It's color challenge time over at Hand Stamped Sentiments and these hues are perfect for succulents. My first thought when I saw the cool tones of HSS#309 was to mix succulents and a sweet greeting for a a springy light hearted approach.
For this top fold Pool Party card I used several of the Rectangle Stitched Framelits. I cut the three layers and I embossed a stitched frame around the inner layer of Pool Party. Can you see it? It's a subtle touch but looks so awesome in real life.
Are you wondering where the images come from? They are from the Grown with Kindness Paper Pumpkin kit this month and these stamps are so TOTALLY cool. To color the tea cup and succulent I grabbed some ink with an Aquapainter and did a simple and quick watercolor.
For both the full size card and notecard the die cut "friend" was cut using the Well Written Framelits. I do love adding die cut words to cards. I'm not quite sure why I love this touch, but I know I like it.