Sunday, July 28, 2013

Gingham and Flowers


Hi everyone.  This week is the "Dare to Get Dirty" Yearly Challenges where past and present members of the Dirty Dozen, set up a series of challenges - six per day for a whole week.  So much fun ... and there's prizes as well from SCS's Sponsors!!  FYI, you have to be a Fan Club member of SCS to participate.  I joined in the fun last year and managed to finish several cards (but not all).  It started yesterday, so I'm already behind :) ... but I managed to cover off four challenges (DTGD13Twinshappy; DTGD13kittie747A; DTGD13KarenGiron; DTGD13TammieE) with this one card - whew!!  Hope you like.

I used the gingham wheel stamp from SU! to stamp onto my flower box.  Then I layered dies that I had sponged and shaped for added dimension.  A few strokes with my white gel pen added some interest to the pink daisies.

Here's a close-up:




Stamps:  Gingham Wheel, A Word for You (SU!)
Paper:  White, Regal Rose, Old Olive (SU!)
Ink:  Not Quite Navy, Regal Rose, Old Olive, More Mustard (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  Big Shot, Grand Flower Box die (Poppy Stamps), Fresh Daisies die (Simon Says), Little Leaves die (Sizzix), 8 petal Flower & Branch die (C.C. Designs), sponges, white gel pen, stylus and mat, glue, glue dots, adhesives and dimensionals





19 comments:

  1. Give me gingham. give me polka dots either one I'm a happy camper. Such a sweet card especially those tiny sweet daises. TFS!

    xo, Marian

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  2. Loll it doesnt matter what you do, you manage to make it look spectacular. What a beautiful card. I've been eyeing off that die cut flower now I think you have made my mind up for me. Thankyou so much for sharing your talent.

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  3. Wow I love what you did with the daisy die cuts - pinned for a case!! Beautifully done Loll!

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  4. This is such a charming card! I love the gingham flower box and your flowers are so pretty! Love this card!!!

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  5. Beautiful card Loll, love the gingham, and the layers on the daisy, brilliant :) Cathy x

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  6. Wow Loll....what an amazingly beautiful card. Your die cut flowers (love the white veins), creative gingham stamped flower pot, pretty colors and 4 challenges to boot......WOW!

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  7. Loll what a beautiful card, love the gingham window box and your flowers are amazing...love the colours..

    Anne

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  8. This is so pretty Loll and I love that flower die (so much that last time you used it I had to scurry off to SSS to buy it!). Love the gingham window box and the matching piece of gingham on the inside of the card.

    Karen x

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  9. Hi Loll, this is absolutely stunning! I love how you used the daisy die and your sponging looks amazing.

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  10. As usual a gorgeous card loll! You just seem to be able to keep them coming. So simple but so stunning.
    Love Lea x

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  11. Beautiful flowers! Ready to pick!

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  12. I love these layered flowers and I can see that gingham wheel is going to have to make it into my next order. Good going on getting 4 challenges in for one card!

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  13. Love the gingham window box with the lovely pink flowers. What a wonderful idea to use those diecut flowers as you did. Always get such marvelous inspiration at your site. TFS

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  14. This is so pretty - love the combination of challenges! I've just done a couple of the challenges and need to upload my cards. I'm not sure how many I'll do, given this gorgeous weather and my desire to be outside!

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  15. Stunning card. I love the gingham on your flower pot and the flowers are just so pretty, delicate and feminine. Bravo!

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  16. This is stunning. I love the dimension of the flowers and the gingham added just the right touch.

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  17. This is so beautiful, Loll! I think I need to buy that flower die!

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  18. Stunning card Loll - your flowers look amazing and I love the design - hugs xx

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  19. Amazing Loll! I've just had the best time catching up with all your lovely work. These flowers are terrific and I always love when you use gingham.

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