Floral Bouquet with Colour Combo Blog Hop

Feeling stuck for something to create? Grabbing just 3 colours from your craft stash, can open a whole new world of inspiration.

Hello and welcome to our colour challenge today, joining our talented group of Global Demonstrators around the globe. If you have just joined me from Annette’s Blog or as one of my followers, a big warm English welcome to you.

Floral Bouquet using ‘In Blooms’ Dies

Pair of Handmade cards using Pierced Blooms Dies from Stampin' Up!

No stamping today, just my cardstock in the three challenge colours Terracotta Tile #150890, Mango Melody #147013 and Petal Pink #147009. Adding some, neutrals of Basic Black #121688 and Very Vanilla #106550, my Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine #150673 got to work.

With a small tray of beautifully stitched Die-cut pieces from the Pierced Blooms Dies #154312, I began layering various combinations of flower heads and foliage.

Handmade card using Pierced Blooms Dies from Stampin' Up!, showing bow detail

With a Terracotta Tile card base #150890, plus a middle layer of Basic Black card #121688, I used the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder #154317 to add texture to my Very Vanilla card #106550 top layer.

Adapting Dies to Create a floral garden tub

Handmade card using Pierced Blooms Dies from Stampin' Up! showing framelit Die to create plant tub

For my 2nd card, I wanted to create a garden tub for my blooms to be growing from. I Die-cut the label die in Basic Black card, cut in half top to bottom and turned on it’s side to create a garden tub!

Perfect double bows

The In Blooms bundle #156208 was perfect for creating this beautiful floral bouquet. This double bow die created a perfect finish and all of the dies.

To finish, I added Champagne Rhinestones #151193 to the centres of each bow, plus on some of the floral centres, for the perfect ‘bling’ finish.

Pair of Handmade cards using Pierced Blooms Dies from Stampin' Up! showing double bow detail

Christening this bundle for the first time, I really enjoyed creating these floral bouquets and would love to know what you think in the comments below.

Thanks for stopping by today. Click on the ‘NEXT’ button below to ‘hop’ to Amanda and see more gorgeous project inspiration. Please enjoy travelling around the globe, and look forward to seeing you again on your safe return.

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  1. Elisabeth Pirolt – Little Lizzy’s Crafts (AT)
  2. Sue McDonald – Frankiesue Stampin’
  3. Annette Elias – De Kijkkast – (NL)
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  5. Amanda Farlinger – Canada
  6. Donna Lester – UK
  7. Sue Allen (Aust)
  8. Tricia Butts (US)
  9. Sigrid Joch – Sigrids kreative ART (D)
  10. Kristie Wilson (US)
  11. Vickie Littlewood – UK
  12. Mickey Moore – US
  13. Mo Rootes (UK)
  14. Gez Carpenter (UK)
  15. Kathrin Fuchs (D) – Stempelfux
  16. Rebecca-Jo Unwin
  17. Sonja Kindler (D)
  18. Natalie Albers – DerBesondereBlick (D)
  19. Cheryl Taylor (UK)
  20. Rochelle Laird-Smith
  21. Susan Simpson (UK)
Pair of Handmade cards using beautifully stitched, Pierced Blooms Dies from Stampin' Up!
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