Friday, December 28, 2012

Pocket Full of Posies . . .

Hello blogger friends!
Today I have a quick card to share with you that I made for a new monthly challenge blog I discovered . . . Vintage Stamping Challenge and the current theme is:   
Pocket Full Of Posies

The items used to create this card are:
Papers:  Wedgewood Blue cs, Colorbok 'rosewood' dp, Pink cs
Stamps:  SU Fifth Avenue Floral
Ink:  Versafine Black
Accessories:  Wedgewood Blue Satin Ribbon, Cheery Lynn Designs Butterfly die, Dollarama Crafters Rhinestones, Pink brad

 It was great fun to get away from Christmas or Snowy cards and make something with butterflies & flowers.  I paper pieced the focus flower and that too is something I haven't done much lately and was fun to do again.  

I don't think there are many other challenges out there at the moment that this card fits . . . but I will take a peek at Feline Playful to see and will add them here if I find any.
Link Up for Pink - A Dash of Pink
 Lady Anne's Challenge - Anything Goes (must stamp)

Another snow storm is predicted for over the weekend but I'm hoping they are wrong because we have family wanting to come and spend the weekend and I'm so hoping the weather doesn't delay them.  Talk to you soon and thanks so much for stopping by today!  AND ... as always . . .


  1. So pretty. Thank you for linking up with us at LUFP!

  2. Darlene another beautiful creation. Love the butterfly and the whole layout.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  3. What an adorable card you have created. Love the design and the colours, the simplicity of the image makes everything stand out. Thank you for sharing with us at Lady Anne's. I hope we see you again.
    Love ~ Lady Anne xx
    Cards by Lady Anne

  4. Oh so nice to see flowers. Your creative card is wonderful Darlene. It may be more simplistic for you, not a bad thing mind you, but oh so cute. TY for sharing your talent with us all. Happy New Year with much health and love. God bless. ekc

  5. lovely card, thanks for joining us at Lady Anne's
    hugs, Valerie

  6. Oh I love this! The colours are gorgeous and everything is balanced just right!
    thanks for joining us at Vintage Stamping Challenges
    Dot x

  7. That'a a beautiful creation, love the pink butterfly. Thanks for joining us at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping Challenge.

  8. Fabulous creation!! I love the design and colors used. Also, I love butterflies, great job. Thanks for joining us at LUFP and good luck in the draw.


  9. Your card is beautiful. I agree, it is fun to get back to flowers and butterflies. Have a wonderful New Year Darlene.

  10. Ahhh...beautiful, Darlene! I like the clever way you used the patterned paper in your background and in the stamped focal point flower. That looks lovely! Just love these colors you've put together as well! ;D

  11. A lovely creation Darlene, I'm very partial to paper piecing.

    Thanks for sharing with us at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping challenges this month.

    B x

  12. Beautiful card!!!!
    Thanks for joining us for challenge #8 at LUFP!!


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