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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

3 Flowers....

Hey there.... happy Wednesday!  Have a little card I made for three challenges:  A Blog Named Hero's Topsy-Turvy,  ColourQ and Retro Sketches.  I love it when I can make one card and have it work for several different challenges!


The ColourQ combo this week was another tough one for me, but I knew that the graphic style of this week's Retro Sketch would work well with them.   I had planned on using one of the text image stamps from PTI's Text Styles border set to create the strip across the card front, but when I saw the new A Blog Named Hero challenge to use sentiment stamps in a way different from what they were meant to be used as I decided to use a couple of sentiments from the HA set Year Round Sentiments.  The flowers are from another HA set Bold Pop Designs.   Despite the fact that the flowers do cover up some of the sentiments, you can still figure out that it says "I miss you" and "Thinking of you".   I was quite impressed that I managed to get everything to line up so well just by eyeballing it!   I stamped a flower in the following colors, Ruby Red, Pool Party & So Saffron and then cut them out using the matching die.  Clear rhinestones were added to the centers.   The sentiments were stamped using Early Espresso.  I rounded the opposite corners of the card front to add an additional bit of interest.

Thanks for stopping by.....

Supplies:  Cardstock:  PTI white; Stamps:  Bold Pop Designs & Year Round Sentiments; Inks:  Stampin Up!; Dies:  Sizzix; Rhinestones: Want2Scrap & Stampin Up!


33 comments:

Sue said...

Hello Rosie
Lovely dainty flower heads in lovely appealing colours; not tangy but sweet.
Great interpretation of he sketch.
Smiles:)
Sue

Valerie said...

Simply elegant Rosie, love the flowers with the rhinestones, they look like raindrops :o)
Val x

Jackie Rockwell said...

Great CAS card Rosemary! Love the little gems scattered around! Glad you played along with us at RetroSketches!

Brenda said...

I absolutely love this design, colors, everything!

Mynnette said...

This is so clean and lovely! LOVE the primary colored flowers with those bright rhinestones!!! :)

MarcyK924 said...

I just love this card! A big bang for a CAS card - your colors and your bling! YUMMY!

Deanna Jean said...

Great CAS card! I would never guess that these colors were tough for you. I'm glad you joined us this week at the ColourQ.

Sylvia said...

Beautiful CAS card, Rosemary, I love your flowers well designed card! Thanks for joining us this week at the ColourQ and sharing your card.

Dotchie said...

Came to you from the retrosketches challenge -- love the clean and simple take, with the sentiment in the background strip, just like Kasia's card. I used this in my card, as well.

kingstonmama said...

So pretty, Rosemary! I love the way you've lined up your sentiments for the horizontal stripe. Those three flowers are fabulous - love the colors! Ann

Simone said...

Rosemary this is so gorgeous! Love the CAS design. Thanks for playing along with Challenge #3 at A Blog Named Hero :)

Beverley said...

Stunning CAS card. Love all the elements!

Viv's Visuals said...

Lovely card Rosie.

Olga said...

your cards always put a smile on my face, just lovely!!

Robin K. said...

LOVE your design Rosemary!! I think I really "need" that Bold Pop set - love what you've been doing with it!

Elizabeth Allan said...

Rosemary I really like how the flowers float down into the text. So visually beautiful and eye-catching!

Mary Dawn said...

thank you so much for joining in our Challenge #3 at A Blog Named Hero :) i love your clean and bright card

Ardyth said...

Wow! 3 challenges! Whenever I try to combine challenges, I go nuts trying to fit all the criteria, but you were clearly cool and calm as you produced this beautiful card!

Linda Beeson said...

The way you used those words on here is great, nice!

Lisa said...

What a cute card! Love the gems they really give it a twinkle!!

Noelle said...

beautiful take on BOTH challenges, Rosemary! Great CAS card:) Thanks for playing at ColourQ!!

Tina said...

Gorgeous card, Rosemary! Love how you creted the stripe with sentiment and sweet flowers. Thanks for joining as at A Blog Named Hero.

Christine said...

Great CAS-card! The flowers are beautiful!
Hug
Christine

Martha said...

Hi, Rosemary!
I always love seeing what beauty you've created! This CAS card is so lovely! What a darling design! I love the sentiment stamping, sweet flowers, and gems! Simply beautiful!

Michelle said...

beautiful! love the large, bold text!

Michelle said...

Great card! I love this. So clean and simple with excellent detail.

Lisa Lara said...

Oh I just adore this Rosi. I love the way you cut out the flowers leaving a white border. Love the silver pearls.

Melissa Shea said...

Clever! The sentiment stamping is a great anchor to the flowers! Thanks for playing with us at A Blog Named Hero :)

Greta said...

Terrific card! Love the colors & the sentiments for the bg are perfect!

Anita Scroggins said...

love the flowers!! Thanks for playing along at ColourQ this week!!

Tracey McNeely said...

Wonderful card and congrats on being Courtier!

Meadie said...

Your card is so pretty, I just love it, hugs x x

Kristina said...

i adore the beautiful simplicity of this card. well done :)

xo, Kristina
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