Thursday, 6 October 2016

As You Like It Challenge #90 - Favourite Bought or Die Cut Flowers and WHY

Hi Crafters,

This challenge was simple for me to choose my favourite. I love bought flowers and seem to have  rather a large collection! Ooops.
There are so many different types, colours and sizes that I can always find something to fit my project.

...and the reverse...

Here's a closer shot to show the texture

MDF Heart Plaque
Texture Embossing Paste
Tim Holtz Honycombe Stencil
Glass Beads
Gold Acrylic Paint
Docrafts Country Life Decoupage and Papers
All My Memories Metal Word Strip
Prima Flowers
Wild Orchid Craft Flowers
The Ribbon Girl Grosgrain Ribbon

Challenges I'd like to enter:
Inspiration Destination - #106 ATG
Craft Your Passion - #332 ATG
Altered Eclectics - October Challenge
Rhedd's Creative Spirit - October Challenge
Love To Create Challenge - #20 Anything Creative/Mixed Media

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Thanks for popping in today, see you soon,



meg said...

Beautiful plaque Lorraine, the honey colour with the beads looks amazing you can imagine it as the honey being removed fresh from the hive really easily, love the autumnal feel as well

brenda said...

A really pretty heart creation, lovely colours and beautifully decorated with all the lovely flowers, great textures as well Lorraine.

B x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

This is beautiful, reminds me of thanksgiving. Lovely Autumn tones


Beautiful plaque Lorraine thank you for joining us over on
Inspiration Destination
Dianne xx

Barb said...

What a fabulous plaque Lorraine. The texture looks gorgeous and I like the way the background and the image match so well and what a good idea to decorate the back in a honeycomb pattern too. Beautiful! Barbxx

aussie aNNie said...

Wonderful creation and just love all the texture here, the colours and embellies used, awesome work....x

SewPaperPaint said...

This is so very beautiful Lorraine! Wow, the texture is amazing and elements are so beautiful! Hugs, Autumn

Diane said...

Wow Lorrainne so lovely !! Fantasic honeycomb background and all themed so well

hugs Diane xx!!

CraftYourPassion said...

What a fabulous creation.Just love the texture and all the details.Beautifully put together.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
Lisa x

Erika said...

Lorraine loving the texture layering and flowers, what a super project and such a great job.
I have too many flowers here and I never use them now.

Hugs Erika. x

Lori Turner said...

What a gorgeous wall hanging, Lorraine! LOVE all the flowers/details! Have a wonderful week xoxox

Tracy said...

Oh my goodness I love all that honeycomb texture, even the pattern on the back. Beautiful work Lorraine! Hugs!

Gina's Cards said...

Such a stunning creation! The texture is beautiful and I love the gold! The flowers and design are just beautiful.
Gina xx

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine, your textured background is fabulous and your flowers are beautiful.

Elaine Stark said...

Fabulous. Love all your colour and textures. Elaine

coops said...

Wow so stunning Lorraine.Gorgeous image and I love the fantastic honeycomb effect you have created and pretty flowers :D

xx coops xx

cuilliesocks said...

Absolutely stunning wall hanging Lorraine, wonderful design and textures,beautiful blooms to embellishments, Kate x

Carol S. said...

Fab heart hanger and love all the texture and the beautiful flowers. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Jenny L said...

Hi Lorraine,
what a very gorgeously created plaque.
I love all the wonderful textures, and the beautiful flowers also.
So much lovely items to look at with this.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Unknown said...

Oh this is so pretty!! I love bought flowers! And you've showcased so many different ones so well on this!
Lucy x

Karen said...

Oh Lorraine, this is exquisite! I absolutely love glass beads within stencil work and yours turned out spectacular. The colors throughout your project are perfectly dreamy and I love your array of flowers. Stunning work as always, my friend. Thank you for the inspiration. :)

Hugs and blessings,

coldwaters2 said...

WOW Lorraine this is one of the most beautiful plaques I have seen the honeycomb effect you have created looks so real, the embellishments and detail is awesome, excellent project
lorraine x

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous plaque Lorraine love all the texture and embellishments-I have loads of bought flowers and flower dies and hardly use them!
Carol x

Sarah said...

This is wonderful...what amazing texture xx

Anne said...

This is so pretty Lorraine, never need to be asked twice to use flowers!
I love how you've added the texture, and even decorated the back too - gorgeous!

Anne x

Judy McKay said...

Fabulous project. Love the design and the textures. Thank you for joining us at Altered Eclectics this month. Judy DT

Marlies said...

Wauw a gorgeous creation Lorraine. A lovely design in lovely warm colours and I love the texture of the honycomb. Fantasatic! hugs, Marlies

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine, such a beautiful design full of texture and fabulous colours.
Thank you for stopping by my blog and for your kind comments.
Sue xx

Inkypinkydelights said...

This is just stunning! Lovexit! Judy x

Sandra Wright. said...

This is just so pretty. the honey combe effect for the background is lovely..and so are all those gorgeous flowers.
Thank you for joining in with our challenge this month at Rhedd's Creative Spirit...x

Brenda said...

Lorraine, this is beautiful! How do you even get your flowers so perfectly placed? I feel flower impaired after seeing your beauty.

Karen said...

You have no issues with mixed media Lorraine, oh my word, this is so very very stunning! Love every little detail on it and will be pinning it to inspire me xx