Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Winter Berries

Hello all and welcome to day one of Flourishes sneak peeks for October! The clock is ticking to get those cards and creations done before the holidays hit. We're happy to report Flourishes has a handful of new sets guaranteed to help you shine this Christmas! Our first set is one that delivers an elegant flair!



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Flourishes has taken the beautiful Cotoneaster plant and gave it a holiday flair with this new 4" by 6" set illustrated by Sam Pickard. The long and lean berry spray will add a dash of elegance and pop to all of your holiday cards and creations. We've paired this lovely image with six scripted sentiments crafted by the talented Dina Kowal.


The Design Team created some wonderful creations showing off these beautiful winter berries. While you're hopping and looking at their cards, don't forget to try to figure out....

Mystery Blogger Graphic
Hidden among the Design Team’s blogs today is our Mystery Blogger of the day. Comment on her blog and you could be chosen to win today’s set! The more you comment, the better your chances of winning.

Do you want to win Flourishes' October Release?

  • If you would like a chance at winning all three of our soon-to-be released October sets…you can play in our Christmas with a Twist Challenge – we will have multiple winners there! Deadline for entries is FRIDAY October 11th at 5 PM EST. Check out the link for the official rules!
  • All three of our October sets can be pre-ordered now, even before you see them all! Take advantage our New Release Bundle and get 10% off when you purchase all three sets together in a bundle. This discount will only be available through October 18th, so you have to act fast! 
  • Keep in mind, all of these sets will be live first thing Friday morning in the Flourishes store along with the coordinating cut files for this release. 
  • And, don't forget to come back to the Flourishes Blog Saturday, October 12th for the Winner’s Circle where we’ll announce all of our winners of this weeks’ challenges!

Be sure to stop on by tomorrow when we share a set that will have you longing for those days when the snow starts to fly!

Heather




46 comments:

Diane said...

Beautiful and elegant...a gorgeous card and image!

stampqueen said...

Very pretty and love the glitter on the berries!!

aileen (mum) said...

Beautiful card, love this new stamp and how you have highlighted it.

Barbara said...

Love that gorgeous stem and bright red berries. Beautifully colored and love your design layout. Excited to see the full stamp set.

Ros Crawford said...

This is beautiful ... I love the little banners with the stitching ... it really adds a special touch.

Lynnda said...

Sweet and so pretty !... Love it... hugs..x

Pauline said...

Beautiful, fabulous colouring and shading. Love the little banners - nice touch to finish this off.

loulou said...

Great simple design, with the focus on your wonderful colouring of the beautiful new image.

Cammie said...

Love the simple elegance of the design focusing on the beautiful image.

☼Carolina ArteScrap y ArteSanĂ­a☼ said...

bello! te felicito!

Joan V said...

I love Sam's new image. What a gorgeous card.

Silke Ledlow said...

So pretty Heather!

Tracy said...

This is so pretty, I love the clean look of this card.

jonim52 said...

Love this image and your design is gorgeous!

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

Gorgeous, girl!!! Your coloring is wonderful and I like the little touch of the dp flags in the corner!

Miriam said...

This is stunning Heather!!! Love the simplicity and embellishments!

Becky said...

Wow, Heather, your cards are always awesome. Love these berries and your design.

ChristineCreations said...

The touches of glitter are just right Heather! Perfect zig zag stitching as always too :)

Cheryl said...

This is so pretty, Heather, and I love the glitter on the berries!

Lisa said...

I love red and kraft together, so this card sings to me! Your little banners are a cute addition along with the sparkly berries!

Rea said...

Love your traditional take with this stamp. The little bit of sparkle on the berries and shading of the leaves is perfect. I have some berry branches in bloom like this right outside my door right now. They are so pretty.

Allison Cope Israels said...

What a wonderful card Heather! Love the touch of striped paper in the banner to tie in your red colour. Gorgeous card today!

Julie Koerber said...

Stunning design Heather and I love that pop of glitter you added to make those berries sparkle - truly lovely!

Connie MacFarlane said...

Heather this is so pretty! I love the colours you have used and the great design.

Tosha Leyendekker said...

Your card is absolutely charming Heather!! I love your sparkly red berries and your sweet little banners at the top!! Gorgeous!

Linda Carson said...

Love this delightful CAS beauty!

Makiko Jones said...

Such a pretty Christmas card, Heather! Love the papers of your choice and glitter on the berries. A small detail makes this card even more beautiful!

Lee Ann Barrett said...

What a gorgeous cas card!

Sue D said...

Very pretty. I like your coloring and the little banners with stitching.

Liz Williams said...

Love those two little stitched down banners of patterns.

Nancy said...

Very Pretty card. Simple but yet elegant!!!

Kris B said...

Lovely CAS card! The image is beautiful and your coloring is amazing! TFS

Linda R said...

Another great Christmas card. Love your coloring..

Hugs~

frommycraftroom said...

Lovely card. Gorgeous colouring. TFS.

flourishes said...

Heather is so elegant !It reminds me of the beautiful cards that one can purchase from art galleries (and are so expensive). This set allows stampers to have a beautiful winter holiday card !
Jan Marie
Flourishes.org

Donna Phelan said...

Love the direction you stamped the image in, really packs a WOW! Great coloring and design. Very well done!

Theresa said...

Beautiful and simple card with a lot of punch. Great to see you highlight the great stamp design.

Nana Griffin said...

A very pretty card Heather!

Davi said...

I love your card Heather, there is something very vintage looking about it with the image and simplicity :)

Sue Lelli said...

LOVE the sugary coating on the red berries! FAB coloring, Heather!

Barbara said...

So realistic looking! You did a great job on this card. So simple and yet amazing!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Beautiful, the sparkle is wonderful.

D- said...

Oh this is a wonderful way to use the set. LOVE your card a lot. TFS.
Crafty hugs,
D~
designsbydragonfly.blogspot

Janis said...

Love those sparkly berries!!! This card just screams Christmas!
<3 J

Mary-Anne V said...

Very pretty...really like how you made the image go across the whole card.

Leslie Miller said...

Cotoneaster grows crazy wild here and I never thought of it as a Christmas plant, but it looks just gorgeous for the holiday. A fabulous festive card!

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