Wednesday, October 9, 2013

FLOURISHES OCTOBER SNEAK PEEK - DAY 1

Hello all and welcome to day one of Flourishes Sneak Peeks for October

The clock is ticking to get those cards and creations done before the holidays hit...



We're happy to report Flourishes has a handful of new sets guaranteed to help you shine this Christmas! Our first set is one that delivers an elegant flair!


Flourishes has taken the beautiful Cotoneaster Plant and gave it a holiday flair with this new 4" by 6" set illustrated by Sam Pickard. The long and lean berry spray will add a dash of elegance and pop to all of your holiday cards and creations. We've paired this lovely image with six scripted sentiments crafted by the talented Dina Kowal.

The Design Team created some wonderful creations showing off these beautiful winter berries. While you're hopping and looking at their cards, 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 soon-to-be released October sets…you can play in our Christmas with a Twist Challenge – we will have multiple winners there! Deadline for entries is FRIDAY October 11th at 5 PM EST. Check out the link for the official rules!!!
  • All three of our October 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 sets together in a bundle. This discount will only be available through October 18th, so you have to act fast! 
  • Keep in mind, all of these sets will be live first thing Friday morning in the Flourishes store along with the coordinating cut files for this release. 
  • 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!
Be sure to stop on by tomorrow when we share a set that will have you longing for those days when the snow starts to fly!

                                                            Hugs, ~Silke~


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38 comments:

stampqueen said...

Very pretty card - nicely colored!!

aileen (mum) said...

Just beautiful, wonderful colouring.

Kate said...

What a beautiful card. I can't wait to see the rest of the stamps!

Barbara said...

I love the clean and simple feel of this card. You've colored the cotoneaster beautifully and I love the technique you've used to shade around the image. It's a really pretty effect. Gorgeous card and can't wait to see the full set.

Pauline said...

Beautiful, love how you did the shading around the image.

Cammie said...

A classic beauty, Silke! Love the simple elegance of the design and your unique shading technique.

loulou said...

Lovely card, such a fun colouring style.

Diane said...

Beautiful card...love how your "shaded" around the image with the dots...sets it off perfectly!!

Joan V said...

Love Sam's new image. I like the shading with the dots. I haven't tried that yet. I love the classic feel of this card. Thanks for the inspiration.

Tracy said...

This is such a nice card, I love the clean and simple look, (although I know all that coloring was not simple!)

jonim52 said...
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jonim52 said...

Love the way you outlined the image, very pretty effect!

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

Love your coloring, Silke!

Becky said...

Beautiful, Silke. Love your Pointillism technique with this beautiful stamp.

ChristineCreations said...

Clean and simple elegance! Lovely design Silke!

Cheryl said...

I love this image on a CAS card, and it looks fantastic colored with all the dots. A beautiful Christams card, Silke!

Lisa said...

Simply elegant Silke, very pretty!

Rea said...

So pretty, love the way you angled the image across the card. The dotting adds nice interest too.

Allison Cope Israels said...

Just beautiful Silke! Love the vivid green and dotted back ground! Gorgeous CAS card!

Julie Koerber said...

Silke -- this is a stunner the way you colored up this image -- WOW, just too pretty for words!

Tosha Leyendekker said...

Clean, crisp, and oh so lovely Silke!! Love your creative coloring! I so need to get the technique down!! You make it look so easy.

Connie MacFarlane said...

Very pretty Silke! Love the clean and simple look to showcase this great new image.

Linda Carson said...

Pure class! Beautifully done!

Heather Jensen said...

Great minds think alike! ;) I love the pointilism you added to the flowers. :)

Makiko Jones said...

Simply stunning, Silke! Love how you colored the image.

Liz Williams said...

Love this pretty card and love the pointilism. That is new to me, but I love the look.

Sue D said...

I like your method of coloring.

Nancy said...

What a beautiful card Silke.

Kris B said...

Beautiful! Simply beautiful! Love this delicate Winter Berry image and your coloring is perfection! TFS

frommycraftroom said...

Beautiful card. TFS.

Theresa said...

Great use of the stamp on your clean and simple card!

Donna Phelan said...

Love the way you hi-lighted around the stamped leaves and berries, what a fun idea! TFS!!!

guilinger2 said...

I just learned a new way to shade! pretty card!

Barbara said...

Pretty CAS card. The dots are a great way to be different and still accent the image. But, it is not easy to do, I found out. Nice job!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Lovely! A fabulous CAS design.

D- said...

Such a pretty card. LOVE how you colored it up. TFS.
Crafty hugs,
D~
designsbydragonfly.blogspot

Janis said...

Very pretty! Fab technique with the pale blue dots!!
<3 J

Mary-Anne V said...

Very nice colouring and love the blue dot look around the image.