Sunday, June 25, 2017

Flowers Galore

Welcome

I had intended to be back sooner than this, but life has been full of the unexpected this past week... 

Some time ago I printed off a freebie from the Retro Cafe Art site, and this year got to use one of the last motifs on the sheet for a card.


I love this panel, but it is in colours out of my usual range, which is why I suspect it was the last one to be used.


I matched the colours for the layered flowers on the corner, securing the layers with a gold brad, and using some leaf shaped sequins for a touch of greenery.


The sentiment was stamped and gold heat embossed on the dp - a sheet from a DCWV Old World Mat Stack.  
The edges of all the layers were sponged with Tea Die DI.


I used a couple of trimmings of the dp to trim the inside of the card


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(I took the Anything Goes option)

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33 comments:

  1. Lovely card, Maxine. I love blues and yellow together. xx

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  2. Hi Maxine, I hope this Sunday was a pleasant one for you. Lovely card and I can see why you left this motif till last, it's really pretty.xxx
    [aNNie]

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  3. Sunshine on a card...Absolutely gorgeous x

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  4. Very pretty Maxine. It's so good sometimes to be nudged outside our comfort zone. You should come over and place at International Art & Soul. Our theme is flowers.

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  5. What a sunny, pretty card, Maxine. I like how you matched the flowers with the panel.

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  6. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at NSHK.
    DT- Jeanett.

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  7. The retro-café motif is certainly quite eye catching colours, and what a lovely card you have made with it. Matching it to the flowers was a great idea. I hope all is well with you this week. Love and Blessings. Kate x

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  8. A beautiful floral creation Maxine ans just blue and yellow as a colour combo, it's just perfect for our Allsorts theme this week, many thanks for joining in.

    B x

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  9. Such a beautiful card Maxine! Have a great week!
    xoxo Olga

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  10. Wow so perfect fitting those flowers! That is so clever and sunny-looking! Hugs, Gerrina

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  11. Such a pretty card, lovely flowers and the gold is a perfect touch.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge x

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  12. Maxine, your card is gorgeous. Lovely colors - blue and yellow is a great combination. And flowers and embossing... and more. Lovely!

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  13. They are fun colors and you mastered them well for not being your usual fare.

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  14. Beautiful in Every Way, Maxine ! These colors just pop ! Xoxo

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  15. A lovely card Maxine and I really like your colour choice. Barbxx

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  16. What a pretty card, I love the flowers. Thank you for sharing with Making Memories Crafting. Vicki- DT

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  17. Hi Maxine,

    Such a sunny and happy card and indeed you are the Embossing Queen.

    Lovely card,
    Monica

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  18. Lovely card ....Maxine!! Thanks for sharing with us at Making Memories Crafting. Good luck!!

    Hema - DT@ MMC

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  19. Such a great and pretty card! Love the pretty summery colors. Also, loving the flowers to match!

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  20. Pretty Card and like your flowers.
    Thank you so much for joining us at Polkadoodles Craft Challenge Anything Goes.
    Hugs, Tina – DT
    PolkadoodlesChallenge

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  21. Thanks for entering my challenge at Allsorts Tracy x

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  22. I love the label you used and you matched up your elements so well. Blue and yellow is one of my favorite color combinations. Your card is beautiful! Hugs, Fran

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  23. Nice pretty card. Thank you for joining us at The Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge Week 24/25. Helen DT

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  24. Beautiful creation! Thanks for joining us at Morgan's ArtWorld!

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  25. such a lovely card ~ thank you for joining us at Polkadoodles xx

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  26. wooow beautiful
    I love all the colors here
    feel summer on your card
    and the flowers added is adorable Maxine
    this will be a winner card believe me
    hugs
    Monika

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  27. Gorgeous card Maxine! Love the bright yellow and blue together, so vibrant! The panel sitting a little off kilter looks amazing and the background paper is so subtle and beautiful! Wonderful flowers, love the layering you did with those!! Fantastic design, hugs :)

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  28. Beautiful card, love the designs and flowers! Thank you for joining us at Making Memories Crafting! We hope to see you again!
    Sherry x
    DT for Making Memories Crafting
    Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads – My personal Blog

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Thank you for taking the time to comment - it is very much appreciated and your comments are treasured. Maxine D