Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Flowery Hello


Hi everyone.  Time for the next challenge at Addicted to Stamps & More.  This week we have this photo below for inspiration ...






Prize:  3 digital images


I focused on the wood floor and the ballerina's white dress that looks like a flower.  I used balsa wood to die-cut the postage stamp panel.  I added a small, white leaf sprig with white blooms and a hello die (three layers glued together for thickness).  I added three clear rhinestones to finish.

It took me a while to come up with my design, but I'm really happy with how it turned out.  Very CAS.  I LOVE this hello die ... can you tell??!! :)  I've only had it a short time and already used it on three cards. :)

I hope you'll come and check out the challenge ... click HERE to find out the details and to see the beautiful cards from the rest of the Design Team.







Paper:  White (Neenah)
Accessories & Tools:  Postage Stamp Nestie (Spellbinders), small hello die (Simon Says), Lavish Branch die (Memory Box), Hydrangea punch (Martha Stewart), balsa wood, clear rhinestones


26 comments:

  1. Stunning :) the wood and the white flower looks just wow!

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  2. You have used the wood, and the flowers so cleverly, love all the elements on your card!

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  3. Simply Gorgeous Loll. I love how you were inspired by the photo! CAS PERFECTION! TFS my friend.

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  4. Gorgeous card, Loll! I love how you used the Balsa Wood as a background for those dainty flowers and fabulous sentiment! Such a wonderful take on the inspiration photo!

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  5. Absolutely beautiful Loll. Love how you used that wood panel.

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  6. Very beautiful , your hello die is great and fit in always - I need one :)

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  7. Just simply elegant and CAS, wonderful x

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  8. This is gorgeous Loll. Love that you used the balsa wood to represent the floor and those clear gems look like dew drops.

    Karen xxx

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  9. Great take on the photo, Lolly Pop. Stunningly CAS and beautiful use of the wood and the gems are the perfect finish xx

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  10. Love the CAS design of your card Loll...would never have thought about using balsa wood its so effective

    Anne

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  11. WOW, Loll, this is fantastic! I thought that was real wood in the center! You are the queen of CAS! Great take on the photo, Fabulous :)

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  12. Love your interpretation of the photo.

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  13. Love the balsa wood...such gorgeous texture, Loll! Another brilliant CAS design that is truly stunning and so unique!

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  14. Wonderful natural look to this in the neutral colour tones! Such a great idea to use the balsa wood.

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  15. I absolutely adore your card Loll!
    Sandy xx

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  16. Love this Loll - your sweet collage is simple and perfect and makes a great focal point - this rocks!

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  17. Wow, I am really loving this card Loll! It is simple but oh so elegant. Hugs, Brenda

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  18. The balsa wood looks great and this is a perfect way to show off the hello! Perfectly CAS!

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  19. Love your use of the balsa wood against the delicate flowers, so classy. :)

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  20. Beautiful, Loll, the wood panel looks great with the white flowers and sentiment. x

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  21. This is gorgeous, Loll. Such a classy CAS beauty. I love the sprig of leaves, a little square of perfection! :) x

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  22. Perfectly clean, simple and beautiful. I really like the wood stamp die cut, the pretty flowers and super die cut sentiment. Great take on the inspiration photo!

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  23. The stunning simplicity of this card is amazing...an inspired translation of the photo to your card. In awe...as always!!
    Hugs~c

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  24. Soooo pretty - your wooden stamp with those pretty little flowers and those little sparkly gems!

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  25. Awesome, Loll ... simply stunning! Anita :)

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  26. Hi Loll. Your card perfectly captures the elegance of the photo. Love it. Have a great day! hugs Monika xxx

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