I always love a great sketch and this week at Create with Connie and Mary, we have a great sketch for you to try.
I used the new Circle of Spring stamp set for my card. Yes, it has the work Spring in the name, but it can be used any time of year really - and it coordinates with the Wonderful Wreath Framelits!
My card base is Soft Suede to which I added 2 layers of designer paper. The wreath was stamped in Soft Suede and colored with Blushing Bride, Melon Mambo and Mossy Meadow. I also added a little bit of shading with Sahara Sand.
One of the new products this year is the Metallic Thread and what a great deal it is, and what a fun product! I used it behind the bow - looping it back and forth - just to give the bow some extra dimension.
The Banner Triple Punch is new this year and I was hesitant to buy it because I can cut a fairly straight banner so why would I need a punch. But it is so easy and so accurate to use. If you don't like to cut banners then this is the punch for you!
After I stood back and looked at my card, I decided it needed something else so I rounded the bottom corners with a circle punch and added 2 little flowers to the diagonal corner. Love my punches!
All supplies are Stampin' Up!
Stamps: Circle of Spring
Paper: Soft Suede from the Neutrals collection; Blushing Bride from the Subtles collection
Card Stock: Whisper White, Soft Suede
Ink: Soft Suede, Blushing Bride, Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow
Other: 1 1/4" circle punch, Itty Bitty Accent Punch, Tree Builder Punch, Basic Pearls, Aquapainter, Gold Metallic Thread, Wonderful Wreath Framelits, Big Shot, Banner Triple Punch
I can't wait to see what everyone creates with this sketch! To play along, just go to Create with Connie and Mary challenge blog. And as always….