Friday, July 20, 2012

Friday Free For All

Friday, 20 July 2012

Hello Friends,

It's finally Friday.  It has been a really busy week here at Flourishes homebase, with release week and a CHA sale. I'm sure you know that we are packing and processing lots of orders.  I have been suffering with a migraine since Monday but today I finally caved in and got medical help.  Great meds and some sleep and I think I am back to being myself.  I rarely suffer headaches, but this was a doosey!

Friday usually means it a Free For All--we can work on anything we like.  I did just that.  On Teach Me Mondays blog Ally Cope showed a beautiful use for the set Lace Edges.  I knew exactly what I was going to do.  I had seen this concept used before and put it in a safe space in my memory and Ally jogged it out. I incorporated my new Sweetness of Friends as the focal image.

My card today is one of femininity and friendship

NO Coloring!  For me that is unbelievable, but I really enjoyed using the circles Ally showed us, my Scor-Pal and lots of pearls.  SU's paper Sahara Sand set the stage with black and white making the contrast. I followed Ally's instruction and used a Spellbinder circle as my guide as well.  It has a different look than I first imagined. To me it looks like it may have come from an elegant lady of royal descent. What do you think?
The Sets I Used today:

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Supplies Used:
Paper: Flourishes Classic White, Black and SU Sahara Sand
Emblishments: Kaiser Pearls Strip  Two tiny rose from my stash

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  1. I just LOVE that lace edges stamp set - it is so beautiful!! What a lovely card you created... I loved this tutorial also!

  2. Beautiful card, Jan Marie! This is simply elegant, and the sentiment speaks it all.

  3. Beautiful! Very classy and absolutely looks like it came from royalty.
    Beth Greco

  4. Jan-Marie, your card is gorgeous! I love how you scored the background and added the pearls. I love that you created the partial circle on the bottom right. Beautiful!
    Have a great weekend!

  5. This is gorgeous, Jan Marie! I love how you framed the circle with the lacy border, and the scoring and pearls look incredibly elegant!

  6. Wow, Jan Marie! This is gorgeous! Love the scored background with the pearls and the lacy border! Have a nice week-end!

  7. Just beautifully done Jan Marie! Lots of patience with those pearls!

  8. This is beautiful Jan Marie. Just stunning.

  9. Such a beautiful card, Jan Marie. I love the pretty lace frame you created. Such intricate work with your scoring and pearls, too...Gorgeous!
    Enjoy a lovely weekend!

  10. Love the colors, the stamped corner frame, and all those gorgeous tiny pearl accents, Jan Marie! Beautifully done!

  11. This is so cool and dramatic. the lace edges is a great idea, very creative. I LOVE the scoring and pearls....


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