Friday, 12 July 2013

Bloomin' Lovely

Woohoo, I've got a special 'just for fun' card to share with you today, and I'm a little bit over-excited.  Right back when I first saw a card on my lovely pal Samantha's blog (see her GORGEOUS card here), I knew immediately that I 'needed' that stamp and so I started hunting for it.

Well that was about a month ago, and I was waiting to see if my local craft shop stocked it when I went there on Saturday.  Unfortunately they didn't BUT when I got home, feeling a bit disheartened from my unsuccessful shopping trip, there was a little packet on my doormat, with a LOVELY card from Samantha, and a little present.  Guess what the pressie was !!!!  Yes, the stamp I'd been trying to find!!!  I was so delighted that I inked it up straight away.  Thank you honey!!!

And in tribute to Samantha's card I case'd her card too (except I added a little row of pearls at the bottom - sorry I couldn't resist.  I was all "C&S'd" out from yesterday's card!)

I hope you like my creation.  I predict that this stamp is gonna get a lot of inking.  It's perfect for a pretty and classy card, suitable for any occasion.


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Card Recipe:
  • Stampendous Ruffled Bloom
  • Colorbox Cat's Eyes Sapphire Silk Ink
  • Typed Sentiment
  • Cardworks Shaped Card base
  • Martha Stewart Lace Doily Border Punch
  • Bazzill Basics Papers
  • Pearls
I've been inspired by:
  • Simon Says Stamp & Show - A Little Stamping (only partial bits of the whole image were used as I stamped it "off the page")
  • Penny Black & More - Dies or Punches
Happy crafting.

12 comments:

Sarah said...

It's a lovely card Annette. It looks like a versatile stamp...you can always use it to create a background and embellish to your heart's content!! xx

nnalorac said...

So pretty Annette, gorgeous colour and CAS design too. Carolxx

Christine said...

stunning card Annette

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

So pretty and that Samantha - what a doll!!

Deanne :)

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Lovely card Annette. Love how you have showcased the flowers in the central panel. Love the lovely trim at the bottom too. Very pretty colour palette. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stwmp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

Mojca said...

Waw this is so very gorgeous Annette. Such gorgeous colours and I love the little shiny sentiment. Have a fabulous weekend hun! hugs! MOjca

Wishcraft said...

Oh this is very pretty Annette! Love the flower stamp and gorgeous colours too :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Christine L said...

Your card is fabulous Annette... love the aqua colouring... and I agree.. gorgeous stamp!

Hugs
Christine x

Ellie said...

Such a pretty card Annette! Loving those gorgeous colors! Thank you so much for sharing with us at penny black and more! Good luck!

Samantha said...

Ohhhhh BLUSH! tehhehhehee Glad you liked the surprise and i LOVE your card tehheheee :) and once again thank you for all your help and support! hugs me x

linda said...

what a sweet friend you have! this card is sooo pretty and i love the colours. thank you so much for playing along with us this month at penny black and more.
linda

susiestacey said...

Such a pretty design, lovely card.
Thank you for joining the Penny Black & More Dies and Punches challenge and good luck x Susan x

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