A Burst of Sweet Sorbet & Petal Parade

I was going through the cards I had photographed recently and realized that I made this card a while back but had never shared it here on the blog.  So, why not share it today!

I’m usually such a hoarder with my designer series paper that I have a hard time using large pieces of patterns.  But I love how the paper from the Sale-a-Bration catalog has such pretty prints and they look great as backgrounds that when I saw this card on pinterest I knew I had to give it a try! 

Fun side story – I had pinned this card and was going to work on it later in the day when my good friend Annie Lee came by and was showing me some of the cards she had made for her Card Buffet class.  Turns out she made this card and had an extra card kit with her she had brought for me to make!  We had both found and loved the same card design – she was just faster to get it made than me!  Guess it goes to show great card designs really do move through the crafting world thanks to Pinterest. Smile 

But back to the card, because this is almost completely about the paper, it goes together really quickly!  Plus, because the patterns in the Sweet Sorbet paper match the stamps in the Petal Parade designer paper, you can add a few accent flowers to your card and have it all tie in!

Both this paper set and the stamps are only going to be around through March 31st, so don’t miss out!

Fun Upcoming Events:

  • All-You-Can-Make Card Day is TODAY!  I can still accommodate a few more people, so if you are in the Seattle area and interested in some afternoon stamping, come on over to my home in Bellevue, WA to make some fun blast from the past cards. You pick which designs you want to make and how many cards to make.  It’s open house style, so come over anytime between 1pm and 5pm.  See the details here.
  • Fun n’ Crafty Stamp & Share – March 22nd
    I’m hosting my first big group event next Saturday for my group of Fun n’ Crafty demonstrators and other Stampin’ Up demonstrators in the area.  We’ll be getting together for an afternoon of displays, stamping demonstrations, demonstrator tips, make & take projects, and doorprizes! 
    I have a few open spots for this inaugural event and so if you are a demo in the Seattle area or would be interested in learning more about joining my Fun n’ Crafty group, and you would like to come stamp and be inspired next weekend.. let me know and I’d love to have you join us!  email me at jennifer@nwstamper.com for more details!

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