International Blog Highlights!

Monday, 4 July 2022 United Kingdom



The theme, as always, is Thank You!
You can check out all of the thank you cards entered by papercrafters from all over the world by clicking on the banner below

If you like my card, please vote for me - you can find more information on how to vote further down this page.


I've created this fun ombre look with the beautifully floral Hues of Happiness DSP from Stampin' Up!

The patterned paper was my starting point for this design and left over from another project, I already had a pile of the flowers ready to go!


One of the great things about Stampin' Up! is the coordination through the product range - for example, with this suite in particular, the Blossoming Happiness dies fit several different shaped flowers featured in the patterns. 

So, even if you don't have the ink pads or the stamp set, you can still create cards with lots of beautiful elements.


In my card design, I've featured the colours Fresh Freesia, Gorgeous Grape and Night of Navy.

I've used similar colour combinations before but adding Night of Navy with the purples was a new one for me. I love how DSP encourages me to try different combos (still, you're not likely to see me use the colours red and orange very much!)


To decorate my card, I've die cut the word thanks from the Amazing Thanks dies. I've used the Silver Foil Specialty pack however, I am now wishing I'd had more time to create a coordinating ombre look using the die cut.

The holes on the right side of the white panel on the card have been created using a die from the coordinating Blossoming Happiness dies.


On the left hand side of the white panel, I've wrapped a piece of White Organdy Glittered ribbon and have tied a bow. It's hard to tell in my photos but you can just about see it if you know what to look for! 

I've also added some Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels onto the card and also in the centre of each flower. 

The perfect thing about both of these products is how easily they blend into whatever colours you are using - perfect if the don't have a colour coordinating ribbon or embellishment.


To vote in Kylie's blog highlights, please click the button below then scroll down Kylie's blog post until the gallery of cards appears.

Make sure you have a good look at all of the cards - to get a better closer look simply click on the image of the card and you will be taken to the creators blog.


You can place five votes so don't forget to use them all! All you have to do is click the heart in the top right hand corner on each card that you like.

The top ten winners will participate in a Blog Hop before the end of the month.


Thank you so much for visiting my blog - I hope you enjoyed my project today! 

If you voted for my card - thank you so so much! (if you'd like to vote, click here)

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5 comments

  1. Such a pretty card, Kim! ~ Kim Kroeker

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  2. Beautiful! Thanks Kim for being part of my International Blog Highlights this month and all the best with voting!

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  3. Sorry, that's not 'anonymous' it's me Kylie B :)

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  4. Absolutely beautimous! (Beautiful/gorgeous both!)

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