Monday, August 6, 2012

Tuesday August 6, 2012

Hello Blog Friends,

  It's Tuesday and that means a blog hop with the Friends of Flourishes.  I am joining the hop with them.
It is a special hop in a lot of ways.  First, the With  Gratitude stamp set will be available for everyone without becoming a FLIP.
It's a sketch challenge that is easy to focus upon, secondly I used this month's 1,2,3 Create Kit of the month which makes things even easier. I used Flourishes new Color Made Easy paper kits.  Everything that was used is from the Flourishes store, so check my Supplies Used section to make shopping easy. Here we go...

This is the wonderful 1,2,3 Create Kit for August - here's a peak until it's release-and the name of the kit is Delightful!  Orange is color that I shy away from many times, but this kit was just easy (ok--peachy-pink) for me to be pleased with.
 As a special treat today, the FTTC designers are being joined by some of the senior design team to show off a set that has been a favorite of some this past year but hasn’t been available to the public until now! It’s called…. With
Gratitude This set was released as an exclusive set for FLIP members and is now availble to the public. Before you had to be a FLIP member to get your hands on it, but now, you can buy it! Illustrated beautifully by Marcella Hawley, this set measures 4 by 6″ and offers not only 2 beautiful focal flowers but 6 sentiments and a script border. The stamp set is available right now as a pre-order HERE. It’s a beauty!.  A glance of this card--until full release is here.

  Here's my card. With Gratitude certainly has been my  go to card for me all year long. 

The truth is the that getting a good photograph of the card was the hardest thing for me.  I simply could not get a good balance of colors.  This is the very best of all of the photos I took.  

Join us in the Challenge.


HOW TO PLAY: Everyone can PLAY and anyone can WIN! As a special for our August Release Week, if you play along, you will be in the running to win our entire August Release! Here’s how you can win…
  • Create a new card or paper-crafted project fitting the challenge. Flourishes stamps are not required, but if you’ve got them, why not use them? Creations that use Flourishes stamps will be counted twice!
  • Include a link back to this challenge in your blog post or gallery upload.
  • If you upload to Splitcoaststampers, please use keyword FTTC181.
  • Deadline to enter is next Monday at 6:00 p.m. EST.
The August sneaks continue tomorrow — so you’ll have to come back to see what other fun Flourishes has up its sleeve! See you back here soon!
Thanks for stopping in the Atelier today for a visit.  I love reading your comments, so I hope you will leave me one.
Jan Marie

Supplies Used:
Stamp Set: With Gratitude
Cardstock, Flourishes Classic white as card base, Color Made Easy True Blues, Terra Cotta
Copic Markers:

Paper, Ribbons and emblishments- Delightful Kit (Authenique)

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  1. Oh Jan Marie, I love the colours of this one - so fresh and summery. Too many projects are turning to fall colours in blogland for my liking! *wink* This is gorgeous!!

  2. Jan Marie, this is so soft, subtle and soothing to look at! I love the dry embossing, it really adds that extra touch of class and texture :) Your picture looks great :)

    ~ Amanda :)

  3. wauw beautiful combination the flowers whit the colourfull papers!!!
    xx petra

  4. Gorgeous! Jan Marie. Beautiful softly coloured flowers, and such pretty embellishments x

  5. Jan Marie, your coloring is awesome! Your added rhinestones are a perfect finishing touch! Hugs ~S~

  6. So pretty Jan Marie. Love the colours and the textures!

  7. This is beautiful Jan Marie! I love the new set!

  8. So pretty Jan Marie! You card is beautifully done with the kit and your design!

  9. Such a beautiful card Jan Marie! I love the use of the ribbon. Beautiful ise the FLIP set and sketch!

  10. Oh so pretty Jan Marie. I love the ribbon fishtail. :)

  11. What a beautiful card! I love the fresh colors, and the texture you added is awesome! I have to say this team is so very special. They're all so warm and welcoming! Thank you so much again for allowing me to join you!!


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