Friday 22 August 2014

Gardening with Flower Patch from Stampin' Up

Wooohooo! Starting today, there's a fantastic offer for anyone who joins Stampin' Up: you'll pay £99 for your starter kit but will receive a whopping £150 worth of products! And the best bit? You'll get to choose the products you want! Don't miss out - this offer ends next Friday, 29th August. Click here for more info.

Real gardening may be time consuming but I love the way you can rustle up a little flower garden in minutes using stamps and ink! Stampin' Up's new photopolymer stamp set Flower Patch is great for this. Come and see:

I stamped the flowers in a row, varying the heights of the flower heads, and added leaves and stems, using a marker to fill in gaps where necessary. Once my garden was ready, I sponged in a blue sky - it's always good weather in my stamped gardens! You can almost feel the sunshine on your shoulders and look! a little green butterfly has fluttered in to collect nectar!

I cut a square aperture out of a panel of Whisper White card stock and added a sentiment tab to it before placing it over the flowers. It's a great time to buy these fabulous square framelits - they're on special offer this week at only £17.21, down from £22.95!

The beautiful colour palette at the ColourQ was used to make this card and I'll also be linking up with Mrs A's Butterfly challenge where there's a summertime theme.

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The GCSE results came out yesterday and my lovely eldest son has definitely secured his place on a graphic design course at college. I am so pleased for him and he is delighted to have finished with school! Hmm, *becomes thoughtful*, since he's in such a good mood, perhaps I can get him to help in our garden... yes, I'm afraid the triffids have landed again!

Have a lovely weekend and I'll see you on Monday with more crafting ideas.


  1. Very pretty card Vicky love your soft colours


  2. Oh you do cheer up my morning Vicky! What a beautiful delicate card - your garden will no doubt look similar after you and your son have been at work in it. Congratulations to him on his results - did you go to Mumland again?

  3. What a pretty card, flower stamps are always so useful
    Jackie x

  4. Another beautiful card Vicky, love your choice of colours. Sounds like your son has inherited your creative streak.

  5. Gorgeous card, as always! Congrats to your son and thanks again for the surprise in the mail :)

    Em x

  6. Another great way to use this make a flower garden! So pretty and creative! Thanks for sharing this with us at the CQC this week!

  7. This is ever so sweet Vicki, fresh & pretty! Lovely to see you made the Artisan DT too..A very worthy pick in my opinion. xxx

  8. Gorgeous card, I love the colours.
    My eldest also had results this week - isn't it stressful for us mums?!
    Rosie x

  9. Another lovely card. such pretty colours and I do like the way you have cut an aperture out and placed over the top. Makes it look like a window out into the garden. I'm afraid the weeds have been having a ball again in my garden but on the plus side we have masses of Butterflies to watch this summer. Thankyou for fluttering by. Hugs Mrs A. (butterfly challenge).

  10. So pretty - the simple frame really finishes it off beautifully. Thanks for playing along at Colour Q!

  11. These are gorgeous, fabulous images and colours.

    Kath x


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