Sunday 26 February 2023

Plentiful Plants for CCS505

 I had a little time on (yet another) rainy afternoon, so played along with the sketch at CAS Colours and Sketches. I was amazed to see they're at challenge 505 - its seems only yesterday when I played along in their 100th challenge!

I was feeling some nostalgia for my favourite older sets so got out Plentiful Plants for this one.

I kept things very clean by partially embossing the Basic White layer with the Gingham embossing folder.

The sentiment is from Inspired Thoughts. After stamping, die-cutting and arranging my potplant, I decided it looked a bit lost on the background so added in a sliver of Cajun Craze to act as a table to ground it. The shape of it also echoes and balances the sentiment.

Finally, I added in three copper Brushed Metallic dots.

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  1. This card is perfect! I love the embossing at the bottom! thanks for sharing at CC&S!!

  2. I love this!! The delicate gingham embossing on the bottom is brilliant!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CC&S!

  3. Such a perfect interpretation of the current sketch challenge over on the CC&S blog! I love the embossed strip across the bottom of the card, it adds such elegant detail while keeping the card perfectly clean and simple. Thank you so much for sharing with us at CC&S :)

  4. Fabulous Jan - the partial embossing is so effective and I love the pop of colour from the Cajun Craze ledge and border too. Thanks for playing along with our current sketch challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches!