Saturday, July 6, 2013

Guns and Roses (Metal and Flowers)!!

Well, Hi and Happy Saturday Morning!!  I hope you are all having a great weekend.  For this week's challenge, I am the hostess over at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps and as you can see by the subject title, I thought we'd have a little fun with the 'Guns and Roses' name.  Silly me, some time back I suggested to my dear daughter, Kraftin' Kimmie that it would be a good title for a challenge using metal and flowers.  Of course her response was "and would you like to be the hostess for that week?"  Well, I do have to say that I haven't hosted a challenge in eons, so I agreed. 

For my card, I used the adorable Lucas and his wheelbarrow of flowers from the set 'Let's Dish the Dirt'.  I had great fun colouring this image, but I love colouring all of Cheryl's images.  Lulu, Libby, Lexi and Lucas are all so flippin' cute, you can't help but have fun with them.  Anyway, I used some lovely 'Fly A Kite' papers from My Mind's Eye.  I love the clouds, especially since I'm too scared to try doing my own clouds like most of the other gals on the team do so beautifully.  I framed the image using the Deckle Nesties, then framed that with some Poppy Parade card stock and then a narrow border using some of the patterned papers.  I also put a Poppy Parade strip across the middle between the two patterns I used for the background.  I put a strip of aqua grosgrain ribbon across the bottom after sliding a cute metal buckle onto it.  There are flowers on it, flowers on my image and I punched out some paper flowers and put on the corner of the image, so I guess I have my flowers covered. Now you get to do your own Guns and Roses creation and be sure to link it up to the Kraftin' Kimmie Challenge Blog for a chance to win the cute stamp I used on my card.


Don't forget about the awesome SALE we've got going on at the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Shop!! For the very first time EVER, we are having a CREATE YOUR OWN SALE!!!! Use the code MOJO300 to receive 20% OFF your order of $30 or more!! And yes, you can use the code on ANYTHING in the store.....any of our amazing stamps (even the brand new ones, retired ones, by ANY of our awesome artists), on EZmount, on storage panels, on paper pads....you name it!!! So take advantage now because this discount is only good until July 7th and while supplies last!! And you MUST use the coupon code upon checkout to receive the discount!

Now go ahead and check out the wonderful creations by our Krafty Girls featuring this week's challenge!! If you join us and play along, you could WIN a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp!!!

Happy kraftin' and happy SHOPPIN!!
 Diana



1 comment:

  1. fab card Diana! :) I have a thing for blue flowers, love them!! this design is so Summery. love it!!! :)

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