Friday, August 10, 2012

Flourishes release week challenges

It's the beginning of the month so it means new release week at Flourishes. This month it's also Flourishes 5th birthday. So that means lot of challenges.
So far I managed to make cards for 2 of them. First is  the Birthday celebration challenge and here is my card. Image is from Let them Eat cake set.

and a detail

the colors seem a bit of, but the blue ink and blue papers look almost identical IRL.

My second card is for the Bit of Texture challenge. I used Petals and Peace set, stamped the image on watercolor paper and  colored it with distress inks.

I used the crackled glass technique on the image and added more texture using the lace and velvet ribbon

I will try to make cards for the other challenges, but have to get some work done too ;)


June Houck said...

Your cupcake is so elegant and the lace on the second card is gorgeous.

CarlaKH said...

These are just gorgeous! I love the color combos you used.

ChristineCreations said...

Love that little butterfly on the first card...what a perfect accent for the cupcake card!

And the cracked glass is wonderful for the Christmas card! So elegant! Thanks so much for playing along at Flourishes this month!

Silke Ledlow said...

Two absolute beautiful cards Alica!!! Your birthday card is yummy and your cracked glass christmas card is WOW...I so love that technique too :) !!! Thank you so much for playing along with us this week!!! Hugs ~S~

Heather Rogers said...

Both are so very pretty! Thanks for joining along with the noon challenge. :)

Amanda said...

Oh how I love both pf your Gorgeous cards!! I mean the colors, the layers and the designing are all amazing!! I love the subtle Christmas colors in your second one and the pretty Tiffany Blue in the first. Great job! :)

Thank you for playing along on Flourishes Noontime Challenge!

~ Amanda :)

Cindy Lawrence said...

Wow, Alica, both cards are just beautiful! Love the softness of the first one, and the cracked glass technique is fabulous on the second! Thanks so much for playing along with Flourishes! said...

What pretty cards Alicia. I love the detail of the cracked glass on your second card. It gives a quiet vintage feel to your design.

Julia S-W said...

Both are very pretty Alicia but my favourite is the second one with all those beautiful flowers - just can't resist them!

Margaret said...

So many pretty layers on the first one and the cracked glass is gorgeous on the second! Two fabulously amazing cards!

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