Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Flourished Christmas Tree

Flourishes has some of the most elegant stamps, and this tree from the Flourished Christmas set is no exception. I had the idea to use my Nestabilities to cut the largest scalloped square I could for the flat, one-layer base. I used my gold Zig Painty to color the edges of the scallops to match the gold card that I adhered to the base. The tree was stamped with VersaMark, and embossed with Gold Embossing Powder. The ribbon is Gold Organdy, retired from SU. I stamped and embossed the little sentiment you see, but couldn't decide where to place it. In the end...I just left it off. Do you think it's fine without, or not?

Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Flourished Christmas
Card Stock: White PaperTrey Select, Brushed Gold
Ink: VersaMark, Gold Zig Painty
Accessories: Scalloped Square Nestabilities & Big Shot, Corner Rounder punch, Gold Embossing Powder, Gold Organdy ribbon

37 comments:

juliehrr said...

WOW! I think it's quite elegant and stunning! I agree that sometimes, it isn't easy to figure out just where to put a sentiment. And, in some cases, the card is just as beautiful without it. In this instance, I think it's quite breathtaking as it is . . . TFS!

Nancy Riley said...

EXQUISITE!!!!! Unique and original ... gorgous!!!!! WOW! WOW! WOW!!!!!!

sophia landry said...

I love this scallop car!!! It is so pretty and unique with those large scallops. Great job!

Crafty in Calgary said...

This is absolutely beautiful-wow! Nice work!

Melissa said...

Beautiful!

Susie said...

It is very beautiful as is. I'd put the sentiment inside.

Dawn Griffith said...

WOWZIE this is stunning girlie .. I think the greeting should go on .. Love that fancy writting .. was that in that set too? Love the way that G looks and that TREE is soooo gorgous .. WOW
Hugs to you girlie
xoxox
Dawn

chelemom said...

Stunning Rose Ann!!! I don't think you need the sentiment on the outside of the card. I love it just the way it is!

Jackie W. said...

Beautiful!! Love it just the way it is! So elegant!

Dawn Easton said...

Oh my goodness! Absolutely STUNNING! This card is GORGEOUS!!! Such an elegant feel to it. That tree is superb! WOW! I think the card looks great without the sentiment but it's such a pretty sentiment with the fancy G! Sorry I'm no help, I'm too busy oohhhhhhing and awwwwing over this!! LOL
Have a fantastic day!
Hugs
Dawn

Flossie's Follies said...

WOW, elegant, it is so beautiful. Love it just the way it is, no sentiment needed.

Angie said...

What a beautiful card!! Sooo elegant, I love it!! I think it's fine you left the greeting off. Have a good day!

Lindsey (jacksonbelle) said...

OOOh sooo pretty and elegant! I think it's fine without the sentiment! Great job!

Well Said Cards said...

Beautiful card! I love the scalloped edges. I think it looks wonderful without the seintiment.

joslyn said...

love how you colored the edges gold. this is a beautiful one!

beate said...

Rose Ann, it's absolutely stunning! I don't think it needs a sentiment. Gorgeous card!!!
Hugs!

Catherine said...

Absolutely beautiful! Beate, I can see the sentiment ready to be placed =)

ஐ*Beatriz Jennings*ஐ said...

very nice! :)

Kelly said...

Very pretty, and elegant, card!

My Paper World said...

Wow! So very beautififul and elegant!

Bluemoon said...

Very Stunning Gold Tree, and cute snowmen cards too. Luv them all. Did you use a white copic marker to colour the 5 snowmen? Excellent cards, tfs.

Taylor said...

WOW!!!!! It is beyond beautiful!! I like it without the sentiment, so that all the focus is on that stunning tree. Excellent card!

Heidi said...

This is gorgeous! I love the softness of the gold and white!

Meridith Anne said...

This is gorgeous Rose Ann! I'm going to have to get some of those Flourishes stamps!

Jan Hunnicutt said...

This card is stunning! I don't think there's anywhere to put the sentiment.

Joan B said...

I think this is lovely. Also, the sentiment would be fine added, but it is really nice just the way it is. Love the two tone white and gold look. I think that goes particularly well with this ornate tree. Great job!!!

Angel Wilde said...

It's beautiful just as is! I love it. If you decided you wanted to add the sentiment, what about dangling it from the ribbon with a piece of thin gold string or cord? Like a little tag? Just a thought....

Bethany Paull said...

Oh my GOODNESS! You go Rose Ann! This is gorgeous!

Deborah said...

Oh my goodness! Elegance at its finest! I just today ordered this set and Peace set too! Deb

Theresa said...

SMASHING!!! The inside is a good place for a sentiment! hehehe

Rochelle W said...

GORGEOUS!!

Corie said...

This is just so elegant!

Lauren (mytime) said...

I cannot wait for my nestabilities set to come in! Love the elegance this has :D

Heather P. said...

Oh wow, this is AMAZING!!

Deb said...

this card is absolutely stunning, it doesn't need a greeting it is just perfect as it is, I love it!

Leslie Miller said...

Gasp! This is gorgeous! Heck, put the greeting inside. You've finished the front so beautifully, it needs not another single thing!

Nancy Grant said...

Oh yeah this is fine just how it is! AMAZING!!!!

:-)