Monday, August 18, 2008

Introducing Eastern Blooms

I know I already showed you this set, but on Thursday I had a chance to put it to work. I was surfing blogs and after seeing Joanne Basile's and Angie Tieman's blogs I was inspired to use this beautiful set. Don't just stop at these particular posts, their blogs are full of beautiful and inspiring works.

The colors are way off on this card, but I wanted to share it with you anyway. It is a cute little 3x3 card and I made a bunch of these using Kiwi, Riding Hood Red, and Tangerine Tango as the base. This one is the Kiwi card. All three are the same design with Choc. Chip. I will change the ribbon on the other two cards once I receive my order (It's on its way-next Tuesday and Wednesday will be happy mail day. I hope I don't freak out the UPS man as I attack him in the drive way, lol!). The sentiment is from Flight of the Butterfly. I thought these will be perfect little thank-you notes to include in orders this fall. So if you want one of these cards, place an order with me! This next one was again inspired by the Bella Rose dsp. I didn't order any of it but I love the colors in the pack. It is beautiful. The cool thing about this set is how well it coordinates with Embrace Life set. I love the sentiment in that set so I used it here. Other than that, this card is pretty straight forward. I added a little glitter to the center of the flowers (not sure you can tell from the photo) it was just the right touch to the card. As you can tell I was on a Riding Hood Red and Choc. chip kick so the third card uses those two colors along with Kiwi and Tangerine Tango. I thought it made for a nice fall color combo. I used markers on this card and since the In Colors aren't available in markers I used my Blender pen (note to self, get new blender pens. Mine are like 6 years old. They still work but man are they dirty and the tips are pretty worn). I just picked up the Riding Hood Red, Kiwi, and Tango colors and colored the flowers directly on the stamp, added choc. chip marker to the branch, huffed and stamped. Again, I used the Embrace Life sentiment. I can finally stop hoarding my narrow choc. chip grosgrain ribbon because Thankfully SU brought it back, along with a few new colors-yippee! Hope you liked this little trio. Can't wait to see what you do with it if you order it. It really is a pretty set! Have a wonderful day! Hugs,


  1. GORGEOUS! Such a FABulously versatile set!

  2. Fabulous cards Lisa. Love the different color flowers in the last one.

  3. Great cards, as usual, Lisa. Because you're so taleneted, I left a little something for you on my blog.

  4. Lisa, these are awesome cards!! You have been very busy! I tried to leave a comment this morning from my iphone when I was on a break at work, but I don't see it here, so I don't think it worked, but I did check you out early! *wink* Great stuff!


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