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Sunday, 26 August 2012

Fashionable Handmade Flowers!

Hi Folks,

The challenge this fortnight at Fashionable Stamping  is Floral or Handmade Flowers or both - the choice is yours!
For my card I have used Stampendous Rose Corset, coloured with Distress Inks, the backing border is my new TH Embossing folder , distressed with Tumbled Glass and Faded Jeans. The webbing is also coloured with Faded Jeans.  The  floral paper is Papermania Blueberry Hill.
For my flowers I used Cor'dinations and the TH Tattered Floral die. a little bit of sanding and some glossy accents.
The rest of the DT have some fabulous 'floral creations' on show, so please pop over to FSC and take a look.  Remember though, we are a stamping challenge and need to see at least one real stamp on your entry.

I hope you are all enjoying the Bank Holiday - its the last one until Christmas!!

This is a scheduled post as we are 'hopefully - weather permitting' enjoying a few days away. 

I am entering this i:
  Catered Crop - Distress
  Challenges4Everybody - Anything Goes
  Come and Get It - 3D flowers
  Craft Your Days Away - Anything Goes
  Stampin for the Weekend - Pearls and Swirls

Thanks for looking

Avril xx

31 comments:

Doreen said...

Gorgeous card Avril...love the image and fabulous colours.xxx

lynne said...

So gorgeous and the most beautiful colour combination - the colours really do pop.
Have a lovely Sunday Avril.
Wishes
Lynne

Dots Dabbles said...

Hi Avril...these colours are so eye catching. I love this image and the embossing in the background looks brilliant and frames the image beautifully! I hope you enjoy your long weekend.
Dot x

Claire said...

BEautiful card Avril, gorgeous colours and your flowers are stunning
Claire xx

brenda said...

Gorgeous Avril and I especially love the colour combo, it's not one I've ever thought of using, but works beautifully.

Hope you're having a good weekend.

B x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A wonderful card in great color combination. Love all the texture and the flowers are wonderful.

butterfly said...

Gorgeous - I love the bluey-greens and then that pop of red from the flowers, both on the image, and those gorgeous handmade ones... lovely!
Alison x

Brenda Brown said...

Beautifully designed and made Avril, love it.
Hope you are having a nice break.
hugs {brenda] xox

Katina said...

Stunning card Avril! I love the stamp, colours and your gorgeous roses.
xx

Claire said...

This is just gorgeous Avril, beautiful image and I love the red rose. Hugs, Claire x

Fliss said...

A gorgeous creation Avril. Just love the stamped corset and lovely colours and the flowers are so beautiful.
Hope you're having a great weekend.
Hugs, Fliss xx

Jenni's Jems said...

once again love this one in fact so much think I might join in this challenge! x

Esther said...

Hi Avril, I love the colour combination you've used, those flowers look so striking against the blue...gorgeous..Esther xx

Yvonne Garner said...

Hi Avril! What a unique image, I've not seen it before. Beautiful composition! Hope it was a great Holiday! Best wishes, Yvonne

Ellie said...

Beautiful, I also like your your color combination!

Meggymay said...

Gorgeous image and card. Love the flowers and the way you accented them.
Yvonne x

Dezinaworld said...

Oh wow !! I would never have thought to put those two colours together but they are absolutely gorgeous and this is a stunning creation
hugs June x

Terry said...

Love this! The blues and pop of reds are stunning! The colors in the stamped image are just beautiful! Wow!

lisa said...

Your rose corset is stunning, Avril. I love all your blues and the red flowers set it off beautifully.
I hope the weather is behaving wherever you are, it's been a really wet bank holiday here in Yorkshire!!
Hugs Lisax

Shirl said...

Superb Avril and the roses are delicious. Hope you had a relaxing Bank Holiday.

Hugs Shirley x x

Cheryl said...

This is beautiful! I love the pops of red.

Sue C said...

Beautiful card Avril, I love the colour combo you've used and your flowers are gorgeous. Sue C x

Alie said...

What a nice creation, with the gorgeous stamp of the corset and the lovely flowers Avril!

greetings, Alie :-)

Sarah said...

Beautiful card Avril. Love the image and the colour combinations you've used.

Sarah x

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

What a beautiful card Avril! I love the blue hues and the embossing and the flowers add such a striking contrast - gorgeous! xx

Judy McKay said...

Wow Avril! Special card with all that detail and coloring. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get It this week.

Linda said...

Gorgeous card Avril, love the colours.
Hope you managed to get a few days away. xx

Amelia Thorneycroft said...

I love the way you've done this! Thank you so much for sharing with us at "Challenges4Everybody".Good luck! - Amelia

Mummy lade said...

love the colour combo. Thank you so much for entering this in our challenge at Stampin for the Weekend and good luck!

Shell~AK Stamper said...

Wonderful Vintage card, very striking with the contrasting color of the flowers!

Thanks for joining us for the "FLOWERS" Challenge at Come and Get It this week!

Shell~Alaska♥

Ephemera said...

Hi Avril this is a real beauty, those gorgeous flowers in that stunning shade of red compliment the stamping beautifully. Have a lovely day. xx