Sunday, June 25, 2017

Flowers Galore


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

  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

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

  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.

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

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

  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

  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

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

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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

  17. Hi Maxine,

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

    Lovely card,

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

    Hema - DT@ MMC

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

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

  21. Thanks for entering my challenge at Allsorts Tracy x

  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

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

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

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

  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

  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 :)

  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
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