Saturday, December 1, 2012

Flourishes and CardMaps for December

The Flourishes gals have a special treat today!  We teamed up with Page Maps to give you some fun inspiration in the form of…. nearly a dozen card sketches!  Each quarter Becky Fleck with PageMaps releases 10 new card sketches — called CardMaps — to spark some creativity in your craft spaces and today, those sketches are being put onto paper with the help of Flourishes!
Here’s the sketch I used…
And here is my card…
FLLC December PageMaps
The tree spoke to me immediately, so I just had to use the new Trimmed with Love stamp set that was released recently.  My tree was stamped directly on the My Mind’s Eye designer paper with Forest Moss distress ink, and I added some vintage-like glitter to the lights and some of the ornaments for sparkle.  Behind the tree, the polka dot paper was cut out with the new Perfectly Pierced Classic Window, an exclusive-to-Flourishes die set.  I added my sentiment on a flag from the Nested Pennants, and embellished with a Crystal Trinket Pin and some Chocolate Kaisercraft pearls.
Becky  picked ten of our designers and then doled out her CardMaps to get our take on each design!  So…what are you waiting for?  You’ll need to head on over and see….
Julie Koerber Cindy Lawrence Stacy Morgan Tammy Hershberger – you’re here! Ally Cope Broni Holcombe Heather Jensen Christine Okken Amanda Havon Cindy Haffner
And, before we go… we forgot — COMPLETELY – to share the news about our Gambler’s Sale!  If you’ve been watching the prices drop on our sale page, you should know that this week they dropped another 5% bringing the total discount to…
These deals are too good to pass up, don’t you think?  You can buy and stock up on what you need now at 35% or… take a gamble and see just how low these prices will go!  Click HERE to check out our sale page for yourself!
Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a happy, creative weekend!
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Julie Koerber said...

Love the way you "translated" this sketch into something so beautiful and elegant! Love this Ms. Tammy!

Cindy Lawrence said...

Love the vintage beauty of this gorgeous creation, Tammy! Stunning!

Amanda said...

Love that tree, Tammy!! I love that sketch you were given, and the card really looks Amazing! The papers are fantastic, too. I'm a paper-a-holic so those really spoke to me :)

~ Amanda :)

ChristineCreations said...

That tree looks so cool in gold tones. What a fun sketch too!

Allison Cope said...

So pretty Tammy! I love all the fun paper you used. Your tree image is beautiful! Fabulous use of Becky's sketch!

dpkennedy said...

Love the background paper you used with that gorgeous tree! Beautiful card!