Friday, November 9, 2012

It's a Progressive Challenge!

Hi all! The excitement is building for you challenge chasers today! Flourishes is ushering in a four-part, fun-filled progressive card making challenge that has your name written all over it!  If you haven't been following today's festivities, you need to click on over to this post HERE to get caught up and read up on why Flourishes decided to kick off this progressive challenge! Why follow all four steps in this challenge? Because it will give you FOUR WAYS to win all four stamp sets in their November Release! What fun! You can find the second step right HERE! The third step is HERE, which means we are ready for your last and final clue!

 Bring on Step 4!!


STEP 1: Simply use this sketch! Just that easy!

STEP 2: Use a Monochromatic Color Scheme! Need some inspiration? Check out Flourishes' COLOR MADE EASY System! 

STEP 3: Add a splash of decorative paper somewhere on your card!

STEP 4: Add some sparkle! Any kind will do - glitter, bling, you name it - if it sparkles, it counts!

Once you are done with Step 1, Step 2, Step 3 and Step 4,  be sure to link up your creation HERE on the Flourishes blog using the Inklinkz widget. HERE'S THE CATCH!!! If you want to be eligible for ALL FOUR ways to win, you need to be progressive and add  your creation to each step of the challenge. You can make 4 cards or wait until all four steps are revealed and incorporate all four steps into one card. BUT, even if you only make one card using all the steps, you need to link it up on all four posts. will chose four winners so we want to make sure you are counted for each step you used on your creation! If you upload to SCS, please use the keyword FLLCNOV12 as your keyword for all four parts to this challenge.  You have until next Friday, November 16th at 5PM EST to enter – so get those creative juices flowing! You have a shot at four sets valued at more than $60! Woo hoo!

On to my creation!

So, you can see, I have the sketch, the monochromatic look, the patterned paper (went a little overboard there) AND... if you look closely - you can see the bit of sparkle in the glitter glue on the flowers!  See?

I have to tell you, thanks to the Color Made Easy system, this card was a BREEZE! I had the Poppy Collection at the base here with paper, and ribbon. I could have used the matching Copic Collection, but wanted to skew more pink thank peach. So, I chose the Lenten Rose Collection instead. (See below for links and supplies). I found out the My Mind's Eye Lavender Paper is a pretty sweet match! So, there you have it my friends! Be sure to also stop by Cindy Lawrence's place HERE for a peek at how she put all four steps into ONE fabulous card! 

Thanks for stopping by! The Timeless Tuesday gals will be kicking off the sneak peeks for Flourishes next Tuesday for the Timeless Tuesday Challenge -- with yet another way to win this release! Fun stuff ahead! We'll see you back here soon!


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Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Julie this is so sweet and pretty. I like the pinks and great designer papers!

TLady said...

VERY PRETTY! I'll have to go & check out all the steps! :) (LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE PINK!& ALL THE PRINTED PAPERS!!!!!!!!) :)

Allison Cope Israels said...

So pink and pretty! Stunning step 4 card creation Julie! Lovin' the whole progressive card challenge - awesome idea!

Silke Ledlow said...

BEAUTIFUL pink card Julie! Thanks for a fun challenge! Have a great weekend...hugs ~S~

Greta said...

Beautiful card! I hope to play along for a chance at the new release.

Anonymous said...

Oh so beautiful! I love the combination of DP's ~ no such thing as overboard! :-) Great challenge and great inspiration!
Beth Greco

denise g. said...

Yes, even this lover of pink thinks you may have gone a LITTLE overboard. I heard on the weather that you're getting dumped on, so we'll consider this pretty spring-y card stress relief. Sure hope you and yours, especially your lovely Mom, are warm and well.

ChristineCreations said...

Such a pretty card Julie. I think you played the patterned papers perfectly. And I'm alliterating well too :)

Shelly Schmidt said...

I love pink- your card is so pretty- and I love this fun challenge.... I will try my best to play along this week!

HappyCrafter said...

How pretty, I love how you used the silhouette cut files here!

Ravengirl said...

Pretty, pretty, pretty!