Friday, November 16, 2012

Bloomin Aussies

Hi all! We sincerely hope you've enjoyed all the sneak peeks this week! Today, we get to take the lid off the entire release AND share some fun things that are also in the Flourishes store as well! Are you ready? We are so excited we can hardly stand it! For starters -- all the stamp sets that we have shown off this week are now in the Flourishes store HERE! Remember, you can take advantage too of the New Release Bundle and save 10% when you purchase all four sets in a bundle! Today, all the designers are showing off a set that was inspired by the Land Down Under! Yes, Flourishes Fans -- we are talking about Australia! Our own Kathy Jones, who hails from Australia, helped develop this set concept, which has two beautiful botanicals as the centerpiece of the set! We also have heard from many folks (Australians and Canadians alike) that they wish we offered a set that spelled greetings an a way that they were accustomed to - words like "colour," "favourite," "neighbour," and more! So, we put our thinking caps on and today, we introduce you to....
Take a trip to the land "Down Under" to see a pair of beautiful botanicals alive in this island continent. In this set called Bloomin' Aussie Florals, Artist Marcella Hawley brings the Golden Wattle and Sturt's Desert Rose to life with these illustrations and pairs them with true Aussie sentiments!
And.... to serve as the perfect partner to this set we offer....
A Silhouette Cameo Cut File to coordinate with this set! You'll find the new file HERE. And, if you click HERE, you will see the file in an .SVG format, to make it compatible with other digital cutting machines! We also have a cut file for the set we peeked yesterday called Stitched for You. You'll find the Silhouette file HERE and the SVG file HERE! Fun stuff!
You might think that this is the end of the excitement, but NO! We have more! Fresh off the manufacturing line comes a whole new line of custom dies! These aren't just any shapes. They are special! Why? Because in addition to being nested template dies custom created by Spellbinders Paper Arts exclusively for Flourishes, these dies all offer pierced accents! Say goodbye to piercing templates - these dies do it for you in one step! They are all a part of the Perfectly Pierced Collection! And, here's a peek!

Perfectly Pierced Classic Windows

Perfectly Pierced Victorian Ovals

Perfectly Pierced Classic Hourglass

Perfectly Pierced Classic Frames

You'll see our designers using these dies in their posts today - what fun! I know we'll get asked if stamp sets are on the way to coordinate with these beauties and the answer is undoubtedly - YES! We just knew that you didn't need a coordinating stamp set to use these dies and so, we wanted YOU to enjoy them NOW! :-)
Now for my creation! You know the beautiful thing about stamping is? You can do whatever you want for colors of images. This beautiful Bloomin Aussie flowers is typically pink, however I was in a blue and aqua mood.  :0)   Actually this didn't turn out quite like I had it pictured in my head. Not bad, just not what my head invisioned. I stamped out the flower onto classic white cardstock using memento tuxedo black ink. Several Copic Collections were used in coloring the image:



The background is using Spellbinders fancy lattice that I added some clear rhinestones to randomly. My cardstock is using the Color Made Easy Collection Emerald Coast. This beautiful ivory solid wrinkled ribbon with some lace trim tied off my sentiment tag.
Be sure to check out the creations from the Design Team Today and Happy Shopping!
 Christine
Cindy
Julie
Danielle
Tammy
Heather
Silke
Sharon



51 comments:

ktfabian said...

Very pretty and very unique. I was just commenting on the last post about how unique their card is, and now there are two. Keep making beautiful cards!

Jan Castle said...

Nice job on the Sturts Desert Rose...makes a lovely card! The dies are on my wish list too!!!
Thanks for the chance to win an Aussie set!
Paper Hugs,
Jan

Karen W said...

Love the colors and the card is gorgeous!! These new stamps are dies are a MUST have!!

Colleen said...

Beautiful card and love your backing
ColleenB.

jonim52 said...

Gorgeous, love the lattice and the new dies are awesome.

Tammy Hershberger said...

Beautiful card, Stacy... love the lattice background!

Anonymous said...

If this didn't turn out how you planned, I'd love to see what was in your head! Cause this is stunning! Love that lattice background. It really sets off the gorgeous rose! Love this!
Beth Greco

Alina said...

Beautiful card! Love the background!

Anonymous said...

I like the color combo. I love the lattice background die. It all looks lovely. I love the new stamp set and the pierced dies.

Colleen said...

Stacy,
Love it on the lattice, with those tiny little glimpses of bling!

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

How pretty, Stacy! It looks like it is on a trellis! I really, really like the new dies. I can't wait to see what stamp sets are in store to match them!

Connie MacFarlane said...

Stunning Tracy! I love the trellis background and ribbons. They set off your beautifully coloured image perfectly.

Betty Benton said...

The fancy lattice with the random rhinestones is lovely along with the softness of the flowers! This has got to be my favorite set this month!!

Tosha said...

Great stamp, so lovely in every style. I love what you have done with it.

Allison Cope Israels said...

Wow Stacy! So beautiful in blue! I love the layers of die cuts and your blooms are just simply gorgeous! Fabulous card today!

TLady said...

WHERE IS EVERYONE????? :)

When I saw your card Stacy, I GASPED!!!!!!!!! WOW!!!!!!! Your card makes me think of CHINA!!!!!!!!!! LOVELY!!!!!!!! PERFECT DIE to go with this image!!!!! WHICH is PERFECTLY COLORED! :) LOVE the depth! Even if this is not what you pictured, IT'S WONDERFUL!!!!!!!! LOVE the colors you chose! The lace, ribbon & little tag ALL ADD to the LOVELINESS!!!!!!!!! AND RHINESTONES TOO??? (sigh! Now I want a cup of tea in a china cup! ) :)

Lynda said...

Beautiful! Love the floral piece against that background...PERFECT!

Carol Dee said...

Pretty card. Nice BG lattice.

guilinger2 said...

I love the flowers and the
dies! Great coloring, too! The blues are perfect!

Jary said...

This flower done in blue is awe inspiring!!!

Misti said...

WOW!! Gorgeous card, Stacy!!! Love the dainty background!!

stampqueen said...

Love the card - the flower on top of the lattice die looks great!!!

Nancy said...

GORGEOUS Card and I LOVE it in Blue.

The greatest thing about card making is that we can use whatever colors of flowers that make us feel good at the time.

Crystal said...

Oh, wow , Stacy! Love that background and the beautiful color combo !

HappyCrafter said...

Wow, this is amazingly beautiful, those blues look great with that flower!

K. Joy said...

Lace, ribbon, and a blue/green/yellow color combo... Love it!!! So pretty. :) Thanks for sharing!

Sue D said...

Very pretty with the lattice background!

Rosemary said...

how pretty... i love how you placed the image on the lattice background...

Pattie J. said...

Love your dessert rose blue or pink, and that lattice background is gorgeous, flowering pops. ..thanks for sharing.

Miriam Prantner said...

Gorgeous! Perfect fussy cutting and coloring!

Donna said...

Love the background on your card. The lattice is so fun as are the new dies. Love the idea that you can punch once and get all the added piercing. Thanks for the fun hop!

Kathy said...

Gorgeous card, Stacy! Beautifully colored and I love the lattice background! That Pierced Vitorian Oval is calling my name, lol! I sure would love to color those flower images, they're all so beautiful! Blessings! Kathy

Anonymous said...

Very pretty card, I love the blue color and the background. Mary L Schreiber

Shanna Shands said...

Love the cut out of the image. The lace and ribbon is great and so is the background cut out. Love it.

Melanie Ann MacKenzie said...

Really beautiful, as all your cards are. Cheers.

lindagrady said...

Love this image in blue; nice job on the coloring and the background is awesome. Would love to add this image to my floral collection.

Linda Carson said...

Don't know how you wanted it to look but it turned out gorgeous! The random bling is a fab touch!

Lori said...

I think your card is so beautiful, love the colors you chose and the lattice!!!

Mary-Anne V said...

Wow that lattice background is stunning...it really helps bring out the image from the card base.

Greta said...

Love what you did here! The lattice is a perfect background for your beautiful flowers! I'm glad someone else thinks you don't always need to use the actual colors of an image.

Lee Ann Barrett said...

Realistic or no, this flower is beautiful in blue!

Stampin_melissa said...

This lattice background is perfect! I can just envision this gorgeous flower growing up the lattice! :D

Susan (rainy) said...

Gorgeous card, Stacy! The blue florals are so beautifully colored. Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Nan G said...

"Not what you planned in your head"? Well, ssshhh don't tell anyone cause this is gorgeous!

Becky said...

Beautiful card. Wonderful colors.

Helen F said...

Such a pretty card. The blue is very eye catching and I love the background. It really showcases the flowers. Thanks for the chance to win.

Lisa Lara said...

Gorgeous card Stace. What an amazing release!

TLady said...

THANK YOU for coming over to visit Stacy!!!!!!!!! :) Your comments are ALWAYS WELCOME!!!!!!!! :)

Debbie Minter said...

Great card!

Diane said...

Beautiful and love it in blue...and the lattice background is gorgeous with it!!

Terry said...

Amazing cards Stacy.
Thank you.