks Carolyn, the colour combo is so pretty, perfect for flowers :)

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  6. Wow, Sue - I love all these clean layers. The perfect stamp set choice, so glad you shared with us at Just Add Ink this week. x

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    1. Thanks Patrice, I love the layers too! Really enjoyed the challenge at JAI this week

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  7. Lovely card as always, Thankgoodness I have this set already and don't need to add it to my growing list. LOL

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    1. thank you for your lovely words Sherlie - great to see you back at my blog, hope I can continue to inspire you

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  8. Loving your layered stamping technique Sue. Perfectly lined up and layered. Chantell JAI

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  9. Beautiful card as always Sue - the layering and of the panels and images are divine. :)

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    1. Thank you Juan, I must say I am a bit partial to layering, so this JAI sketch was just perfect!

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  10. Stunning card! I love everything about it - colours & design!

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    1. Thanks Stephanie, it was easy to use one of the new In Colours as the mystery colour, then work so well with the other Stampin Up colours

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  11. Really pretty. I love the combination of soft colors. I've done triple layer stamping before but I always layered them within each layer. You design was eye opener for me. Thank you for the great inspiration.

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    1. Cheers Satomi, first time I have done the tripple layering like this, love how it pulled the whole design together

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  12. I love your card! The technique is beautiful and I love the layout of the elements that you used on the card!! Thank you for joining the Paper Craft Crew this week!

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  13. Hi Sue,
    What a beautiful card. I have not done triple stamping this way. I have this stamp set and would love to make this card. Would it be possible for you to share the dimensions? Thank you.

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  14. Hi Sue, Totally amazing and gorgeous card! The layers are just beautiful and work so well with the sketch and color challenges. Thanks so much for playing along with the Paper Craft Crew and look for your card in our Top Pick Post!

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