Sunday, April 15, 2012

Simple Spring Iris

Brrr!! It almost felt like winter again this week, but is definitely warming up again.  Today was beautiful and loved looking in my back yard at all the flowers blooming.  Especially some giant Irises.  Gorgeous!! 


Today’s card is a very simple card inspired by those irises.  The image is Stained Glass Iris from SparkleN Sprinkle.  It is colored with markers and covered with Starfire glitter, using a strip of Tear-ific tape.  I layered this on a punched yellow border with Impulsive Purple glitter framed by score lines and embossing.  The coordinating purple layer and yellow card base really help to accent the image.  The perfect card for so many different occasions.  For full details on this card go here.

Hugs,







This card is entered in the following challenges:
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #159 – Freebie Week
Everybody Art Challenge #188 – Spring
DYSU #67 – Glitter/Bling
Simon Says Stamps Challenge – April Showers Bring Spring Flowers
Cute Card Thursday Challenge #212 – Spring Flowers
CI Paints Inspired By: Spring
Crafty Creations Challenges #165 - Flower Power
Paper Sundaes Challenge #116 - Anything Goes    

13 comments:

Mary Jo said...

Beautiful! The glitter covering the image is lovely! Thanks for joining us at DYSU.

Katy said...

Wow this is gorgeous! Love that iris! :)

Brenda said...

Simply elegant, Marie!

Catherine said...

Fab card, love the contrast with all the embossing.....

Donna Ellis said...

Very elegant, Marie! Such pretty colors. There is something feminine and classy using the dry embossed white backgrounds. Love your card!

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Very pretty and sparkly. Thanks for playing at TG.

Colleen Dietrich said...

Oh, that shimmering iris is soooo gorgeous, Marie! I spotted the shine right away. Thanks so much for playing with us at Creative Inspirations Paints!

Anita said...

This is so pretty and I love the sparkle! Thank you for joining CI Paints' spring challenge this week.

debby4000 said...

Fabulous card, beautiful floral image and colours.
Thanks for joining us at Everybody Art Challenge.
luv
Debby

craftyb said...

sooo pretty! Love the glitter - really brings the gorgeous flower alive! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenges! bx

April said...

Very pretty, Marie! I love all the glitter and frame!

Hugs, April

Barbara Bruder said...

What a beautiful card. Your Iris looks stunning all glittred up.

shamraiz said...

This is so sweet, love it. Thanks for playing along with us at Inky Impressions Challenges this week. Hugs:>)
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