Friday, March 4, 2016

Friday Flashback: Bella's Bloom

Happy Friday and welcome to the Friday Flashback!  This week's stamp set is a super-cute little set called Bella's Bloom

Also features All Holidays

Here's a quick 5-minute CAS card...

Also features Hugs & Wishes, Bella Toile

And something a little more involved, and then the archives were empty.  So here is my new Bella's Bloom creation:


It's more on the CAS side again but I like it.  I used this week's Color Throwdown:


I interpreted the color swatches as Melon Mambo, Lost Lagoon, and Basic Black.  It reminds me of a lot of the cross stitch patterns I have from Stoney Creek, it seems like their color of choice for the leaves and stems on roses is always more in the blue-green area rather than straight green.

I also used this week's Retro Rubber Challenge:


I got Bella's Bloom when it debuted in the fall of 2008, so it's 7 1/2 years old, and I've had Curly Cute probably since 2010 or 2011, so both of my stamp sets for today are suitably retro for this challenge.

See you here tomorrow for another baby book layout!

Supplies, last card only:
Stamps:  Bella's Bloom, Curly Cute
Ink:  Melon Mambo, Lost Lagoon, Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper:  Melon Mambo, Basic Black, Shimmery White
Accessories:  Brights Candy Dot

9 comments:

Maria A. said...

Hello Christy: I love this line of pretty flowers and the way you placed them on your panel, I love that sentiment too, I have it and I use it all the time, it's from the 2010-2011 SU catalog, all of the stamps in this set are so pretty.
Thank you so much for playing along with The Retro Rubber Challenge this week, we love it when we see your beautiful cards in the gallery.

Maria Rodriguez.

CCsMom said...

How sweet! I LOVE that. The stamp (both, really) are super cute. LOVE IT!!!

Debbie Mageed said...

Super cute interpretation of the sketch! I love the colors you chose and the sentiment is perfect for these pretty flowers! Thank you for playing along with Retro Rubber and hope you will join us again soon.

Neva Cole said...

What a great CAS card and use of our sketch. Awesome idea to flip the images over! So glad you joined us and played along with us at Retro Rubber!

Katy McGloin said...

What a great card combining the two challenges... love the flipped flowers alternating with the others. Well done with the lining up of the images as well as the coloration. I believe I have both of these stamp sets and will have to dig them out to CASE your card. Thanks for sharing with Retro Rubber this week!

Wanda Cullen said...

Lovely CAS design to highlight the throwdown colors! Thanks for playing along with us this week!

Vickie Z said...

Great CAS card!! Sweet flowers. So glad you joined us at CTD!!

Claire Grantham said...

Great CAS card and a perfect match to the sketch, the flowers are really pretty. Thanks for joining us this time at Retro Rubber. Claire DT

Jane Knudsen said...

I adore the cleverness (is that a word?) of this card - with those upside down flowers. Love the CAS. And I think I think I need that stamp! Beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with Retro Rubber!