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Friday, June 24, 2016

Flourishing Phrases In-Color Highlight for TGIFC61


Happy Friday!! I hope you all are off to a great start to your weekend.  We will be celebrating this weekend with some cake and ice cream for our little guy.  Our youngest turns 2 today and I officially don't have a baby in the house.  (I just might cry... some more...)

So to cheer myself up, I have some awesome cards to show you today!  It's the last Friday of the month which means we are casing our favorites!  Simply pick a card from this month's challenges - a design team member's card or case one of the challengers cards - just make sure it was from June. :)


I am casing Anne Marie's card from TGIFC58.  
Click here to see her card and leave her some blog love!

I loved the background of this card - the colors are striking and the (somewhat) ombre look really inspired me to make some cards with a similar sponged background look. I also decided to make a small little box to hold the note cards in.


The stamp set that I used for these 5 cards is the Flourishing Phrases stamp set.  I love the variety of sentiments and the larger floral image. I also wanted to incorporate the new in-colors and give you some options of inks to pair with them!


For the Dapper Denim card I used: Soft Sky, Marina Mist and Dapper Denim.



For (my favorite in-color) Sweet Sugarplum, I used: Pink Pirouette, Sweet Sugarplum and Perfect Plum.


Here I frayed the Sweet Sugarplum ruched ribbon and used the thread for my accent.


For the Emerald Envy card I used: Mint Macaron, Emerald Envy & Bermuda Bay.  I love these 3 together!



For Peekaboo Peach, I used: So Saffron, Peekaboo Peach and Calypso Coral.



And last but not least, Flirty Flamingo.  Here I used Blushing Bride, Flirty Flamingo and Melon Mambo.



I hope that you didn't mind scrolling through all of those pictures!! I hope that you enjoyed them.  I would love to hear from you! Which color combo was your favorite?  Or do you have your own that you like with the new in-colors?

I hope you join us this week over at TGIF Challenges!  Check out the rest of the design team and look back through the month of June to be inspired! :)

Have a great weekend!
-Holly 



7 comments:

  1. I absolutely LOVE all of these!!! Gorgeous!! Would you consider sharing directions for your cute box?

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  2. I love this, thank you for sharing such beautiful cards. Could you tell me how you put the ink on your cards please?

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  3. My thoughts exactly... Gorgeous cards! :) I especially love the last two...
    And thanks so much for mentioning my card! :)

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  4. Holly, Those are just beautiful & I enjoyed looking carefully at each card to spot the details...ribbon fringes, enamel shapes, bits of doily & ruffled ribbon. I'd love to have directions for the little box, when you have time. Thanks!!

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  5. Wow, so elegant! So you sponged the ink on to get the ombre effect? I love the box too. Someone's going to receive an awesome set!

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  6. Love this beautiful set..I, too, would love the dimensions for the cute box..thank you...

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