Friday, July 31, 2009

Happy Birthday to FLOURISHES!!!!

Happy TGIF everyone!!!!

My goodness this week has flown by......well actually the entire month of July went by fast!!!

So much is going on these upcoming days....and I want to share some exciting news.....We are celebrating at Flourishes!!!!

Two years ago in August, this one of a kind stamp boutique opened its doors to a whole new kind of creative expression. Now, we want you to help us celebrate!!!

Simply make a birthday creation of your own - link your card to the Flourishes Newsletter post or upload to SCS using the keyword *FLLCBDAY*.

Flourishes will pick one lucky winner with the prize being a stamp set of your choice!!!! So, make time to play along and you might be the winner!!!!

Don't forget to click onto the Flourishes Newsletter tomorrow -- there is a BIG announcement that you won't want to miss!!! In fact, we think you'll FLIP over it!!!

Of course I couldn't leave you with out showing you a *Birthday Card* I made for the special occasion :) !!!

I used the beautiful *All Wrapped Up* Set and the sentiment is from the *Sweet Violets* Set. The layout is from my friend Mercy's new Sketch Challenge - MTSC32!!!

Please don't forget to check out the cards the Team has made - Christine, Cindy, Dee, Faith, Jan Marie, Julie, Latisha, Laura, Leslie and Stacy.

Have a great weekend and I hope you will stop by again tomorrow???


~Supply List~

Stamp Sets: All Wrapped Up and Sweet Violets ( Flourishes)
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, Bermuda Bay, Copic Marker - R85, Y35,
Cardstock: White (Flourishes), Bermuda Bay (SU)
Design Paper: Thoroughly Modern
Accessories: Silver Pearls, Soft Suede Polka Dotted Ribbon (SU), Blender Pen, Piercing Tool and Mat Pack (SU)
Technique: Coloring with Markers and Piercing

27 comments:

Mercy said...

silke...this is gorgeous! so clean and elegant...stunning! love the image and the patterned paper...amazing coloring, too!

thanks for playing along with my sketch for this week, and i hope to see you again next tuesday!

{{{hugs}}}
mercy

ChristineCreations said...

Oh its so fun and hip Silke! Love the colors. So fun to have you join us on Friday this week! Awesome creation!

Nancy Riley said...

Cool card, Silke! I love your paper piercing on the Bermuda Bay panel ... and the polka dot ribbon looks awesome going vertically on the long panel!

Lovely Linda said...

Helo Silke - I LOVE Flourishes - happy Birthday to them!! What a gorgeous card you have created to help celebrate! Love the sketch and will visit Mercy's Challenge this week!! I love yout colours Silke, they are perfect together! Always a gorgeous creations form you Silke - thank you for your commitment to excellence! God bless you!

The Rubber Maid said...

Great color combo and of course a wonderful clean and crisp card...you seem to have that knack.
Happy Birthday Flourishes my favorite company. Pat

Cindy Lawrence said...

Oooh, wonderful colors, wonderful design, wonderful CARD!!! Silke-girl, you never cease to amaze me! Beautiful card! :)

Connie said...

This is just sooo pretty, Silke! I will have to get this set out and make a b-day card for this challenge! Thanks for the heads up!!

Leslie Miller said...

So pretty, Silke! Wonderful warm colors and a great sketch. Love the SU! paper and ribbon!

Cindy Haffner said...

Silke this is gorgeous, love that you used Mercy's sketch. Wish I could of joined to day but, busy busy!!!

Ann said...

Gorgeous colors, gorgeous sketch, gorgeous card! Happy Friday!!!

Crystal said...

Gorgeous Silke!! Beautiful sketch and colors!

Julie Koerber said...

Silke, your card is so chic! I love the packages colored up the way you did, the strips of punchy color and that fabu ribbon! Thank YOU SO MUCH for helping us celebrate! You are the best!

Makiko Jones said...

Silke, what a fabulous card!! The colors are just perfect for the beautiful image!!

jdmommy said...

Silke, this card is so beautiful! the dp has such wonderful colors, and your coloring continuing them with the ribbon is just awesome!! TFS this fabulous card!

Viv said...

So gorgeous, so Silke! ;0) Nuff said.
Hugs Viv xxx

Our Little Inspirations said...

Oh these COLORS! SOOoooo pretty!! I love that suede ribbon and the blue pierced panel together! What an awesome color combo! Your image is colored beautifully and I love the clean lines on this one!!!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Very pretty, Silke!

Jessie/knightrone said...

Gorgeous Silke!!

Joanne (jojot) said...

CAS perfection

Latisha said...

Silke, this is the perfect birthday card!!
hugs
latisha

Laurie in MN said...

Wonderful card. Ican't wait to see the other designers cards.

Diane said...

Beautiful...love the polka dot ribbon....yummy!

Jenny Gropp said...

Silke -- I LOVE THIS ONE!!! LOVE IT!!!

Laura (scrapnextras) said...

This is beautiful Silke@ Great sketch and simply elegant! Love it!

Savitri said...

Man, I wish I can color like you!!!

Kristin said...

Love these colors- they are just perfect yet unexpected! Great card layout too!

Kristin said...

Love these colors- they are just perfect yet unexpected! Great card layout too!