Saturday, April 21, 2012

Flourishes

 Hi all, Today I'm writing about a yummy little card where I used my favorite Flourishes stamp set, Cherry Blossoms. Flourishes Timeless Tuesday #165.
I pulled out all my creative stops with this one and tried to create something kinda shabby chic.

Shabby is usually not my style but I felt it would work well with the "feel" I wanted on this card and I am delighted with it. I pulled out my Tim Holtz edge thingy (the name escapes me) which i usually don't like. But when I sew next to it, I like it better!

 Did you notice the little heart charm? So cute, I think it's Bead Landing brand. I dug out some MME paper with an Eiffel tower on it so I could play in this week's Papercraft Star challenge "French". I was planning on using a "Merci" sentiment but I have enough thank you cards in my stash so I went with the sentiment from the same stamp set mentioned above. It's a beautiful saying and can be appropriate for many different uses.
I just love the color combo and I'm getting a little better at shading with my copics. I have a long way to go though. Thanks for looking everyone. Have a great day!
Hugs, Kim


       OUT FOR PUBLICATION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Doing the happy dance!!!!!!

12 comments:

  1. Kim, this coloring is awesome. I have some Flourishes stamps, but am too scared to color them, lol. You've done amazing shading on this image. Love the shabby feel, too. Really beautiful.

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  2. Ding, ding, ding...we have a winner! Wowzers Kim. You definitely pulled out all the stops on this one and created an amazing card. Your shading looks beautiful to me and the whole card design is lovely. I especially love your stitching. The corners are tres chic! :-) I'm so glad you played along with our French challenge this week. You nailed it chick! :-) Best of luck in the challenge! Hugs!

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  3. Beautiful card,, Kim I agree with Tracey, everything about this card is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us this week for the Papercraft Star "Anything French" challenge.

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  4. I can only agree with everyone else ....you nailed the challenge
    This is truly a beauty!

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  5. Kim your card is absolutely gorgeous! I love every single detail! I'm thrilled you joined us this week at Papercraft Star!
    Kindest regards,
    Jennifer

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  6. WOW Kim! What a gorgeous card! Thanks for joining along with FTTC :)

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  7. Oooo! LOVE that burgundy and black combo, Kim! And your sentiment is divine! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Papercraft Star!

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  8. BEautiful card! Your shading on the flowers is lovely, but I have to say I really love how you have straight stitched the corners and zig zag around the sides! So creative! Thank you for joining us this week over at the Papercraft Star!

    Anitra

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    1. Thanks so much for your sweet comments

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  9. OMGosh!!! Good Gravy, this is Gorgeous!! You created such a beautiful card, and I love that you tried a card that is not your normal style. You pulled it off perfectly :)

    Thank you for joining us in Flourishes Timeless Tuesday!

    ~ Amanda :)

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  10. Kim, your card is beautiful!
    Thanks so much for participating in the Timeless Tuesday challenge.
    Hugs and smiles

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  11. Super beautiful Kim! The color choice is smashing....thank you for inking up your favorite Flourishes Set. Hugs ~S~

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