Saturday, 20 April 2013

A Passion for Flowers...

Good morning, it's time for a new challenge at Allsorts and our theme this week is 'A Passion for Flowers'. Easy hey! This was a challenge with a fabulous twist for us DT girlies as we were given a 'kit' to work with by the lovely Brenda. Our wonderful sponsors this week are Ruth Hamilton owner of A Passion for Stamps and designer of a few of the items in our DT kit which is shown below AND The Ribbon Girl.

A Passion for Flowers

So onto my DT card, I used some of the stash provided in my DT kit and added a couple of other bits. I ooohhhed and aaarrrhhhed at all the things Brenda had sent me, the colour scheme is very me. I chose to make a focal point of the beautiful domed window diecut from the DT kit (this is made with a Tonic die designed by Ruth Hamilton). I matted it onto some DP and added a bird cage and a fussy cut flower vase image. In order to draw the eye to the window I kept the other details quite minimal - some ribbon, a flower and some gems...

A sideways view to show the dimension...
Supplies:
Image - A Rose in a Glass Vase coloured with Promarkers & Flexmarkers
Paper - Bluebell by MME (provided by Brenda in my DT kit)
Gems, ribbon, twine, domed window die cut, leaf shapes (provided by Brenda in my DT kit)
Flower & bird cage charm - Hobby House from My Mum's Craft Shop
Other - brown chalk ink pad

Please do come and join us over at Allsorts this week for our challenge x

 
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Crafts 4 Eternity - April Showers Bring Spring Flowers
Divas by Design - Butterflies & Birds (bird in cage charm)

Hope you have a lovely weekend,


15 comments:

  1. Such a pretty card - love the colours and how you have used your kit - gorgeous xxx p.s. hope you are feeling better xxx

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  2. Gorgeous as ever Sarah! Love your card Tracy x

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  3. Very effective use of the kit Sarah and the addition of the vase does indeed draw the eye.

    Have a good weekend.

    B x

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  4. Such a beautiful card Sarah. I love the way you have used the items in the kit.
    I hope you have a good weekend
    hugs Sue xx

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  5. What a gorgeous card.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  6. Beautiful Sarah,love the colours and great design.xxx

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  7. Very pretty card! Thank you for joining us at Divas By Design.
    xxKelly DT

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  8. Lovely card Sarah, love your little charm. xxxx

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  9. This looks beautiful Sarah and such a great job with the kit. love the little vase
    x catherine

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  10. so beautiful sarah.gorgeous stylish design and i love your colours :D

    xx coops xx

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  11. Gorgeous! love the colours on this one and the window looks fab!! Beautiful! x

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  12. Great card, thanks for joining us at C4E this week
    Love
    Amanda

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  13. Hi Sarah
    I love what you did with the kit, and a fabulous design too.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  14. Really beautiful twist on the kit. Ruth x

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