Saturday, 10 March 2012

Say it with Flowers



At Allsorts this week Nicola is asking us to 'Say it with Flowers', now there's an easy one for me !

The inspiration for the background came from Sue Wilson who I caught on C&C the other week making a lovely array of cards as she always does and I thought the idea of using strips of border dies was a great one.  I cut six borders using Spellbinders Parisian Accents.............I think........I always get that one and Fleur de Lis muddled, so if it's not one it's the other, which I stuck to a piece of linen cardstock. The sentiment is computer generated and matted onto circle and picot edge Nesties. The photo makes the Spellbinder leaves cut on coredinations look a bit mismatched colourwise, but they blend quite nicely in the flesh. The roses are Spellbinder and Marianne dies, some seam binding, a stick pin and finito.


I do hope you can join in at Allsorts this week, I am thinking it might be a rather bust week with Mothers Day on the horizon.

36 comments:

Stamps and Paper said...

Stunning card Brenda and stunning colours

Anne

Jackie said...

What a gorgeous card and colours. I love the diestrips idea for the background :o)
Jackie xx

Mummylade said...

the flowers are awesome and I love the colour combo!!

Rose Petal said...

Hello Brenda. OH WOW. How striking is this and such fabulous colour combination.
I absolutely love it. SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL. Have a wonderful weekend.
Love Sandra xxx

Fleur said...

A striking card B. very elegant. Have a good weekend ~ we're off to Lincoln.
HUGZ Fleur

Nicola said...

Beautiful card B, love the gorgeous flowers and colour combo around such a fab design!
Have a wonderful weekend
Hugs Nicola xxx

Sarah said...

Just gorgeous Brenda, love the flowers x

Sally H said...

That is gorgeous, Brenda! I love it. Those roses are stunning!

Francesca said...

Absolutely gorgeous hun
love the colours

Hugs
Francesca

agnieszka said...

I love your cards! this one is soo beautiful! as always :)

Juls said...

gorgeous!!!! I love the rich purple colour!!! Hugs Juls

Marja's Stamp Addiction en Marja's Creativity said...

brenda this is gorgeous. Soooo beautiful. Love the colors and your fantastic flowers.
Warm greets
Marja

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Just beautiful I love that shade of purple Hun! Xx

Helen said...

I agree about the purple - lovely. the flowers are just fabulous. Hope you're having a good weekend.

Frea said...

Hi Brenda, so pretty this card, love the colour and the rolled flowers!! Hugs, Frea

chillin with Quillin said...

gorgeous card, love the design and colors!!!
Paula

Rhonda Miller said...

What a lovely card. I love all the purple. TFS.

dstandard said...

What a beautiful card! Love the flowers too!

CraftyLoops said...

Gorgeous, Gorgeous, Gorgeous! This card is stunning Brenda. Lee x

craftymum said...

this is gorgeous Brenda
hugs Sarah x

Hanneke said...

Wow, this card us stunning! Love all of the purple and those flowers are gorgeous! Hugs, Hanneke

Kat said...

This is gorgeous Brenda, just my sort of colours! I've also had a lovely catch up since I've been too busy to blog this week. Back to normal on Monday I hope since I'm off to the craft show at the SECC tomorrow.

Take care,

Kat xx

Merry said...

This is so pretty Brenda....such wonderful flowers.

Nikbee said...

A gorgeous card. I love the strips of border and the flowers are wonderful.
Nikki x

Vengy said...

Beautiful card this one.. But I am sick so not much around blogland lately.
Im taking a quick tour tho, so am gonna look around and meanwhile sending you love and kisses...

Debs said...

Beautiful card Brenda
Love the Spellbinders dies and gorgeous colour.
Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Debs xx

Basslady said...

my goodness, what a striking and fabulous card!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

May said...

Beautiful card, love the colour choice, Perfect, Hugs May x x x

Elizabeth Allan said...

Brenda your dimensional flowers always burst with beauty!

Marta said...

Wonderful card with beautiful colours!

angelwhispers said...

Just love it the flowers are just fabulous and beautiful colours! Chanelle xx

Paula (PEP) said...

The die-cut background is extremely effective & I love the various purples combined with different textures of ribbon - very pretty & definitely a gorgeous Mother's Day card.
Paula (PEP)

Anonymous said...

how gorgeous! great use of the dies and i love the flowers.

Lily Anuska said...

Wow Brenda I love this color combination. Beautiful flowers arrangement and details. Have a nice day. Lily Anuska

Jo Channon said...

Hi Brenda,
Well this could not be more up my street than this! You can do so much with the borders from the Spellbinder sets as you have shown here in this stunning design. Loving the flowers too! Bye for now Jo xx

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Very pretty. You're good at those flowers! They are FIDDLY! xxx