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Sunday, March 20, 2011

Flower Friend

I took delivery of the Tattered Florals die by Tim Holtz which I'm sure you are all familiar with, and that I am very pleased to now own. So I have been going mental making flowers. The one on this card was inspired by a lady on you tube that does THIS tutorial for making a similar flower.

Here is my card...






I love the sentiment from the Stampin Up set "The Nicest Things" and thought it would go well on a tag for the challenge at Annabelle Stamps - "Say it with Tag".

The background is papers from the Kaiser "Utopia" collection 6" paper pad, and I've simply torn stips and rolled back the edges, highlighting them with a little Tangerine Tango ink to match in with the card base.

This is such a bright, flowery card that I thought it would suit the challenges at both the Scrapbook Sisters Spring Flowers challenge and the Southern Girls Flowers Challenge .

Hope you like it too. Keep an eye out for more of those gorgeous Tim Holtz flowers in the future. I'd also like to thank Nicole at the Craft Queen shop for the beautiful torquise ribbon on this card. I had ordered other ribbons from her and they arrived beautifully packaged and tied up with this ribbon. It's always the way isn't it, the one you didn't choose is the first one you use!

8 comments:

AnnaBelle Stamps Blog

A gorgeous card! I love yout flower, it's amazing!
Thanks for playing along with us this week :)
Andrea

Sue Kohler

What a gorgeous flower, I love the autumn tonings and the torn paper!
Thanks for playing along at AnnaBelle Stamps Say it with a tag challenge! :)

Deb Mitchell

Wow, just absolutely Stunning! Thank you for joining us at Southern Girls.

Hugz, Deb

Liz Weber

Loving the gorgeous layers and paper flower Vicki. FAB take on the tag challenge. Thanks very much for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps.

Michelle Singer

Adorable card. Thanks so much for joining us at Southern Girls this fortnight. I really hope to see you again at our next challenge.
Hugz,
Michelle

Kylie

What a stunning card! LOVE your colour combo and your flower is simply gorgeous and loving your card design too!!!
Thanks for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

Take care,
Kylie X

Sue W

Gerat card, love the distressing and that flower is fab!!!! Thanks for playing along with AnnaBelle this week hope you'll join us again soon.!

Jeannie

Love the colours of your card and that Tim Holtz die is a "must have".