Dec 292011

It’s a rainy windy day here in Seattle, and the forecast is for more rain and then more rain and then more rain as far out as the forecasting goes.  So thought it was the perfect time to use some of my big, bright and beautiful flowers to add some color and cheer to the day.

Boy do these ever make a statement!

Love this sentiment.  Even though it is from Inkadinkado’s “Thank You Words” set, I think it would make a great Valentine’s sentiment.  And with my DH’s favorite color being purple… well I may already have his Valentine’s card done.  Although, the flower may be too much for a guy?  Have to think about that one…

And finally, here’s a couple of cards made with these new (to me) fabric flowers from Petaloo!

Staying dry and having so much fun doing it!  Thanks for dropping by today.

Happy Crafting!

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Set 1

Stamps: Inkadinkado Thank You Words

Papers: PTI Select White; BasicGrey Indie Bloom DP

Inks: SU Elegant Eggplant; White Gel Pen

Accessories: Hero Arts Art Flowers; Grosgrain Ribbon; Pearl; Brad

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Set 2

Papers: PTI Dark Chocolate, Terracotta Tile, Lemon Tart (Yellow Card) and Hawaiian Shores (Aqua Card); Authentique Gathering DP (Yellow Card); BasicGrey Picadilly DP (Aqua Card)

Inks: Memento Rich Cocoa; SU Chocolate Marker

Accessories: Petaloo Fabric Flowers; Grosgrain Ribbons; Cuttlebug Herringbone Embossing Folder ; SU Square Lattice Embossing Folder and Scalloped Border Punch; Paper Piercer and Template

16 Responses to “Flower Fest”

  1. Thanks for sharing these cheerful cards!

  2. Such pretty vibrant cards Susan. I’m so not good with big flowers! One of my husbands favourite colors is purple too 🙂 His alma mater color 🙂

  3. Beautiful cards Susan, the colors are striking. Wishing you and yours a safe and happy New Year.

  4. These are so much fun! I love the one you’re considering for Valentines!! 🙂 Great sentiment!

  5. Great cards, Susan! Love the colors!

  6. “Thanks” is right. I sure needed these bright and cheery cards today! These cards are lovely! happy New Year Susan stay dry and safe!

  7. There’s nothing like big, bright, beautiful flowers to brighten a rainy day…your cards are all gorgeous, Susan!!!! Now, why don’t you send some of that rain down to Texas….I’m not sure I remember what it looks like…LOL!!!!

  8. BEAUTIFUL work Susan!!~

  9. I have a large bag of flowers I should use, and these cards may have inspired me to do just that! My favorite color is purple too, so I’m drawn to that color, and the sentiment is awesome! NJ on all of these!

  10. Lovely cards, Susan!
    I want to wish you and your family a Happy New Year!
    Hugs and smiles

  11. Love your flower cards, especially the last two fabric flowers and such a pretty design!

  12. So pretty — like a breath of Spring! Love the colors and such wonderful designs.

  13. Those are gorgeous flowers and you’ve highlighted them wonderfully.

  14. You cards are striking! The flowers add a lot of serious POP. Thanks for your kind words on my blog today. Happy New Year!

  15. Gorgeous!! I’m so glad it was raining there so you had to get out some cheery flowers!! I especially like the first ones with the purple DP. They just shout ”smiles’ and ‘fun’!

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