March 10, 2013

Scribbles Designs Challenge - Shades of Red

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Happy Sunday!!!
Yes it is quite rare to see a post from me on a Sunday but I have all my cards done up for this week and I wanted to fit this one in for a challenge over at
Scribbles Designs Challenge Blog 
 The challenge is Shades of Reds so I couldn't help using the beautiful corsage I bought over at Christina's store. .

Sandy has even offered up a free digital to work with in case you want to participate and don't have any of her digitals.

Here is my card!

I used my new stamps I just received in the mail from Fresh Squeezed Stamps called "backgrounds" Enlarge photo to see the beautiful hat pin in the corsage which is perfect for a card and gift in one!

I made the background using spectrum Noir Pens and alcohol solution, isn't it gorgeous! You can make this background using any alcohol pens or alcohol ink, Christina over at Card Making Magic has a fantastic video tutorial!!! Click HERE to learn how to make a Spectrum Noir Background!

The flowers are from Wild Orchid Craft, Christina did such a lovely job putting them together on this gorgeous corsage which is also available for sale in her shop!

The scallop boarder , woodgrain strip and horizontal stripes are all stamps from Fresh Squeezed Stamps!
 I got to say two things on this card for this person I made the card is miles away and I miss her so much and she has just got a new job she has been waiting for !  This is the free balloon I got from Sandy's Designs, I water colored it to go with the distress look and covered in glossy accents which is not showing up.
I hope you join the challenge!!
Have a fabulous day!


ike said...

MOGoodness - this is simply breathtaking !!! Such a beautiful stunning creation... I'm truly in love with it's femininity. AWESOME :-D xxxxx

Judy said...

Hey Naomi,

This is stunning! Love how rich the red looks, and gorgeous design.


jessica said...

Gorgeous card Naomi!! I LOVE the colors and that background is amazing!!! Simply stunning my friend!!!
Thanks for sharing and hope you have a GREAT Sunday!

Margaret said...

This is so gorgeous. Love the colors and your layout. The flowers are just beautiful.

Anonymous said...

This is an exceptional card, Naomi. Gorgeous!

Dana said...

So many amazing details Naomi!!! Love, love, LOVE red so this one is right up my alley! Well, not to mention the stick pin and gorgeous embellies!!!
Dana said...

Hi Naomi!
I love your's rich, it's bold and it's beautiful! Your friend is sure to love it. I'm here from The Outlawz and have become your latest follower. I would love for you to visit my blog and become my latest follower as well.

yyam said...

Oh wow. Bold and beautiful! Love the blooms and the red!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Ok ... now I can get in here! LOL! I loveeeeeee this! LOVING all the red and those flowers!!

Mary Ann said...

OH WOW!Beautiful card,Love the colors,Thanks for sharing...

Sherrie K. said...

Naomi..this is so GORGEOUS!! I love the beautiful colors and the corsage is AMAZING and so stunning on your beautiful design! Love!

Sherrie K

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

I'm actually over here with my DT hat on. You've outdone yourself with this one my friend. Just stunning! Thanks so much for entering your card into the Scribbles Designs Challenge this month. Good luck!

Lisa D. (Scribbles Designs, DT)
***see official like and everything***

Karen said...

Oooh! Naomi, this is exquisite! The background you made is gorgeous! What regal and rich shades of red throughout this card.. it's so beautiful. I love the corsage and how you placed it atop the embossed Fleur de Lis Square. :o) How sweet is the fluttering butterfly, too! Beautiful inside and out.. just like you! :o) Your friend will love this so much! (Congrats to her!)

Hugs and blessings!

Sandy S said...

Such a stunning card Naomi! It is very special and beautiful!

Thanks for joining us at Scribbles Designs...

Sandy S

Unknown said...

Wow, wow and triple wow..... those flowers look magical ... all those beautiful details! I especially love the water coloured balloon, it really is eye-catching and beautiful colour in the highlights.

Borqna said...

Hi Naomi!
Amazing card!
Actually I got the inspiration for my card from your card!
Thank you very much!
I wish you happiness, health and a lot of success!

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