We're just back from running errands in the 'big city' and before settling into supper preparations (and watching Master Chef Junior), I wanted to share my card inspired by The Flower Challenge #5~Case Our Guest Designer (Therese Calvird). (Therese's talents...oh my stars! Isn't she amazing!),
as well as the theme over at Where Creativity Meets C9 Challenge #6~Love
I finally, finally, finally figured out a way to use my Concord & 9th Wildflowers set, that has received ever so much attention, but with results not worth sharing. Then I realized: I don't *have* to watercolour these pretty blooms; in fact, I don't have to colour them at all. They're gorgeous all on their own, as is....in their marvelous outlined glory. It took Therese's soft pretty card to connect *those* dots.
My card parallels (in my thinking anyway *grin*), Therese's in the following ways:
- colours: I used Altenew Frosty Pink and Peach Parfait for the flowers, similar to her selections. a dusting of Candy Floss on the Concord & 9th "Beautiful" die cut
- image choices: Therese used one style of flower, as did I. She also included a leaf images, as did I (Frayed Leaf ink)
- die cut sentiment, spotlight inked: same here. My "beautiful" has a dusting of Candy Floss ink
Definitely a 'different' version, but with similar elements that I hope you - and Therese and the C9 team - will like.
Also sharing at:
Cute Card Thursday Challenge #466~Florals
I so appreciate you dropping in for a visit! Thank you!
Now I want to pull out this set! You've definitely made a 'beautiful' card, Auntie C!! Soft, subtle, and scalloped edges to boot! This is really pretty. I think Therese will love this as much as I do! Yep. For certain. Bev
Beautiful indeed, Carol ... your delicate outline stamping is simply lovely ... so perfect in those soft colours ... and delicious with the scalloped frame! Hugs, Anita :)
Your card is EXACTLY what it says: BEAUTIFUL! Love the softness of your design and of course the flowers all over your background! Amazing!! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Cute Card Thursday! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member
Oh wow Carol this is gorgeous! I love the soft colours coupled with the gentle scalloped edge & the blended die cut is fab! X
The pastels are so beautiful Carol, gorgeous card!
Absolutely gorgeous, love the colouring of the die cut!
Many thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday this week!
What a fresh and wonderful take on the inspiration card, Carol!!!! Love your soft pastel flowers and leaves and the beautiful, 'beautiful' sentiment!!!!! Wonderfully done, my friend!!!!
Have a great day!!!!
So fresh and delicate, I am swooning over the background you created, those flowers are gorgeous!
You card is so soft and tender, it's absolutely lovely!!! :)
What a soft and pretty card you created! You really made Therese's card your own! Creative and lovely!
Wonderful card Carol, so glad you decided to join us. I love the softness of the stamping and the colours on your beautiful. Thank you so much for joining us at The Flower Challenge hugs Aileen
Just beautiful - that soft ombre sponging on your die cut is awesome!
Such soft beautiful color, Carol. It almost looks as if those flowers are colored. I can see how you were inspired and I love it!
I adored Theresa's card when I first saw it on another blog, it still stuns me as it is so beautiful. But I am loving your take on it Carol, your card is equally as beautiful! I am glad you figured out that those stunning flowers and leaves didn't need colored in and that they are beautiful all on their own! I am so loving them! I also love, love, love the "beautiful" die cut and inking!!!! I'm swooning over this card my friend! Hugs, Brenda
Your card is soft and definitely "beautiful"! Love the ombre look of your die cut! Thank you for playing along with us at Where Creativity Meets Concord & 9th!
Oh my, these are gorgeous!!
I'm not thinking very straight today! lol YOUR card is gorgeous!! (As well as Therese's card too! ;))
The sentiment on the card says it all -beautiful! Just beautiful!
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