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Flourishes Holiday Reveal

Hey Everyone! Thanks so much for stopping by yesterday and leaving me kind words about my video and card. Today, I have a couple more cards to share and they are holiday related. Yep, it's almost about that time to start getting your holiday stamps, paper, and embellishments so you can create cards, gifts, and layouts for loved ones. I've

If you've been searching for a perfect set that could give class and elegance to your Christmas gift packaging, search no more! Today, Flourishes is sneak peaking a brand new set called, A Gift for You, and some of the Spellbinders' team is joining them in the fun! This set was designed not only to coordinate with some of Flourishes best-selling Christmas stamp sets, but with more than a handful of Spellbinders Template Dies! A Gift for You, drawn by Marcella Hawley, offers 8 different mini sentiments to fit inside. To make sure your tags come out with a regal style and design, this set coordinates with Spellbinders Labels Fourteen, Labels Fifteen, Labels Sixteen, as well as some of the new circular and square shaped designs like Lacey, Eyelet and Beaded Circles and Lacey or Eyelet Squares! The customizable options are endless.

Would you like to win this set? Simply leave us a comment here on Flourishes blog. Flourishes will draw a winner and announce this coming Saturday in their Winner's Circle on their blog!

Take a peek at what I created...

  1. Trim scarlet jewel cardstock to about 4" x 5.25" and stamp background pattern with scarlet jewel ink, then ink around the edges with cream ink, and adhere to an A2 card base.
  2. Add stitching.
  3. Die cut label, then stamp image and sentiment.
  4. Ink around the edges with antique linen ink.
  5. Add crocheted trim, twine, leaf trim.
  6. Embellish with rhinestones.
  7. Adhere label to card front center with foam adhesive.


Stamps :: Flourishes - A Gift For You
Ink :: Clear Snaps - ColorBox Chianti; Ranger - antique linen; Papertrey Ink - vintage cream, scarlet jewel
Cardstock :: Papertrey Ink - rustic cream, scarlet jewel
Embellishments :: May Arts - twine, leaf trim; Kaisercraft - rhinestones; Hero Arts - crocheted trim
Tools :: Spellbinders - S4-290 Labels Fourteen, wizard

Here are some detailed photographs...

Flourishes also has a previously released set I had to use, so I created this card as well.

  1. Stamp poinsettia image on 4.5" x 6" card front with chianti ink, then stamp twice again on scrap cardstock and cut out.
  2. Adhere poinsettias on card front with foam adhesive and bend.
  3. Add rhinestones.
  4. Stamp greeting inside.

Stamps :: Flourishes - poinsettia & boxwood
Ink :: ClearSnaps - ColorBox chianti; Stampin' Up! - chocolate chip
Cardstock :: Papertrey Ink linen
Embellishments :: Kaisercraft rhinestones

Here are some detailed photographs of this card.

Head on over to the rest of the gang showcasing some great projects with the new stamp set too!

· Christine Okken

· Cindy Lawrence

· Danielle Kennedy

· Dawn Burnworth

· Julie Koerber

· Laura Fredrickson

· Leslie Miller

· Stacy Morgan

· Ashley Cannon Newell

· AJ Otto

· Beth Pingry

· Deborah Young

· Gina Hanson

· Holly Simoni

· Margie Higuchi

· Judy Hayes

· Julie Overby

· Kazan Clark

· Latisha Yoast

· Mona Pendleton

Thanks so much for your visit! Have a great Friday Eve!


Sarah Martina said...


Margie Higuchi said...

Your cards are just beautiful, Ashley!! We were treated to two cards today - how wonderful! LOVE them both!! TFS! xo

Latisha said...

So beautiful Ashley!! I love that you stamped the label & sentiment in a red color...love!

solka said...


Holly - Wild Wyoming Art Cafe' said...

These cards are really gorgeous Ashley. Love the burgundy ink color you used.

Karla said...

Love the colors and the beautiful stamp! Wow, what an impressive presentation! Great job Ashley!

Mona Pendleton said...

Beautiful & elegant cards Ashley! Love the pinecone BG & the sweet rhinestone berries!

Crystal said...

Both of your cards are phenomenal, Ashley! Love the beautiful colours!

Cassie_lu said...

love how you left the image uncolored. beautiful card

de said...

Gorgeous cards! I particularly love the second one! Stunning!

Dawn B. said...

These are beautiful.. I love the rich colors you used.. Great cards..

Ashleigh said...

Beautiful cards!!

I love the large detail shots :)

Martha galvez said...

Ashley, Ijust love your cards, all the step by step and photos, thank you so much. Would love to own this set. Thanks for the chance.

Anonymous said...

I love your touches of holly on the first card! But WOW that poinsettia card? FABULOUS! And I actually don't even like REAL poinsettias! LOL But the way you added the teal jewels in the centers? Genius! They just pop up right off the card. Absolutely stunning!


Yogi said...

couple of very nice cards.

Deborah Young said...

Beautiful, girlfriend! Your rhinestone clusters add so much class!

Laura (scrapnextras) said...

Just fabulous! I love the fabulous contrast in the burgundys and the poinsetta card is stunning. I don't think I've ever seen it "uncoloured" and it's fabulous!!

ChristineCreations said...

Love all your gorgeous poinsettias Ashley! And the first card has such a cozy feel. Beautiful!

Julie Overby said...

Very elegant cards Ashley! Beautiful job!

Jan Garber said...

That Happy Holidays card is so soft and vintage! It looks as though you could touch what looks like wisps of cotton on the edge of the card! LOVE that set!

Lucy Abrams said...

Oh what beautiful cards Ashley!

Stacy Morgan said...

Very pretty! I really like how you popped up the two poinsettas on your second creation.

Heather Innusa said...

You always make the most beautiful and elegant cards!! I love your style! Thanks for being so generous with your techniques too!!

Peet said...

Wow, these cards are fabulous, Ashley!!!

Savitri said...

WOWSER!! Had to stop by and tell you how awesome the stamps are AND how more wonderful your usages were!! PUUURDY! :)

Leslie Miller said...

Oooooh, your first card is so snowy and pretty, Ashley! Love the stitching and embellishments. And the poinsettias on the second are awesome with those cool pearl centers!

Amanda said...

I love how simple and beautiful they are!! My favorite is the first one, it's simple and elegant :) Great cards!

Judy Hayes said...

Great cards, Ashley! Love the crocheted lace embellishment...so creative! I like how you used the bird frame inside your 2nd card.

Anonymous said...

Love the monochromatics! Great job Ashley!

Naomi Chokr said...

oh holy night!! love that poinsettia with turq rhinestones!!!

Luv 2 Create said...

This poinsettia card is just stunning. Love it.

Jessica said...

Beautiful!!! The poinsettia is fabulous!

dpkennedy said...

These are both beautiful! I love the trim on the tag and the flower centers on the poinsettias!

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