Beautiful Bouquet Sketch Challenge

Today’s Stamp Off Challenge by Buffy, Jackie and me is a sketch challenge.  These are my favorite challenges because, frankly, I find them the easiest.  All you have to do is look at the sketch and then pick out some products that would go with it.  Here is the sketch.

I decided to use Beautiful Bouquet to make a card using this sketch.

This is such a fun set.  It has matching Framelits called Bouquet Bunch and you can save 10% by purchasing them in a Bundle.  There are 37 stamps in this set and 21 dies!  That is an amazing amount.  There are 15 sentiments included and some of them are for the inside of a card.

The Designer Series Paper is called Delightful Daisy.  The thing I love the most about Stampin’ Up’s Designer Series Paper is it is two sided so if you don’t like one side you can use the other. The only problem I run into is most of the time I like both sides and can’t make up my mind which to use!

Now let’s go see what Jackie and Buffy made using this card sketch.  I am sure we will love both of them!

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Beautiful Bouquet

This is the third card we made at our monthly stamp club meeting last week.  I do need to say that my stamp ladies are the best!  They are such fun to get together with and we all get along really well.  It is such a great group!  I love them all!

We used the stamp set called Beautiful Bouquet to make this card.  This stamp set has matching Framelits called Bouquet Bunch and you can save 10% by purchasing them in a Bundle.  I know I say that a lot  but Stampin’ Up! really has a ton of stamp sets that do have matching dies and they always offer 10% off if you buy them together in a Bundle the first year they appear.  I probably own all of them!

The banner and sentiment are from the stamp set called Birthday Banners and the Framelits are called Bunch of Banners.

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At Home With You

The other day I was trying to make a card and it just wasn’t coming as planned.  I stamped this and stamped that.  I cut this and I cut that and nothing seemed to come out as I imagined.  This happens sometimes.  Well, this happens to me a lot.  I get an idea in my head and I just can’t put it on cardstock.  The good thing is that I usually keep all the pieces I have stamped and cut to see if I can use them another time.  The bad thing is I have a ton of cut images!

A couple of days later, I tried again.  I saw these cute little flowers I had cut out using the Bouquet Bunch Framelits.  I thought I could make a wreath out of them so I started to look at my stamp sets that had a wreath included.  The first set I came across was At Home With You.  Of course it was first because I file my stamps alphabetically!

At Home With You is a new stamp set that it in the Annual Catalog.  It has matching Framelits called At Home (and you can save 10% by purchasing them in a Bundle).  This set is so cute because there is a door stamp that you can cut the outline out plus it has another die where you can cut the door out on three sides so the door actually opens!  How cute is that?!?  I didn’t actually do that on this card but I could have.

This card uses the colors of my house and front door (Crumb Cake and Tranquil Tide).  The wood background is an new Dynamic Embossing Folder called Pinewood Planks.  Dynamic Embossing Folders are thicker and emboss a deeper image into the cardstock.

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Beautiful Bouquet Stamp Off Challenge

TGIF because it is time for another Buffy, Jackie and Susan Stamp Off Challenge!  This week our challenge is to use Framelits or Thinlits in our project.

Now that I look at the picture of our challenge, I realize that maybe I read it wrong.  Maybe we were supposed to frame something.  Hmmm.  Well, if that is the case, I have once again broken the rules.  Oh wait.  There are no rules!  I love these challenges!

Well, maybe I did ok.  I did “frame” the sentiment with flowers.  I am going with that!

I used the stamp set called Beautiful Bouquet on this card.  This set has matching Framelits called Bouquet Bunch and you can save 10% by purchasing them both in a Bundle.  The sentiments come from the stamp set called Super Duper, which has large sentiments that I love.  The Designer Series Paper I used is called Colorful Theory.

Now, let’s go see if Buffy or Jackie broke the rules followed the challenge the way it was meant to be.


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