Sunday, 3 May 2015

Say it with Flowers

Another month passed and time for May's Stamping Sensations challenge -  which is 'FLOWER POWER'.

I chose to do a CAS card for a friends birthday - she does NOT do fussy in any shape or form and would have glared at me if I'd so much as added a ribbon or pearl anywhere!
And I apologise for the rather poor pic... try as I might I couldn't get the colour on the pic to reflect the actual card!

The card actually has a bright white background, not the reproduction here.

I used Versafine Crimson Red ink which is a lovely rich shade for all the stamps (which are from SU Morning Meadow).
I fussy cut the large flower then added a dot of Pearl Maker to the stamens and dabbed a little on each of the smaller flower heads in the sprays.
Matted the stamped panel onto a piece of Regal Red card which happily for me was a perfect colour match!

Our sponsors this month are Crafty Individuals and I hope you can pop across to the blog and see what else the team has made and that you'll take part for a chance to win a fab prize!
Other challenges -
Sweet Stampin - Inspired by Book - The Language of Flowers
Suzy Bees-  No Patterned Paper
Crafts 4 Eternity - Inspired by Nature
Fussy & Fancy - Lots of Flowers
That's Crafty - Keep It Simple

Thanks for stopping by - Enjoy your day! x

26 comments:

  1. LOVE this card Viv. I've pinned it for future ref!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  2. Oops, I meant:

    Hugs, DARN Sarn xxx (LOL!) xxx

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  3. Classic and elegant Viv and sounds perfect for your friend.

    Thought about your blood pressure yesterday, right to the wide again, but three in the bag I guess.

    B x

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  4. A very elegant and pretty CAS card, Viv. I do like the monochrome design. Bet your friend loved it.

    Lynne x

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  5. This is beautiful,a lovely image and design.xxx

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  6. This is a very elegant birthday card! Love your CAS style!
    Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week! Hope to see you again and good luck!
    Hugs :)
    Francesca (DT)

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  7. Just perfect Viv - I'm sure your friend will love it.
    Hope you have a lovely weekend.
    xx

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  8. Lovely CAS card Viv...beautiful

    Anne

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  9. Lovely and CAS and just right for your friend. Gorgeous colour too. Hugs Mrs A.

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  10. Gorgeous Creation thank you for joining in with our challenge over at Suzy Bee's, hope you will join us again.....
    Hugs
    Suzy B Owner

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  11. Lovely bit of stamping Viv and the ink colour is just perfect.

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  12. How one colour can be all that's needed for a beautiful card!! Hugs, Gerrina

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  13. An elegant and non fussy design, all stamped in a beautiful shade of red. It looks like you've managed to make a card that will be much appreciated by your friend.

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  14. This is a gorgeous monochrome card, love the images and a super CAS card.

    Kath x

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  15. Lovely card and stamping.
    Linby x

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  16. A very elegant and beautiful card, Viv! Sounds perfect for your friend and I love the colour. Perfect stamping!

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  17. This is beautiful Viv, I like the elegant design
    Kevin xx

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  18. Another stunning CAS card Viv. My own friends and family love CAS too :o)
    Jackie xx

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  19. Fantastic and creative and loving this stamping and colours...xx
    {aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  20. Such a lovely design Viv, I love your stamping
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  21. Such a pretty card, the colors are beautiful. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Sweet Stampin' this week :)

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  22. This is so beautiful, Viv, thank you for sharing with Sweet Stampin'.

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  23. This is so elegant and pretty - love it!
    Thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy and good luck!
    Hugs, Sandra F&F DT

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  24. Beautiful card - stunning design - love it!!
    Thanks for playing along at Sweet Stamping' this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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