Monday, April 04, 2011

BBB-09 - Spring Colors!



Good morning, and welcome to the Bring Back Beautiful challenge for april!
Soft shades that remind us of spring flowers sprouting from the ground - these shades are the focus of this month's BBB challenge! The color choice is yours!Link your Bring Back Beauty Challenge card here to enter.

If you upload to SCS, please use the keyword BBB09. You have until April 30th to enter. As we unveil our challenge for next month, we’ll share our True Beauties – those card makers who wowed us with this challenge! Winners will be featured on the Flourishes Blog and will receive a True Beauty blog button to display proudly on their blog!





For my sample I used the beautiful Cherry blossoms stamp set. I watercolored it with Distress Inks. Spring isn`t quite here yet, but looking at these cherry blossoms makes me long even more! Be sure to get some more spring-inspiration here:

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Laura

Thanks so much for stopping by!

32 comments:

KarinsArtScrap said...

yvonne this is simply beautiful.

greetings karin

Donalda said...

Oh hon !!! This is just gorgeous dear. Hugs

Beate said...

Wow! Absolutely beautiful!
Hugs and smiles

cdjcape521 said...

I love your work, it's so beautiful! Thank you so much for another outstanding card!
Cheri Johnston

Karen W said...

Beautiful card!!

seamom said...

WOW! Very nice! Beautifully colored, and I love the different size.

Elli p.´s Stempelvitrine said...

Your card looks fabulous !
hugs Sabine

Kirsten Aune said...

Åååååh - så lekkert. Får aldri nok av disse nydelige, elegante kunstverkene dine, Yvonne!! De er virkelig i en klasse for seg!!

Ha en fantastisk dag og ei strålende uke!
God klem fra Kirsten

Riet said...

What a wonderful card Yvonne,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

ellabella said...

Stunning card Yvonne and love this image and you have coloured it to perfection, love your cards they are so inspiring to me.

Marja's Stamp Addiction said...

Gorgeous your card Yvonne. I love theGr blossom and the colours.
Gr. Marja

Sheree said...

Gorgeous!! Love your card Yvonne!
Your colouring is perfect and love your dp's! Great ribbon too!

Betty Wright said...

Gorgeous, Yvonne! The colors and coloring are so beautifully done! Lovely card!

Heather Jensen said...

Beautiful coloring of the Cherry Blossoms. They look so real. :)
Hugs~

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

I just knew you'd do something gorgeous!!! :) Your colouring is just amazing, the paper piercing is a simple yet elegant touch and love the ribbon treatment!!! :)

Dawn B. said...

Yvonne this is gorgeous.. I love the way you used your ribbon.. What a beautiful job...

Silke Ledlow said...

Yvonne, this is so soft and elegant! What a beautiful card my friend! Hugs ~S~

velta said...

This image is stunning, but you really set it apart with your coloring Yvonne! Could not be more perfect! Elegant touches with your embellishments just adds to the charm !

Shannon White said...

Wow, I love your card! It's so elegant and pretty! 8-)

Princess Scrapper Stamper said...

Simply GORGEOUS!! I love it... every detail is perfection, tfs!!!

Hugs
Heather Prince
aka: Princessheather

Amanda said...

Oh Yvonne, I love your card! Words cannot say how much I respect your artistry!! I look forward to each and every BBB to see what you create! Your cards inspire me!! :)

America said...

Oh What a beauty! Love the elegance of the florals that are colored to perfection and that beautiful satin ribbon with that fab slide. AWESOME work Yvonne. Hope you are doing great sweet friend! :)

Corine van der Zee said...

Stunning!!!!! So beautiful and elegant!

Hugs, Corine

Melisa Waldorf said...

So soft and beautiful! And I LOVE your ribbon treatment! I hope you are doing well Yvonne. Have a blessed week!

Glenda Damm said...

Really loved the brown flower coloring but cannot figure out how you used the distress inks to color with in such detail - with a brush? Thanks! Truly beautiful!

Leslie Miller said...

Exquisite! Such gorgeous coloring, and love what you did with the ribbon. Beautiful image choice for your spring card. You're such an artist, Yvonne!

Sue from Oregon said...

I so live around a ton of real cherry trees and the blossoms are everywhere...!! Lovely!

Susan (rainy) said...

Oh my gosh is this ever gorgeous! An absolutely stunning design.

Julie Koerber said...

Oh my gosh Yvonne... this card is just too pretty for words! Love the way you colored up these blossoms and that fabulous ribbon and hardware! Too pretty!

Karen W said...

Upload by April 30? Your card is gorgeous, I love that stamp but you may want to check your writing and change it for May.

Jan Marie said...

Just beautiful Yvonne....as always a beauty from you.
Jan Marie
Flourishes

melody said...

WOW...what a STUNNING card! xoxox