Monday, February 1, 2016

Flowers on wood background

The Pin Sights Challenge over at Ellen Hudson and Marika's card over at Time Out inspired me to make this:






Stamps: MFT (wood background), Avery Elle (sentiment)
Dies: Ellen Hutson (flowers & leaves), SSS (heart)


Die cut the flowers and leaves (NBUS) from watercolor paper and then watercolored them (to avoid the white edges). Stamped the background (NBUS) and the sentiment. Die cut the little heart, watercolored and applied WoS and foam mounted it.


And now look at this gorgeous inspiration board! Don't you love all that deep red! I was inspired by the red flower bouquet on the top left and by the layout of Marika's card.



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Also sending this to Uniko where "Anything Goes" with an optional "Love"  (check!)






and Addicted to CAS #80 where the challenge is "Red"







By the way, the card for my sister (see last post) finally arrived after almost three weeks! I guess the postal workers were exhausted after the holidays and took it very easy... But at least it didn't get lost! Hate when THAT happens!

Thanks for your visit and please come back!

Hugs,
Susanne





21 comments:

  1. Well done on these challenges, Susanne! The woodgrain background really showcased the roses so beautifully! Ps...yeah...those postal workers, they can never work fast enough, right? :)

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  2. Love this Susanne, the flowers look fab water coloured and really pop on the woodgrain. Thanks for joining TO

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  3. Gorgeous card Susanne, love the soft woodgrain bg, the flowers really pop. That red looks delicious! Cathy x

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  4. Love that subtle woodgrain background, really showcases the vibrant diecut flowers and leaves. Thanks for joining in with the Uniko challenge.

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  5. Also diese stilisierten Blumen auf dem hoelzernen Hintergrund sind super! Schoene Farben!

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  6. Wunderschön!! Ich mag ja diese Holzhintergründe immer sehr und die knalligen Farben der Blumen geben einen super schönen Kontrast!!
    LG Gundi

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  7. Oh how pretty!! LOVE the woodgrain with the red flower!!

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  8. Love that wood grain background and pop of colors against it. Pretty card.

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  9. What a fabulous woodgrain background, Susanne ... the bright and gorgeous blooms are wonderful against the neutral grey! So happy to have you playing along with us at Time Out, my friend! Hugs, Anita :)

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  10. Beautiful. I love the watercolored die cut flower against the woodgrain.

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  11. ..oops, forgot...Thanks for joining us at ATCAS!

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  12. I just love the rustic background - it is the perfect complement for those gorgeous die cut flowers! Thanks for playing along at Time Out! Jill

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  13. Great inspiration board and a pretty card you made from it too! xxx

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  14. Beautiful card Susanne and a brilliant inspiration board.
    Very clever.
    Hugs
    xxx

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  15. Now see, I managed to miss this beauty!! Love the roses against that wood background Susanne . . . and I'm back! Have a lovely Sunday my friend! Hazel xx

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  16. Your scribbly roses on the woodgrain are gorgeous! Fabulous translation of the inspiration photo! Great to hear the pretty mittens made a safe arrival. I ordered some products from Happy Little Stampers and it took nearly 6 weeks for them to travel from Australia to Canada. I guess that's quite far, but really...Oh well, all is good and that's what matters! Happy Sunday, my sweet friend! I'm glad the 'berry' dragon made you smile!
    Hugs~c

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  17. Wow, Susanne, I really love this design! I have those scribbly flowers and they never inspire me, but now you certainly have!! I think now I might actually make a couple of cards with them before I put them up for a giveaway, so thank you! And thank you for the great tip about coloring those awful white edges! I'm SO glad your Sissie got her happy mail at last!! Enjoy your day! Hugs, Darnell

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  18. Mach doch mal wieder 'ne Karte! Das Wochenende wird eh zu kalt zum rausgehen.....

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  19. This is gorgeous. I think the wood grain background is just perfect with the deep red flowers - so pretty! Thanks so much for playing along with our Anything Goes challenge at Uniko this month! Deborah, DT.

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  20. What a beauty using the wonderful EH dies!

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  21. Stunning card, love the rich red roses :) Thanks so much for sharing and joining in on the Uniko Challenge. Hugs Bev x

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