Thursday, December 25, 2008

Flourishes Secret Swapper!

Hi all! Hope you all enjoyed a fabulous time with family over the holiday! I know I ate too much! EEK!


A few weeks ago, we organized a little something to get the Flourishes Design Team and Friends of Flourishes Blog Team in the holiday spirit! So, we swapped names and cards and every team member got a 'secret swapper!' Well, I have to say I was a bit intimidated when I reached into the basket and pulled out the name... Becca! I mean, I've never seen a card of Becca's that I didn't think was a complete work of art! What on earth would I or could I send her? I decided to play it simple!
I used the Poinsettia and Boxwood set to create this little water colored poinsettia accent. The paper is the Glittered Christmas Paper (which I think is timeless and can be used year round!!) Add a sentiment from the Holiday Greetings set (Cranberry Adirondack Ink), some satin ribbon and some gold pearls and.... pretty much done! It was a top down fold card and I did corner round the bottom corners.

I was lucky enough to get a Laura Fredrickson original in my hands!

I can't believe she made this gorgeous card and it is a one layer card! the frame was hand drawn as were the "strings" holding up the ornaments from the All That Glitters set. I love how she added some glitter pen and water colored the ornaments. It's even prettier in real life!!

Want to see the joy that was spread around the Flourishes family? Just click on the names to see the fun cards created just for the holiday season! We hope you enjoy your time with family and friends and are counting your blessings!

Cindy Lawrence
Jan Marie Caruso
Latisha Yoast
Laura Fredrickson
Nancy Kirk
Sharon Doolittle
Becca Feeken
Betty Wright
Christine Okken
Cindy Haffner
Dee Jackson
Kimberly Crawford

And, there are some exciting things happening over on the Flourishes Newsletter! It's week four of the four week Festive Flourishes Friday Challenges! This one is New To YOU! It's a way to celebrate some of the new goodies you might have gotten .... OR.. the new year! So, click HERE to check it out.

One more tidbit! Today begins the sale at the Flourishes store! What's on sale? EVERYTHING! Take 10% off everything - you must use code: yearend in the promotion code box at check out to get this discount. The sale runs through December 31st!
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