New Love


Another VSN card I made this morning. Challenge: Make a card using the new things you love! Everything on the card (except the cardstock and ink) should be new within the past two months or something you’ve been hoarding that you’ve never used before.


Stamps –  These Flourishes Roses arrived here last month. They hadn’t seen ink. I love yellow roses. Another fun find from CHA and available from Flourishes are the Foil Strips from Flower Soft. These thin strips come on a sheet with many, many pieces. You peel and stick to your layer edges for an instant soldered look without the mess. Definitely a new love. The sentiment is from Crafty Secrets, a set called Card Sentiments.  Roses stamped on Shimmery White with Sunshine Yellow Adirondack ink. I smear the ink with my fingertip just a bit after stamping to lightly color the petals of the flowers. Then each rose is accented with a clear Spica glitter pen for a little extra shimmer.

More to come…the party continues over at Splitcoast. Lots of card making today.

9 responses to “New Love

  1. wow…this is absolutely gorgeous. Love the colors and layout. 🙂

  2. Your roses are beautiful, and I love the pearls, and the “soldered” edges!!

  3. A beautiful card, and thanks for sharing your techniques

  4. Lori, your roses are Gorgeous!! My husband gave me a dozen yellow roses for Valentine’s Day… I love yellow roses too!!

    That edging is so beautiful – I’m going to have to watch for that so I can get that soon! Beautiful card!

  5. Love that stamp and those foil edges are wonderful. I love how you popped those roses for depth and the pearls are the perfect touch. Hard to beat pearls and roses for class!

  6. Love your card! I’d seen the foil but couldn’t figure out what it was — now I HAVE TO ORDER IT!! Great touch. Would like to know where you purchased the tiny pearls – what size are they?

  7. This is so pretty and I’ve got to check out those foil strips!

  8. This is so pretty!!! I love the clean, fresh look of yellow and white and the roses are beautiful!!! I have never seen that foil before – how COOL is that??!!! Thanks for commenting on my blog because it led me to yours!! 🙂

  9. Oooohh… I’ve never seen these foil strips… just fabulous. And your roses are GORGEOUS! Reminds me of the yellow roses hubby got me for V day… sigh… they’re dead now, but still in the middle of my kitchen table.
    Have a great week, my friend!

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