Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Flourishes Warm & Inviting Sneaks are Here!

Welcome to our November Sneak Peeks at Flourishes!  We’re really excited to show off this month’s sets to you, because we know they’ll be ones you’ll want to use over and over again.  Each of them conveys a real sense of warmth --- perfect for all occasions with friends and family!

Today’s set is one we have been anticipating with great excitement because we think it’s fabulous! 
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Grab a cup and enjoy with this sweet-as-can-be coffee and tea inspired set. Use it to send warm thoughts across the miles or to invite a dear friend to share some time over hot drinks. This set, illustrated by Marcella Hawley measures 4" by 6" and offers three main images, four accent images and six mix and match sentiments!

On to my creation!

Ok, I admit it -- this card is COMPLETELY inspired by Starbucks. It's almost shameless, right? I love my java and I love it even better with a friend. And so, this set is right up my alley! 

Here's a close up of those darling, paper pieced "to go" cups! 


And guess what? YOU could have a card just like this one above to send to friends far and wide. Why you ask? Because this card is one of the three cards we are featuring this month in our.....

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Need some quick and easy card inspiration delivered right to your door? Look no further than Flourishes' Class in a Box! This kit comes with all the supplies needed to make 6 cards -- 2 each of three designs. All pieces are pre-cut and ready to assemble, with embellishments and everything! Just stamp, color and put them together! When you're done, save the full color, glossy instructions to make all of these cards on your own in the future. The instructions are great layout ideas for any and all of Flourishes sets! Kit comes with the Grab a Cup Stamp Set SS263 plus embellishments, ribbons, pre-cut decorative paper, and card stock for card bases. All this for just $30! Get yours today before these fabulous kits are gone!

Want a chance to win this stamp set? Well, while you are hopping and looking at the design team's fabulous and heart warming creations, don't forget to try to figure out....

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Hidden among the Design Team’s blogs today is our Mystery Blogger of the day. Comment on her blog and you could be chosen to win today’s set! The more you comment, the better your chances of winning.

Do you want to win Flourishes’ November Release?

  • If you would like a chance at winning all three of our soon-to-be released November sets…you can play in our Grab A Cup Challenge – we will have multiple winners there! Deadline for entries is FRIDAY November 15th at 5 PM EST. Check out the link for the official rules!
  • All three of our November sets can be pre-ordered now, even before you see them all! Take advantage our New Release Bundle and get 10% off when you purchase all three sets together in a bundle. This discount will only be available through November 22nd, so you have to act fast!
  • Keep in mind, all of these sets will be live first thing Friday morning in the Flourishes store along with the coordinating cut files for this release.
  • And, don’t forget to come back to the Flourishes Blog Saturday, November 16th for the Winner’s Circle where we’ll announce all of our winners of this weeks’ challenges!
Be sure to stop on by tomorrow when we share a beautiful set that will have you wanting to “phone a friend"!

~Julie


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39 comments:

wendy2512 said...

What a warm inviting couple of cups...just waiting for the friend. I agree, it always tastes better with a friend. Love the rich bg paper too...welll done...TFS.:0)

stampqueen said...

Yup totally Starbucks - my DD would love it!!! Great card!!!

jonim52 said...

Love those coffee cups!

Diane said...

Perfectly laid out card. Love this stamp, I sure could get lots of use with it!! Very nice card :>)

loulou said...

Great card. Love the paper pieced cups.

Linda Carson said...

Quite lovely...in rich design and papers! Beautifully done!

KimCreate said...

ah, pretty card! The colors are so striking and really showcases the cups! Love the stamp set!

Tracy said...

Great card, I am totally cravin' a Frappacino looking at that!

Barbara said...

Love this hop and how each and every one is unique. Love how you did this card. It is perfect for those Starbucks coffee lovers.

Connie MacFarlane said...

Love your Starbucks inspired card Julie! There is nothing better than coffee with a friend. I love all of the fabulous images in this new set, especially liking that little bean.

lisa808 said...

Love the new set! Great colors and patterns for your card.

Ravengirl said...

These are lovely! I'm a huge fan of coffee/tea inspired images. My very first Flourishes set was Coffee With Friends and it is still one of my favorites!

Allison Cope said...

A agree... coffee DOES always taste better with a friend! I just love the kit you've created for this month Julie! It's wonderful and I know people are going to love it!

Jean Bullock said...

Love this card. The layers are great. The stitched banner. The coloring. Everything.

monica said...

Adorable

jj said...

I am with you, nothing better than coffee with a friend! Love your elegant card.

Rea said...

Wonderful card. Love the images with the black and white damask.

Angelica Schmidt said...

Love your card! What a great idea for a Starbucks coffee lover! Well done! Have a Blessed day!

ChristineCreations said...

Starbucks inspired or not - its fabulous. I love the black damask paper as the backdrop too.

Rosy Newlun said...

Hi Julie - what adorable popular style of to-go coffee cups! Very pretty background paper, too!

TLady said...

JULIE!!! This is GREAT!!!!!!!!!!:) My hubby is THE COFFEE drinker in our family!!!! He buys me different flavored creamers & then I can drink it!!!!!!!:) I'm MORE a Tea drinker! BUT, this set LOOKS GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) I LOOOOOOOOOVE to drink HOT DRINKS when it's COOOOOLD OUTSIDE!!! ;)

Donna Phelan said...

When I first saw your card, I was like, WOW that green is really GOOD! lol StarbucksSmarbucks, your card is PERFECT! :)

Michelle Giraud said...

Love the card! This set is really great.

frommycraftroom said...

Fabulous card. Great layout and layering. TFS.

Linda said...

Great card.

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Darling coffee inspired card. This is classy and perfect for any coffee lover.

D- said...

I LOVE your card. Love your colors. TFS.
Crafty hugs,
D~
DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

Heather said...

Inspired by Starbucks or not, I think this is gorgeous!! I love Damask so that black and white paper caught me right away and the green is a great contrast to it. Those cups are super cute.

Theresa said...

I do see the Starbucks influence here. Great card, especially to us coffee lovers.

Leslie Miller said...

You're the best, Julie! This is completely awesome and it sure does look like Starbucks!

Sue D said...

Fabulous Starbucks inspired card!

Silke Ledlow said...

Totally awesome CAS design!!!

Heather Jensen said...

Coffee is definitely better with a friend. Love the elegant papers used here. :)

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