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The Greetery Sweet And Sunny Collection Day 2 Reveal

Hi friends! I’m back with a second round of product reveals for The Greetery’s Sweet And Sunny Collection, which will be in shop tomorrow. If you missed yesterday’s hop, you can find it HERE. All new items will be in the shop tomorrow, June 29th, at 10am EST.

How beautiful is this Leaves All Around stencil and die duo?? I die-cut the frame first, then used the stencils to add color. To deepen the colors, I used colored pencils near the stems. For the background, I dry-brushed Dusty Concord Distress oxide ink (mixed with a little bit of water) onto watercolor paper. Once dry, I attached the panel to a card base, and added the frame with thin foam squares. I added two Honey Bees, and an Opposites Attract sentiment to finish the card.

My second card is definitely one of my favorite cards to make: a clean and simple background.

This is the new Jumbo Curiosity: Dragonfly die. I opted out of using the coordinating stencil to show what a tone-on-tone looks like. I picked Sea Glass card stock for my color, and added adhesive to the back of the card stock before die-cutting. This made adding the dragonflies to the card panel easy and mess-free. Once finished, I trimmed the edges, and used another Opposites Attract sentiment. I love this sentiment set, and use it quite often.

My last card features the new BotaniCuts Hollyhocks Die.

One thing I love to do is to show how well previously released products work with new products. And this card features items collected throughout these past few years! First, I made two Hollyhock stems, one purple and one orange. I also made a few BotaniCuts Lavender ,and BotaniCuts Pussy Willow. I added the bouquet to a Sprinkled With Kindness watering can, and made a background with Macrame Borders Die, and Macrame Diamond Die. I glued the Macrame to a 5 x 7 card base, and stamped a sentiment from Simple Things stamp set. I attached the bouquet with thin foam squares to finish the card.

New Products Used:

  • Jumbo Curiosity: Dragonfly Die
  • Leaves All Around stencil and die
  • BotaniCuts Hollyhocks die
  • Honey Bees die

Be sure to stop by The Greetery Blog to see the beautiful creations Betsy has made for today, as well as full details for each of today’s products. Everything you see this week will be available in The Greetery Shop this Wednesday, June 29th, at 10am EST.


Leave a comment at each stop today for a chance to win a gift card. Winners will be announced tomorrow on The Greetery blog.

Today’s Designers:

1. Dana

2. Wanda

2. Angelica (You Are Here)

3. Melissa

4. Dawn

5. Laurie

7. Kelly

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185 Replies to “The Greetery Sweet And Sunny Collection Day 2 Reveal”

  1. First of all, thank you for putting a comment here button! Some blogs make me hunt for where to leave comments. Your cards are beautiful, I love all the bright colors.

  2. Lovely cards, Angelica!
    The addition of the Macrame caught my eye right off and the mix of colors of the hollyhocks with the yellow watering can is so pleasing. Very attractive. Loving all the bugs too. Thanks for your inspiration.

  3. Very creative and beautiful cards, Angelica! You have given me some new ideas to try! Thank you!

  4. What a bunch of beauties… love the watering can full of hollyhocks. I am always in awe when sets are combined. I need to do some more research, because I have almost all of The Greetery stuff… lovely job sweet girl

  5. Oh My Gosh! Your watering can card is to die for! Love the use of older products along with the new – that macrame background is a killer! The two colors for the hollyhocks is beautiful!

  6. Beautiful cards! Love all the elements — especially the dragonfly and macrame backgrounds!

  7. Beautiful cards, Angelica. My favourite is the dragonfly card – love how used used a tone on tone effect.

  8. Beautiful cards! Even though I have too many flowers, I now need the Hollyhocks to make my own watering can card. Love your design!

  9. I absolutely love how you mix the old and new products from each release, Angelica! The Hollyhocks and other blooms in the Watering Can is my favorite today! 😉

  10. What beautiful cards. Loved the tone on tone dragonflies and your bouquet in the watering can is just delightful. Love how you mixed the old with the new. Thanks for all your ideas!

  11. Absolutely stunning creations; love that watering can card, and that tone-on-tone dragonfly card is genius!

  12. Truly lovely, Angelica! The Macrame adds the perfect background texture to your Hollyhocks bouquet. So much inspiration here, as always!💗

  13. Your cards are beautiful! I especially love how you used the macrame behind the watering can. So cute!!!

  14. This whole release is so pretty….but the Hollyhocks are especially lovely! Such fun cards, what’s not to love with Hollyhocks in that bright colorful watering can.

  15. WOW! What wonderful cards! Love the dragonfly background and the watering can! Thanks for sharing : )

  16. I liked your monotone diecut butterflies and the use of older products to create a fabulous new card.

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