Friday, February 11, 2011

Copper Tree

Hi everyone!!  Welcome to this weeks Gina K CSS Alumni Hop!!  If you have arrived from Linda's blog you are on the right track, if not, be sure to head to Stamp TV to start at the beginning, you don't want to miss any of the gorgeous cards!!  For today's hop we were given this gorgeous photo that Miesje found from Southern Living, isn't it gorgeous?!  I was drawn immediately to the colors the branches in the mirror and the dotted swirls.  I tried to express that as much as would come to mind in my card.


I used The Giving Tree, I just love this set and it seemed perfect for the inspiration piece!!
Be sure to hop to Melissa's blog and see her beautiful creation!!
Thanks so much for stopping by!!

Supplies:
Stamps:  GKD The Giving Tree
Paper:  GKD Ivory & Wine with Everything
Ink:  Memento Rhubarb Stalk, Versamark
Tools/Accessories:  GKD Gold Lined Ribbon, Gold Pearls, Copper Emobssing Powder, Forest Branches Embossing Folder


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30 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, Lori! Love that tree and how you used it in your design!

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  2. Beautiful card! The flowers on the tree are outstanding! Such elegant colors!

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  3. Gorgeous card Lori! We were thinking along the same lines! I like your flowers better than mine! :)

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  4. Lori, I love the CAS card you created. You have just the perfect combo of detail. It's GORGEOUS!

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  5. Wowzers Lori! Your card is so pretty with those perfectly placed little flowers. Oh and the pearl centers are brilliant!

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  6. Stunning card Lori!!! The textured background is such a nice touch for you beautiful tree.

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  7. Beautiful, Lori! Love the textured background with your gorgeous tree. So clean and gorgeous!

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  8. This is beautiful! I love that background and the tree is perfect.

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  9. Lori, Beautiful card! The flowers on the tree are gorgeous with the pearl centers!

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  10. Gorgeous, my friend! Love this elegant creation! Beautiful rich colors, all those little bling studded flowers...simply beautiful!

    Hope to see you again soon on Skype!

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  11. Ooooh, stunning, Lori! Love the textured background and elegant look!

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  12. oh my! love your tree and those perfect little flowers - beautiful card for any occasion!

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  13. Lori!! this is WONDERFUL!! I love how clean and elegant it is and the embossing is perfect!

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  14. Gloriously simple design but oh, so effective!

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  15. Lori- Your CAS is fabulous. Love that tree too. You did the inspiration photo proud!

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  16. Love the tree and the twig embossing folder and the ribbon matches perfectly!!!

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  17. Love the wine colour. Doncha just love the forest branches embossing folder? Funny, cause that's the first thing that came to mind when I looked at the sketch!! Gorgeous card!!!

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  18. Adore the pearls on the leaves!! What a creator you are...you capture just what you felt about the inspiration piece! I felt it, too when I saw what you did.
    Hugs,
    Sharon

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  19. You can never go wrong with the Giving Tree set. It looks so beautiful every time I see it. I really like the detail in your blossoms.

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  20. I love the giving tree stamp set and you really thought out of the box, I love it.

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  21. I really like the tree. The whole card is lovely.

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  22. This is really lovely, Lori! The colors are stunning and I love the pearls on the little flowers. Beautifully done!

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  23. So simple, yet so elegant- I love it!

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  24. Love the colors and simplicity

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  25. very pretty - love the pearls.
    Sandra ltb

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