Festive Friday #-0084 - National Gardening Week

It's time for another Festive Friday Challenge!  Every second Friday we post a challenge for you with a specific theme and an Inspo List of 10 items to choose from to create your project.  We encourage you to create a project based on the theme and Inspo List and then post it using at least 3 items from the inspiration list.

This week’s challenge #FF0084 National Gardening Week.

Your goal is to simply use three or more items from the inspiration list on your project and link up! #festivefridaychallenge  At Festive Friday, you do not need to actually celebrate the occasion. I hope you’ll make a card, scrapbook page or 3-D project and join us. You don’t need a blog to enter Festive Friday. Check out this link on how you can play along with this challenge. If you want help entering, please email me at stampinwithmelva@gmail.com and I’d be happy to help you! 

For today's challenge I selected green, die cut, and flowers and created this beautiful card featuring the new Quiet Meadow Bundle! I hope you will join us in our challenge this week. I can’t wait to see what YOU create.


  1. Cut Evening Evergreen cardstock 4 1/4" x 11" and fold in half to form card base.
  2. Cut Soft Succulent cardstock 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"
  3. Cut Very Vanilla cardstock 4" x 5 1/4" and emboss using Tasteful Textile Embossing Folder.
  4. Adhere to Soft Succulent cardstock using Stampin' Seal.
  5. Cut 2" x 6" piece of Linen Specialty Paper.  Remove backing and apply to a 2" x 6" piece of Basic White cardstock
  6. Use Blending Brushes to apply Evening Evergreen and Bumblebee ink.
  7. Cut out using dies.
  8. Adhere to embossed cardstock using Glue Dots.
  9. Adhere butterfly using a Mini Dimensional.
  10. Wrap ribbon around piece and tie bow on left hand side.
  11. Adhere to card base using Stampin' Seal.
  12. Stamp sentiment on a scrap of Very Vanilla and cut out using Paper Snips.
  13. Adhere to card base using Mini Dimensionals.

All of the supplies for this project can be found in my Online Store.  The supply list is below.

For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of the  Festive Friday Challenge Design team.

Ann Schach

Beth McCullough

Sharon Hashimoto Burkert

Melanie Hungerford

Helen Jennings

Stephanie Lanzalotto

Melva Peters

Judy Rozema

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    1. I am going to have to buy this Quiet meadow Bundle! A lovely card

    2. Love the way you colored the flowers. They are soft and colorful. Lovely!

    3. So pretty Melva! Blending on the Linen paper is stunning! Have a great weekend :)

    4. Very pretty Melva, love that new dark green, it's beautiful on the sheer ribbon.

    5. What a wonderful way to use the new linen paper, Melva! I love the Quiet Meadow bundle, and you have showcased it perfectly. A beautiful card!


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