Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Swirls, Pearls, and Flourishes

Shirley at CCEE Stampers gave the challenge this week to make a card using a favorite sketch and add some brads. I love this sketch and it's from a sketch challenge (349) given by Rox71 on Splitcoaststampers. I've used it before and knew it was the one for this card.

We would love for you to join our challenge this week and show us your favorite sketch.

Recipe:
Stamps: Heartfelt Creations-Vintage Wildflower, Stampin'Up! Well Scripted (sentiment)
Paper: Stampin'Up! Cherry Cobbler and Baha Breeze, Bohemia 2-Bliss-Friends Red Brocade Paper, Deja Views-Sweet Romance (grey with white floral flocked)
Accessories: Copics, pearl brad, blue pearl swirl, Spellbinders Shapeabilities Foliage die, Fiskars cameo appearance-extra lg squeeze punch (sentiment tag), Cheery Lynn Designs Lace Rose and Flourishes

24 comments:

maryr917 said...

this is so beautiful Benzi-love the pretty dsp and iamnge and the layout is awesome-no wonder you have used it before

Hussena said...

This is such a beautiful card i love the layering and the lovely flower it looks so awesome!!!
and congrats on your win at DYSU just saw your name in the winners what a fab prize...incidentally i love that card as well so classy!!!

Sabrina said...

That's a colour scheme I just love, and the flourish peeking out from under the panels is beautiful.

Lois said...

Love the colors on this one, Brenda! A very pretty birthday card.

Emily Keaton said...

That's such a beauty, Benzi! I love the colors--to pieces, actually!! They are absolutely fabulous. And I can see why this sketch is a fave!!

Vicky Gould said...

You are so right; perfect sketch to create this perfectly beautiful card!!!

Carla S. said...

Gorgeous card, Brenda! I love the colors and papers! Beautiful flowers and great layout!

Marisa said...

Such a yummy colour combo. Lvoe the little bits of red flourish popping out at the top and bottom and your flower is wonderful.

jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

Of course I love the colors! That flower is just beautiful, and your layout is fab. Great job, GF!

NanaConnie said...

Love the color palette, Benzi! What a fantastic card. Terrific papers and the flower is gorgeous!

Charlene Merrick (LilLuvsStampin) said...

Strikingly beautiful, Brenda!

Lynne in NI said...

Oooh so pretty! Gorgeous colours and I love that swirl just peeking out from the base.
Oh and Congrats on your fabby win over at DYSU!

Cindy Haffner said...

So very BEAUTIFUL!!~

Colleen Dietrich said...

I like the red and aqua together, Benzi. And of course, I love those pearl flourishes! I like how you popped up the flower, too, and oh, look at that pretty red die cut peeking out at the bottom!

Kathy Bradley said...

Beautiful and elegant card, Benz. The layout is lovely and very elegant. The pearls swirl is very pretty and the flowers and dies are awesome! I especially like the colors on your card!!

Joanne (jojot) said...

such an eye catching beauty...love the mix of colors....so classy and beautiful

Julie Hoffman said...

These colors are Gorgeous and your layout is beautiful! Love the blue pearl swirls too! So pretty!

Bonnie said...

This is a great sketch and I love the papers and the die cut behind. Pretty flower too!

Carol L said...

You did a great job with your favorite sketch and I love the colors! That pretty blue bling looks wonderful!!

Davi said...

Zowie is this Gorgeous Brenda!! I love the dp, colors layer and the beautiful flower!!

Maria said...

Absolutely gorgeous all in red, aqua, and white! Fabulous design with awesome flower, so pretty!

Ellen said...

You got it all going on here!! Love the sketch you chose and and that pearl flourish! You rocked this!!

nwilliams6 said...

This one is my favorite of the week - how you can you beat these fabulous colors and papers and this sketch is awesome. Super creation my friend!!!

wannabcre8tive said...

Gorgeous, Brenda. I love the colors and the layout.