Have you seen the A BIG THANK YOU bundle in the Stampin Up! catalog? It's a hidden gem that hasn't gotten much play in my craft room yet. In fact this is the FIRST project I've made with the bundle, and I'm in love. The THANK YOU Die is fantastic (this is the large white Thank You shown on my card), I will be using this often.
The stamp set has unique sentiments and so many fun little pieces that can be used in many ways. I'm LIKING the little striped border. I created a long border with this along the bottom of my card. So fun! I will be using this now that the diagonal background stamp is retired. Also, I'm liking the funky and graphic flowers, leaves and border elements in this set. I can't wait to try and make pattern with these elements.
I created a watercolor wash using the Grapefruit Grove and Fresh Fig ink with an aqua painter - my goal was to have these colors blend into each other without getting muddy when they blended. I think it worked out ok. FYI - if you add Mint Macaron IT WILL GET MUDDY. Lol.
The flowers in this set are 2-step. For the larger flower I first stamped the outline in black ink. Then I stamped off the solid flower image in Grapefruit Grove. Then I colored the interior petals with a Grapefruit Grove marker for that two-tone look.
I added a few faceted dots to the flower centers for dimension. The flowers and leaves are all hand cut but fairly simple to cut out.
What do you think? Are you ready to give this color combo a try? More inspiration from the fabulous GDP designers and participation details can be found on the Global Design Project Blog. Happy stamping!
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