Saturday, 30 June 2012

In Bloom



Don't the weeks fly round, it's Saturday again before I know it and a new challenge at Allsorts where Helen would like to see flowers on our work for her 'In Bloom' theme. Right up my street Helen.

My card is something I made when I was bored one Sunday and I had the urge to make lots of flowers.........as you do. So basically that's exactly what I did using various dies, coloured papers and distress ink to shade the edges, a little bit of quilling...........which I might add is definitely not something I do very often, but I thought it lent itself to the stems rather than more die cut leaves.



I added some pearls here and there and built up the picture onto some neutral coloured DP layered onto the base card.

Have a super weekend everyone.



40 comments:

  1. Morning gorgeous card love the different flowers you have used and the colours are beautiful. Caroline xxx

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  2. This is full of gorgeousness. A true work of art. Wishing you a wonderful creative weekend.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    Digistamps4Joy DT Member
    Doing Life

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  3. Fabulous card Brenda love all your rolled flowers, great colours too

    Anne

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  4. Hi Brenda

    A fabulous card.

    Loving all the gorgeous flowers, the colour combo and the beautiful backing paper.

    Brilliant.

    I hope you have a lovely weekend.

    Love Jules xx

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  5. What a brilliant way to put together all the different flowers using different techniques, dies and bought flowers. Thanks for sharing your project. Hope you have a lovely weekend.
    Liz xx

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  6. Beautiful....love it!
    xxx Margreet

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  7. WOW I love this Brenda. What a fantastic flowers. Great work.
    lovely greet and nice weekend
    Marja

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  8. Stunning B.. Love all those flowers. What a beautiful arrangement.

    have a good weekend
    Hugs Kelly

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  9. Очень красиво и нежно, мне нравится цветорое решение, необычно и замечательно!

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  10. Lovely card Brenda! With the nice weather here today I'll be outside and enjoying them there...Have a nice weekend! Greetings, Gerrina

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  11. Oh wow. Fabulous doesn't begin to describe it. It's amazing. All those gorgeous flowers and the quilling make a delightful bouquet and the bp and pearls a great setting for it.
    Beryl xx

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  12. oh Wow Hun this is simply stunning oh gosh Hun boy its so effective,the detail is fantastic oh you should be so chuffed with this Hun as know I would be,amazing,hugs Cherylxxxxxx

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  13. Brenda this is totally stunning! Just love the colours which work so beautifully and love the added touch of quilling which is so effective.
    Have a lovely weekend.
    Hugs, Fliss xx

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  14. What a gorgeous card Brenda, I love the design with all those beautiful flowers as the focal point and the fab quilled stems and leaves!
    Have a wonderful weekend
    Hugs Nicola xxx

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  15. The deep blue border of the neutral base mat picks up your flowers & leaves beautifully & the quilling definitely adds much more to this than additional die-cut leaves. It's a lovely effect with your floral display - your love of flowers really comes through.
    Paula (PEP)

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  16. I was just "hopping" around and came across your card. It is absolutely gorgeous!

    Stay Creative,
    Georgiana
    Carson's Creations

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  17. Oh wow your card looks so beautiful ...i love the flowers and the way you have arranged them...lovely quilling as well!!
    Have A Great weekend ahead :)

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  18. Gosh this is fabulous Brenda. Such a beautiful arrangement of flowers! Michelle x (P.S. I keep going back to look at your 12 days of Christmas one!)

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  19. This is amazing Brenda! The quilling is just fabulous, those flowers are so beautiful, I love the colour scheme too! The pearls really finish it off nicely :)

    Tags xx

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  20. Brenda, your card is so so gorgeous.
    Eret xx

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  21. Gorgeous card Brenda, just stunning. I love how you've put the flowers together into a beautiful bouquet.

    Beautiful day here today after the rain! Hope it lasts the whole day lol!!

    Take care,

    Kat xx

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  22. This is absolutely stunning Brenda, love the colours and arrangement of the flowers with the pearls x

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  23. Wow, such stunning cards since my last visit. I just love this exquisite bouquet xx

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  24. Stunning work Brenda, love all the variety of flowers as you say go well with the quilling, not done any of that for a long time, may have to get out my papers and quilling pen. Have a good weekend.

    Pat xx

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  25. Simply stunning Brenda - fabulous design :o)
    Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
    Take care
    Debs xx

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  26. Gorgeous floral creation Brenda ! Love those flowers :) Shirleyx

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  27. This is Stunning Brenda, I like all the flowers the wonderful colours and the pearls.
    Kevin xx

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  28. absolutely stunning a beautiful bouquet

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  29. A beautiful collection of flowers Brenda....great colour combo too. Thanks for the well wishes.

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  30. My gosh, this is gorgeous!

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  31. Love the non-traditional colours you have chosen as a bouquet and your quiling is perfect, Brenda!

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  32. OMG ! so wonderful !!!
    xxx

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  33. Wow blooming card Brenda, gorgeous colour combo and design, love the hand made flowers and the added pearls, love it. Carolxx

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  34. Wow hun im guessing from the georgeous display of cards on your blog that your mojo is working overtime please send some to me!

    Em xxx

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  35. OH MY GOODNESS YOUR BOUQUET IS ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!! What a spectacular card! Wonderfl jib!

    Hugs;
    Shari

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