Monday, September 2, 2013

A Bunch of Flowers


The new Squigglefly Challenge asks us to use a flower on our card (can be on the bg paper, the image, or an embellishment). I started with one flower, but it looked better with two and then looked better with three until it ended up like this with a bunch of flowers. I find it very easy to do cards with flowers until someone tells me I have to have a flower on my card and then I am stuck - this card took me awhile! LOL! My image is Sam's Rainy Day by Cheryl Alger. It is one of my all time favorite Squigglefly images. I use it for almost every occasion. This card is actually now sitting in a rehab center on the side table of one my Mom's all time best friends. She loved it. Inside it says: "I hope sunnier days are in your future." She is now on her fourth or fifth knee surgery. This one was a success so she is much more upbeat.

This card is also for the Sassy Cheryl Challenge - Make a Splash.

So grab a Squigglefly image and some flowers or a Squigglefly image with flowers and join us in this super fun challenge. It is so fun that I decided to make two cards again. Here is my CAS card:


This image is by Diana Garrison and is called Cookies. This one makes me want some cookies and hot chocolate right now!

All my flowers except the purple one are from Wild Orchid Crafts - a very dangerous and lovely place!

Hugz!!!

24 comments:

  1. Love how you did the little bud vase on this card - really perfect!

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  2. Nancy, Two fabulous cards. I love the bunch of flowers on your first card with that precious image. There is something about a monochromatic card really grabs the eye and with your pop of the pink flower, it becomes stunning. Your second card is just as stunning with you flowers in the vase. Simple yet oh-so- elegant. Enjoy your day.

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  3. Both cards are fantastic Nancy! Great use of flowers!

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  4. Two gorgeous cards Nancy, I love the image and the flowers on the first card, I like the way you have put the flower in the vase on the second card, one day we will have a cuppa and a cookie together lol.
    Kevin xx

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  5. Nancy,
    Two beautiful cards. The first card is wonderful and awesome colors and the little guy makes me smile! Your second card with the bud vase is exquisite. Kathy

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  6. Flowers are so beautifully designed n pinned..i dont know ur card lingo..but of late i must say i am thrilled to see ur work with layers..superb..well not just hope..but believe..as yesterday's cloudy sky appeared so blue today morning here, sunnier days are always waiting...well by the time u come and see this post u will see 3 cookies missing!!!! fef

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  7. A very uplifting card for your Mom's friend. I love it and I was wondering where you got those gorgeous flowers. I've visited Wild Orchid but never ordered....sure need to do that.
    Hope you're having a good day. Yes, I watched the ballgame. Ha Bet you watched yours, too.
    Have a wonderful Labor Day...raining here.

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  8. I can see why you like that image - it is adorable :) LOVE the polka dotted umbrella. Sure it blessed your mom's friends indeed :)

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  9. that is so yummy looking... love the card and the flowers great choice

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  10. Gorgeous cards, both using flowers!! Love them!

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  11. Gorgeous cards, both using flowers!! Love them!

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  12. What a gorgeous card and I just love that little splash of pink. How sweet!
    Thanks for playing along in the Make a Splash challenge this week with my Sassy Gals!!!

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  13. This is cute as can be! Paper piecing is always eye catching! your coloring rocks and I love all the fun flowers!
    Thanks for playing along in our Sassy Cheryl challenge this week!
    Judy

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  14. Both cards are terrific. Love the Sassy card! Thank you for joining us this week for the Sassy Cheryl's "Make a Splash" challenge!

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  15. Now darlin, we all know showers bring flowers and it sure must have rained a bunch for these beautiful flowers. I love both cards, but then I always love your creations. Thanks for playing with Sassy Cheryl again this week.

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  16. Both cards are just fabulous. I love the black and white card with the polka dots. Your yellow card is pretty, too and has some wonderful details.

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  17. Love both of these wonderful cards Nancy....Great job...Thanks for joining in the fun at Sassy Cheryl's this week. Hugz, joann

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  18. These are both really gorgeous designs!! Love that image on top with the colors and bit of floral design!! The second one is so elegant with the added flowers!! LOVE THEM! :)

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  19. wow - I adore both of these so much Nancy! The first one is so darling and I'm sure cheered up your mom's friend. I love the paper pieced umbrella and I think you came up with a darling sentiment. Your second card is amazingly pretty! I think you're a genius to put a real rose bud in the vase! Fantastic!

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  20. Oh how pretty! You sure have a gift with putting flowers on your cards...I really struggle with that....

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  21. Nancy, these are both amazing! The flowers are beyond gorgeous in the first one and I love the neutral colours with the pop of gorgeous pink! The second one is so pretty in it's simplicity! hugs

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  22. Nancy, these are both amazing! The flowers are beyond gorgeous in the first one and I love the neutral colours with the pop of gorgeous pink! The second one is so pretty in it's simplicity! hugs

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  23. Oh! That cookie card is just dreamy! I like the soft buttery yellow you used, and the doily behind the image (just like at a real bakery). The first card is cute too, and reminds me of the Morton Salt girl!

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