Friday, January 8, 2010

LOC Say It With Flowers

I have been playing around with images that I have not used as much as I have wanted to and this gorgeous Renaissance Heart from Layers of Colors is one of them.  This gorgeous heart is so pretty and is great to use for a quick card.

 I have stamped it onto white CS and coloured with chalks, using a Blender and added some Kindy Glitz lightly to the top of the flowers, you can just see it in the photos.  The image has been cut around and popped up on foam dots onto embossed panels, that have been layered onto black CS.  I really like the Argyle folder for this card, normally I would use something more decorative but wanted to make it a bit more ;formal.'

I have used swirls that I have had cut for at least a year and have sat on my desk in a 'click bag.'  I am slowly getting the desk clear (phew!) A red rose has been added, I won this rose in Blog Candy and love the dimension it has!

Finally I stamped the sentiment and cut it out with my Oval and Scalloped Nesties.  I was wishing I had an oval and scalloped oval punch and then the 'penny dropped' - I do have them - Nesties...I need to think on a broader scale!! LOL!  Three small black pearls have been placed on either side of the sentiment, as usual all edges have been sponged with distressing ink!

I am linking ths to the ABC Challenge - L is for Layering
Tracey Hanshaw's Card Challenge
Pile It On #30 - Crystal Clear
Corrosive card Challenge - Use 2 Favourite Things - Chalks & Embossing
Crafty Angel - Recycle - The embossing CS is recycled
One Stop Card Challenge - Something beginning with B - Bling -Gems and Kindy Glitz

So what do you think - I am happy with the end result, I am definitely going to have to use this image more often - bring on the challenges with hearts on them!! LOL!  Thank you for stopping in and for your lovely comments.  you KNOW I love to see you have been - it makes my day!  I hope you are having a great day, even managing to have some 'YOU' time!  God bless you!!


  1. Linda this is divine - love the simplicity and elegance you have incorporated into this card - the heart just jumps out at you!! - an I can almost smell those wee flowers, they are so life-like.


  2. THUD....that just was my jaw hitting the table ;D;D. Girl, this is one absolutely breathtaking card!!! Love those stamps, colors, embellishments....you name it...WOW!!! I am speechless!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

  3. So beautiful Linda! I love the greens and red... so rich and I love your layout! I don't know how you keep turning out one masterpiece after another!!! You are Ms Wonder Woman I do believe!!! Hugs and Blessings!

  4. What a beautiful hart! Your card is stunning as always. Your colors are so bright, and tehe green and the red are perfect together!


  5. Striking Linda! Love that image and those vibrant colors you used...very unique and just gorgeous hun!

  6. Sensational card Linda. I love the layout and that gorgeous image. Beautiful papers and embossing too. Thanks for joining us at the One Stop Craft Challenge.
    Sharon xx

  7. This is a beauty! The flourish is perfect with the little rose. The embossed pieces look like windows behind the heart! Blessings to you, Lori

  8. Oh wow!! What a GORGEOUS card hun!! I LOVE the image in the heart and the flowers are just beautiful!! So elegant!! TFS! HUGS

  9. Linda this is amazing. I rarely use greens and this is so fresh and lovely..I like the touch of black you added..Great job on this card..have a super weekend..hugs.

  10. This is beautiful Linda!!! Love the colors and your layout with your image and panels!! Wowzer girl!!


  11. Hi ya!! love your card! lots of work beautiful effect!! Thanks for joining the ABC challenge Samantha :0)

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  12. Beautiful card :-) the image is lovely ! very elegant ,,, :-)

    Thanks for joining the ABC Challenge :-)
    Lols x x

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  13. Very pretty! Great job with the layering!

  14. I can't believe you colored it w/ chalks. It looks so rich!

    Thanks for playing w/ us @ PIO.

    -- dalis


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