When the new Stampin’ Up! Holiday catalog made its’ debut, I ooh-ed & ahh-ed at almost every thing in it! But only a few items made it to the top of my “Must. Have. NOW!” list. The Festive Flower Builder Punch and Coordinating Reason for the Season stamp bundle were at the top of this list.
The flower punch makes this incredible 3-D flower, and the stamp set puts just the right accent onto each petal.
Tonight I brought my computer into My Stampin’ Space and was creating and surfing; when I saw the Pals Paper Arts sketch challenge #268, and I had this flower already assembled just waiting to be turned into something awesome. It was a match made in heaven! Add the Merry Moments DSP that was practically sitting in my lap and a star was born!
This beautiful patterned paper was just right to show off the 3-D flower, and since I didn’t want anything to take away from anything, I chose a soft neutral, Sahara Sand, for the card base. I didn’t even put a sentiment on the front, I want the flower to be the star of the show! I did use a little bit of the Gold Metallic thread which helps the flower pop out without taking your eye away.
I used the sentiments from Versatile Christmas on the inside. While these sentiments are great ‘inside, outside’ stamps, I used both parts on the inside:
I love that you can see how full the flower is from this angle.
Here’s another angle that shows the flower,
So, now that you’ve seen this, is the Reason for the Season Stamp set and Festive Flower Builder Punch on your list too? Remember, you can Bundle & Save 15%! If it is, you can order it here. If you do, please use host code ZA4DG2A9 when you place your order. (If your order is $150 or more, please do not use the host code). You can also click on any item in my supply list below to order that item.
If you want it all, but your wallet says, “HELP!”, you might want to consider joining Stampin’ Up! as a wholesale customer. You’ll get a discount on every order. You can join here; select $125 worth of products for only $99 plus tax. I’d be happy to answer any questions you have about becoming a wholesale customer. Email me and we can set up a time to talk! Joining Stampin’ UP! was one of the best things I’ve ever done!
2 thoughts on “Did This Make Your List?”
Just beautiful, Nancy! I haven’t tried out my punch and stamps yet. Thanks for inspiring me!
Gorgeous poinsettia, Nancy and I love the pearl in the center…makes it all the more fantastic!. Thanks for joining us at the Pals Paper Arts this week!
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