Playful Petals

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Yes it’s another challenge card. This time I’ve used Mercy Tuesday’s Sketch Challenge #81 combined with Playful Petals stamp set.

Here’s the challenge sketch.


And here’s my creation.

I’m still a little unsure about this card. I’m wondering if I should have stamped the sentiment on the bottom of the oval piece and put something else in the lower left corner. I tried a few things before actually sticking things down but nothing seemed to look any better.

Any suggestions???

Stamp sets: Playful Petals, Best Yet (Hostess Level 1)
Card: So Saffron, Pretty in Pink, Whisper White, Watercolour Paper, Tea Party DSP
Inks: Stazon Black, Almost Amethyst inkpads, So Saffron, Pretty in Pink, Certainly Celery & Almost Amethyst Stampin’ Write Markers.
Accessories: So Saffron brad (Rich Regals), Aqua Painter, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Oval cutter (non-SU)

Till next time……

Rusty Petals

Today’s card is using the Playful Petals stamp set. I haven’t watercoloured using markers in ages and really enjoyed playing with this technique again. Normally when I watercolour I just use the inkpads and an Aqua Painter. Making this card also reminded me how much I like this set even though I haven’t used it a lot and that I will miss it when it gone. I’ll be sharing a few creations using this set throughout the month.

So here’s today’s card.

I’ve actually CASED the card from page 86 of the IB&C but changed the colours and used one of the smaller flowers in the set. Notice the ruffled ribbon? It’s the first time I’ve done this and it’s so easy and very effective.

I’ve used some more retiring colours and a few that are staying on this card. I’ve used a Bashful Blue brad here but remember that all the brads will also be changed with the next IB&C in September as some of the colours in the currents sets will no longer be with us. If they are something else you like don’t forget to order as it will be while stocks last for anything that currently comes with/in a colour that will be leaving.

Stamp sets: Playful Petals, Life Definitions, Thank You Kindly
Card: Really Rust, Night of Navy, Bordering Blue, Watercolour Paper
Inks: Stazon Black, Night of Navy, Bordering Blue, Stampin’ Write Markers in Bashful Blue, Really Rust, Bordering Blue & Night of Navy
Accessories: Aqua Painter, Paper Piercing Template & Tool, Bashful Blue Taffeta Ribbon, Bashful Blue Brad (Soft Subtles) Slit Punch, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots.

Till next time…..

September Part 1

As this was the final month for the Secret Sister swap I sent a card first and then the final card & gift for the reveal.

For this card I used a stamp set I hadn’t played with yet called ‘Playful Petals’. I was really happy with this card and I even managed to use Bold Bright colours.

Card 1

The colours I’ve used are from the Colour Coach again. This time using Pink Passion, Lavender Lace, Green Galore & Brocade Blue. I’ve also used a Rhinestone Brad for the centre, layered the flower and also added some Dazzling Diamonds on the dotted part of the main flower centre.


Here’s a closer look:

Card 1 close up



So do you think I’m getting better with the Bold Brights?






Happy Stamping