Inspire.Create.Challenges 131 – Sketch Challenge featuring Cottage Wreaths bundle


There’s a brand new challenge over at Inspire.Create.Challenges and this time it’s a sketch challenge…

Please CLICK HERE to see what the design team have created and to join in the fun!

As soon as I saw the circles on this card sketch I knew I just had to use the Cottage Wreaths stamp set and coordinating Country Wreaths dies. I stamped the wreaths with Evening Evergreen ink onto Very Vanilla card and though they looked a little bit vintage so I ran with the idea and created this card…

My card base is Very Vanilla Thick card measuring 21 x 14.5 cm, scored & folded on the long side at 10.5 cm. I cut an Evening Evergreen layer that measures 10 x 14 cm and a Very Vanilla layer to measure 9.5 x 13.5 cm. I added some crumb cake ink to the vanilla layer with a blending brush and some splashes of it with a Water Painter.

The bows, berries and the sentiment were stamped with Poppy Parade ink as I thought this lighter shade of red would look a little ‘older’ and fit the vintage vibe. Some extra Crumb Cake ink helped too.

I glued the Evening Evergreen and Very Vanilla layers together then added some linen thread across the centre of the card before adding them to the card base. The top and bottom wreaths were simply glued on but I popped the centre one up with dimensionals…

I hope you’ve enjoyed my card for this challenge. Why not try out this card layout too?

Shop the products

I’ve listed all of the products I used for today’s card below. You can click on any of the links to see that product in my online shop. The Cottage Wreaths stamp set and the Country Wreaths dies can be purchased separately, but if you buy them as a bundle you’ll save 10%. I’ve shown both options in my Product List below.

When you shop with me you’ll receive a handmade card and gift as a token of my appreciation. If your order is under £150 please use the current Host Code so that I can add in a free product to your customer thank you pack for the month. Find out more on the Host Code page in the main menu.

Happy crafting,

Heather x

Product List
Linen Thread

About stampwithnellie

Hi, my name is Heather Forgan, but my nickname is Nellie! I'm an independent Stampin' Up! demonstrator in the United Kingdom and I love being able to share my creations using their fabulous products.

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