Sunday, September 30, 2007

When Christy was working on images for an
upcoming floral set (think November 1st), one of
the images she created was a solid flower, pretty much the reverse of the one I used on this card. As soon as I saw it, I HAD to play with it, but as a set on its own! So we put the other set on the backburner and developed Boho Blossoms! It's WAY outside the MFT box, but there are times when you need cards for serious occasions and whimsical doesn't work. Such is the case with this card. I recently had a batch of sympathy cards to make...unfortunately. I never like making these cards because the occasion isn't happy, but to me (and probably to most card makers) nothing says I love you like a hand made card. And maybe, when the occasion isn't a joyful one, the depth of the work is most noticed. For the card: I used a Fabriano folded card as my base and a celedon green Arturo and my main panel. These papers are so rich and elegant and simply elevate any project. I then stamped my open Boho flower in pale ink to create a background and then one more main image which I embossed with Powder Keg embossing powder in Carnival (great stuff I tell ya). I attached a brad given to me by CWilliams into each flower center which I think works perfectly with this card, thanks Candy! I stamped on my pp as well and then distressed the edges and stamped my sentiment on the right hand corner of the card. It is from the Simply Said set. I mounted every panel together and then to the front and wrapped my favorite ribbon around it all! Thanks for looking and I am off to prep for my midnight release!

7 comments:

Sherrie said...

very elegant and beautiful, perfect for a sympathy card. Just love this set!

Julie Campbell said...

You guys have done a wonderful job with these new stamps! Love them all!!!

lacyquilter said...

Beautiful card. This really looks like my kind of stamp.

Scrapping Donna said...

This card is very elegant. The new stamps are great looking!

Donna

Gina K said...

I love your new release!!! The stamps are fabulous!!! Great job!
Hugs,
Gina K.

MEG BEE said...

Such an elegant card! Loving all the new stamps! I have been stalking my mailman I am so excited!

Inky Hugs,
Michelle

Kraftin' Kimmie said...

I just won this stamp set on Toni's blog!!! I'm so excited to play with it. Thanks for the inspiration, it's such an elegant card!!