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Saturday, October 20, 2012

Flower Happy



If you are a follower of my blog you know how much I love floral images, so when I saw some fabulous images from Our Daily Bread Designs when I was at the York, PA show last weekend I had to pick some up.

This post is going to be quick as the kids and hubby are all gone and I've got to get some laundry done and in between hoping to get my stamp on.


My first card uses the CAS(E) this sketch and is for Bev's challenge to use lots of sparkle at Hope You Can Cling to Challenge at SCS.  I used my 2way glue pen and applied lots of glitter to my Poppies.


Card details:
Stamps: Crocheted Poppy from Our Daily Bread Designs, Sweet Pea from There She Goes Clear Stamps
Cardstock: Gina K. Luxury White
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, copic
Embellishments: Art Glitter-crystal

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My Happy Birthday card uses the die cut that coordinates with the image above.  Can't wait to use them together but since the other one was CAS, I didn't want to add another layer.

I tried my hand at the 10 minute craft dash challenge again, but this time I failed by completing this in 13:29 or somewhere close to that...all I know was I was over the 10 minute mark.  Darn embellishments!


Thanks to my friend Chera for pointing out these gorgeous ornate flowers that I was able to print out on my Silhouette cameo.


Card details:
Stamps: Treasured Words by Verve Stamps
Cardstock: Confetti White,  Tempting Turquoise, Pumpkin Pie, Paint the Town Pink, Authentique-Gathering
Inks: Tempting Turquoise, Paint the Town Pink

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For my last card I created a pretty simple card using the Violet image from Our Daily Bread Designs as my focal point.  After finishing the card, I'm wishing I would have used a different background color as this is so light it was hard to capture the true color (a very pale purple).



Card details:
Stamps: Violet  from Our Daily Bread Designs, Good Times from Mama Elephant
Cardstock: Crumb Cake, VIP Purple, Gina K. Luxury White
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, copic
Embellishments: Zva Creative Self-Adhesive Embellishment-Pearl White, Viva Pearl Pen-cream, dimensionals
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Hope you have a great Saturday-off to change out the laundry!


12 comments:

Kim S said...

A perfect combination of stamp and sketch - that lovely floral is perfectly highlighted with the CAS sketch! So glad to see you at CAS(E) this Sketch!

Paulina said...

All of these cards are beautiful! Each one is so unique and lovely.

Thank you for playing in the 10 Minute Craft Dash, Kim! I hope to see you play again in the future! :)

Suzanne C said...

Look at you creating away with your new ODBD! Beautiful! Love how you used the flowers in doily frame. Beautiful!

TenSGal said...

All your cards are so very pretty! Hope you are enjoying your Silhouette!

Jackie Rockwell said...

Such a pretty image, love the sparkle!!! So glad you played along in this week's CAS(E) this Sketch!

Susie said...

Oh my! What gorgeous cards. I especially love that first one.

Tina said...

wow you got your stamp on - three cards - is awesome....Hope you enjoyed your time alone and got some of your "chores" done. Have a great Sunday

xo
tina

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Kim, I can't believe how you find the time between kids, work and life to find stamp time.....these are fab cards, love the ODB new stamp too, and the Cameo flowers!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Gorgeous flower cards Kim. Especially love the first one with the lovely image and red colors. Neat designs.

Tracey McNeely said...

All of your cards are lovely, love your CAS(E) card.

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow Kim!! These flower designs are just gorgeous girl!! LOVE the added sparkle you've done!! :) HUGS

Julie Day said...

Love the images and those sparkly flowers are gorgeous! Thanks for playing this week at CAS(E) this Sketch!

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