Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Sneak Peak Day 4: Naturally Merry!

Hi all! It's day 4 -- yes -- day 4 of Flourishes’ Sneak Peeks for October! And, today's sneak peek puts a natural spin on the holidays! It's one that gives a classy and outdoorsy feel to any Christmas creation!


Send out Christmas wishes with a natural and earthy flair. This beautiful set called Naturally Merry, illustrated by Marcella Hawley, offers an elegant sugar pine cone and a sprig of holly. Pair these beauties with three elegant Christmas expressions and you have the making of a gorgeous set perfect for the holidays. Set measures 4" by 6".

On to my creation!

I just love the way this border of holly berries looks so very classy! So, I stamped onto Flourishes Classic Ivory using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. And then, I grabbed my Copic Markers (see the Supplies Used for the colors I chose). I cut this to a strip and then added some paper piercing as well. On a piece of kraft paper, I stamped the Christmas Music background using Rich Cocoa Memento ink and then outlined with a gold leaf pen. The sentiment was stamped on a snippet of paper from the Songbird Collection. What's also fun? The red ribbon and the red card stock are both part of the Poppy Color Made Easy Collection. It's a perfect match to the Copic Poppy Collection that I used, I love that! Add the Beaded Squares die to mat my sentiment and... ta da! 

Here's a close up so you can see that gorgeous holly berry image!

And, you can see I color coordinated my rhinestone brad thanks to Copic markers as well. I just colored the jewel up to be a perfect match! And that, my friends, is it! Want to win this beauty? 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 who is the…


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 all the ways our designers brought out some natural beauty with this gorgeous set!

DID YOU KNOW YOU COULD WIN OUR ENTIRE OCTOBER RELEASE? Have you checked out our Think Pink ChallengeJust click HERE  to find out how to play! Play along in this week’s Timeless Tuesday challenge! You can also play in our Noon Time Challenges, which kicked off yesterday with the Inside and Out Challenge. And, there will be a second noon time challenge today to check out!  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 this 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. What fun! All sets will be live first thing Friday morning!

Be sure to tune back in today at noon for another Noon Time Challenge! And then, coming up tomorrow, a set that will surely be a "go to" set for all occasion creations! See you back here soon!


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