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Archive for June 1st, 2008

Are you Ready to Meet the new Team?  They are:

            Susan Roberts        Faith Hofrichter        Julie Koerber       

                              Linda Duke        Leslie Miller

That is one great line up of talent from stampland!  Each and every one of these ladies is individually very gifted and talented, but put them together and we will see great things happen.

Leslie Miller, is staying on as the Flourishes Senior Designer.  She start with Flourishes when we first opened our doors almost a year ago.  We are honored to have this very talented lady as a special part of this team.  To celebrate this event she will be giving away some blog candy tomorrow, so visit her blog, Running With Scissors, tomorrow and see what she has in store…You’re gonna like it!

  Get to know these ladies at little better by visiting the Flourishes Newsletter today for their full introductions.

New Set Released Today

To make this day even more special we are releasing a very special set that Marcelly Hawley has drawn for us.  It is a new type of stamp for Flourishes, in being a silhouette and solid type images.  These Spring Ephemeral  Collection 1, give a fresh look to our flower range.  This type of stamps lends itself so a variety of inks and methods of stamping and promises to give your creations an entire new look.

Here is a look at the set Spring Ephemeral  , Collection 1

 

Now isn’t this pretty???

From The Atelier

Want to see what I made with it today???      OK here it is.

   Oh My I really like this set and how this card turned out.  It was a very simple card to make.

So How did you do that you ask…

My “Nesties” circles and scallops did the hardest part of this card….and that wasn’t hard.  I used white cardstock and charcoal grey .  I really like the look of the celery green.  My images were stamped with Hybrid Palette Inks in Charcoal.  I did make a mask of the large flower using the Eclipse tape from Flourishes.  That artist tool is one I can hardly live without anymore.  I keep my mask of the images I make up and store them in the case along with the stamp for future usage.

The rest of the card is very simple.  the card base is Certainly Celery, by SU and is a 5 inch square card.  A strip of white and tiny layer of black make this card pop.  The ribbons are all from Flourishes and I love the fact that all of them in the color family match.  The small black is 3/8″ and is the very same as the 1″ satin ribbon that we carry.  Very Pretty.  The Green organza add a light touch and the polka dot keep this card from being too format.  Of course the sentiment,” Je ‘taime”, “I love you” is wonderful and is from our Open to Love set….yes it is a clean new look of Love!

 

Thanks for stopping in the Atelier today, I ‘m glad you did.

Ciao from the Atelier today….

 

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