Gardening the easy way with Stampin’ Up!


When Spring comes, I start dreaming about a backyard garden.  I lovingly look through catalogs and purchase beautiful plants.  After planting, reality sets in.  Weeding……watering……and more weeding.  My dream turns into a nightmare!

This year will be different.  While I’m still planting things, I’m not planting the quantity that I have in years past.  I’m also planting more perennials so there will be even less to do next year.

What am I going to do in my spare time?  Make beautiful cards using all of the floral images in the new Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog!  Today I have a card for you that features the Thoughtful Journey Suite.  The Thoughtful Wishes Bundle in the suite includes stamps and dies that are beautiful and versatile. And you can’t make an ugly card using the Thoughtful Journey 6×6 Designers Series Paper Pack!

So simple!  Here’s the details:

Pieces and Parts:
Lost Lagoon Cardstock 133679, 2 pieces – 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 scored at 4 1/4 in.  and 4 1/4 x 5 in.
Petunia Pop Cardstock 163801, 1 piece – 2 1/4 x 5 1/2
Thoughtful Journey Suite 163320
     Thoughtful Wishes Bundle 1663314
     Thoughtful Journey 6×6 Designer Series Paper Pack 163303 – 1 piece
Petunia Pop Ink Pad 163811 
Deckled Circles Dies 162286 LOW INVENTORY

* Die cut 3 circles from the Designer Series Paper using the 4th and 7th circles from the Deckled Circles.
* Adhere them to the smaller Lost Lagoon Cardstock piece.
* Die cut the thistle image from the Petunia Pop Cardstock using the thistle die cut .
* Adhere to the card panel.
* Stamp the sentiment using the Petunia Pop Ink Pad.
*Adhere the Gems.

That’s it!  I hope my card made you smile!
(Happy gardening if that’s your thing!)





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