Wednesday, September 9, 2009

say it in flowers (& fonts!)

when i found out from my lovely blogging friend jana that this week's theme (#23!) over at opus gluei is "say it in flowers" obviously i was excited...because as you know, the only thing i like more than glitter is flowers! ok, and a nice bit of cake...preferably chocolate. oh yeah, and daniel craig...attired in tiny swim trunks...mmmmmmmm...

oof! lemme start again.

when i found out that this week's challenge was "say it in flowers" of course i was excited...because as you know, the only thing i like on a card more than glitter is flowers! (phew!)

but then, there's no reason i can't have glitter *ON* my flowers, now is there??!

(wooden stamper and font: justrite; glossy black cardstock: ranger; patterned paper: hambly, basic grey, adrienne looman for prima; inks: colorbox; pens: zig & tombow; glitter glue & tiny pink gems: michaels; adhesives: tombow mono runner, 3m foam tape)

while i was playing, i decided to test drive one of my new stampers: see, the rather lovely people at justrite were gracious enough to let the caardvarks try out some of their awesome products! i chose a very cool christmas stamp ensemble (which i hope to show off later this week.) and also this neat 2 3/8" stamper on which you can place an image in the center and use the included font set to make a custom phrase around the outside! in this case, i only used the phrase part, to go with my flower, but later this week i'll be posting some ideas that use the center's image, as well.

speaking of stamping custom phrases, have you seen justrite's font sets??! it must be said, they are EXTREMELY cool! so cool, in fact, that they will be the stars of their very own mega blog hop later this month. see?

...and yes, before you ask, i will be taking part...because you know how i feel about alphabet stamps!!!

ciao for now, darlings! ♥


  1. ooh so adorable! I love glitter. I love hibiscus flowers its like the best of both worlds! Very cute Lauren. I've never seen that card blog before. Very neat. Can't wait to see your Christmas card later this week.

  2. Seems that you and i have more in common than our years. I Luuurrrv bling, bring it on, flowers can never have too many, and i agree, no reason not to have the bling on your flowers. found you on my blog, please follow, would love to be friends.

  3. excellent card sista....LOVE it!

  4. ♥I love the combination of the flower with animal print...wowzer!

    You are already rockin' those Just Rite stamps!

    (-: Heidi

  5. What a unique and fun it!...that flower just pops!

  6. Love this! Fabulous card, Lauren!!!

  7. I LOVE YOUR WORK!!! This is a fun card and you think that the Opus Gluei isn't all about the bling? C'mon, I love that glitter on the flower! Thanks for playing with us!

  8. Very nice and inspiring cards.
    Great Job!


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