Monday, June 17, 2013

The Craft's Meow June Release Preview Day 1: Beautiful Rose

The Craft's Meow

Here we are at day 1 of The Craft's Meow June release previews!  Today's stamp set is called Beautiful Roses, and it's designed by Nina B.  There are 3 wonderful images (all with roses), and 3 sentiments, too; so appropriate for this month of roses!  

For my first card I chose this Rose spray and colored it like my favorite Peace rose.  It starts out a lovely pale yellow, and gets pink edges as it opens.  I remember this rose in my Grandfather's garden next door.  

TCM Beautiful Rose

I carried through the pink and yellow theme throughout my card, popping my 2 sprays above a tiny pink gingham edged with adhesive paper lace, and then added a yellow grosgrain bow and one of the sentiments.

For my next card I went about as far away in style as I could get.......I chose the circle motif from the set and then based my card on circles:

TCM Beautiful Rose, June

I used a sketch that I had pinned on my Pinterest boards, and papers from Basic Grey and Studio Calico, along with a wood veneer arrow.  

Please visit The Craft's Meow blog to see what my team-mates made for you today, and then leave a comment there by 8:00 PM PDT tonight for a chance to win this set .  And come on back tomorrow for another preview of a June release!

9 comments:

  1. both cards are just beautiful Lin. Love the first one. The roses are so pretty

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  2. Peace roses are my favorite and your card is gorgeous! The second card is perfect - I love the little arrow, what a great idea.

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  3. The roses are beautifully colored Lin! Love that you stepped outside of your box with the fun second card!!

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  4. Love the roses and the banner card!

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  5. I'm not sure that you ever sleep, Lin! How do you do it? These are stunning - flowers are seriously your thing, for sure! Love the delicate feel of the first and the graphic style of the second. You have really demonstrated the versatility of this set.

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  6. You are such a versatile stamper Lin! I love the classic "Lin" style of the first card and the graphic nature of the second!

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  7. Wow Lin, your first card is fabulous! The roses look so pretty coloured in this way and I love the beautiful background for them! Your second card is so fun and colourful - wonderful job on this style!

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