Sunday, 11 March 2012

Saying it with Flowers at Allsorts

The challenge at Allsorts this week is to say it with Flowers. I was asked to make a Diamond Wedding Card for a colleague's parents, so set to work. Unusually for me I didn't stamp at all! I had made a few roses using the tutorial Brenda directed me to,  on Lee's blog and a five petalled retro flower punch. Here is a close up
I coloured them with Victorian velvet and wild honey distress inks, then dotted crystal glaze onto the petals. I also used a tonic punch, Nesties, a Marianne die, a cuttlebug embossing folder, Hero Arts gems and a computer generated sentiment.
Now I have been reminded by the lovely Di, I'm submitting this for her crafty snippets challenge . The silver paper was two separate snippets, the roses were made from some white linen card that had been trimmed from a larger sheet because it was a bit discoloured (It was donated to me by  the lovely Lynne. It was in her loft, and she had forgotten it was there!)
Thanks for looking!

18 comments:

  1. A gorgeous card Sally,fab flowers.xxx

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  2. A really elegant and classy card Sally and those roses are just gorgeous.
    Hugs, Fliss xx

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  3. Oh! this is gorgeous, love the dew drops on the flowers.

    Haven't been commenting of late, but just caught up, you HAVE been busy with a lot of beautiful cards.

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  4. Those roses are simply stunning! Love the touch of dew! Gorgeous.

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  5. This is such a beautiful,elegant card. It's very classy looking,
    Ruth x

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  6. Gorgeous card Sally - and those flowers are stunning! Sure you didn't use any snippets? Your playmates would love to see this one I know! Di xx

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  7. Good morning Sally,
    What a beautiful card, stunning roses. Thanks for visiting my blog over the weekend. Hugs Teresa xx

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  8. A very pretty card, Sally. Those roses are beautiful. I love the dew drops.
    Hugs Lisax

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  9. Very elegant Sally and those roses are beautiful, the little droplets of rain finished them perfectly.

    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Allsorts this week.

    B x

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  10. Hi Sally - What a great idea to use a diamond shaped embossing folder for a Diamond Wedding card!! The hand-made flowers are superb - love the "dewdrops" on the petals. Absolutely fabulous!
    Sylvia xx

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  11. This is beautiful Sally, your roses are amazing! It's such an elegant card and I'm sure the recipients will love it x

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  12. Wow Sally!! Gorgeous card and those roses are fabulous!
    xx

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  13. Hi Sally

    What a gorgeous card.

    Love the embossing and the beautiful roses. The crystal glaze finishes them off perfectly.

    Love Jules xx

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  14. Gorgeous flowers on you card. Hugs Mrs A.

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  15. So pleased you linked this beauty into the playground Sally - stunning! Di xx

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  16. This is just GORGEOUS Sally. A really pretty snippet card.

    Your turn for a push on the swings xxx

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  17. Hi Sally...what a wonderful card. I love your beautiful flowers.
    Debbie x

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  18. Hi Sally your card is amazing! Those flowers are stunning love the dew drops.
    Hugs

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