Friday, May 25, 2012

Flourishes Friday Focus–Gerbera Daisies

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Hi, there! Happy Friday! Today’s Flourishes Friday Focus is on a gorgeous set, Gerbera Daisies. I decided to do a little spotlighting for my card. I love the spotlight technique and don’t use it often enough. I just love how it really brings out the details of an image.

I stamped the large image on Classic White cardstock, twice. One I cut out with a Classic Oval Nestabilities die and my Grand Calibur machine. That was my base. For the other copy, I chose where I wanted to color and cut that out with a Standard Circle Nestabilities die and colored it up with these Copic Collections:

Iced Aqua Collection:

icedaqua

Gerbera Daisy Collection:

Gerber Daisy

Poppy Collection:
poppy 

Sunflower Collection:

Sunflower Collection

Beehive Collection:
beehive 

New Leaves Collection:
newleaves 

Evergreen Collection:

evergreen

Then I matted it with red card stock and popped it up directly over the same spot on the base image. Love it! The sentiment was stamped on a flag from my Nested Lacey Pennant Nestabilities with a second layer of red, and tucked up under the bow. I finished it off with THESE leaf trinket pins.

I finished off the inside with another sentiment from the set.

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And that’s it for me! Be sure to check out what the rest of the design team has for you today...

Barbara Anders  (<--you are here!)
Julie Koerber
Cindy Lawrence
Christine Okken
Danielle Kennedy
Dawn Burnworth
Jan Marie Caruso
Stacy Morgan
Tammy Hershberger
Sharon Doolittle

Thanks SO much for stopping by today!

 

 

 

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~Supplies~
Stamps: Gerbera Daisies (Flourishes)
Paper: Classic White (Flourishes); Real Red (SU!); Konnichiwa (Basic Grey)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories/tools: Grand Calibur, Nested Lacey Pennant, Classic Oval & Standard Circle Nestabilities dies (Spellbinders); sewing machine, ribbon, trinket pins, Copic markers

 

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13 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Love the colour collection of daisies that you choose.
    Beth Greco

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  2. Stunning card Barbara! Gorgeous colours!

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  3. Gorgeous spotlighting Bar! Beautiful accents too with the perfect bow and ribbon and pins!

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  4. wow, this is stunning. I love the different colors you used for the daisy's.

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  5. Love the spotlighting on this Bar-it's beautiful!

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  6. I ADORE how you highlighted those daisies, and the colors are BEAUTIFUL, girlfriend!

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  7. Beautiful - love your spotlight and the colors!!!

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  8. Barb, you have the best ideas and cards :) This one is a beautiful show of colors, that I love :)

    ~ Amanda :)

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  9. Oh Bar, I just love how you spotlightted the gerbers! You always know how to pop that color in just the right way!

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  10. Beautiful! Love the vibrant colors on the focal point.

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  11. Beautiful card, Barbara! I also chose this stamp set for the Bring Back Beautiful Challenge!

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  12. Very pretty Bar. I like the way you did the spot light. Hope you are feeling much better today. rest rest rest....

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  13. Barb, beautiful card - late in checking email but I love them all!

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Thank you for your kind comments--they make my day and I appreciate every one!

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