Timeless Tuesday #231: Old, New, Borrowed, & Blue

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Hi there! Time for this week's Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge! Allison is our hostess, and, as we're right in the throws of wedding season, her challenge is:

Old, New, Borrowed & Blue



All you have to do is create a card or project where you use something:
   OLD - something older from your product stash
   NEW - the newest stamp that your just acquired
   BORROWED - scraplift a "design" from our Flourishes Gallery (please link the project inspiration piece from our gallery)
   BLUE - add something blue on it!

PS:  It does NOT have to be a wedding themed project!  :)

These are the Old, New, Borrowed & Blue items I used:
   OLD - Stickles
   NEW - Garden Fairies Stamp Set
   BORROWED - Cindy Lawrence's Gorgeous Happy Birthday Jan Marie card
   BLUE - The Fairy's dress
I started by stamping a Garden Fairies image onto Flourishes Classic White Cardstock. Then, I colored it with Copics, cut it with a Spellbinders die, then sponged Peeled Paint Distress Ink along the lower portion of the die cut and Tumbled Glass Distress Ink on the upper portion. The wings got their sparkle from Stickles. I did little sewing, then added a piece of lace, pompom trim, and velvet ribbon. The sentiment is stamped on a Spellbinders die cut and I used Spun Sugar Distress Ink over it.
Inside the card, I used a zig zag punch to cut out a black and a white zig zag, then placed them on a strip of the purple paper from the front of the card so that there is a purple zig zag, too. :)

I hope you'll play along with us this week! And, remember, you don't have to use Flourishes stamps, but if you do, you get two ballots toward the weekly prize! You can find all the details for the challenge here.

Be sure to visit all our designers' blogs and leave some love for them, too! :)
Thanks for stopping by, and have a wonderful week!

I'm entering this in the following challenge:
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Ode to Sunshine

~Hugs,

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11 comments :

Maria said...

Such a lovely card with sweet fairy and perfect coloring, Cheryl! Love the colors in contrast with the purple and black! Very pretty trims and sentiment to top off your gorgeous card...well done!

Judy Rozema said...

Simply gorgeous - beautiful coloring and dies!! So striking, Cheryl~!

Jessi Fogan said...

I love those layered trims - such a perfectly feminine accent to add texture! I can't wait to play with that set too :) You did an incredible job colouring!

Dan said...

Great card, I love all the layering and the stitched detail. Thanks for joining us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

Heather Jensen said...

She is beautiful! I love the pretty royal purple paper and her sparkly wings. :)

Leslie Miller said...

Gorgeous! I love how you did the sponging to help create your scene, and your coloring is beautiful. Very nice blending of the blue and purple, and a lovely delicate touch with the Stickles.

Deborah Anton said...

So stunning Cheryl! I love all the stitching and colors used.. perfectly done!

Allison Cope Israels said...

Oooo Cheryl... it's stunning! Love the rich tones of your papers and your colouring is divine! Gorgeous girl!

Broni said...

This is so gorgeous, Cheryl! LOVE your color choices and all the black matting and accents! Beautiful shimmer too!

Conniecrafter said...

so sweet, just love the way you colored the wings!!

Katie Sims said...

As gorgeous as this is in the photo, I can say that I saw this beauty in IRL and it blows this photo out of the water! LOVE the purples and your beautiful coloring...you are quite the Copic Queen these days...lol! Beautiful card, Cheryl! Hugs! :)