Sunday 16 October 2022

Cottage Rose for TGIF390

A quiet Sunday afternoon was the perfect time to continue exploring the Cottage Rose bundle, my latest buy. This time, I used the sketch at TGIF Challenge for inspiration.

In this card, I focussed on using smaller die cuts. There's a lovely foliage branch, which I coloured with Stampin' Blends then die cut. I stamped, coloured then die cut the image of three flowers. It turns out that those flowers fit into the flower shape on the small outline dies, although they got a little lost after I added the sentiment to the cluster. To help them stand out, I've popped the flower up on dimensionals in two cases.

 I also tucked in a couple of leaves to add more to the bouquet.  In a separate useful discovery, it turns out that the 'Happy Birthday' fits perfectly into the second largest fishtail banner from Stylish Shapes.

I finished off with some Linen Thread with the end of the bow frayed and a trio of Iridescent Rhinestones because I like how they pick up adjacent colours.

Update: Delighted to be the winner at TGIF Challenge!

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1 comment:

  1. You are cooking up a storm with this set Jan - and I'm loving it!! Especially as I just caved and bought this set too ;-)