My Blue Summer House

My Blue Summer House

Friday, 18 June 2010

Summer Flowers

This card was created for A Gem of a Challenge and Sir Stampalot Challenge.  I decided to combine the two challenges because they work so well together.  A Gem of a Challenge, challenge is #5 Ribbon and Buttons, Sir Stampalot's challenge is "Punch It". 

To create this card I used Stamps: Pink Gem Designs Sitting Chloe.  Papermania Hampstead.  Cardstock: White hammered, green.  Papers: Doodlebug Designs Inc Spring Assortment, yellow, green, pink, blue.  Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black.  Kaleidacolor Pastel.  Colouring: Copic markers Skin E000/E00/E11/R20.  Hair E35/YR23/Y23.  Derwent watercolour pencils.  Sakura gel pen Stardust 744.  Papermania green shimmer chalk.  Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities Petite Scalloped Circles Large, Standard Circles Large.  Punches: Martha Stewart Border Scallop Dots.  Tonic Studio Multi flower.  X-Cut flower.  Woodware flower.  Embellishments: Mixed shaped buttons, green ribbon.

Hints and Tips
To make the flowers really stand out punch them first, run through an embossing folde,r then lightly rub and ink pad over the embossed area. 


  1. Hi Linda
    wow this is so pretty, love the colours its reminds me of a English cottage garden with lots of beautiful colours together.
    hugs chris xx
    thanks for joining us in the Sir Stampalot challenge

  2. Aww Linda this is gorgeous I love those flowers and you have colored Chloe fabulously! Thanks for joining us at A gem of a challenge hugs Rebekah GDT xx

  3. Very beautiful card Linda, the flowers are beautiful. Thanks for sharing at Sir Stampalot this month.

  4. This is beautiful Linda, so bright and cheerful.
    Thank you for entering it into the Sir Stampalot challenge.
    Clare x

  5. This is beautiful Linda....Great papers and colours...Thank you for joining in with us at A Gem of a Challenge.....
    Mandy xx

  6. Hi Linda

    Your card is so pretty, the image is coloured beautifully and the fusion of summer colours gorgeous.

    Thank you for joining in at Stampalot Challenge this month and good luck.

    B x

  7. This is beautiful Linda, the colours are amazing. Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.

  8. Gorgeous creation great take on the chall thanks for sharing & joining us at A Gem of a Chall.

    Hugs Christine xx

  9. Oh wonderful card Linda, love the sunny colours and great image.

  10. Gorgeous card! Lovely colours! Good luck with A Gem Of A Challenge...thanks for joining us! xx Jenny xx

  11. A gorgeous card Linda, I love the bright colours. Thanks for joining us at a Gem of a Challenge.

  12. A wonderful card , I love the image and colours . thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot and good luck!


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