Friday 26 January 2018

Bouquet Bunch to Celebrate You

This card is entered into the Crazy Crafters Team Highlights this week.  Click here to see the full line up of projects and vote for your favourites!

Happy Australia Day!!!

I liked this card so much that I decided to CASE it myself!  This time I've used soft colours instead of the metallics.
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I love all the foliage and pretty, soft flowers in this card.  The pearls add a soft luxury.
Before I started die-cutting, I put some Multipurpose Adhesive Sheet on the back of the cardstock so that adhering the pieces to the card was a breeze!

I used a Dark Rich Razzleberry Stampin' Blend marker and the Color Lifter to darken the centres of the larger flowers and popped a Pearl Basic Jewel into centre of each flower.

I also made a pared down version by reducing the number of die cuts that I used and I like this one too!
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I also love the simplicity of the pared down version of the card!
I darkened the centres of the flowers in the same way as before but added some of the pearlescent sequins from the Metallics Assortment instead of the pearls.  I think it gives a more modern look to the card.

The "amazing" is from the Celebrate You Thinlits dies which are FREE from the Sale-A-Bration catalogue with a product purchase of $180.  See my Specials & Promotions page for more details of the amazing Sale-A-Bration offers and opportunities until 31st March.

I can't choose between them - which one do you like best? Leave a comment or contact me with your choice.  I will put the names of everyone who voted for the winning card into a hat and draw out one name - and I'll send the card to that person.

Thank you for visiting.
'Til next time!

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  1. Stephanie ~ Your cards are beautiful. I would have to vote for the more detailed one only because I am a 'sucker' for pearls. Hope all is well in your world! Hugs!

    1. Thanks, RaeDeen - lovely to hear from you, hope you're staying warm! Thanks for voting! Hugs to you too!

    2. RaeDeen - Congratulations, I'll be sending you the card you voted for - which makes me very happy indeed! ... but I will need an address. Would you like to email it to me?

    3. Guess what I received in the mail today?!! Stephanie, this card is so incredibly beautiful!! I will treasure it!! Thank you, Friend! Hugs to you!

    4. Oh good - I'm so glad it arrived safely and that you like it!! Hugs back!

  2. J'adore bravo c'est splendide quelle créativité géniale..........