Sunday, September 9, 2012

Sneak Peeks Day 1: Trimmed with Love!

Hi all and welcome to day one of Flourishes' Sneak Peeks for its Christmas release! The DT is starting the sneaks early because we have FIVE new sets to unveil and want to make sure you see all of them in their full glory. Get ready for a fun and festive week ahead! There is definitely something for everyone on tap this week.Today, we are starting with a classic Christmas image and we know that it will be a favorite for years to come!

Introducing....

 

A beautifully adorned Christmas tree perfect for the season - that is what you get with this offering from Marcella Hawley called Trimmed With Love! Decked to perfection, this set features not only a main focal image but a mistletoe wreath, perfect for tags or packages, a handful of sentiments to adorn your cards or creations plus a trio of greetings designed to fit our Tailor-made Classic Tags Dies. 

On to my creation!


I started by stamping the tree using Rich Cocoa Memento ink on Flourishes Classic White and then, cut it out using Spellbinders Labels Twenty One. Color it all up with Copics (see below for colors) and then mat it all up! As you can see, I did use Flourishes Tailormade Classic Tags die for my little sentiment that I attached to a seam binding bow. I attached it with a little bit of gold cording. Add some stitching, some piercing, some Champagne colored pearls and almost done! I wanted to add a more antique feel -- so while both of my dies were still on my image, I outlined the inner part of the die with the lighter markers in the Sunflower Copic Collections. I like the antiqued edge it gave it! 

And, here's a close up! You can see (kind of) that I added a little sparkle thanks to some glitter glue!


And that, my friends is it!  Want to win this 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! So what are you waiting for? Head on over to see the beautiful creations the ladies whipped up, comment and earn a chance to win this stunning set!
 
DID YOU KNOW YOU COULD WIN OUR ENTIRE SEPTEMBER RELEASE? Have you checked out our Any Which Way ChallengeJust click HERE  to find out how to play! Play along in tomorrow's Timeless Tuesday challenge -- which is sure to be a fun one! You can also play in our Noon Time Challenges, which kick off Wednesday and Thursday at noon! Our noon time challenges are fast-paced chances to win our full September release!   All challenges will close this Friday at 5 PM EST and winners will be announced Saturday in our Winner’s Circle blog post! So get those fingers inky and good luck!

The good news? If you like what you see on our designers' blogs today, you can pre-order our Trimmed with Love set (along with the other four sets as well) and if you purchase all five sets, you can take advantage our New Release Bundle and get 10% off all our new sets when you purchase it in the bundle.
The set our designers will peek tomorrow is a true classic -- think timeless beauty! You'll have to join us tomorrow to see for yourself!


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