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Hi! I'm glad to be back with a new card I decided to make for some of my favorite challenges. I love floral images, so I incorporated them to make a card based on a sketch for Mod Squad Challenge. I also wanted to have a lot of colors, which goes along well with the current challenge at Sweet n' Sassy.

Here's the sketch, followed by my card:

Spellbinders: Classic Squares Small, A2 Matting Basics A
Inks: Memento in Rich Cocoa, Brilliance in Black, Distress in Spun Sugar
Flourishes: Garden Picks
Pelikan glitter glue
Bazic two sided tape and foam tape
Other generic materials
7/8" gross grain ribbon in pink
Eggshell cardstock in white
Textured cardstock in soft pink 

To make this card, I stamped the images, die cut them in squares and colored them with markers. I sponged them with distress ink and added pearlescent glitter glue to the flowers. I framed the floral images and added them to the main layer, but not before sponging it with distress ink, stamping the sentiment and wrapping some ribbon to it.

I love the look of this card, I like how well the sketch works with the images and how nice all the colors look together. I hope you like it too. Thanks for stopping by!

This card is participating in:
Gettin' Sketchy - Mod Squad Challenge Blog

Make it Colorful (green, red, pink, lavender, purple, brown) - Sweet n' Sassy Stamps
Anything Goes - Word Art Wednesday
Flower - CASology


  1. Beautiful card. I love your coloring on the flowers. Very pretty. :)

  2. So very colorful and gorgeous! Love this design! Thanks so much for joining our SNSS Friday Feature challenge this week, Gracie!

    1. Thank you for your comment and for letting me play along at SNSS

  3. This looks like it should be in a book that shows off fauna and flora. It is BEAUTIFUL! We like to see your wonderful art here at Word Art Wednesday. Thank you so much for sharing it with us. God Bless, Carole

  4. This is jaw dropping gorgeous Gracie! Love your collaring skills and the beautiful ribbon! Not to mention your photography skills! Thanks so much for joining us at Mod Squad this week! You are very talented!

    1. Aww You aré so sweet. Thank You so much!

  5. Oh, Gracie, this is stunning! I agree, it looks like a beautiful book showing beautiful flowers! Love it all! Hugs, sweet friend!

  6. Gorgeous card the coloring. Simple but elegant. Great job!

  7. Seriously gorgeous flowers Gracie! Beautiful card! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

  8. A beautiful card. Love all your lovely flowers. This is a great way of using the sketch!

  9. This is positively beautiful! I love your stamps and coloring!

  10. Beautiful card, love the colours. Really eye catching

  11. this is so pretty--love the colors.

  12. Gracie, this is GORGEOUS - I love the colours you've chosen and the way you worked the sketch with these beautiful flowers - I have this set and love it. Thanks so much for playing along in the SNSS FF challenge this week!


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