For the new Around The World Stampin' Up! Sketch Challenge I used the Flower Patch stamp set to create this "Happy Blooming' Birthday" card...

Flower Patch Blooming Birthday

Stamps: Flower Patch (photopolymer: 134207). Ink: Blackberry Bliss (133642), Pear Pizzazz (131180), Pool Party (126982), Crumb Cake (126975), VersaMark (102283). Card/Paper: Lost Lagoon (133686), Pear Pizzazz (131292), Very Vanilla (106550). Accessories: Venetian Crochet Trim (134581), Linen Thread (104199), Blackberry Bliss and Lost Lagoon Stampin' Write Markers (In Color: 133654), Pearls Basic Jewels (119247), White Stampin' Emboss Powder (109132). Tools: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439), Magnetic Platform (130658), Flower Fair Framelits Dies (133731), Beautifully Baroque Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (130917), Boho Blossoms Punch (119858), Heat Tool (129056), Stamping Sponges (101610), Glue Dots (103683), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430).

Flower Patch Blooming Birthday

The Flower Patch stamp set usually expects a spring-like creation in bright colours, but I think that it also lends itself well to a more-muted vintage style too. I finished this card with the delicate Venetian Crochet Trim, new to the Annual Catalogue and perfect for this vintage card...

Venetian Crochet Trim
Venetian Crochet Trim (134581) - $14.50

So what will you create for the Around The World Stampin' Up! Challenge?


Join in the fun - make something using Stampin' Up! products and show us what you created. Add a photo of your finished project to the bottom of the challenge post (where it says "It's your turn!") on the Around The World Stampin' Up! Challenge website. Entries close 13 August.