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Monday, September 15, 2014

Flowers Say Hello

Hi Everyone! I hope you are having a good day. I want to share a card I made using lots of flowers and distressed layers -- my favorite things in making a card! My inspiration came from this photo over on the Sizzix blog.


The Sizzix Challenge Inspiration


I love the magenta, pink and green combination. I used a Sizzix embossing folder on the background paper and highlighted the raised areas with green ink.



I used the Tim Holtz Alteration flowers dies by Sizzix to make my flowers. I added Champagne glitter, from Sparkle N Sprinkle, to the edges of the petals. The leaves are also from the leaves Sizzix die. I edged them with brown ink to make them stand out more.






I just bought this gorgeous Ornate Frame by Sizzix and was so happy to be able to use it right away! I added Copper Flame embossing powder to it by Sparkle N Sprinkle. I love the look it gives. I also added an acetate window over the saying to add a shiny look.







I had a fun time making this card! I am entering this card into the Sizzix  and Joan's Touch challenges.
Thanks you for stopping by. I hope you have a wonderful day!


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7 comments:

  1. Wow April this is so beautiful. Those are some of my favorite colors and I love your design and your shabby chic feel to this card. Great job. Thanks for joining us at Joan's Touch for this challenge.
    Joan
    www.joanstouch.com

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  2. Totally awesome, April! Absolutely love the background the frame and the acetate. Just gorgeous!

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  3. This is beautiful, April. The colour combo is very prety and love your new ornate frame die!

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  4. how pretty, April! The inspiration piece is clearly visible in your lovely card. The EP'd frame is very striking, and I especially like the dry embossed areas in your green layer! xo

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  5. So beautiful! Love the distressed layers and your pretty flowers. Really gorgeous card.
    Hugs,
    Eret

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  6. Gorgeous card! Love the glittered flowers and the beautifully framed sentiment!!

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  7. Congratulations!! : D Beautiful card, well deserving of the win!

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