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Mon 06

Garden Bouquet Blog Blitz
by Laura Fulcher


Greetings friends. We are starting off a Blog Blitz today to show you the latest dies and stamp set from the Garden Bouquet release.  The blitz will run from Mon, May 6th- Sunday, May 12th with a new sample each day and a chance to win a prize each day.  I hope you will join us for the fun!

For today's card, I wanted to do some paper piecing with the new Antique Garden Label and some watercolor paper I had colored with Colorburst powders, Metalic Colorburst liquids and a lot of water.  The background was incredibly easy to make.  All I did was take a non-stick craft mat, sprinkle it with powders, add a couple drops of the metallic paint and then spritz the whole thing with water.  I then dragged 14olb watercolor paper through the paints and let them dry.

I used a background that had spots of red, orange and yellow to cut out some flowers:



I knew the flowers would all coordinate because they were all part of the same piece of watercolor paper, but I had flowers that were different colors from each other.

I cut out my frame from black paper and glued it to a red card that had a strip of kraft and gold cardstock:


I paper pieced my watercolor flowers and green cardstock leaves and then finally added a sentiment from the Big and Little Words clear set.

As a final step, I added a few gold rhinestones for a little extra bling:


Would you like to win your own Antique Garden Label die?  Leave a comment to this post by 11:59pm EST on Sunday, May 12th.  One winner will be selected at random to win the new die.  All winners will be posted on the Outside the Box blog on Monday, May 13th at 6pm EST.  Good luck, and I hope you will visit us often this week!







What a lovely bright card you’ve created with this beautiful die!

Fab palette on this pretty floral spray.

Beautiful card, beautiful die!

Wow! What a nice die. Love the card.

Like this technique you used on your lovely card and those beautiful colors too! TFS Laura

Gorgeous card! I love the design and how you divided the card as well as the gorgeous paper you created for your flower inlay!

Your metallic watercolored art piece is fantastic! Paper piecing is one of my favourite techniques and years ago the Perky Poppy die was what I used as my first attempt! I love that this label die has a specific frame for a sentiment.

So pretty!! What a fun way to create a background-paper piecing is so fun!!

I like how you created this garden themed card.

Very pretty and very creative!
Like the die!

Always love seeing new floral dies in your spring collections. This Antique Garden Label is lovely!!

This is a great die. Depending on the colors and message it's so versitile. Love it!

Beautiful die! I love the way you paper pieced it!

What a beautiful die and you have showcased it in a stunning way with your fabulous BG.

I enjoy paper piecing and it really works well with hand-painted paper. Nice!

Love your paper and Laura and love this die, thanks for the chance to win it : )

a very attractive card, Laura. and the die can be used to create cards for many occasions!

Lovely card, unique die. Would love to be able to give it a spin!

Very pretty card and a beautiful new die, you make me want to get my Color Burst out and play!!!

Hermosisima me encanto la tarjeta.

Very pretty card ! Using the watercolor paper to cut out the flowers is a great idea and I love the look it gives to the flowers! This is a great die. Thanks for sharing!

Very pretty card!

Love the sparkle and shine! And great release!!

Wow, so beautiful. Thanks for the tutorial, you make it sound so easy.

Thanks for your great idea for the colorful background you used to die cut the Garden label die. So many ways this die and the variety of word stamps can be used!

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