I know I have used the Hanging Garden stamp set quite a few times.  It is so easy to use, and especially with Stampin’ Blends or Watercolor Pencils.  I needed a quick Thank You card and grabbed this set because I knew it would work perfectly.


Hanging Garden, 146239



I went with a more Subtles color combination for this card.  I usually use more of the Bright family of colors.  I always have bittersweet thoughts at the end of a catalog year when an In-Color Group goes away.  This time Sweet Sugarplum will be leaving and I really like that soft color.  NOTE:  If you really like any of the 2016-2018 In-Colors, buy them now.  They will only be available as supplies last!

I stamped the baskets and butterflies with Memento Tuxedo Black and colored them with the Stampin’ Blends.  The sentiment is stamped a little different than normal.  I decided to stamp it in Bermuda Bay rather than the normal Black.  I believe that softens the card a bit as well.  The embellishments I added to finish the card are very hard to see in the photograph.  But it does add great texture and a little bit of unusual in real life.  I added the Glitter tear/rain drops from the Glitter and Clear Epoxy Shapes.  It looks like raindrops on the card.  (In case you have overlooked these super cute embellishments….they are on page 33 of the Occasions Catalog)

Thank you for stopping by today!  I hope you have a great rest of your day.  The supplies I used are listed at the bottom of the page.

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