Poppy Parade and Tulip Bouquet card- AWH Colour Creations

Poppy Parade and Tulip Bouquet card- AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week 37 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Poppy Parade from the Brights family.

One of my favourite things in the world is receiving a bunch of flowers. Any flower, any colour, any combination … I really love them all! This week I needed to make a belated birthday card for a very special friend who is also a paper crafter, so I decided to make her a paper bunch of flowers with the Flowering Tulips Bundle.

My colour combination was inspired by some of the colours from the gorgeous Flowering Fields DSP: Poppy Parade, Petal Pink, Pear Pizzazz, Basic White and Basic Black.

Poppy Parade colour combination


I haven’t yet seen any cards that combine both types of flowers in the Flowering Tulips Bundle: the 3D folded tulips (made with the Tulips Dies) and the stamped and die cut open tulips (made with the Flowering Tulips Stamp Set and the Tulips Dies,) so I decided to give it a go.

I’m must say I’m really happy with the exuberance and dimension of this card – it’s definitely not one to pop in the post, though!

The soft Petal Pink cardstock layer has been embossed with the Timeworn Type embossing folder to match the type on the Vellum Layering Designs that I’ve wrapped the bunch of flowers in – it really does look like a bunch of flowers wrapped in newspaper!

The tips of the Petal Pink pieces in the 3D tulips were lightly sponged with Poppy Parade before I assembled the 3D tulips. The bone folder and my fingers added dimension to the tulips in the bouquet.

Petal Pink Organdy Striped ribbon was wrapped around the bouquet and tied into a bow.
Leftover tulips were used to decorate the inside of the card and back of the home made envelope, made using the Poppy Parade spotted paper from the Flowering fields DSP.

By adhering the tulip to the envelope with a Stampin’ up! dimensional just below the envelope flap, the tulip works as both a decoration and an envelope closure mechanism, allowing the envelope flap to be easily opened and closed many times without damaging the DSP!

Now it’s time to hop on over to our next participant, the lovely Rachel Palmieri – I can’t wait to see what Rachel has made this week!

If at any time you find a broken link, you can find the complete list of all participants below.

If you live in Australia, you can find and purchase all these products in my Stampin’ Up! Online Store or by clicking on the images below.

Product List

We will be back to showcase Poppy Parade on February 23.

Wherever you are in the world, stay safe, stay calm … and keep on crafting xxx

Cath xx

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