Bold XO Floral Card

By Taheerah | 7th August 2017 | 2 Comments

Hey everyone! Happy Monday!

I’ve been on record more than a few times saying that I’d ODd on floral stamps. It’s one of those ‘it’s not you, it’s me’ kinda situations – there’s plenty of lovely sets out there, but I seen and used too many, and I was kinda left feeling a little ‘meh’ about flowers.

Well, don’t say this too loudly, but… I may have recovered from my overdose.

I’d like to caveat that with ‘you still won’t see flowers round here all the time, and I won’t covet every new floral set that’s released… but, if there are some exceptional, or different, ones, then well my friend, we may have a deal.

The Simple Flowers set from Altenew is one that fits that criteria. Bold and modern and minimal, it plays right to this girl’s graphic-loving heart:

Bold XO Card by Taheerah Atchia

See? They almost don’t look like flowers at all. That’s what I’m talkin’ about.

Bold XO Card by Taheerah Atchia

I opted for a bold colour palette for my blooms, with the exception of the pale grey which just added some much-needed subtle detail.

Bold XO Card by Taheerah Atchia

The Bold Alphabet dies from Altenew are just awesome. They were definitely an investment, but Joan convinced me to get them when I saw her mastery with them. I haven’t regretted their purchase at all.

Bold XO Card by Taheerah Atchia

I adhered my alphas with a little dimension, and I love how they just ‘hover’ there. No unsightly foam squares, thanks to my favourite adhesive: Pinflair Glue Gel.

I actually created this card for the latest Seven Hills Crafts Challenge. It’s a colour challenge this month, with three lovely palettes to choose from. Make sure you enter for a chance to win a prize!

Catch ya next time!


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