Dec 03 2007

Green Garden

Published by at 2 02 am under General Purpose Cards

Flourishes is sponsoring the sketch this week at CPS — what fun!!! And what a great sketch. It is a long, narrow sketch, and I made mine into a card to fit a regular business sized envelope. My card measures 9″ x 3 7/8″.

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I used Fantasy Floral Garden by Flourishes. Just love that set packed full with all sorts of flowers and fun words in cool fonts!!! The two flowers I used here are my favorites in the set — just love these pretty little things!!! They are colored in with reinkers and a blender pen, as is the vine border. The main image is cut and embossed on a rectangle Nestability die by Spellbinders, and the black scalloped mat layer was also cut and embossedon a rectangle Nestability scallop die by Spellbinders. I added a little bow and large brad accent and I was done!!! The black paper is from the Prismatics line by Prism, and the green is Wild Wasabi textured by SU.

Flourishes is offering a special Combo Kit price right now. The Combo Kit will include this stamp set, Fantasy Floral Garden, a pad of 6 x 6 Infuse by Basic Grey, and 2 yards of yummy ribbon. You can create the moment your package arrives!!!!

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  • Stamps: Fantasy Floral Garden by Flourishes
  • Paper: SU: Whisper White and Wild Wasabi Textured. Prism: Prismatics Black.
  • Ink: Versa Fine Onyx Black. SU reinkers in Bashful Blue, Barely Banana and Wild Wasabi.
  • Accessories: Blender Pen, Ribbon, Glue Dots, Mounting Tape, Brad. Nestabilities Classic Rectangle and Rectangle Scallop dies by Spellbinders.

Thanks much for looking. Now, my next uploads will be samples of workshop cards using some of the retiring sets — I promise!!!

20 responses so far

20 Responses to “Green Garden”

  1. Tracy says:

    This is gorgeous Sharon!! I love the colors and how you did the leaves is so cool!

  2. leslierich says:

    Love all that green textured cardstock and the pretty flowers. It looks so darn impressive as tall as it is! I had fun making my very first tall card for this sketch, too!

  3. Rose Ann says:

    Your tall card is sooo pretty! I love the textured card stock, long leaf panel, and how you colored those pretty flowers!

  4. Dee says:

    Sharon, this is gorgeous!! I really like the way you did the sketch with the vine. It’s easy to see why those flowers are your favorite:)
    Dee

  5. JoAnn (sarahzoe) says:

    Great sketch design. It’s so refreshing to see the beautiful flowers amidst all the Chrsitmas and winter cards. The big brad and touch of gingham are the perfect accents. Just gorgeous.

  6. Mercy says:

    absolutely love that textured cardstock! your card is so fresh and clean…love it, girlfriend!

  7. Dawn E. says:

    Oh Sharon, I love this style of card. I’ve never made one before but I need to now, after seeing yours! It’s gorgeous! Those stamps are so pretty!!

  8. flossie says:

    This card is beautiful, love the green and black combo, it is so crisp and clean.

  9. nancy littrell says:

    Love the texture of the ……Textured wasabi and how your black layers really make your pretty card Pop! TFS

  10. Debbie (DeborahLynneS) says:

    Great card!!! I just love the Wasabi textured paper!! It shows up really well in your photo!!! Wonderful!!!

  11. Billie says:

    a true beauty, nice work

  12. Sherrie says:

    love those flowers Sharon, you colored them to perfection. Very nice design layout too!

  13. So pretty!!!!! Those images are perfect for this long layout! Love the springtime colors — it’s 30 degrees and cloudy this morning, so your card is a lovely sight! 🙂

  14. Bonnie aka raduse says:

    Wow! Very pretty and elegant; just with the images alone.

  15. This is my favorite so far from the new Fantasy Floral Garden. I love your color choices, and these flowers are really cute. The long strip of leaves really adds to the card. Gorgeous!

  16. Love your colors Sharon!

  17. wow…. this is beautifulllll. so simple but so sweet.. tfs MaryAnn

  18. Wow!! What a gorgeous card!!

  19. Love this, Sharon! These colors … the style … it’s all combined in such a fabulous card!

    ~Bev

  20. Linda Beeson says:

    Wow, you really rocked those stamps!

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