Summer Sunflowers

August 28, 2014

Hello! Welcome to my challenge post for Classy Cards 'n Such. This week we have a great inspiration photo! Our cards have to be Sunflower Inspired.

These are truly bright summer colors in an unusual combination, at least for me. I decided to emphasize on the sunflower theme adding accents of red and green around my central image.

I stamped a bunch of sunflowers with Penny Black's Flower Gallery set. I colored them with Spectrum Noir markers. Some of the flowers were stamped on a Spellbinders Classic Label Four, and some were fuzzy cut and adhered to the label afterwards. I applied Inka Gold in Yellow Gold to the sunflowers to give them a nice shimmer. I added Baby Rhinestones - Silver to the center of the flowers too.

I mounted the white label on a green metallic Spellbinders Imperial Gold Label Four, and then mounted these on a red Spellbinders Classic Label Four.

For the front of my card I added a piece of patterned paper from Shery K. Designs I printed on White Pearl Linen. I used Spellbinders A2 Matting Basics A to cut the patterned layer. Also, I created a nice border with Spellbinders Classic Edges Two and Classic Decorative Inserts Three. To finish the design I ran across a piece of red ribbon (slightly to the left) and tied a double bow.

I hope you enjoyed seeing my card! Join our challenge this week for a chance to win a special prize from the store. Visit Classy Cards 'n Such and link up your Sunflower Inspired creation. If you'd like to check out the supplies I used to make my card click on the links added above or click here to visit the store.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

This card is participating in:
Floral Fantasy - Penny Black Saturday Challenge
Inspiration Photo - Just us Girls
Add a Handmade Bow - Craft-Dee Bowz
Anything Goes - Docerela Stamps 

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9 comentarios

  1. Gracie, this is fantastic! I love your take on the photograph! Your flowers are gorgeous and the die cut strip down the center really adds elegance! So beautiful! hugs :)

  2. Boy, you can really see the shimmer! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!!

  3. Very pretty sunflowers. Love the sparkles in the centers.

  4. Beautiful card! Great sunflowers and love the lacy center border!
    Thanks for joining us this week at Just Us Girls!

  5. Absolutely B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L!!! Thanks for the inspiration . . and for sharin!!!

  6. Your flowers and color scheme are very pretty! Beautiful card! Thanks for playing with Just Us Girls!

  7. So pretty and summery and love that pop of red! Thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month.

  8. Fabulous card!
    Thanks for playing at the Penny Black Saturday Challenge!
    Helen x


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