Vintage Flowers

Hey everybody! Last night I took a little time to play with Mercy's Tuesday Sketch for this week. Yep, I flipped the sketch again, I guess I can't follow directions. LOL! Since the sketch called for a flower, I knew I wanted to play some more with my new slice, so I pulled out the Noteworthy cartridge and cut a few flowers in different sizes to layer as an embellishment.

The paper I used is from the Black & Ivory Fusion collection by K & Company. Funny, I just realized I didn't use any of the black or ivory designs, just a pale plum and aqua. But I'm just in love with the designs in this collection (especially the black & ivory ones), so I'm sure you'll be seeing more of it. All of my panels are inked with vintage Photo distress ink and I embossed the patterned paper with the Textile embossing folder and then lightly sanded with an emery board to make the texture stand out. Since everything was looking so vintage, I pulled out some Fancy pants lace wraps and wrapped around the card and tied a little bow in front. The flowers are layered on dimensionals and there's a Making Memories deco brad in the center. I painted some diamond glaze/glitter on the aqua flower for just a hint of sparkle and the sentiment is the Flowers of Tomorrow plain jane inked with Baja Breeze ink pad and then I went over the all caps text with a chocolate chip marker for a two-toned ink effect.

That's it for today, peeps. I hope you have a fabulous day. Oh, and the winners of the Anni-VERVE-sary Blog Hop are posted over on the Verve Blog this morning! Catch ya on the flipside!

What's in it?
Stamps: Flowers of Tomorrow Plain Jane (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Black & Ivory Fusion (K & Co), Kraft (SU!)
Ink: Baja Breeze, Chocolate Chip (SU!), Vintage Photo (Ranger Distress)
Accessories: Textile embossing folder (Cuttlebug), Noteworthy Cartridge for Slice , Deco brads (Making Memories), glitter, diamond glaze, Lace Wraps (Fancy Pants), emery board, sponge


  1. That is absolutely gorgeous! I get inspired every time I visit you!

  2. So gorgeous, Julee!! The lace bow is BEAUTIFUL!!

  3. oh woooow your work is stunning love this card just beautiful xxx

  4. Julee, this card is so GORGEOUS!!!! Love those colors together. I really, really like the way you've used the two colors of ink for the sentiment. I'll have to give that one a try.

  5. oh WOW Julee. What a very beautiful card! hugs, janny

  6. Just gorgeous and such a beautiful image!!! I was finally able to purchase some of your stamps and can't wait to receive them,thankyou for your fabulous customer service!!

  7. This is so very pretty and your bow is great. I knew I bought that unused CB textile folder for a reason,now I will try it out.

  8. julee..SHUT UP!!! this is geeeee-orgeous! i've heard it said that you are the queen of sponging...and can work some sponging! i love the dry embossing, the distressing, and that yummy bow! you are DA BOMB!

    thanks for playing along with my sketch for this week, and i hope to see you again next week! :)


  9. Great card, love the colors you used and the distressing of it!

  10. this card is just beautiful, I love it. The lace looks so prett

  11. This is beautiful Julee!

  12. Love your layers and lace. I wanted to thank you again for your generosity! I have the whole August release coming and I couldn't be more excited!!!

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

  13. Hi,
    A blog award is waiting for you here :

  14. That's such a pretty card. I love the colors you used!


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