PPA #267 – A Flowery Feeling

This weeks Pals Paper Arts Challenge is a yummy mix of colors.  This challenge pulled together 3 colors from 3 different color families that work beautifully together.



These three colors really lend themselves to a very cheerful card and that’s exactly what I set out to create.  The focal point of my card is the fun scalloped flowers from the Crazy About You stamp set.  When you talk about a versatile stamp set(if you ever do) this one is sure to be at the top of the list.  It has 3 floral images, 2 of which coordinate with punches and 28 sentiments that can be mixed and matched to create many different messages.  This set is a true value!





The message is from the Garden In Bloom stamp set.  The DSP background is from the Cherry On Top Paper Stack.  These little paper stacks are also a great value as most cards only require a small piece of DSP and these are 6″ x 6″ which makes them perfect.  These stacks also offer a great selection of different designs on both the front and back, so you can always find the perfect paper for your projects.  I also find that I usually use all of these stacks way before they retire.

The scalloped flowers were stamped twice for each flower and punched with the 1 3/4 Scallop Punch. I snipped the top layer of flowers to give the petals a 3D look. The centers are Pool Party Candy Dots.  Although there is a lot of dimension in this card, I did not use any Stampin’ Dimensionals.


Before I matted Tangerine Tango, Pool Party and the DSP on an A2 Whisper White card, I ran the 3 matted papers through the Big Shot using a framelit from the Lots of Labels Framelits to create a window and then framed it with the next larger size framelit.  I positioned the cut mat on the Whisper White card but did not glue it.  Next, with the mat in position, I stamped the sentiment inside the window.  Then when I was happy with the stamped sentiment, I glued the mat to the card.  I was afraid it might take more than one try, but I was lucky this time. The effect is a recessed look.


The envelope was embellished and left blank until I need to send it.  I also decorated the front and inside of the envelope.


Hope this card was a cheerful addition to your day!



SU!pplies Used:                                                                                                                             Stamp Sets:  Crazy About You, Garden In Bloom                                                                      Inks:  Archival Basic Black, Crushed Curry, Tangerine Tango                                            Paper:  Whisper White, Pool Party, Tangerine Tango, Cherry On Top DSP                           Tools:  1 3/4 Scallop Punch, Lots of Labels Framelits                                                    Embellishments:  Subtles Candy Dots


  1. Roseanne – These flowers are PERFECT in orange and yellow! No dimensionals?! Nice work. Thanks for playing along with this week’s PPA color challenge!

  2. Loving the flowers and how you arranged them..I have not used that flower much so thnaks for the inspiration..and playing along with the color challenge this week!

  3. Beautiful flowers! So bright and fun. The decorated envelope is such a nice touch. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Pals Paper Arts.

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