Thursday, August 13, 2020


Hi Crafty Friends,

It's challenge time with my friends over on the CCEE Stampers challenge blog.  Lynn McAuley our challenge hostess for the month continues to issue the challenges.

Apparently August 14th is International Rose Day. So for our challenge this week we are to include a rose or roses on our card.

I just received a couple of orders that included Slimline dies and stencils, so of course I wanted to play with some. So I went through my stash to see which rose stamps would work with one of the new slimline die sets. I came upon an order Stampendous stamp set called Build a Bouquet which I pulled out for this card.

For the background panel, I used Trinity Stamps Slimline Wonky Stitched Wilderness Die set which I have wanted for ages. Fortunately one of my locals recently got some of the Trinity Stamps Slimline dies in, so I was able to get this die set and a few others too.

I used Trinity Stamps Waving Hello Stencil, this is a 6 x 9 inch two part stencil. I used one of the stencils to apply Catherine Pooler Orange Peel ink and the second one It's A Girl ink.  Once I had applied the ink through both stencils once, I then placed the first stencil back onto the card were there was no ink and repeated the process with the two stencils.

I stamped and colored the Build A Bouquet stamp set and die cut the flowers etc using the coordinating dies. I then created the arrangement onto my card panel. 

I added the "thanks" sentiment which is from Honey Bee Stamps Slimline Sentiments Eyelet die set.

I created another background panel using Trinity Stamps Slimline Wonky Stitched Wilderness Die set  and the Waving Hello stencil. I cut the background panel in half and attached the halves to either side of the card.

I then used Karen Burniston's Katherine Label Pop-up die set to add the pop up panel on the top right hand panel of the card.

I added the "thank you" sentiment which is from the Let's Celebrate stamp set from Divinity Designs July 2020 Blessings Box.

Don't forget to check out the CCEE Stampers blog (goes live 12 AM EST) to see the rest of the creations the CCEE Stampers created this week. You can also see more details of their creations on their individual blogs:

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Build A Bouquet Stamp Set and Coordinating Dies - Stampendous (discontinued)


Liz Williams said...

Awesome colors on this gorgeous card, Frances. Your slimline cards are amazing and you still have an element of surprise in each of them.

jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

Love your slimline!

Lois said...

That's a great background created with the stencil. Beautiful card, Frances!

Lynn McAuley said...

Your rose bowl full of gorgeous blossoms is absolutely stunning, Frances!! Love that designer paper, too!!

JD/ Jill said...

This is really lovely. I like that card design!

Karen Aicken said...

LOVE this - what a perfect stamp set for a Slimline card!

Vicky Gould said...

Beautiful card....absolutely beautiful!

MiamiKel said...

Oh this is a beauty!