Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Double D's "Flower" Challenge!

Good morning everyone!

Welcome to the Double D's second challenge for the month of May.  It's been a seesaw ride with the weather here in South East Pennsylvania.  We had a high of 90 the first week with temps in the 50's and 60's too.  And this week, we're back up into the high 80's and 90's.  The flowers are loving the rain and cooler weather.  My garden has been in full bloom with Tulips, Pansies, Phlox, Iris, Bleeding Heart and Verbena.  I can't wait for the Nikko Blue Hydrangeas...they are a summer time  favorite along with the yellow roses.

Our challenge theme is perfect for the Spring time blooms we are seeing all around...
(You MUST USE MORE THAN ONE FLOWER on your project)

And, to inspire you, we have this fabulous mood board to share.

The Design Team will choose a Top Creative Winner and Top 3 to receive our Double D Badge to display in their blogs.  A prize is being offered also with the winner being chosen by  Everyone is invited to play along as prizes are shipped internationally too!

You could win this awesome die cut...
Memory Box Tall Poppy/Left Corner

Here's my "Flowers Galore" inspiration...

 "hope, dream, believe"

I love this floral patterned paper.  The muted design and colors were similar to the second and third photos on the mood board.  I die cut the upper corner of the patterned paper with my new "Atessa" die from the Dies R Us Store.  The double loop bow is a favorite design of mine that I learned from Bonnie Garby of Really Reasonable Ribbon.  She has a great You Tube channel with lots of tutorials for making spectacular bows.

From my stash...
Bazzill Cardstock
Love Nicole Patterned Paper
MLYB Sentiment Words
Poppystamps Atessa Collage
Prima Leaves
Queen & Co Pearls
Really Reasonable Ribbon 
Tim Holtz Shaded Lilac
Wild Orchid Flowers
Other: Stick pins

Challenges entered:
Cards and More #184 - Woman Cards/5-21
Crafting with Dragonflies #80 - Lots of Flowers/5-19
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Flowers/5-26
CropStop Linky Party - #28 May Anything Goes/6-13
Die Cut Diva's - May Flowers/5-30
Scrapy Land Challenge #66 - Add Pearls and/or Lace/6-3
The Ribbon Girl May Challenge - Anything Goes with Ribbon/5-21

Thanks for stopping by to share my "Flowers Galore" inspiration!

Visit the Double D Challenge Blog and link your project today.
You could be a winner!



Diane said...

Beautifully created and I love your pretty background paper, it looks just like hand created gorgeous!! My garden is starting to bloom too, finally, mostly purple right now with a tiny bit of yellow Iris blooming...anyhow a gorgeous card!

Darlene said...

OH WOW this is gorgeous! I love how you've die cut the corner to have the white pop through and the wording is white anchors the design ... fantastic! Not to forget that BEAUTIFUL floral cluster in the corner with it's perfectly shaped ribbon bow! I need to go watch some of Bonnie's videos and learn how to do that! Hers always look amazing and now I get to see more on your beautiful creations! WELL DONE my friend ... who wouldn't LOVE to receive this beauty!! Happy Day to you!

Leslie Miller said...

Vicki, you always design the most beautiful cards! I love that floral background paper and the cut out in the corner. A stunner!

Kathy Krug said...

Beautiful design. Love the background and the cut out corner. Lovely flower details.

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Amazing card with a fab design and a great inspiration! Love the fab background and diecut!Stunning bow!

Donna Phelan said...

That floral Designer Paper is stunning, like a beautiful water color! Love your flowers and that pretty die cut and yes, that glorious double bow! Really all over pretty! :)

aussie aNNie said...

STUNNING, MY kind of card, love the splash of colours and the gorgeous die.xx ♥[aNNie]

happyglitzygirl said...

Love the Water colour look of this card, gorgeous, thanks for playing with us at Crafting with Dragonflies, blessings Hilde

Beverley said...

Gorgeous card, I love the floral background paper and how you've die cut the corner. Thanks for joining in this months 'Flowers' challenge over at Crafty Calendar.
Bev x

Cindy C. said...

Love how you applied the die cut on the corner and added the embellishment for the pretty paper!! Thanks for linking up to our May challenge at Die Cut Divas.

Sherrie K. said...

Wow, the floral papers is gorgeous! Fantastic colors and I love the Atessa die you used in the corner~Fabulous design!
Thanks so much for joining us in the challenge at Scrapy Land!
Sherrie K
SL DT Member

Susan Hogan said...

What a gorgeous take on the theme! Thank you for sharing your creativity again with us for Crafting with Dragonflies.

Amelia Breytenbach said...

This one really caught my eye Vicki - it just looked so beautifully different. Also its just gorgeous with the floral backgroung paper!

Esther Asbury said...

What a beautiful floral card! Love the color scheme, the die cut, and those pretty stick pins behind your floral arrangement!! Thanks for linking this up to the Cropstop blog! It's a pleasure to visit your lovely blog and view your cards!

Anja said...

Beautiful card :)
Thanks for joining us at Cards und More.

cohenna said...

Thank you so much for joining at Die Cut Divas May challenge with your super creation - hope to see you again soon x


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