Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Flourishes August Release Previews ~ Day 1






 


ChrysanthamumGraphicWe are so excited to be back with a new round of beautiful stamps for you this August! Today's stamp set is a new offering from illustrator Sam Pickard and it showcases the unique blooms of the Chrysanthemum flower that is a staple for fall color and bouquets. This 4 x 6 set contains several arrangements of single or grouped flowers, a buzzing bee, plus wonderful sentiments around a sunshine theme. It's sure to bring wonderful cheerfulness to your designs on those crisp Autumn days that are coming. And for even more creative options, we'll have a cut-file available for this set as well on Friday.


Mystery Blogger GraphicSo we want to show of some of our Chrysanthemum creations to you today and there's a chance for you to win today's set! All you have to do is find: Hidden among the Design Team’s blogs today is our Mystery Blogger of the day. Comment on her blog and you could be chosen to win today’s set! The more you comment, the better your chances.

My card, today, is pretty CAS.  I just stamped the mums with Versamark and embossed them with white embossing powder.

If you haven't had a chance to check out the rest of the DT's inspirational posts, here are the links.  You won't want to miss a stop!
   

DO YOU WANT TO WIN OUR ENTIRE RELEASE?

If you would like a chance at winning all three of our soon-to-be released August sets…
  • You can play in our Colorful Creations Challenge – we will have multiple winners there! Deadline for entries is FRIDAY August 16th at 5 PM EST. Check out the link for the official rules!
  • All three of our August sets can be pre-ordered now, even before you see them all! Take advantage our New Release Bundle and get 10% off when you purchase all three together in a bundle, this discount will be available for only 1 week following the release.
  • All sets will be live first thing Friday morning along with the coordinating cut files for this release.
  • Come back to the Flourishes Blog Saturday for the Winner’s Circle where we’ll announce all of our winners of this weeks’ challenges!
123CreateKit-Isabellaw-banner+copyAlong the way this week as you're hopping you'll notice the beautiful goodies from our new 123 Create Kit called Isabella. Be sure to check it out. It's our way of pulling together all of your design elements so you can create beautiful things!  If you want to see this kit and all it has to offer in the store, just click HERE. And, one more piece of fun news for you! Just in time for release week shopping, Flourishes is sweetening the deal by offering an.....  Overstock Sale! OVERSTOCKGRXIf you click HERE, you can take a trip to our SALE page where we've added hundreds, yes hundreds of items! Keep in mind, some items are listed at retail prices. It's only when you add the coupon code OVERSTOCK25 that the 25% will be deducted from your total. This coupon code will ONLY work on SALE PAGE items. We have inks, paper, embellishments, ribbons and even overstocked stamp sets. On those items with sale prices, you will be able to take an ADDITIONAL 25% off! It's the deal of the season! So click HERE to shop early for the best selection! Join us back here tomorrow where we'll show you a gorgeous set with a view!

45 comments:

guilinger2 said...

This would be a beautiful sympathy card! very lovely!

Kate said...

I love Sam's designs and can't wait to see the set in full. I also love that the stamps looks stunning stamped simply or coloured.

flourishes said...

Tosh this is a soft and very beautiful interpretation of Sam Prichard's newest set for Flourishes. I love you simplicity and elegance of this card. Thanks for all you do for Flourishes.
Jan Marie

Tamara D said...

Very beautiful!

Joyce Stewart said...

This is my absolute favourite of all the designers interpretations (sorry everyone else!). I think this brings out the lines of the petals so well...it is just beautiful. Thanks for brightening up my morning!

frommycraftroom said...

Lovely card. Like the stone/white combo. TFS.

Colleen Howell said...

Love the muted colors and the white on it, looks embossed which makes it even prettier.

jonim52 said...

Lovely card.

Silke Ledlow said...

Tosh, this is beautiful...love this CAS design!

Theresa said...

What a lovely simple but elegant card! Love the use of embossing.

Connie MacFarlane said...

Absolutely gorgeous Tosha! Love the CAS design - perfect with this great new image.

Nana Griffin said...

lovely CAS card!

HappyCrafter said...

Gorgeous! Fabulous design and the neutral colours make it so you could even give this to a man, I love the versatility!

Linda Carson said...

Lovely!

Joyce Casaldi said...

Love the monochromatic look, very pretty!

Rosy Newlun said...

Very sweet card. That sentiment was my mantra growing up in the Pacific Northwest and Germany - all gloomy places with intermittent sun. Haven't said that since moving to Hawai'i years ago ♥ Thank you for the lovely kraft design!

ChristineCreations said...

Tosh! Girlfriend...the way you interpreted this set is amazing. I love the tones...I love the white...the layout...it's all awesome!

Sewflake said...

So simple yet so elegant! Love the look and colors.

Donna Whitten said...

A lovely CAS card, very elegant!

Pattie J. said...

soft colors for a loving message.

Becky said...

I love the way you used the beautiful new stamp.

Amy Marshall said...

Love your card. It is clean and elegant. Love the color combo.

TLady said...

SOMETHING ODD is going on here---I had to close down your web page for the comment section to show up! :( ANYWAY, your card is SOOOO CAS Tosha!!! A little different from your "normal" style! You did a FABULOUS JOB with it!!!!!!!!:) It's ELEGANT!!!!!!!! LOVE the colors you've used on this!!!:) FABULOUS AS ALWAYS!!!!!!!!:)

Bobbi's Paper Trail said...

Your card is a shining example of how simple is so great! I would not have thought to do white embossing but this really is gorgeous! When I think floral, I always think color. You proved me wrong and I love it! :-)

Tosha said...

What a great set, it looks good in every technique. I like your choice, it is very lovely, really peaceful looking. Thanks for sharing.

JoanneO said...

I love your elegant card! Sometimes I like to make a card without having to do a lot of coloring and this card has given me some ideas. Thanks!

Makiko Jones said...

Simply stunning, Tosh! I love the embossed images and colors! Sweet and pretty!

Petti said...

love your card!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

CAS yet beautiful and serene. Wonderful card tosh.

Marsha J Reed said...

Lovely card. I love clean and simple look to you card.

Heather said...

This is so beautiful!! Love the white embossing on the neutral cardstock! Such a great look.

Helen said...

Well, this had my jaw dropping!! So simple and elegant - beautiful!

Allison Cope Israels said...

Totally lovin' this card Tosha! Love the warm almost soft chocolate brown colour as your card base! Stunning!

D- said...

This is a GORGEOUS card. I love how you did the flowers on the panel behind as well as the one in front. TFS.
D~
http://designsbydragonfly.blogspot.com

Damohicane said...

Super! A card I would like to make for myself.

Conniecrafter said...

very classy, love the stamping!

shirleydb said...

Last but not least, love your cards, so beautiful!

Sue D said...

Very pretty embossed in white.

Joan V said...

Wow, this is beautiful. I love the simplicity but elegance of this card. Thanks for sharing.

Cheryl O said...

So impressive, yet just stunning!!! Love this!!!

Julie Koerber said...

I gasped when I saw this card for the first time. So clean, classy and brilliant! Looks like a high end piece that might be sold in a stationary store! LOVE!

Cheryl said...

This is so pretty! Love the strategically stamped bg you created. Gorgeous color, too.

Heather Jensen said...

Stunning, Tosha! The embossed white flowers and fluffy seam binding bow make this card look super classy. :)

Joanne (jojot) said...

love this embossed beauty on the khaki

Greta said...

I love using the same image for the background & the focal point & this is a stunning example!

 
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