Thursday, January 12, 2012

Sneak Day 3: Love, Sweet Love Hop!

Hi all and welcome to the final day of Flourishes' Release Week! And, guess what? If you like what you've seen so far.... I'm happy to report that all three of Flourishes' new sets for January are in the Flourishes store!! Just click HERE to see for yourself! On to today's special treat! This next set is just that --- a sweet treat for those you love! Want to see what I mean??


Love, Sweet Love  offers a sweet way to honor your Valentine! From a cookie bouquet to a beautiful box of chocolates, to a basket of flowers complete with a darling, heart-adorned love note, this set illustrated by Marcella Hawley is sure to warm your heart. This 4 by 6" set even comes with 3 beautifully scripted sentiments to tell your love how you feel!

On to my creation! I just LOVEEEEE the images in this set and when I saw this darling box of candies, I couldn't resist!

I stamped my image using Memento Rich Cocoa and then colored using Copic Markers -- using these collections grouped by Flourishes! 

To put this creation together, I used some crushed red ribbon, crochet lace, a prima rosette, and some paper from My Mind's Eye (it was a scrap but I *think* it is from the Vanity Fair collection. The damask pattern is an old Jenny Bowlin design) I used Spellbinder's Classic Circle and Blossom Nestabilities (cut thanks to my Grand Calibur) for my shapes and...  ta da!! Add a punched border and that, my friends, is it! 
Would you like to win the Love, Sweet Love set? All you need to do is leave some love in the form of a comment on the blogs below! Why? You need to try to figure out….


One of the ladies on our link list below will be picking a name from the comments on her blog post today. We don’t know which one it is… so the more blogs you leave comments on, the more chances you have to win!

Barbara Anders
Julie Koerber
Cindy Lawrence
Christine Okken
Danielle Kennedy
Dawn Burnworth
Stacy Morgan
Tammy Hershberger
Sharon Doolittle
Heather Jensen
Beate Johns
Cindy Haffner
Mona Pendleton
Jan Marie Caruso  

DID YOU KNOW YOU COULD WIN OUR ENTIRE JANUARY RELEASE?  Have you checked out Flourishes' New Year Challenge? Just click HERE to find out how to play! You can also play in the Noon Time Challenges! Check out yesterday’s noon time challenge – The Year of the Dragon Challenge.  Or, how about the 2-0-1-2 Challenge HERE?   All challenges will close this Friday at 5 PM EST.

Hope you had fun hanging out with me this week and I hope you have a wonderfully relaxing weekend planned. Not much going on in my neck of the woods --- just basketball, basketball, and more basketball. The kids have three, yes THREE games this weekend! I got my fan wear ready and plan to do some screaming! :-) See you back here soon!

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