Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Zinnia Flowers

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ZINNIA LABEL

Hi friends, just popping in to share a card super-quick for a couple of challenges....

zinnias

I recently invested in some of the most gorgeous stamps by Flourishes - I found a company called 'Make the Day Special' that sells them in the UK! Yay!! This week's Timeless Tuesday challenge over at the Flourishes blog is to use your favourite Flourishes stamp images and although this is the very first time these 'Zinnias' stamps have seen ink, they are fast becoming a firm favourite!!

 Apologies for the rush - I hope you enjoy looking at my card and have a great day.

Challenges for this card:
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge 165 - Use your favourite Flourishes Stamps





Supplies:

Stamps: Zinnia's - Flourishes
Papers: Pink Paislee - London Market
Cardstock - Stampin Up
Ink: Antique Linen, Tea Dye Distress Ink - Ranger
Spellbinders: Floral Doily Motifs; Standard Circles Lge
Rose Pink Seam Binding - The Ribbon Reel
Pearls and Mini Clothes peg from stash
Piercing tool


25 comments:

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Oh my word Helen! This card is beyond STUNNING! You did such a fabulous job coloring those beautiful Zinnia's and I love your choice of patterned paper! Thank you so much for sharing this beauty with us at FTTC :)

Pauline said...

Wow, what a fab sketch, and these stamps are to die for! A beautiful card, lovely colouring on this beautiful image!
Thanks for joining us at CR84FN this week :-)

Michelle said...

holy cow!!! this is stunning!!! beautiful dies, papers and stamps! gorgeous coloring!

Stella said...

MY jaw hit the floor the moment I looked at this. Fabulous! Beautiful colored; I love the soft muted color scheme!
Wow!
X

Mary said...

Beautiful card...

Lynn Mercurio said...

This is just delightful, Helen. Such beautiful papers and they work perfectly with this design. Love the pearls and the tiny clothes pin. Nicely done!

Sasha said...

Fabulous card, Helen. Like you, I love Flourishes stamps and I also buy from Make the Day Special. You've coloured your zinnias beautifully, your backing papers and pearls are so pretty x

NanaConnie said...

Gorgeous, Helen! Love the color combo and your coloring is fantastic. Loving the papers and the ribbon.

Beate said...

Beautiful card, Helen! Thanks so much for participating in the Timeless Tuesday challenge.
Hugs and smiles

Carole said...

Stunning card Helen, awesome colouring!

Conniecrafter said...

Beautiful card, lovely coloring!

Heather Jensen said...

This is beautiful! I love all the pink. Fabulous job combining my 2 favorite challenges...FTTC and CR84FN! :)

Silke Ledlow said...

SUPER GORGEOUS CARD HELEN! Love everything about this card...fabbo details! Thanks for joining in the FTTC fun...hugs ~S~

Amanda said...

What a Stunner!!! You have a keen eye for details and coloring!! I just love it all!! I look forward to seeing more of your Flourishes cards, in the future :)
Thank you for joining us in Flourishes Timeless Tuesday!

~ Amanda :)

Anne-Elise said...

Beautiful card Helen! Love the pink flowers and the background!

whoistracy said...

Wow, this is absolutely gorgeous! Love all the pink and those layers. So glad you could play along with us on Card Patterns!

Anna-Karin said...

Beautiful card! Love the flowers, colouring and layering. Great take on the sketch!

Kelly S. said...

HOLY COW! Your coloring on those zinnias is so fantastic, Helen! Just stunning! Love all of the sweet vintage details in the background. Did I mention that I think this card is STUNNING?!!!

Lisa said...

This is beyond beautiful...WELL DONE!!!

Lenet said...

Gorgeous!!! Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at CardPatterns.

Jeanne J said...

How did I miss this stunner? I will blame it on the new puppy! As I type at the kitchen table she is chewing on my socks! Congrats on your win at Card Patterns! Such a beauty - love the coloring, the gems and all the perfect little Helen embelishments! Hugs!

Sue Lelli said...

Helen, Your coloring is so FAB! LOVE the zinnias! LOVE your background paper and the pearls, too! I would say you are in big TROUBLE now that you found the stamps in the UK! LOL! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!

Lisa S. said...

The coloring on these zinnia's is superb. You have a great talent and I love your card Helen! I'm off to join your site so I never miss out on your beauties. :)

Cecilia Hsieh said...

Love the background papers and the beautiful stamp! Congratulations!

maria f. said...

Such a lovely Helen creation. I personally love that postmarked stamp in the top corner. Congrats!