Ribbon of Courage Bundle and the Create with Connie and Mary Challenge
Lots of Love and the Create with Connie and Mary Challenge

Oh So Eclectic

The title of this post should be Oh So Eclectic bundle, why did it take me so long to order you?  I have been on the fence about this bundle.  I wanted the thinlit dies especially the large die with the diamond shapes.  I was ambivalent about the stamp set and I think I even told someone that I wasn't going to order it.  I should know by now never to say that and instead say I am not going to order it today.  Finally, I decided to order the bundle and I am SO happy that  I did.  I just love the big borderish stamp and now that I understand  how the dies and stamps work I am a big fan.  Here is the first thing that I made using the bundle.


I am so happy how this turned out.  Don't you love the watercolor look of the leaves and flowers?  That is how the stamp was made, all I had to do is ink it up and stamp!  Here's a little tip on how to cut out the flower outlines.  

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Isn't that so easy?  I will tell you that it took me a few flowers before I realized that I could do this, simply put the detail thinlit inside of the larger flower and run them through the Big Shot together!  When you are done you have a perfect outline, so much easier than doing them seperately.  The smaller flower also can be cut the same way.  


Since the Oh So Eclectic bundle is brand new to me so I thought I would play along with the SUO Challenge #SUO179.    The theme appropriately is New Fun from Stampin' Up! and this new bundle definitely qualifies.  


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Did you notice that this is the only stamp set I used to make this card?  This set not only has great images but 4 sentiments too!  One more thing about the dies.  There are 3 dies that do not cut out an image but instead emboss.  I love this twist.  I think this will make really fun textured backgrounds.  I will try it out and will of course share it when I do.  

Thank you for stopping by and if you are inspired to purchase the Oh So Eclectic bundle, you can click on the image in the supply list above and you will be taken directly to my online store.  Remember July is Bonus Days and for every $50 you purchase you will receive  a $5 coupon towards an order in August!  All the details here.

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Oh my!.. Thank you for explaining how the detail dies fit into the outline die! Duh! Why didn't I figure that out?

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

You are so welcome Mary! Honestly I was struggling and knew there had to be a better way. I am so glad that it helped you!


Absolutely gorgeous.

Julia Quinn

Well, I'm really glad you got this bundle too!! Your card is stunning - I really love the black background - it makes those flowers just shine and be the star of the show! So perfect for our challenge! So glad you joined the fun at SUO Challenges!!

Andrea W

Very pretty! I love your choice of colors.

Julie Gearinger

Wow, this is gorgeous! Love the dark background with the beautiful colors- thanks for sharing with us at SUO Challenges!

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thank you Sibylle! I appreciate you stopping by and leaving me a comment. This was a fun card to make especially once I figured out how to die cut the flower outlines!

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thanks Julia! It was perfect timing since I was playing with this set and saw the SUO challenge theme. Love playing along with the challenge. I appreciate you stopping by.

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thank you Andrea! The color combo is one of my go-to choices. Thank you for stopping by

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thank you Julie! It was a fun challenge and perfectly timed for me to use this set!

Cindee Wilkinson

Sharon, your card is stunning! The colors, layout, fantastic. Thanks for playing along with the SUO Challenge.

Karen Barber

This is stunning! Beyond stunning!!! Gorgeousness!!!!!

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thank you Cindee. I enjoyed playing along with the SUO challenge. Perfect theme!

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thanks Karen! I appreciate it! I love your work so your comment makes me very happy!

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