Monday, October 25, 2010

Discovering


I discovered something new. Something fun. And produced a lot of objects from learning this new to me technique. Does this ever happen to you?

The Play Date Cafe is celebrating one year of challenges with an absolutely beautiful color combination, and I wanted to make sure I helped celebrate-even though the idea in my head didn't come out exactly as planned. Does this ever happen to you?


Supplies Used:
Cardstock: (Very Vanilla, Blush Blossom) SU
Stamps: (Bannerific, Sophie's Sentiments) Lawn Fawn
Ink: (Antique Linen and Vintage Photo Distress) Ranger, (Pumpkin Pie Pigment) SU
Embellishments: (Rustic Twine) PTI, (Rhinestones) Studio G, (Starfish Glimmer Mist) Tattered Angels
Other: Coffee Filter, (Corner Chomper) WeRMemory Keepers

47 comments:

  1. Wow! Those flowers are GORGEOUS!

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  2. I also agree with Brandi and Ryann... Beyond Gorgeous!!! LOVE this card!

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  3. I keep hearing about these coffee filter flowers but now I'm in love with them. Gorgeous Karen, thanks for pointing the way to the tutorial. What a beautiful card!
    And yes, that happens to me all the time, with varying results :)

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  4. GORGEOUS flowers!! Not sure what you had planned originally, but this sure turned out so beautifully!

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  5. Karen,
    Just beautiful! The roses seem to be climbing up the ropes . . . the golden sparkle is awesome against the pinks of the flowers. Delicious colors! Nice work!
    Hugs!

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  6. Beautiful flowers and lovely design! Glad you played along with us at the PDCC. (And I always have ideas that don't turn out the way I had envisioned.)

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  7. those flowers are awesome. loved them in the last project as well.

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  8. OK, those are made out of coffee filters? wow, oh wow! GORGEOUS!

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  9. This IS a beautiful array of colors Karen. Your coffee filter flowers are stunning. Take your breath away stunning.
    WOW. Just...wow.

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  10. Yes - this absolutely happens to me...love your flowers...and can't wait to see more...I feel like I'm obsessed with Antique Linen Distress Ink right now :)! Happy times!

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  11. Oh so pretty! I can't imagine how what you were envisioning could be better than this. Nothing I create ever comes out just as I planned, it's always a work in progress that shifts and changes just a little along the way!

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  12. Just Stunning like all your other creations! So very elegant too!

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  13. beautiful.... coffee filter flowers... we need a tutorial! ABSOLUTELY STUNNING!

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  14. Gorgeous design, love the splash of orange bling, such a great combo with the pink flowers.. You are such a genius!!!

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  15. Happens to me ALL the time! :) Your flowers are scrumptious!!

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  16. Wow! This is just gorgeous Karen! :)

    I just love learning new techniques...especially when I do it better! lol...:)

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  17. Karen...these little flowers are absolutely wonderful...not sure what you were hoping for, but this is lovely ; )
    Thanks for helping us celebrate in The Cafe for our one year anniversary!

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  18. Beautiful BD card, lovely flower blossoms. Thanks for playing at the PDCC.

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  19. Just stunning, Karen! Love the flowers and the random rhinestones!

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  20. these blooms are just gorgeous.. I love the concept of the stringed blooms.. beautiful :D

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  21. My cards rarely pan out as planned, they just sort of evolve!
    Fabulous card, gorgeous flowers and love the sentiment banner.

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  22. awww.... those flowers are to die for, Karen! LOVE this beautiful card, girl!

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  23. Beautiful card, the flowers are amazing!

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  24. The flowers you have used here are beautiful!! I've seen this done before and now I really want to try it!

    Beautiful card, as always :)

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  25. Gorgeous card. I love those flowers. Lovely, just lovely.

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  26. such gorgeous blooms Karen...your card is simply lovely!

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  27. Another beautiful card, Karen. These flowers are scrumptious!

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  28. love your flowers with the twine and gems:)

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  29. Beautiful card, those flowers are fabulous and that color combo is lovely!

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  30. Wow, this is stunningly fancy, Karen! I love those gorgeous flowers and the way you left the twine ties at the top of the card. I've made a lot of cards that didn't turn out even close to what I planned but I loved them anyway!

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  31. This is such a pretty card! Love those flowers, thanks for sharing the tutorial!

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  32. A beautiful card! The flowers of a delicate color are superb!

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  33. this is so fantastic!!! Love the way you embodied the challenge to perfection.... I have had a different idea floating around my head for those filters- but this is just plain AWESOME!

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  34. Very beautiful, love those flowers!

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  35. Your coffee filter flowers turned out GORGEOUS!!!! This card is an absolutely beautiful take on the inspiration photo and color combo!

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  36. Beautiful card! I just love your coffee filter flowers, they are lovely! Thanks for joining in our anniversary celebrations over at the PDCC!

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  37. GASP! I just love it! I looooooove your style and beautiful talent--you are so amaZING! Please please please send me some of your creative talent! Thanks so much for joining in the fun and playing along with our one year anniversary celebration over at the PDCC:)

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  38. I love this card! such simple objects, twine, paper flowers and rhinestones, come together to make such beauty!

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