Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Club Sursee by Catherine Pooler Designs | June 2020

Just wait 'til you see the June 2020 Deluxe Club Sursee! When I saw this month's florals, I was blown away by their beauty. Plus, that large red rubber cling wreath stamp is one of the most beautiful stamps I've ever seen. Then there's the incredible embossed basket that holds flowers and anything else you might like... perhaps a basket of kitties and puppies from the Let's Party release?!

This post is photo-heavy so let's get started! These three cards were sent to the Clubhouse so I'll have to remake them because I really want to send these uplifting cards to my friends.

The sentiments are so encouraging and perfect for this crazy time we're living through. We've all had some tough times and I think you're very lucky if you've made it through these last four months without feeling depressed and highly frustrated at some point!

This first card features the You've Got Flowers stamp set and coordinating dies, as well as the Basket Die. I adore the embossed details on the basket, which I die cut from white linen cardstock and then sponged with Icing on the Cake.

I also used masking tape to ink blend the three coordinating strips in opposite corners of the card base. The sentiment, also stamped in Icing on the Cake, was stamped twice, once on the edge of the basket and again on the card base so it blends seamlessly once the baskets were attached to the card base.

It's been a long time since I used a red rubber cling stamp and I was quite giddy when I received the Stronger Wreath Background Stamp! It covers an A2 card and would look wonderful on a scrapbook layout, too.

To create this card, I stamped the same image four times and cut out the different parts in each colour, then pieced it all on top of the wreath on the card base. Everything was fussy cut with scissors, except the berries which were punch with a 1/16th hole punch. I used the same colours as the first card but they obviously aren't as concentrated since it's a line illustration versus solid images.

Since the sentiment itself is a separate stamp, I stamped that last and added Star Dust Stickles to the word 'stronger' to highlight it and make it glittery. Please visit my Instagram Stories to see the card in action.

My third card features more of the stunning florals from You've Got Flowers. I stamped a lot of them when I made my first card and I simply used the extras to create this card. I love how easy it is to stamp these solids and they have so much detail.

All of the flowers can be used alone but there are several that you can layer with smaller images for even more ornate blooms. I only added centres to the largest daisies on this card but the possibilities are endless.

I kept this layout very clean and simple and clustered the rich colours towards the bottom of the card, surrounding another one of the uplifting sentiments from You've Got Flowers. I sure hope you were able to get your hands on this month's Deluxe Club Sursee!

I used the same ink colours on all three of my cards and the colours are Coral Cabana, Tiara, Garden Party, Aquatini and Icing on the Cake. Please note that all of the incredible Catherine Pooler inks are also available at A Cherry on TopEllen Hutson and Scrapbook.com.

Please let me know which card is your favourite!  These were all a labour of love so it's difficult for me to pick a favourite but I really do love all the white space on the last one.

Thanks so much for stopping by!


1 comment:

Lindsey said...

All three cards really are equally beautiful in their own way! (Hey, another uplifting sentiment! :D) Apart from all the gorgeous stamping, I'm impressed with your Stickle tracing abilities!