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Tuesday Trigger: Simple Elegance

Hello Again!

Did you all enjoy your weekend?  I got to spend some time crafting and I couldn’t resist creating a card for the current Moxie Fab World Tuesday Trigger: Simple Elegance.

Isn’t this photo absolutely stunning?  I love those soft natural colours and with the splash of pink it’s just such a gorgeous and inviting scene.

With Mother’s Day here in Australia coming up in May, I decided to create a card for my mum inspired by the photo’s pretty colours.  Nothing says Mother’s Day more than flowers so I created a floral scene on my card which also fits with the current Hero Arts March Challenge: Fabulous Flowers.

Supplies: Hero Arts Stamps (Stencil Art (CL386), Happy Mom’s Day (CL334) & Bold Pop Designs (657851)), Hero Arts Digital Stamps (The Patterns – Arches), Hero Arts: Hero Hues Chalk Ink (Latte (AF184)), Hero Arts Shadow Ink (Soft Blossom (AF147)), Hero Arts Mid-Tone Shadow Ink (Bubble Gum (AF208)), Cardstock (Plain White), Shabby Crinkled Ribbon (Antique Linen) and Kaisercraft Adhesive Pearls (Snow).

I created the background of the card using the earth coloured digital stamp from the new Hero Arts digital kit called The Patterns – Arches, which I printed onto white cardstock.  I then stamped the flourishes and a flower onto a smaller piece of cardstock before adhering it to my card.  Next I stamped the larger dot flower onto some more cardstock and die cut it out using its matching die.  Finally I adhered the flower to my card, embellished it with adhesive pearls, added some crinkled ribbon and then stamped my sentiment.

Well that’s it from me for today, but I will be back in the next day or so with another card to share.

Have a fantastic day!

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6 Comments

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    Jay Gee
    26 March 2012 at 10:08 am at 10:08 AM

    Wow Simone – this is stunning! I adore that background – your mum will love this card 🙂

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    Tenia Nelson
    26 March 2012 at 12:28 pm at 12:28 PM

    Wow girlie…..this card is gorgeous!!!!

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    cheiron
    26 March 2012 at 12:54 pm at 12:54 PM

    Very pretty! Love that background paper.

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    Virginia L.
    26 March 2012 at 2:23 pm at 2:23 PM

    How delightful, Simone!! I love how you used the different patterns and embellishments for this card! FABULOUS take on the inspiration!

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    AnitaRex
    26 March 2012 at 2:48 pm at 2:48 PM

    Oh this is lovely! I love the flowers and your design! And the colors oh my!

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    Cath
    27 March 2012 at 1:37 pm at 1:37 PM

    Hey Simone! Thanks for linking this up to this week’s Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I’m so glad you joined in on all the fun! 🙂

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