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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Picking flowers

This is my favorite ADFD digi. I remember how I loved picking flowers for my mum when I was a child, she always seemed so surprised and happy when I brought her my hand picked flowers. Now that I'm older I can undeerstand why.

I had this image in my stash, all colored up with Promarkers earlier this year, and now I found it ready to be cut to shape and glued onto a card.

I chose a purple paper with shimmer effect, dry embossed the bottom part using a freebie embossing folder. I cut a circle, used a blue DI to sponge the centre and added a sentiment in Norwegian that wotks for an congratulations occasion or birthday. Flowers from my stash.

This card is for:
City Crafter Challenge - #368 - Let's Go Outside and Play (flower picking)
Allsorts - Flower Power
Sparkles Forum Challenges - #93 Embossing - Heat or Dry (dry)

23 comments:

Chrissy said...

Such a sweet image Pia and love the soft gentle colours..the background embossing and purple is a lovely contrast along with flowers, gorgeous card.

luv CHRISSYxx

*Vicki* said...

Beautiful image Pia!! Love your coloring and the addition of the flowers is perfect! HUGS :)

cotnob said...

This is so pretty Pia, a beautiful image and gorgeous purple embossed background - a beautiful card.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

Brenda's Card Corner said...

Gorgeous card Pia! Beautiful coloring on this sweet image! The purple really makes the image and flowers pop!

Brenda

Tammy said...

What a beautiful card Pia! I love that image and your coloring is gorgeous, stunning purple color too!
Tammy x

Marina said...

aaah pretty! The purple cardstock goes perfectly with the image. thanks for joining at City Crafter.

Tracy said...

Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Darnell said...

I can see why this sweet image evoked such fond memories for you, Pia! You've made it even sweeter with your flower embellies! (Maybe I missed it before, but thank you for adding the subscribe by email button!) Hugs, Darnell

Kim Heggins said...

Oh...so cute. Love your adorable little girl, just as sweet as can be.

Donna Ellis said...

I can certainly see why this would be a favorite, Pia! She is adorable! Your purple and yellow creation is sweet and lovely, with a beautiful garden to accompany her basket of delightf. Beautiful card! xx

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

That's so sweet, thanks for sharing with us at CCCB!

meg said...

the purple card is really striking, especially the embossed area, beautifully coloured image and card

Valerie Nolan said...

Gorgeous card Pia, love the embossed frame and that beautiful image. Fabulous flowers too, love it! x

Mervi said...

Love that image too! Beautiful and so pretty card, gorgeous colours.

Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m

ps. we are having a huge storm coming, very heavy wind, I'll catch up later xx m

Ros Crawford said...

This is so sweet! Beautiful card for our challenge!! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

Laine said...

So pretty, soft and delicate. I love ADFD!
xx

Laurel Kerr said...

Beaituful card and digi Pia..loz

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

catching up after my hols , some lovely stylish cards , this one is very pretty. jane x

Stella said...

Awe this is so sweet and lovely! A gorgeous card for our challenge. Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB!

Monika Reeck said...

ooh sweeet Image Pia
and love the coloring too
yellow and purple yummy combo
and love how you added sentiment in circle
lovely layout and love the PURPLE paper ooh I want to buy this
can I ask you which company is this lovely purple paper..of if you can order it for me I send you the payment per PAYPAL sweety
love love this purple embossing paper so much
LOVE your card too so adorable

Donna said...

What a beautiful image and beautifully displayed with the flowers and embossing and lovely memories of times with your mom!

Skye said...

A very delightful card. I like everything about this card - such a sweet image and you have coloured her beautifully and the bold colour statement for the embossed background.

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful card love the sweet image and how you framed her
Carol x