5.03.2013

FLLC May Release Challenge!!


Hello and happy Friday everyone~

Flourishes May Release's Sneak Peeks are going to start on Tuesday!! That means it's time for another Release Challenge to play along!! Here is the detail and be sure to visit Flourishes Blog for more information.


"May brings most of us to those warmer sunny days anticipating summer, and in some cultures May Day is celebrated by presenting loved ones with flowers or ringing the doorbell at someone's home and leaving behind a basket of flowers and treats....today we're bringing you flowers of our own, asking you to be inspired by the colors in this beautiful illustration..."

  Colorful+Creations+May+Challenge 




Here is my Colorful Creations Challenge card :)

I used Apple of My Eye set and I think I used all colors on the palette ;) I colored the image with Copic markers and cut sponged the mat with Memento Toffee Crunch. The sentiment was die cut with one of Perfectly Pierced Hourglass die set. The rest of the card was created with Classic Ivory cardstock, CME Rich Browns cardstock and the designer paper.

The rest of supplies:  Memento - Rich Cocoa, Angel Pink, CME ribbon - Pistachio-Moss Green, rhinestones, decorative edge punch, SB Nestabilities, Blending tool





A little tip from me.... For the blossoms, I used only R00, 11 and 12 and added YG91 for the center of the flowers. For the apples, I mixed the Sweet Pea & Dusty Rose collections. 





Do you like the image above? Well, next week you will see this very flower in its full glory as our designers sneak peak the work of a brand new artist at Flourishes -- Sam Pickard! Sam hails from England and many folks have seen her work on her blog - Planet Sam. We are so excited to share this artist's work on polymer! We know you will love what we have in store! 



 We know you'll also be inspired by our Senior Design Teams Creations so go ahead and visit:



  THE OFFICIAL RULES:
  • Simply create a card using 3 or more of the colors of the inspiration photo above
  • Entries need to be in by Friday May 10th, 5 PM EST
  • Those entries using Flourishes Stamps will be counted twice
  • You must link your creation on our InLinkz Widgit to be counted over the May Release Challenge post
  • You must have a link to the May Release challenge in your blog post or gallery post
  • Please DO NOT combine challenges. Only those entries that don't combine will be in the running
  • If you upload to SCS please use the keyword FLLCMAY13
  • We'll announce the winners on Saturday in our Winner's Circle Post here on the Flourishes blog on Saturday May 11th, so check back then to find out if you are a winner!



Thanks for stopping by and we look forward to seeing what you create!

Maki

11 comments:

Becky said...

Gorgeous card, such a beautiful design and fabulous coloring.

Allison Cope Israels said...

Ooooo... so pretty Maki! Love the colouring on your apples - yummy enough to eat! Fabulous use of the colours in the challenge!

ChristineCreations said...

This is gorgeous Maki...those apples look so rich! And I love your borders too! Beautiful use of these colours!

TLady said...

WOW!!!!!!!!! OK, I surrender!!!! I want an APPLE NOW!!!!!!!!! :) GORGEOUS MAKI!!!!!!!!! :) LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE the color combination with this!!!!!!!!!!! :)Your card is STRIKING!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

Julie Koerber said...

GASP! This is gorgeous coloring Maki! Wow... I would say this stunning creation is a "keeper" for sure!

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

Sigh. This is just amazing. I love the colors you chose and the beautiful coloring on the apples. WOW.

dpkennedy said...

This is so warm and sweet and wonderful! Gorgeous coloring and layout Maki!

Silke Ledlow said...

Maki, this card is just beautiful...awesome coloring! Hugs ~S~

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Yummy Maki! Your apples look delicious and great decorative edges!

Sparkle Smith said...

Such a gorgeous card!

Heather Jensen said...

Your apples look delicious Maki! I love that border design. :)

Hugs~

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