Saturday, 1 February 2014

Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 14: add some flowers

This is my design cad for Suzy Bee's Blooming' challenge 14: add some flowers. This is being sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps who kindly supplied the 'live laugh love rose block' that I've used, colouring promarkers and flexmarkers.

I used a mix of papers and Hunkydory card pieces from my scraps boxes, die cutting the image and surrounding papers using Spellbinders marvellous squares.

I was all set to add some shop-bought flowers, when I thought I'd had an inky play and make my own. I found some pink paper that had some light script on it which was perfect for using some of my favourite Hero Arts stamps, inking them with memento tuxedo black and then using promarkers/flexmarkers to decorate, curling the edges and mounting the inner flowers with silicone to stand out a big. Finally I added some gem flowers.The card blank that I've used is a bit of cheat (but I don't like to waste anything) as it was originally a gatefold card, but the edges of one side got dog-eared, so I cut it off to make a different kind of card.

I used two pieces of Hunkydory offcuts inside linking with a piece of sticky stitched ribbon from Hobbycraft.

This is also for:

Facebook A card a day
Nadia 74:3D homemade flowers
Addicted to stamps 74: flowers
Going grey with Scrap-creations: favourite embellishment - flowers and ribbons
The squirrel and the fox 62: use embellishments
The ribbon girl: anything goes
Creative card crew 53: recipe: 1 ribbon, 2 designer papers and 3 gems/pearls
Crafter's cafe 48: use ribbon and/or lace
Digistamps4Joy 84: add real ribbon
Creative inspirations 250: stamping


  1. Hi Hazel you have made a beautiful card.
    but you have not used a decoupage and that must be also.
    But thank you for entering Nadia's challenge.

    gr karin

  2. Hazel, adore your card. So pretty! Monica

  3. This is a gorgeous creation! Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations! xxx

  4. Cute card--love the colors!

    Thanks so much for joining us at The Crafters Café Challenge Blog-TCCCB-this week. Good Luck and we hope to see you in future challenges too! Barb—DT Member.

  5. Beautiful! I love those flowers and design.

    Thanks for playing at The Squirrel and the fox this fortnight.

    Happy Crafting

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  7. This is a wonderful creation with great details and perfect for our ‘ADD REAL RIBBON’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  9. Love the colors and the details that you added. Lovely card. Thank you for coloring along with us at TCCCB.

    Nadja DT

  10. Hazel you have done an incredible job on this card...and those homemade flowers are beautiful. Thanks for playing in our Add a Real Ribbon challenge at Digistamps4Joy! Good luck and we hope to see you again.
    ♥ Charlene DS4J DT

  11. Very nice card. Interesting shapes and flowers. Thank you for participating in the challenge of the Creative Card Crew. We expect you again. Adriana DT

  12. Je kaart is mooi maar er moet wel een 3 d plaatje op gr Gea

  13. Pretty card. Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew challenge. Joanna DT

  14. Great card Hazel, thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan


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