Thursday, April 14, 2011

April Showers


Well have you had fun seeing all the fabulous creations this week at Flourishes?  These sets are SO great.  And today's is one of my favourites! It's so sweet, so full of spring and such great images!


I'm crazy about these boots!  I'd totally wear rain boots like this!  :)  I love the leaf theme in the boots so I gave them some deep green and yellow with my Copics and then some touches of coral in the tulips to match this dp from Basic Grey Curio paper.  


Then the part I love the most, a little puddle of water from playing in the rain.  I added a drop of re-inker to some Crystal Effects on a plastic lid, mixing it up with a toothpick and then adding it to the design with the toothpick after everything else was finished.  Then I left it to dry for quite a while.  I love how shiny  - just like water  - it is on and in front of the boots.  

The brads are Basic Grey Curio as well, and the ruffled ribbon is silk placed on strips of Scor Tape.  

The girls on the Design Team have some fantastic projects to show you today....

You can enter to win this set today at the Flourishes Blog

All these fantastic sets are available for purchase now....this next week ONLY at a discount see HERE.

Stamps:  Flourishes - April Showers;  Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Ranger Distress honey...;  Paper:  Always Artichoke, Flourishes Classic White, Summer Sun, Basic Grey Curio DP;  Accessories:  Big Shot, Labels Fourteen Nestabilities, Large Scalloped Ovals Nestabilities, Martha Stewart Quilted Edge Border Punch, Copic Markers, Sponge, Scor Tape, Silk Ribbon in Moss, Sewing Machine, Curio Brads (Basic Grey), Dimensionals, Victorian Embossing Folder.  

26 comments:

Marisa said...

Those boots are too fun!! Love how you coloured them and the ruffled ribbon is gorgeous on the card!

Mrs Ham said...

Beautiful Christine. Those boots are wonderful. I love your color choice.

Leslie Miller said...

This is just awesome, Christine! I've had the most fun seeing everyones' cards with this set. Each one is so different. Got to say I love that puddle of water under the boots. Super idea!

petra,s cards said...

wauw cristine these card is alsooo beautiful!!! my compliments!
xx petra

KarinsArtScrap said...

what great boots, and beautiful card christine.

greetings karin

Shannon White said...

Wow, super cute I just love your rain boots and the puddle is just fabulous! 8-)

Lori Craig said...

So fun. Love your blue puddle. Super sweet, Miss Christine! Have a wonderful weekend! xoxo

Jerri Jimenez said...

I love this card Christine, especially love how you've placed the tulips under the boots, too cute!

Tammy Hershberger said...

Fabulous card, Christine!

LeAnne said...

Oh, this is just so sweet! What a fun image and great coloring & composition!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Rich and beautiful Christine. I like these colors and the layout.

Dawn B. said...

This just makes me smile...I would so wear them too. Great ribbon. I missed you last night. Everyone loved your creations.

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

This is SO gorgeous girlie! WOW! LOVE the layout,that ruffled ribbon, the colors...love it all!

Amanda said...

I saw this last night and just love it!!! I love the ruffled ribbon!! But honestly, you have me at the Cuuute boots!!! I wish I could buy a pair that look exactly like that!!! Hmmm, do you think I could stamp this image onto some boots and try that?!?!? I may just try that! :)

Lena said...

love the colors you picked for this card. Its just adorable!

Cindy Lou said...

This is just the cutest/sweetest card ever, it just makes my heart smile :) You have done a great job with your color choices, very very attractive! Thanks for sharing!

Conniecrafter said...

very cute and fun, love how you colored the boots and the water is so neat, lovely flowers at the base!

Charlene Merrick (LilLuvsStampin) said...

How fun and cute, Christine! I'd wear boots like these, too, and your water idea is ingenious! I love the ruffled ribbon, too

luvthatstampin said...

You are so right about the set. I am going to buy a pair of rain boots this weekend because they're on sale at Target and I need them in WY. Here in AZ it's a joke. Your card is perfect!

Diane said...

Gorgeous...and love that ruffled ribbon....finishes the card off so perfect!

Barbara said...

I just love this, Christine! Love the rich colors and how you colored those boots!

Rose Ann said...

This is gorgeous, Christine...and your coloring is so lovely!! Your ribbon treatment looks amazing as well!!

Valerie said...

Very pretty!

carole (TruCarMa) said...

Oh, Christine! I love these wellies! And your yummy details are delightful. Fab!

stampqueen said...

Great card - my fav part is the puddle of water too!!!!

Cindy Haffner said...

I LOVE these Boots, so very PRETTY!~~