Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Flowers and Bling

Welcome I am so glad you have visited by blog.
Today I took refuge from the heat in studio and had fun playing with a new spellbinders die - Spiral Flowers Three, the leaves dies and a doily die.  My Cuttlebug had a real workout!!


The result is a very dimensional card, which I am pleased with. The flowers were sponged with violet ink to accentuate the colour. 


This is a close up, and in the bloom on the left, you can just see the purple rhinestone that I managed to place in the centre of each bloom.

The doily was cut in white card, and the swirl placed before the leaves and flowers were added - the swirl fought me somewhat and did not quite place as well as I may have liked.


The sentiment was simply stamped in a pearlescent ink to let the flowers take centre stage.

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18 comments:

  1. This is stunning Maxine - love all of the dimension and the gorgeous colours - beautiful Dies!! Time well spent in the studio my friend! <3!

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  2. This is a beautiful card Maxine. I love those spiral flowers. Unfortunately I have to steer clear of very dimensional cards for sending to UK and that's where most of my cards end up! I love the colours you have chosen too. Kate x

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  3. Such a pretty card Maxine - thanks for joining in over at CCM this time and good luck!

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  4. Very lovely, a stunning looking card. Thanks for joining us over at the Crafty Card Makers this time and my blooming challenge.
    Love n hugs
    Marie

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  5. WOW!!! This is gorgeous!! Those flowers are so pretty and definitely worth the workout for your cuttlebug.

    I was just going through some of my emails and seen your comment about a recent health scare. I hope all is well Maxine. I'm saying a prayer for you right now and please email me if you need to chat more. Big hugs!!

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  6. Maxine, this is stunning!!! Those flowers just pop off the page here. Gorgeous creation.
    Lynn

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  7. A very stunning and gorgeous card! The flowers are absolutely amazing!
    Thanks so much for joining is at My Craft Spot!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  8. Love the shabby chic look. That's a beautiful doily die. What one is it? Very pretty. Love the leaves too.

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  9. OooWee! How gorgeous!! Well worth the work! Beautiful, Maxine!

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  10. What gorgeous flowers Maxine,beautiful card.

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  11. A very beautiful card, the flowers are gorgeous and the colour combo is super
    Thanks for joining in the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge
    Janet

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  12. Wow what a beautiful card, the flowers are gorgeous and I love the diecut such a pretty edge
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
    Wendi

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  13. Lovely card, well done! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge.

    groetjes, Ellen

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  14. Wow, you made those flowers?! They look amazing!

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  15. Just beautiful!!

    Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week.

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  16. This is so pretty! Your flowers are stunning and the rhinestone flourish is a gorgeous touch!\\Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

    Kate
    Small Bits of Paper

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  17. The 3d flowers on this card are gorgeous, love the bling too!

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