Friday, January 23, 2009

Home Tweet Home.....

Happy TGIF!!!

Even though there is not a *Flourish Challenge* this Friday I thought I'd make a card with one of my new Sets - called *Home Tweet Home* plus there is lots of news to report!!!

1.) Check the Flourishes Newsletter next Friday as Flourishes launches something your are not want to miss. I am sure it will be one of your favorites!!!

2.) How would you like to get away for a *Flourishes Stampers Dream Weekend* February 21-22, 2009???

Here are the deeds:
Join us for a full weekend of stamping with some of the best Flourishes Designers including a class taught by Jan Marie where you will be taught cards and techniques as designed by one of the fabulous Flourishes Designers and free lecture given by Marianne Walker with a *Theory of Color* lecture.

Where: Flourishes Stamping Weekend Location: 4140 Lyric Lane, Pensacola, Florida

Saturday February 21:
Stamp the day away with a morning and afternoon class featuring Flourishes designers Becca Feeken and Faith Hofrichter. You'll learn how to create wonderful cards in their original style. Instruction, lunch, snacks, and all supplies are included.

Sunday, February 22:
The morning is free for you to sleep in or enjoy some of the sights. Join us in the afternoon for a class with Jan Marie Caruso, where you will come away with finished cards and a limited addition stamp set. Then join us afterwards for a lecture on Color Theory by Copic Instructor -Marianne Walker. We'll provide an afternoon snack and all supplies.

Price: $150 per person. Payment is due by February 8 AND IS NONREFUNDABLE!

Space is limited for these classes. To register and pay for the Flourishes weekend go to the Flourishes website: http://www.flourishes.orgclick/ on the CLASSES category.

Monday: Copic Certification Class with Marianne Walter. See *I Like Markers* blog (Ilikemarkers. blogspot. com) Cost of this class is $120.00

Oh - I wish I could go too, but I just returned from Florida not to long ago!!! If you decide to sign up - have fun and I can't wait to hear about it!!!

Take a look at all the other FOF's what they have created for today:
Becca Feeken, Betty Wright, Cindy Haffner, Dee Jackson and Kimberly Crawford.


Here is a little info about my card:

Stamps: Flourishes
Paper: Very Vanilla, Sage Sadow and Outlaw Designer Paper
Ink: Memento *Rich Cocoa* Ink, Sage Shadow SU Marker, Copic YG91 Putty, Prisma PM-88 Dark Brown and PM-86 Cherry.
Accessories: Ribbon from Stamper's Dream, Stampin Dimensionals, Copper Brads
Technique: Piercing

Sorry for this long post....!!! Hope you'll have a wonderful weekend!!! ~TFL~


Anonymous said...

Silke, what a fab card girl!! I love that set too and you did a wonderful job with it!!

Cindy Haffner said...


Denise (peanutbee) said...

Gorgeous colors!

Michelle B. AKA JustPaintingAround said...

This is such a gorgeous stamp and you made it even better with those great color choices and that "branchy" ribbon!

Stamp Talk with Tosh said...

Gorgeous Silke! Love the colors and that gorgeous ribbon!!

Betty Wright aka gbedwright said...

Love the colors and your coloring, Silke!!!! The ribbon treatment and texture is fabulous!!!!! Great card!!!!

Laura (scrapnextras) said...

Beautiful Silke! Love the soft colours and sleek design!

Dee Jackson said...

This is lovely!! I really like the colors so calming..great layout for this set:)

Jessie/knightrone said...

This is gorgeous!!

Amy Johnson said...

Wow! This is amazing! I absolutely love that ribbon on the top! Its so unique and really fits the image.

"Kirby" (KrB) said...

I saw your card on Flourishes Newsletter and had to come and tell you how pretty I think it is. I love your tie at the top that looks so much like a bird's nest. Beautiful card! I am looking forward to the Stamper's Dream week-end. :)

Anonymous said...

Good heavens - this card is awesome! Your choice of ribbon is so perfect - I so have to get this set!!

Heather P. said...

Such a pretty card!

Latisha said...

the texture of the ribbon is really cool! What a great card!