Thursday, September 17, 2015

Throwback Thursday #7 - Pretty Patches & Country Charm + a Winner

Before we get started, we have a winner to announce!

PURE COLOR with Kara #3 Winner

Congratulations entry #12 - Anita in France!

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Ready for another challenge? After taking a month off, I'm back with another Throwback Thursday Challenge! This month we are revisiting the adorable "Pretty Patches" series and Country Charm.

The Pretty Patches stamp sets are adorable and affordable at only $6 each. Each set has an image and two sentiments, one can be used on the inside and one for the outside. The beginning stamper can quickly build up a supply of products for many different occasions by purchasing the Pretty Patches stamp sets.

Usually I would begin with the first card I made and make my way to the last, but because these are seasonal cards, I feel like I should begin with Pretty Patches: Apple!

All of my cards today feature the Love Showers Layers die as the focal point. I began this card by stamping the Ikat background on Kraft card stock. Next I die cut and inlaid a Nautical Navy Pinking Square. The apple was die cut and stamped with Cranberry Crush ink then adhered to the card with foam tape. I stamped the double line border in Nautical Navy ink on the top and bottom of the card base. I love the way that finishes off the card.

On this next card, I stepped up the design a bit by adding an extra layer. I stamped the tag again with the Borders & Backgrounds 1 stamp set, then just added the one border from Country Charm. I love how that grounds that stamped label.

And finally, this is my favorite of my cards today. I used the Country Charm stamp set to stamp my own plaid paper. It was so easy and just a great way to personalize your cards.

Play Along

Now it's your turn! We'd love to have you participate in our Throwback Thursday posts. We know you've got some older product in your stash dying to see some ink! So let's pull em out.

Use any card above as inspiration, or even the stamp set if you've got it, and let's see those "oldies but goodies" get some love! Use at least one Wplus9 product and upload your project to your blog or online photo gallery such as Flickr. Then link it up using the InLinkz widget below to share it and keep the inspiration flowing! You'll have 3 weeks to play along.

If you'd like us to repost and share your creations on Instagram and Facebook, be sure post using the hashtag #wplus9tbt!


We will select one random random participant to receive a $20 store credit to Winners will be announced on Thursdays when the new Throwback Thursday is posted.

TBT #6 Winner

  • #3 - Rema T.

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Throwback Thursday #7 Entries


  1. I am stoked with this challenge because I have - and love - three of these four sets! Excited to give them some TLC!

  2. omgosh, your cards are adorable! I love how you created your own matching plaid background paper. AWESOME! I don't have this particular set but I'm pretty sure I have some older sets in my stash that could use some additional love!

  3. What a lovely surprise ... thanks so much! Wonderful inspiration ... looking forward to playing along! Anita :)

  4. I was very excited to see that I won TBT #6. Thank you for the $20 store credit...

  5. Fantastic cards, Maureen! Thanks encouraging me to pull out these sets again!

  6. beautiful cards and i especially like your own plaid paper maureen! it was a lot of fun making my own plaid but i definitely need more practice.


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