Saturday, 29 March 2014

Spring Bloom


I had a few challenges in mind when I was making this card.  The first one was Paper Artsy where there are several inspirational posts during the week.  This tag by Brenda Brown was the inspiration for my card:

I'm entering it into The Card Concept (shabby chic and vintage).  See the big flower on the cake?  That's the one.

At Simon Says Work It Wednesday it's Spring,

And at CASE Study, here's the gorgeous inspiration from Joni:
In my case, it's one big flower, and the sentiment banner is down at the bottom instead of splitting the image.

Images: Paper Artsy E Lin Brown 01, Ink & The Dog Mini 44 (script)
Stencil: TCW Mini Harlequin
Black lines: credit card
Inks: Fired Brick, Shabby Shutters, Peeled Paint, Tattered Rose Distress Inks, Versafine Onyx Black, Versafine Smoky Grey

20 comments:

  1. Great tag, I like the subtle background, it sets off the flower perfectly.

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  2. Beautiful card. Background is very elegant.

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  3. This is lovely! Love what you did with the background. :-)

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  4. Such a cool background and pretty bloom, Shirley ... I'm thinking the credit card made an appearance again for those lines! Anita :)

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  5. Oh this is a really fabulous card! I love the hand carved look of the images! The background is super too! Thanks so much for joining us at The Card Concept! :)

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  6. What a fabulous artsy card1 i just LOVE that flower!

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  7. My goodness Shirley...your work shines, no matter the style! This is the perfect example of Shabby chic! The background is amazing, and the technique that you used on the petals and leaves is soooooo cool! Definitely 'art in bloom'

    Thanks for sharing your card with us this week at the Card Concept Challenge :0

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  8. You are such a versatile stamper, Shirley...I love that you create cards in so many different styles! The background on this card is really beautiful and I love your flower! So artistic, and such a great take on Brenda's tag!

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  9. It's a beautiful, simple but elegant design. I hope that you pick up a prize or two for it. I also loved that tag of Brenda's.

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  10. It's a beautiful, simple but elegant design. I hope that you pick up a prize or two for it. I also loved that tag of Brenda's.

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  12. Shirley this is gorgeous! Way to rock so many challenges. Thank you so much for joining us this week at the Card Concept!

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  13. Beautiful! I love the background, it's perfect for the bright flower.

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  14. Delicately beautiful, love the background!

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  15. Shirley,
    This card turned out so pretty, your background is amazing.

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  16. Very beautiful, I love the background, Shirleyx

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  17. Love the big flower and the stunning background!

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  18. Gorgeous! This card IS a work of art - gorgeous image and gorgeous background! Thanks for joining us at The Card Concept!

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  19. Hi girlfriend - I'm back and boy do I have loads of catching up to do. This card is just gorgeous. So fitting for my return to blooming trees after icy Michigan! Way to whip out that credit card again - that is one cool technique. Right up there with the toilet paper rolls.

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  20. What a fabulous background you've created for this gorgeous flower! Thanks for joining us at The Card Concept this week :)

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