Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Flower Swap and Trip

Aloha everyone,
I just want to share with you the flowers I made for a flower swap I joined, started by my friend Linda.  My photography is not great, but can you see the very dainty swirly flourish? I picked up about three of these wonderful dies by Memory Box from A Place In Time.  They're so dainty, I love using them.  Just run them through your Bigshot.   I used crepe paper from Melissa Frances to make the flower and leaves and added glitter and rhinestones.  I used a pearlized cardstock I bought some time ago from Creations Unlimited, to cut out the flourish.  These aren't due until the last week of the month, but I'm going on a trip and have to make sure they get to Linda before I leave.
almost packed and ready to ship

I'm looking forward to visiting my BFF in Texas! I leave this Wednesday (ooh, that's tomorrow), and won't be back until the thirty-first.  Posting will be far and few between when I'm gone.  While visiting in Texas, we're going on a side trip to New Orleans.  So when we're there, I'll be visiting Cindy Adkins of Whimsical Musings.  I can't wait!
Aloha,


11 comments:

  1. Those are lovely! I'm going to feature creative blogs on mine this week, maybe today, and I think I'll include yours!

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  2. I mentioned you in my latest post. I know you're going on a trip, but maybe when you get back you'll have some new followers :-).Have a good time.

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  3. Wayna, Have a nice trip! Love your flowers! TFS!

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  4. These are gorgeous!!! And I love the packaging too. :)
    Hope you have a wonderful time on your trip & share all about it when you return!
    Hugs,
    Zuzu

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  5. I can't believe I have never found your blog before. Please come to my blog and get entered into my giveaway. I am your newest follower, and I love your beautiful flowers and cards. I have to say what got me here was your title on your blog. I am known as Grammy to my grandchildren and therefore I am a Creative Grammy too!

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  6. Girlfriend! These flowers are da bomb! Whoever gets your flowers are gonna be so happy! Maybe our next get together can be a flower making class! You're getting back today/tonight and I hope you had a wonderful trip! xoxo, Linda

    P.S. - Denise is in Texas too!

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  7. I bet you had fun meeting Cindy Adkins! She is an absolute doll! I love visiitng all the crafty girls who create such lovely things. Hugs Anne

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  8. Hi there, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
    http://chelencarter-retiredandlovingit.blogspot.com/

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  9. Hi Grammie!

    Hope you had fun with your friend!

    Just wanted to let you know i gave you an award, check it out
    http://joyofcrafting.blogspot.com/2012/02/im-so-lucky-to-have-met-so-many.html

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  10. The flowers are beautiful, and I hope you have a marvelous time!! Hugs...

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  11. the flowers are so pretty! your friend must be thrilled to get the flowers.

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