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Timeless Flourishes

Hi everyone. I wanted to take a moment to share with you some of the cards I've made with my first Flourishes' stamp set. I am very grateful to have found this wonderful company, with graphics so pretty and well designed, it's a delight to any stamper and card maker like myself.

So let's relax and enjoy these Cherry Blossoms' projects. Hope you like them.


























Thanks so much for stopping by! 






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  1. Lovely cards Gracie. Would you please tell me what dies you used for the second card?

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  2. GRACIE!!! ALL of your cards are GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) WHAT A LOVELY JOB you've done on them!!!!:) Here's MY QUESTION: What weight is the watercolor paper you've used???? LOOOOVE the texture!!! ALLL of your cards are GORGEOUS!!! I ESPECIALLY LOOOOVE the LAYERS on your first card!!! EVENTHOUGH, they ALL make me SMILE & DROOL for that stamp!!!!:) HUGS!!!!:)

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  3. Blue, or should I say Juanita, those dies are Spellbinders Gold Labels Four.

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  4. Becky I use cardstock, but I look for a thicker kind. If there is not much water used, regular cardstock works well enough.

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  5. Awww... each one is truly beautiful Gracielle! Thanks for joining us at Flourishes!

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  6. Your projects are wonderful.
    I made a specific post for the parade and was waiting for a post date. My post is up now if you want to come by and take a look.
    http://designsbydragonfly.blogspot.com/2014/03/flourishes-blog-parade.html
    Crafty hugs,
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  7. Wow, gorgeous work, Gracielle! Love your cards! Hugs

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  8. Cherry Blossoms is one of my favorite Flourishes stamps. It was such fun seeing how you used the stamp with different techniques and colors.

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  9. Oh, Graciellie, how absolutely stunning these cards are...each one! You are amazing, and the colors and coloring are exquisite! What a delight, sweet friend! Hugs!

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