The little things that make me happy here on Bliss Road~~Emily Keaton

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Flourishes FTTC100 Blog Hop!


Flourishes LLC is celebrating their 100th Timeless Tuesday Challenge with a customer appreciation BLOG HOP! I love Flourishes and playing in the FTTC, so I'm just thrilled to be a part of the Hop. The challenge is to use your favorite stamps, papers, colors, technique, and embellishments. Here's my card.
Favorites used on this card:
  • one of my very favorite Flourishes stamp sets, Enjoy the Ride
  • DP from my new favorite paper collection, Pink Paislee's Sweetness
  • one of my favorite color combinations, brown and blue
  • one of my favorite ribbons, this satin ribbon from our local Dollar Tree which is a dead-ringer for Melon Mambo
I incorporated a number of other challenges into this card as well:
Thanks so much for dropping by the FTTC100 Blog Hop!! For details on the hop, please check out this Flourishes post.

Hope to see you again soon!
~~Emily~~

Card Recipe:
Stamps: Flourishes Enjoy the Ride
Paper: MFP snowstorm CS, SU melon mambo textured CS, SU chocolate chip CS, Pink Paislee Sweetness DP
Ink: Palette noir black
Accessories: CM corner rounder punch, SU scallop trim border punch, SU boho blossoms punch, foam tape, Studio G Sparkle Writer, SU markers, rhinestones, satin ribbon

43 comments:

Marisa said...

I remember riding those carosels. Don't even know if they make them any more...okay, I'm dating myself. Great card.

Broni said...

Hi Emily! This sure is a beautiful card! Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Color Throwdown!

Vicki said...

Gorgeous card, Emily! Love the pink and brown combo. Thanks for playing along with our CropStop Challenge Blog.

Alaine said...

This is very pretty! I like the colors you have chosen.

Silke Ledlow said...

Emily, your card is absolutely beautiful! Love all your favorite items and how your colored this sweet image! Thank you so much for celebrating our speical day with us...hugs ~S~

Benzi said...

Gorgeous, Emily! Love that divine ribbon. That color is yummy! I'm sure I have that image and have never inked it up. Hey, aren't these at the Fair? LOL Just had to throw that in as it seems you've been hanging around there lately.

Miriam said...

This is lovely Emily. Great colors.

Grace said...

Hi Emily! Oh goodness this is adorable! I love this image and you've colored it to perfection! Love the color combo and the yummy dollar tree ribbon! I love when you find that perfect match for a bargain!

Joanne (jojot) said...

what a stunning color combo....rich and yet bold....classy

Ravengirl said...

A lovely card Emily! Your embellishments are right on the money!

Tenia Nelson said...

So so pretty!!!

Tammy Hershberger said...

Very pretty! Love the bright pop of pink! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown, and FTTC100!

wearestampers said...

Very wonderful card! Your colors match beautifully!!

Brook said...

Great card. I love your colors and your bow is wonderful.

Jean Martin said...

Gorgeous stamping and coloring! I'm thinking I want this stamp now...

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Wow this is gorgeous! What a perfect bg!!

E. Marie said...

Great card. Love your color combination.

Rosemary said...

stunning card! love how you colored the horse!

Janet said...

What a beautiful card...your ribbon is absolutely gorgeous...care to share how you do it?

Cindy Haffner said...

BEAUTIFUL!!

Monika/Buzsy said...

So pretty! :o)

Glenda said...

Gorgeous!

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

This is just beautiful, Emily! I really like the colors with that carousel horse image! :)

Gloria Stengel said...

This is stunning, as always! Thanks for sharing your project with us at CropStop.

Linda Carson said...

Looks fabulous! I need to try some of your favorite things!

Ann said...

Mmm, beautiful! I love your perfect bow!

I'm so glad you played along with us at Wee Memories this week!

Christine said...

Wow, your card is stunning!! I love that image and you have colored it so well. Your bow tying skills are fantastic as well. It is perfectly tied!! I would love to learn that skill. Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog. I hope to see more of your beautiful creations again soon.
xoxo, Christine

Donna said...

Very cute! Love that image. Great color combination!

Carol said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog Emily and welcoming me back. It sure feels good to be creating again!!! Your card is adorable. I love this awesome color combination and the image is fantastic. Great work for a sweet card maker!!! RYPH!!!

Dani said...

Lovely!!!

Simone said...

This is so pretty! Beautiful ribbon! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Wee Memories :)

Leslie Miller said...

This is wonderful! One of my favorite stamp sets, too. Love how it worked with the sketch!

Linda R. said...

I can see why this is one of your favorites, It is so beautiful.. Perfect sentement to go along with it.. So pretty my friend...

Hugs, Linda

Jenny Gropp said...

Beautifully done!

Makiko Jones said...

This is so pretty Emily!! I love the sweet color combo and how you colored the image. Thank you for joining the FTTC100 with us.

Anita said...

A beautiful card. I love the colors and that image is so pretty.

FibreJunky said...

Gorgeous card! Love the image and the colours are so pretty!

debby4000 said...

What a gorgeous cute card.
luv
Debby

Colleen Dietrich said...

Neat! You were part of the Flourishes blog hop? I didn't know that. Well done! And I remember when you won that Enjoy The Ride set from them. :) It always reminds me of Joanna.

Your ribbon is a GREAT find!

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

I love merry-go-round images...they're so nostalgic! Gorgeous work here!!

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!

-Sarah

Dalis said...

wow mary, this is gorgeous! I just love that BIG bow on the front!

Thanks for playing with us at CropStop and I hope to see you play with us this week! Challenge coming up tomorrow!

-- dalis
CropStop DT

Jinny Newlin said...

Oooo! LOVE that big, scrumptious bow! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Wee Memories!

Kristii said...

Wow!!! I absolutely love this card!!! The colors are perfect and the stamped image is fabulous!!!