Wednesday, 20 June 2012

A Peony for Fred She Said

I always think peonies are very exotic flowers - so blowsy and exuberant, so I think the colour scheme I have chosen for this card really suits this bright orange bloom.




My papers are some I have had forever,  K & Co, Que Sera, which actually conjures up exotic climes of the Caribbean or some such other place.  I have lightly stippled Dried Marigold distress ink around the image.  Dies are Spellbinders and Cheery Lynn, and the centre border (paper ribbon) is a Martha Stewart punch.




I am entering this card for the following challenges:

Bearly-Mine - Flowers (FSS is sponsoring this challenge and there is a fabulous prize of a $20 voucher to spend in store.)
Creatalicious Monthly - Anything goes
Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Love to Create - Summertime fun
Paper Pretties - Summer inspiration
Papertake Weekly - BINGO board - I've chosen gems, free (paper lace) and blooms
Raise the Bar - Summer
Deep Ocean - Welcome summer



I really appreciate it that you take the time to look at my blog and leave such lovely comments. Thank you each and every one of you.
 Hugs,



11 comments:

  1. A lovely card - peonys are my favourite flowers - Jacqueline xx

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  2. A lovely colour combination Val. I have some of these papers hidden away in my stash box somewhere... must get them out and have a go. Thanks for sharing, hugs Buttons x

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  3. Hi Val
    A beautiful card thankyou for joining us this week at Bearly Mine Challenges
    Hugs Dianne xx

    Bearly Mine DT

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  4. I love the way you've cropped your image, lovely card! :)

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  5. Lovely card. It caught my eye as I was putting my entry in for the Bearly Mine Designs challenge.

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  6. Gorgeous card i love the image and beautiful colours too. Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine this week. luv gina xx

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  7. Beautiful card, love the colors and your coloring

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  8. What a beautiful card! Thanks for joining our Flowers challenge at BMD this week! Ani

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  9. Great card, love the image. Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine, good luck and hope you'll join us again.
    Hugs
    Tracey
    xx

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  10. Gorgeous job, love your take on our "summer" theme so much!

    Thanks for joining us at Deep Ocean this forthnight.

    Hugs, Franz.

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  11. Absolutely beautiful! So glad you joined us at Raise The Bar this month!

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Thank you soooo much for all the wonderful comments you leave on my Blog. I appreciate each and every one....and for you taking the time to do so....I will try to get over to your Blog too.
Love and big hugs
Val xx

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