Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Floral Profusion

(This cat quote is dedicated to my 3 year old granddaughter...)
"No one can have experienced to the fullest, the true sense of achievement and satisfaction who has never pursued and successfully caught his tail."
                                                     --------Rosalind Welcher

Hi, Friends.....

Today I am sharing the first of four cards that I made for some sweet honorees at a retirement party given by the Hope Center where I volunteer.  These ladies dedicated many hours to our clients and their children.  Their contributions over the years are appreciated and their lovely smiles are missed!!!  

Many thanks and much love to you:  Pat, Marian, Irene, and Stella.  We are so blessed to have been able to work beside you!!!

On this card, I was going for an explosion of flowers in the pretty aqua, white, and tan color combo.  I used K&Co. paper and lovely Prima and Pink Paislee flowers backed by a pretty doily.

I'd like to draw your attention to the gorgeous thrift store ribbon I used:  the delicious ribbon for the bow and also the lacy white ribbon with the elegant gold thread.  So shimmery and beautiful!

Hope you enjoyed my Floral Profusion card.  Have a lovely week!


Thank you for the honor of entering this card in the following challenges:
1.  Polkadoodles Challenge #16 - Springtime
2.  Hiding in my Craft Room #146 - Flowers 
3.  We Do Doobadoo Week #4 - Embellish It 
4.  Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge #8 - Easter or Pastel Colors 
5.  Time 4 Scrap Challenge #38 - Springtime


  1. Gorgeous!!! LOVE the flowers!! And the lace and ribbon and doily!! Beautiful!! I love it!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

    - Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}

  2. de très jolies fleurs pour une très belle carte. Merci d'avoir participé au challenge Time4Scrap et bonne chance. Aurane/DT-T4S

  3. What a lovely combination of pattern papers and colors. It really looks delightful. You did a great job! Thanks for joining our challenge this week at Hiding in my Craft Room.

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  4. thanks for sharing your beautiful card with us at we do doobadoo, hugs Liz xx

  5. Wow totally love the elegance of this card! Fabulous take.

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky. I have a great giveaway so don’t forget to join in  Crafting Vicky giveaway post 

  6. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for joining Open-Minded Crafting Fun this week.
    We're having new challenge starting in a few hours :) Please join us again too!
    Hugs, Mikha

  7. Gorgeous card, love all the flowers and the soft muted colours are so pretty. Thanks for joining us at We Do Doobadoo this time
    Claire xx

  8. Such a pretty card, lovely. Thanks for joining us at - good luck! x

  9. Great creation thank you for joining in at Polkadoodles. Have a great day and Keeeeeeeeeeeeeep Crafting Katie DT x

  10. Absolutely beautiful card! I love the papers and the flowers are simply gorgeous. Thanks for joining Open-Minded Crafting Fun, Good Luck! Hope to see you again soon.

    Hanne, DT


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