Friday, January 22, 2010

Friends are Flowers in the Garden of Life



Some fabulous new JustRite stamps are now available at Stamper's Dream: Plant A Little Love and My Garden. For a floral-loving gal like myself, these new sets are divine!! I started with a border and center from My Garden, then mixed in a little of Basic Grey's new Origins papers. I'm not normally a big fan of yellow and green, but I kind of like this new BG line. It seemed especially well-suited for a yellow Gerbera daisy, one of my most favorite flowers ever. I stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black and colored with Copics. The sentiment ring was cut with Spellbinders circle nestabilities. I accented with some twill, a button, rounded corners, a touch of paper piercing, and a scalloped border.

I'm so excited to be heading out bright and early tomorrow morning for CHA. If all goes well, I should arrive mid-day Saturday, just in time to hit the retail show for a few hours. Then I'll stay Sunday and Monday for the trade show. The arrangement is absolutely ideal - I'll only have a few hours to spend my money, and then two whole days to spend Michelle's! ROFL!!



Stamps: My Garden (JustRite)
Paper: Prismatics Birchtone Dark card stock, Sunflowers Medium card stock; Neenah Classic Crest Solar White; Basic Grey Origins
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black and Rich Cocoa, Ranger Antique Linen and Vintage Photo Distress
Accessories: Copic markers, Spellbinders circle Nestabilities, EKSuccess scalloped border punch, Stampin' Up twill, Papertrey buttons, May Arts brown burlap string, foam adhesive

13 comments:

  1. Oh, this is so pretty! I love that new Origins paper and JRS...perfect combo!

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  2. Just beautiful and an awesome way to showcase the new BG paper and those fabulous stamps!

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  3. Just adorable Amy! Such a fresh and pretty design around your daisy!

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  4. Amy your Gerbera daisy is marvelous! I just love your work. Hugs, Gabriela

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  5. Amy, this card looks just wonderful!! Thank for share with us :)))
    Hugs, Olga

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  6. I love the circle border Amy, it's such a creative way to lay this out. So bright and cheerful!

    Have a great time at CHA!

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  7. This is gorgeous Amy! i'm not usually a big fan of yellow and gren either but BG seem to have got it just right with this lovely paper. Great way to highlight that beautiful flower, Jo x

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  8. Beautiful card!! have fun at CHA!

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  9. Another 0UTSTANDING creation Amy! Love it!

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  10. GORGEOUS Amy!!!! Love how you cut out the border and moved the daisy (my fav flower too) - wonderful paper (really have to get myself some of that!) and love the ribbon treatment!!! Enjoy CHA - wish I was going!!!! :)

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  11. Fabulous tag! The flowers look amazing--whatever they are! Love the distress inks--my faves as well!

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  12. Totally gorgeous! Love the colors and papers!

    Have fun at CHA with the girls!

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  13. Thanks for the inspiration you give in every email I recieve with your posts.
    I have linked to this card from my blog as it inspired an embellishment - you can see it here if you wish http://suziemcfloozysmusings.blogspot.com/2010/02/unscripted-sketches-challenge-44.html

    thanks again
    Suzie x

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