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Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Fabulous Flowers



Good Morning, Everyone

An exciting day for me as I am delighted to announce this
 is my first contribution to 


 as Team Member!

I will be adding a list of team members to my
sidebar as soon as possible so I do hope
you will come back and visit their exciting  blogs.

I have used two of the lovely digital art stamps from LEJ Designs: 

He Loves Me

from the Soulful Eyes collection

and

Tulips

from the Florals Collection

both of these and many other lovely hand drawn digital stamps and 
pre-coloured toppers are available to buy at


There are always new additons to the wide range of digital art designs
 so it is worth checking often.There is also a gallery full of inspiring ideas.

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The first lucky randomly drawn winner will receive  ...................

 3 Digi's of  their choice from

  LEJ Designs 




and the second randomly drawn winner will win this fabulous set
 of xcut dies donated by the lovely Lindsay
at 



******   There is also a special weekly draw with
 a rolling jackpot for entries using an LEJ Designs digital design.  ******

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I was happy for the chance to use one of these images from

LEJ Designs 's Soulful Eyes Collection

The eyes are mesmerising and I liked this image from the start.
As soon as I saw her enigmatic little smile I was drawn to ask why
she was smiling. Well she is obviously playing "he loves me; he loves me not"
and the smile would suggest success!
 However, look at the ground! How many fabulous flowers did she use? Why did she
need so many flowers? Was she determined to get the
answer she wanted? Or perhaps she is the one
who is not sure?

The tulips are indeed fabulous flowers too.
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I wanted to design an A5 card base with a framing shape
 and a little bitof dimension but not exactly a stepper or easel
 so I used an A4 sheet of lilac card
and just played around until I got it the way I wanted!
The result is exactly how I imagined my 
design for fabulous flowers challenge so I am quite happy.

The digital images I resized
 using Serif and flipped the tulips to balance as I had a clear
mental picture of having the tulips at either side.
All of these images are coloured with promarker pens
 with a tiny bit of Sakura gel for highlighting the discarded petals.

I opted to put a piece of lovely textured 
and foiled paper behind the central image. 
It is part of a 12 x 12 sheet of 
My Minds Eye scrapboking paper. 

Everything is mounted with dimension and I finished off
with some ribbon trimming.

Affectionately, 
Vee xx


22 comments:

  1. Morning Vee beautiful card. Love the design and the shape is fab. Love how you have framed the image. Caroline xxx

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  2. Vee great card and love the shape and your layout xxxxxxxxxx wow i am excited too haha xxxxxxxxxxxx

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  3. Morning Vee... beautiful card, lovely image and great colours Jo xxxx

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  4. Love it Vee. Congratulations xx Jan

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  5. Congrats on your DT, love the card fab layout and colours xxx

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  6. Gorgeous card Vee, I love how you have the girl sitting between the tulips and the colours are beautiful too
    Hugs Sue

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  7. Congratulations Vee on the DT post, and a fab card x

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  8. Hi Pal we made it, I was really worried the scheduling would not work.
    Your card is wonderful so much to look at, the images and the colours are great.
    Janet

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  9. Lovely card Vee xx Pauline

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  10. It's a lovely image and design
    Ruthx

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  11. fabulous card Vee - great work! Hugs rachel xx

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  12. Welcome to the team Vee. Beautiful card love the images and colours. Chris xx

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  13. Fabulous card Vee, I love the layout and the colours you've used. The tulips are so pretty x

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  14. Congrats Vee:) No wonder you have been on lock-down:)

    Love the card and I seem to recognise the Ribbon?:)

    michelle x

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  15. Great card , i love the way you've highlighted the petals, I can almost hear her saying.... He loves me... He loves me not, I hope she got the answer she was hoping for x

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  16. Thats wonderful. The image is lovely and the backing paper is perfect
    Luv
    Crafty-bits
    xx

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  17. Wonderful card, great colours and gorgeous background paper! Congratulations on the DT position Vee!!
    hugs
    glenda

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  18. A huge thank you to everyone for the good wishes and lovely comments. Vee xx

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Vee xx