Saturday, July 12, 2008

brocade blossoms

Yes, you might have guessed, another really simple card. On this one I used the Blossoms Abound set. Can you believe this set is retiring in August? Sad, isn't it? It's really such a lovely set and the two step stamping makes it so easy to make elegant cards.

For this card I used bashful blue ad brocade blue ink on the flowers and certainly celery and always artichoke for the leaves and stem. I stamped everything on whisper white and added an always artichoke and brocade blue mats. I then added the image to a 4x5.25" piece of certainly celery card stock and embellished this mat with some always artichoke narrow grosgrain ribbon and an "s" shape clip from the aged copper hodgepodge hardware collection (this is also retiring in August, but you can get it while supplies last at 25% off -- Woo hoo!) Then, to finish off the card, I mounted the whole thing to a brocade blue base.

And there you have it -- a perfect all-occasion card.


Kathy Stamper said...

Lovely, simple, wisteria card. Can't be lilacs, 'cause they don't hang down! LOL TYFS

Holly said...

Diane, simple cards are great! This image in particular really makes simple look so elegant. Great job!

Juliann said...

This is my most favorite set on the entire planet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That is all I can even say...other then, if you don't have this set BUY IT NOW before it is gone, you will be sooooo sorry!!!!!