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Jun 27, 2010

Final Sneak Peek - Floral Silhouettes

Hi, I hope you have enjoyed this week and the previews of the new Annabelle Sets!  I know I have had fun creating cards for the release.  The 4 sets we've been previewing will be available to purchase here: on June 28th.    Of course you have a chance to WIN this set (Floral Silhouettes) by doing a little "Blog Hop" and finding the DT member who has a sneak peek from our July release! 

For this card I chose one of the Floral Silhouettes because it reminds me of flower that grows wild in the mountains where I live.  We call this flower, Indian Paintbrush.  Here is a picture I took of this flower up at my oldest brother's cabin in the mountains. 
I used the brilliant red of the flowers and the greenery to create my color scheme adding a touch of black to make the card really pop.  The card base is Basic Black layered with Ruby Red.  I embossed this with the Stylized Flowers Cuttlebug embossing folder.
The Designer paper is from SU - Both patterns are retired.
I used the SU Scallop punch for the black border and added Chili Sprinkles.  The flowers were stamped on Very Vanilla cs using markers (Ruby Red, Old Olive and Basic Black) which I colored directly on the rubber and misted lightly before stamping on the card stock.  I cut the circle out and mounted it over the main flower image which was mounted on a Black Nested Rectangle. The sentiment was stamped with Black ink and mounted on Ruby Red cs.

Don't forget to visit ALL the Design Teams blogs, look for the "sneak peek" and head back to the Annabelle Blog and leave your guess in the comment section.


  1. Beautiful! Love your inspiration...the red is so bold and beautiful!

  2. Your card is just fab Ida. Love all the others you have done for the releases too. I finally received my parcel over the weekend, so it's great to be able to play along with this release. Hope you have a lovely week further. x

  3. LOVE your card Ida and the way you mounted your flower, looks great!!!
    What a beautiful flower the 'Indian Paintbrush' is and loving the way you recreated it on your card, AWESOME!

    Take Care,
    Kylie X

  4. This is simply gorgeous Ida! I would never have thought to do that with the circle and I love how it looks! Wow!

  5. Hi Ida, Wow this is great, so nicely put together. I love how you draw inspiration from things around you.
    PS. thanks for your kind words.

  6. Awesome...love it! That spotlight on just part of the flower is brill!

  7. Love your card and it was nice seeing your inspiration. I've got to start looking through card mags, I need some serious inspiration. Great job.

  8. Beautiful card, Ida! I really like how you spotlighted the flower! They look just like on the picture from real life.