Thursday, July 15, 2010

DDIC #32

Our Inspiration challenge this week comes from the Container store. This lovely gift wrapping is what Lori, our Fearless Leader, chose to give us to work with.......and the colors are absolutely gorgeous.

The pink, the wonderful green ... what a basis for making a card or project!
The flowers were so delicate, and that's what led to the card you see below:

I used a very delicate flower that was mostly petals. They are painted in the palest pinks to go with the pink framing. The soft green seems to be the same color as the inspiration wrapping paper, and to fill it out, I added the Sizzix Victorian corners.

The flowers are cut out and popped up. That took a lot of time, but I thought it was really worth it. I was looking for not only dimension, but also texture. It seemed to have a distinctly Asian feel, hence the Chinese character. I hope you like it.

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  1. Oh how pretty Anne!! Love your flower and your CAS elegant design!! great colors and take on the inspiration!

  2. Oooh, pretty card, Anne! Love the colors and that awesome flower image.

  3. This is so pretty, Anne! I love cutting stuff out - it always looks so great even if it's a lot of work. Totally worth it on your gorgeous card!

  4. This is gorgeous Anne!!! Wow that is a lot of detailed cut work, and you executed it perfectly! Love that image, and you are so right about the Asian feel. You nailed it, woman! :)

  5. This is lovely, Anne! Love the Asian flair of your card. Simply elegant!

  6. Finally got to get onto blogs!!!! And now am having trouble leaving a message... too many!!!LOL... what a problem.. Love it...

    This card is FANTASTIC... love the delicate flowers... and the colors... also the Asian character... GREAT card Anne... Love the one above with the brown... and also the Camellia... one of our favorite 'bushes' or trees in our yard... very pretty in the starkness of winter... love it...


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