Friday, December 12, 2014

Sunflowers Note Card

Hi everyone! Several weeks ago one of my cards was a Featured Creation over at Scrapping4fun Challenges, so I'm happy to share that I'm guesting for them again, this time in Challenge #32 - Winter or Summer!


When I think of Summer, I don't necessarily think of water... I almost always think of sunflowers and hummingbirds, so that's the theme I went with for my note card. This is actually the second one like this I've made, so it came together very quick and easy!

I grabbed some gorgeous K & Co. double-sided papers with a foliage theme for the background and layered element. I stamped a sunflower border onto some water color paper, colored them with distress markers, and then matted all the elements on gold metallic cardstock.


I used a length of some gorgeous yellow wrinkled ribbon across the front in a horizontal fashion, created a big bow and attached a hummingbird charm. I left the inside blank to use as a note card.


I'd love to enter this sunflowers note card into the following challenges:

Recipe:
  • GKD Pure Luxury White cardstock; Marco's Metallic Gold cardstock
  • K & Co. TC Foliage double-sided papers; Ranger water color paper
  • The Stamp Doctor Sunflowers Border stamp
  • Ranger Wild Honey and Peeled Paint distress markers
  • Yellow Prairie Bird Boutique wrinkled ribbon
  • Fire Mountain Gems hummingbird charm
  • Large yellow flat-back pearls

I hope you've found a little inspiration to play in our Winter or Summer challenge this time! Thanks so much for stopping by today - we'll see you next time! ;)
Hugs,
Leslie

12 comments:

  1. This is a beautiful card. I love the sunflowers, the big bow, and that great charm.

    Thanks for playing along with us at Stampotique Designers Challenges!

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  2. You made me stop a moment and try to smell your beautiful flowers! So nice to see when it is so cold outside in Boston! Thanks so much for participating in the Stampotique Designers' Challenge!

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  3. Beautiful and elegant card Leslie, I love the hummingbird charm. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Penny's Paper-Crafty. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

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  4. This looks so wonderful! I love the colour.
    Thank you for sharing this over at Lia Stampz. Good luck!
    Erum
    Lia Stampz Challenge Blog DT

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  5. Beautiful Card Leslie! Thank you for joining us at Imagination Crafts Challenge! Hugs xxx

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  6. A beautiful card, so nice to see a non Christmas entry. Thanks for sharing with us at Alphabet Challenges. Caz

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  7. Beautiful card, lovely golds and yellows. Thank you for joining in with The Sisters of Craft Challenge Blog. Crafty Blessings. Tracy SOC DT x

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  8. Gorgeous card, I love that image and all of the yellow!! Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog!
    Tammy x

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  9. Beautiful card! I love sunflowers too. The hummingbird charm is a perfect summer embellishment. Love your design.

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  10. Lotsa luscious layers! What a pretty summer card. Thanks for joining the STAMPlorations December challenge, Leslie.

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  11. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for joining us at the Stampotique Designers Challenge :)

    xx Arwen

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  12. This is gorgeous :) thank you for sharing with STAMPlorations

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