It is time for our Coloring Design Team March Designer Challenge. Our challenge this month is Fabulous Florals – Spring is upon us, so let’s see those flowers on our cards this month.
For today’s challenge we are giving away a “Fabulous Flowers” pack to 3 winners. The winners will receive the following: Joset Designs Pinwheel; Els van de Burgt Flower Cluster 1; Susan’s Garden Tulip 2; Suzanne Cannon A Way with Stencils -Butterfly Kaleidoscope Stencil; Krista Schneider Spring Blooms Stamp & Die set and ModaScrap Happy Flowers.
To enter, simply leave a comment on this blog post below and answer this question: “What is your favorite springtime flower?”
Now let’s take a look at the wonderful floral creations our talented Design Team have created for the Challenge this month. For more information about the cards, click on the designer’s name under each card to be taken directly to the designer’s blog and view the post in a new window.
To start us off for the month, Karen Nofziger used Krista Schneider’s Spring Blooms Stampd and Coordinating dies to create her card. For the background Karen used the A Way with Stencils – Dotty on White Soft Finish Cardstock. She added a Beaded Ovals Frame from Els van de Burgt Studio, die cut from Soft Sky Soft Finish Cardstock. To finish off her card Karen added a colorful butterfly, die cut with the Small Butterfly die, also from Els van de Burgt Studio.
Kelly Booth had so much fun with this challenge that she made two cards. For her first one, above, Kelly used the Krista Schneider Spring Blooms stamp set with coordinating dies. Kelly layered the flowers onto a piece of designer paper die cut with the Stitched Fishtails from Els van de Burgt Studio and finished off her card using the A Way with Words – Hello die.
For her second card Kelly used the Krista Schneider Flower Power stamp set and coordinating dies. Kelly created a pull card using the Pop it Ups Circle Spiral Pull Card die set and added the word Celebrate from Els van de Burgt Studio.
Melanie Smith is “celebrating you” with her floral card. Melanie used the Krista Schneider Spring Blooms stamp set, stamped onto White Soft Finish Cardstock and then die cut using one of the labels from the Pop it Ups Labels & Circles die set. For the sentiment Melanie chose the Celebrate die and the word ‘You’ from the Thinking of You die set, both from Els van de Burgt Studio.
Frances Byrne says “Hello” with her floral card, above. For her card Frances used the Krista Schneider Flower Power stamp set and coordinating dies. She used Soft Finish Cardstock in various colors to create her card as well as Els van de Burgt’s Stitched Squares and Entwined Ovals. To decorate the flowers she went with ModaScrap Leafy Branch 5 and Dandelion Fluff. The A Way with Words – Hello sentiment in the centre of the oval sparkles with Sea Glass Silk Microfine Glitter. To finish off her card Frances added Prills from the Secret Garden set to the centre of the flowers.
Selma Stevenson created this pretty pink card using the Krista Schneider Spring Blooms stamp set with coordinating dies. For the embossed background Selma used the Dancing Leaves Embossing Folder to which she has added a border from the Chains 1 die set from Els van de Burgt Studio. Behind the large flower Selma added the ModaScrap Dandelion Fluff. Selma also added a circle from the Dotted Scallop Circles and Small Butterfly, both from Els van de Burgt Studio, and to finish off her card a sentiment from the General Sentiments Clear Stamp set from Joset Designs, layered onto a fishtail banner from the ModaScrap Stitched Fishtail Banners.
Next up, a beautiful card from Elena Anderson who used the Krista Schneider Flower Power stamp set with coordinating dies. For her card she used White, Time for Teal, and Soft Sky Soft Finish Cardstock. For the leaves under the flower Elena used the leaves from the Poinsettia die set and then layered the flower to her card using the Fitted Squares and Dotted Scallop Squares, all from Els van de Burgt Studio. To finish off her card Elena added a sentiment from the Dream Sentiments clear stamp set and Pink/Silver Glitter Dots Peel-Off Stickers.
Tina Guigui Dornbaum created a beautiful monochromatic pink card using the Krista Schneider Flower Power stamp set. Tina also used the Dotted Scallop Rectangles and the Fitted Rectangles from Els van de Burgt Studio to make the frame layer. For the sentiment Tina used the Dreams Sentiment clear stamp set from Joset Designs.
For our final card today, Anita Kejriwal used the Krista Schneider Flower Power stamp set with coordinating dies. Anita also used the ModaScrap Leafy Branch 2 and Leafy Branch 3, the Fitted Fishtails die set from Els van de Burgt Studio and Dream Sentiments from Joset Designs.
Thank you for stopping by our blog today. We hope you enjoyed seeing all the wonderful floral creations our Coloring Design Team created this month and that they have inspired you to create your own Floral projects. Don’t forget to visit our designers’ blogs by clicking on their names to find out more about each project.
If you would like a chance to win one of our ‘Fabulous Flowers’ giveaway, be sure to leave your comment on TODAY’S blog post. We will select three lucky winners in a random drawing and the winners will be announced here on our blog on Friday, March 24th.
Good luck and have a great week!