Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Easter Tulips

Just in the nick of time for the Impression Obsession In the Garden challenge.  I stamped the little tulip from Petite Flowers 1, CL179, on a scrap embossed with a Sizzix folder & colored them with 3 of my neglected Gelly Roll pens--love the shimmer.  The sentiment is from IO Easter Eggs, MC121 & is black embossed.  I added pearls to this self-adhesive trim I got in close-out at Michaels.  Had a scrap of purple cardstock just the right color to use as a mat.  
This will be used for a card exchange--not too thick so postage will be reasonable. I'll also enter Pixies Snippets Playground. Thanks so much for stopping by. I'll check your blogs soon.


22 comments:

  1. Greta, this is a delightful Easter card. Love that embossing- which I'm guessing you did with a Scor tool, rather than an EF. It's beautiful, and the sparkling tulips are perfect as tiny centerpieces. Nice find on the pretty pearl trimming too. TFS & Hugs

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  2. WOW!! Such a BEAUTIFUL and Stunning Card Greta!! I LOVE the Elegant Design!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  3. Such a lovely Easter card! Love the shimmer from the gelly roll pen!

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  4. Pretty x 3, Greta!! I'm just now trying to finish up a flower-themed card, so it looks like we're sharing similar wave-lengths. Mine, however, does not have the lovely shimmer and colour of yours (aiming for a Fusion entry...gahhh!); neither does it have that lovely pearl trim which is soooo striking! Gorgeous card; whoever receives this in your card exchange will be ecstatic! Hope Fritz helped you out!! I remember - ages ago - when I marked assignments, one of my dogs would sit on my lap, and 'nibble' at the edges of the papers. She truly made them 'dog-eared'! Thankfully, my students had great senses of humour (and yes, in exchange for my shenanigans, I did allow the occasional 'my dog ate my homework' excuse to fly *grin*) Hugs~c

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  5. It is beautiful! The embossing is the perfect framework for the flowers!

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  6. How pretty!
    Love the concept and the way you applied it!
    Thank You Greta!

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  7. Just gorgeous Greta. It is a beautiful card. Love the embossing.

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  8. Such a beautiful Easter card. Love the embossing and the lace!

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  9. Wahoo Greta - terrific card. I love the embossing and those flowers with the lace all go so well together!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  10. Beautiful, great stamping between the embossed lines, it's quite an elegant design. I hope you are having fun with your new fur baby ! Shirleyx

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  11. So beautifully designed and executed. Lovely card, the pearls and shimmer are perfect.

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  12. Another gorgeous creation Greta, I do love your style.

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  13. so beautiful, greta! love the sparkle on the tulips!

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  14. Gorgeous and elegant design Greta, love all the pearls and white space!!!

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  15. Love that trim you have added the pearls to. i think i bought some of it too!

    Lovely card...I like the look of the gelly roll pens!

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  16. So PRETTY Greta! That color is just lovely :)

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  17. Very pretty, Greta! Love the shimmery flowers.

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  18. So pretty Greta! Such sweet Tulips! Love the embossed detail!

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  19. So very elegant and pretty, a perfect snippets buster x

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  20. What wonderful little tulips that just fit in the embossed piece! Wish I'd seen some of that trim on sale! It's gorgeous!

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  21. What fun card! I love the embossed background and that you found something to fit in the open spaces. I'm also impressed that your jelly roll pens still work! As soon as I turn my back on mine they dry up like no one's business!

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  22. I love your scrap!! What a great add to the lace and your flowers are awesome, Greta!! Beautifully done! This will be kept and treasured!

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