Thursday, October 10, 2013

Flourishes October Release




Well dear stamping friends, the sneaks are over and we're taking the lid off Flourishes' October Release! Are you ready to see all three of these sets in their full glory? Well, they are all live, right now, in the Flourishes store HERE!

Now on to our final offering, one that is a gorgeous display of botanical beauty!  It's called Star of Bethlehem and is named after the stars that lit the way for the birth of Jesus.  This beautiful star-shaped flower embraces a meaning of purity, hope and happiness. Illustrated by Marcella Hawley, this set offers a beautiful and sweet scented way to ring in the Christmas season. This 4 by 6" set also offers four scripted sentiments perfect for your seasonal creations!

I used the circular image in this set to create an ornament using the 2013 Heirloom Ornament die by Spellbinders.  These flowers are white with a brilliant green center, so I just highlighted them using the following Copic Markers:  T1, T7 (centers),  YG11 and YG13 for the bud in center, Y06 and YG13 for the stamens.  I then added a bit of sparkle using a Quickie Glue pen and some Prisma Glitter. 

I used Palo Verde cardstock, from the Evergreen Color Made Easy collection to mat the sentiment and the back panel, and lastly, I sewed around the borders and attached a little sentiment flag to the bottom with a Library Clip.  That about sums up my card for today.  I hope you've been inspired by all the previews.  I know the other DT members have inspired me with their creative projects.  For more inspiration, check this out:

Flourishes is also unveiling something else...... just in time for Christmas!


You'll want to grab a copy for sure! This full-color 20 page catalog features dozens of sample ideas, photos of all of Flourishes Christmas stamp sets plus three fun-filled, step-by-step tutorials designed to help with your holiday gift giving! Just click HERE to see our new catalog in the Flourishes store!

While you're hopping about and seeing all the beautiful things our design team created using the Star of Bethlehem set, don't forget to try to figure out.....
Mystery Blogger Graphic

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 of winning!

Do you want to win Flourishes' October Release?

  • If you would like a chance at winning all three of our October sets…you can play in our Christmas with a Twist Challenge – we will have multiple winners there! Deadline for entries is TODAY October 11th at 5 PM EST. Check out the link for the official rules!
  • All three of our October sets can be ordered now and if you order all three, you can save a bundle with our New Release Bundle and get 10% off when you purchase all three sets together.This discount will only be available through October 18th, so you have to act fast! 
  • Every one of our new sets has a coordinating cut file to go with them! So click HERE to see the Winter Berries file, HERE for the Star of Bethlehem and HERE for the Handmade Snowflakes Silhouette Cut file! These cut files make creating so much fun!
  • And, don't forget to come back to the Flourishes Blog Saturday, October 12th for the Winner’s Circle where we’ll announce all of our winners of this weeks’ challenges!
Here are the links to the Copic Marker Collections I used:



 

Thank you so much for joining us! The design team had a blast showing off these new designs -- hope you did too!

Thank you so much for stopping by and for your encouraging comments.  I feel blessed!
I hope you have a blessing filled weekend, and find some time to create!
Happy Stamping!



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Stamps:  Star of Bethlehem (Flourishes)
Paper:  Palo Verde Color Made Easy and Classic Ivory (Flourishes), Festive (Authentique), Cryogen White
Ink:  Tuxedo Black (Memento), Antique Linen (Ranger Distress)
Accessories:  2013 Heirloom Ornament and Circle dies (Spellbinders), Copics, Library Clip,  

26 comments:

Linda Carson said...

How creative this looks making an ornament out of the sentiment! Love the stitching and papers too!

Barbara said...

What a sweet card. How clever to turn this pretty stamp and sentiment into an ornament. Love that idea and love those gorgeous background papers you've used too. Pretty, pretty, pretty. Now I'm off to look at the new stamp sets!

Karen W said...

So pretty!! I love this flower set. Wonderful job on the hop!!

Diane said...

Beautiful and unique...love it, and the bird at the bottom is perfect!!

loulou said...

Beautiful. I love the colouring and touches of glitter on your flowers and all the great stitching.

Connie MacFarlane said...

This is so pretty Tosha! Love the way you made a Christmas ornament using this great new image. Great choice of designer papers and perfect accents.

Donna Phelan said...

Oh how clever to make that stamped focal image an ornament! You are sooooo creative! Great DP's used and of course I love that stitching, it's all so perfect! TFS!!!

Sue D said...

Wonderful card and I like how you made it an ornament.

Tracy said...

Great card, I love the idea of using the stamp as the center of the ornament and love the DP with the cardinal on it!

stampqueen said...

Cool - great idea for an ornament!!!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Very pretty Tosha! I like how you created the ornament shape.

Julie Koerber said...

eeeeEEEeee -- how sweet and creative is this? LOVE this Tosh!!! It's just got that sweet, country charm!

Theresa said...

Beautifully designed card...love how you created the ornament. Great look!

D- said...

Oh I love how you made your ornament. TFS.
Crafty hugs,
D~
designsbydragonfly.blogspot

JoAnn said...

So pretty. Love the ornament.

Allison Cope Israels said...

Stunning Tosh! I love that you made it into an ornament! Gorgeous details!

Janis said...

Love the vintage colors and the music paper BG. Great idea making an ornament!!
<3 J

Mary-Anne V said...

Love how you made the image into a Christmas ornament...very sweet.

KimCreate said...

What a pretty card! love how you made it into an ornament and the pretty design paper with the bird!

Kris B said...

Oh, I LOVE this card! Very clever idea, using the image in an ornament! Great colors and patterned papers! TFS

Nana Griffin said...

Lovely!It looks old fashion!

Tanja said...

Lovely card, i like the collage effect the paper gives.

Pet73 said...

Looove your card!

Silke Ledlow said...

Oh...the ornament die is so brilliant Tosh! Gorgeous card!!!

Makiko Jones said...

Ohhh this is so lovely! Love the ornament shape and pretty papers!

Cheryl said...

Beautiful, Tosh! I love the olive green and red color palette and the ornament die cut, and that tiny little library clip is adorable!

 
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