“Art is not so much expressing oneself, as it is discovering oneself.” - Anawanitia


Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Flowers for My Friend

Happy Tuesday!  

Well, after a bluster and rainy night, the temperature outside has dropped again.  It's rather cool outside, and I'm wondering , "will it ever stay warm?"  I am so ready for the shorts, tank tops, swimming and basking in the sunshine already >sigh!<  I'm such a sun worshipper! LOL!  So here is a card that makes me think of warmer weather....


As usual, all of the flowers on this card are handmade by yours truly - I am thinking I will probably never get over my paper flower making obsession!  I really wanted to showcase the flowers on this card, so I kept the layout clean and simple.  I used my Nesties Label #10 to create a frame for the sentiment, then embossed it, using Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder. I finished off this creation with a border (MS Lattice), and the pearl trim.  Viola!   This card makes me think of a lovely, sunshiny, Spring Day....

I created this card for  card swap, and also entered it in the following challenges:

Our Creative Corner Challenge - "Blooming Blossoms"

Paper Play Challenge #16 - "No Patterned Paper"


A Spoon Full of Sugar - "3-D Something"

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13 comments:

  1. Beautiful creation. Thanks so much for joining us at OSAAT.

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  2. What a delightful card....great use of flowers.
    Thanks for entering this week at OSAAT!
    smiles...Tammy

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  3. Beautiful creation, love your gorgeous flowers detail and layout, Thanks for joining us over at OSAAT, hope to see you again soon Good Luck
    Sarah xx

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  4. Another beautiful card, Annette - your flowers are wonderful, such an array - I wish my garden looked that good!!!

    Thanks for joining us on PaperPlay twice this week.

    Julie :o)

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  5. Oh this is one beautiful card,thanks
    so much for joining us at OSAAT
    love hugs cheryl xxx

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  6. This is another beautiful card Annette. I'm loving your handmade flowers - please don't stop making them! Thanks again for joining in the fun here at OSAAT.
    Sam x

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  7. Love this, Very pretty, thanks for joining us at the OCC!

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  8. Your cards are absolutely stunning! Such wonderful taste and elegance and I LOVE all those handmade flowers ...wow
    Hugs
    Annika

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  9. Such a beautiful card, I can almost smell the flowers! Lovely details with the lattice edge, pearls and the frame is gorgeous. Pauline x

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  10. Beautiful! Great job on all the flowers.

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  11. What a fab card and beautiful flowers :)
    Thanks for joining us at OSAAT and don't forget to check back later today to see the new challenge, find out who won this one, and for a very special store anouncement. Good luck!

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  12. Lovely!!!

    Thanks for participating in the Sisterhood of Scrap challenge!!!

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  13. What a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT xx Clare (DT) x

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