Serene Garden Card

Good morning!  Another Tuesday and another challenge at CAS Colours & Sketches!  This week is the fifth Tuesday so we have a double - both a sketch and colors.
Here is the posted challenge:
Cathy chose a great sketch and some lovely colors for this week.  I changed the sketch slightly by using a swoosh instead of scallops at the bottom.
I watercolored the swoosh panel on a separate piece of paper, then die cut it and adhered it to the image panel.  The image uses the Serene Garden stamp set from Stampin! Up's new catalog and was stamped in grey ink, then watercolored using the challenge colors and an aqua painter.  The butterfly is die cut and popped up using foam dots.  I added just a few rhinestones for some sparkle.  I thought the striped ribbon went nicely with the style of the stamp.

I hope you enjoyed this card today.  I have a list of some of the supplies with links to my Stampin' Up! website below.  If you order please use Hostess code FK7PAJNW - valid through June 29.  (If you order $150 of products-before tax and shipping-do not use the code so YOU get the hostess benefits.)

Stamps: Serene Garden Bundle (stamps & dies)
Ink: the colors in the challenge are retired however, here colors that are similar - Basic Grey, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie
Paper: Shimmery White
Accessories: Rhinestone jewels, Aqua Painters, Stamparatus

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  1. This is gorgeous! I was on the fence about this set, but what I've seen created with it, including this one, has almost pushed me over the edge! Beautiful!

  2. Lovely card, love what you have done with this stamp set :)

  3. Oh Jeanne - this is simply divine!! Love how you combined the two challenges in this clean and simple design. The neutrals with pops of color - GORGEOUS!!

  4. Love your choice of the stamp, Jeanne! It's another beautiful card makes me "WOW"!

  5. Oh, Jeanne, this is gorgeous! My favorite card of the challenge! So elegant and I love how you did the orange & yellow as pops of color. And the swoosh underneath is so perfect (I couldn't get my mind away from scallop so I just didn't, but this complements the rest of the card so well)!

  6. The way you've used this image is simply stunning! I would not have thought to use grey for leaves, but with the pops of yellow and orange, it looks fabulous. I like how the swoosh seems to coordinate with the curvy lines of the image. Amazing job, Jeanne! :)