PPA138 Stampin’ Up! Sweet Summer Flowers

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Welcome to a new Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge (PPA138)!  The Pals Paper Arts Design Team has selected Stampin’ Up! colors Daffodil Delight, Early Espresso and Cherry Cobbler to inspire you.  To see the rest of the PPA Design Team’s card ideas and play along, please CLICK HERE.

DaffodilEspressoCherryWHAT COLORS DO YOU THINK OF FOR SUMMER?  Please leave me a comment at the end of this post!


  • Stampin’ Up! Polka Dot Parade Designer Series Paper (DSP) adds a fresh touch of color and pattern. This DSP was one of my Stampin’ Pretty Top 10 Favorites in the 2012-2013 Annual Catalog.

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  • Simple sunflowers were created with the Boho Blossoms Punch and 1/2″ Circle Punch.
  • Sweet mini tags!  The Lovely Little Labels stamps are designed to work with the Little Labels Punch Pack.

FREE COLORFUL RESOURCES!!  Check out my Designer Series Paper Color Chart or download this Organizational Chart for Stampin’ Up! Colors (including card stock, Stampin’ Write markers and ink).

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Stamp Set:  Friendly Phrases (Wood-Mount 126149, Clear-Mount 126151), Lovely Little Labels (Wood-Mount 126260, Clear-Mount 126262)
Paper:  Polka Dot Parade Designer Series Paper (126902), Cherry Cobbler (119685), Daffodil Delight (119683), Early Espresso (119686), Whisper White (100730)
Ink:  Early Espresso (126974)
Cool Tools:  Boho Blossoms Punch (119858), 1/2″ Circle Punch (119869), 1 1/4″ Square Punch (119865), Scallop Square Punch (119884), Little Labels Punch Pack (126881)
The Perfect Touch:  Brights Designer Buttons (119747), Whisper White Baker’s Twine (124262), Cherry Cobbler Baker’s Twine (123125), Early Espresso 1/4″ Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon (126871), Glue Dots (103683), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

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  1. this is soooo cute…i know i will be trying to copy this…thanks for the idea…i love it

  2. lose the buttons. they are distracting.
    but the one button is ok where it is.
    I think buttons are nice but I often don’t
    like them on cards.

  3. What a great design! All of the white really sets off the colors!

  4. Cheery and bright. Love it!

  5. Love this – Summer colours for me are bright & cheerful – Daffodil Delight/Melon Mambo/Pacific Point

  6. Clever girl! Why didn’t I see sunflowers in this color palette!? Gorgeous as usual!

  7. Carol Carriveau

    Bright and pretty card, Mary! When I think of summer I think of the blue skies and white fluffy clouds, yellows, greens, pinks, purples and some reds…. TFS!

  8. Who would have thought that burgundy and brown would go together. I love it!

  9. Sylvia Johnson

    What a sweet summer card Mary. I think of hot colors. Reds, oranges, yellows, and purples mostly. I love Daffodil Delight and it goes so well with so many SU colors. I love the range of options SU gives us.

  10. SO many details, I’m loving to look, Mary!

  11. Simply stunning! I love the three sunflowers and the little tag. Such a refreshing card!

  12. Mary, what a sweet card. I love this card it is so simple and sweet. I would love to send this card to make somebody feel special. Thank you for always sharing your great
    ideas with all of us. Have a great day.

  13. This card is all sunshine and smiles! And I adore that tiny tag 🙂

  14. This cards is so breathtaking….I’m still oohing and ahhhing here….such a happy card with a beautiful, clean layout. Yellow is the perfect summer color.

  15. Honestly LOVE this card Mary. So crsip, clean and PRETTY. Many thanks for sharing with us.

  16. Margaret Shadden

    beautiful card,summer colors for me are yellows pinks blues,but really all colors of the rainbow. thanks for your great work. Margaret

  17. Super cute card, Mary. I love the sunflowers and the Polka Dot DSP.

  18. Oh pretty card , Ms Mary , I can’t wait to get that paper.next order….
    Hugs F.

  19. Cute fun summery card! Love it! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us!

  20. Hello Mary: Perfect summer colors on this card. I too think of yellows and blues and pinks on summer. I’ll throw in the color red because it’s been RED HOT up here this week, sheeeeesh!! today we’ll have another super hot, 103 degree day so we’ll take the kids to the pool for sure.
    Have a great day!

  21. very fun reading your color choices that you associate with summer! hugs, m

  22. Sweet happy fun card Mary. Summer to me is yellow, royal blue with white (as in boat canvas), turquoise, peach and hot pink!

  23. This is gorgeous! Love how perky and fresh the sunflowers look and that sweet little button! I didn’t think I needed polka dot DSP…argh. 🙂 During summer, I think of daffodil delight (sunshine) and tempting turquoise (water). Have a great day!

  24. Love this happy and bright card, Mary! The polka dot DSP is the perfect showcase for your sweet and sunny flowers! Love it! When I think of summer colors, bright yellow, hot pink, and a bold red always come to mind!

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