Thursday, November 28, 2013

Flourishes Black Friday Sale!


BlackFridaySale13Hello all! We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family or friends! At Flourishes, we feel stuffed — not only our bellies but our warehouse as well! We are ready for the Christmas season and to get YOU ready, we have one heck of a Black Friday Sale that kicks off NOW! What's on sale? EVERYTHING that is on our SALE PAGE-- you can take an ADDITIONAL 30% OFF! We need to move some inventory and our loss is YOUR gain! We should point out there are TONS of items on our sale page -- more than 300 items to be exact!!! All you have to do is put in the coupon code: BF30SALE in the coupon code box at the time of check out. If you have your eye on something that isn't on the sale page -- stay tuned! We'll have a second CYBER MONDAY SALE kicking off Monday and in that sale -- all items store wide will be 15% off. Shop now for big savings or wait and shave some savings off your total!

I have so much to be Thankful for, so I decided to make a "Thank You" card today.   Let me explain how I made this card.  I was inspired by Dina's Mixed Media Tutorial found HERE.  It looked like so much fun that I had to try it.  I used only 2 acrylic colors:  turquoise and metallic Silver.   After adding the acrylics to the background, I stamped the sentiment, from the Thank You set, with Smokey Gray Versafine.  The tulip was stamped with Gray Flannel Memento Ink onto Flourishes Classic White Cardstock and colored with Copic Cool Neutrals and Spruce.  I cut it out and layered if over the main panel.

I used some stencils and the So Distressed set for the background.  I started by inking Smokey Gray Versafine over the Stripes Stencil, then adding Tumbled Glass Ranger Distress Ink using the same Stripes stencil.  I just moved it over a bit.  I then stamped the splotchy distress image over the stripes using Smokey Gray Versafine again.  So easy.

Lastly, I added the sentiment "With Gratitude" to a horizontal strip and embellished it with two cut off pieces from an ornate die from Ironwork Accents (Spellbinders), and two little Ice Green Pearls (Kaisercraft).

That's it for me.
Here are the links to the two Copic Collections I used:

Here's a list of all the gals who have some inspirational projects to share with you today!! 

Thank you so much for dropping by.  I hope you had a blessed Thanksgiving, and are enjoying your weekend!!

Happy stamping!!

Stamps:  Thank You and So Distressed (Flourishes)
Paper:  Classic White (Flourishes), Smokey Shadow (PTI)
Ink:  Gray Flannel (Memento), Smokey Gray (Versafine), Tumbled Glass (Ranger Distress)
Accessories:  Copics, Stripes Stencil (Tim Holtz), Ironwork Accents (Spellbinders) Acrylic Paint, Pearls (Kaisercraft), Corner Rounder Punch 


TLady said...

TOSHA!!! THIS IS WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!!! LOOOOOOOOOOVE the COLORS you chose & just the WAY you've created this! You've made ME want to TRY THIS!!!!!:) GORGEEEEOUUUUUUSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!;) WOW!!!!!!!!!!!! It's ELEGANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)

Marisa said...

Love this ruffled tulip image and you have showcased it wonderfully! Enjoy your long w/e and getting deals if you are braving the crowds!

Pattie J. said...

All I can say is Fantastic. This is wonderful art work. Just gorgeous mix media. thanks for sharing inspired me to try this technique...have a good day.

Allison Cope said...

Oh my! Its beautiful Tosha! Love the silver and blue. Great mixed media creation!

Mary Ann said...

Beautiful card!!!Have a Blessed weekend!!!!

Heather Rogers said...

This is stunning, Tosha. I love the soft focus look you created. I will have to take a look at that tutorial. :)

Stacy Morgan said...

Gorgeous! One of my all time favorite sets and the shades and hues are soothing. Just gorgeous.

Cindy Lawrence said...

WOAH!!! How did I miss this A-MAZING creation?! Good Lord in heaven above, this is a work of ART, gf! I need to check out Dina's tutorial. Love your color choices here. Incredible!

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