Delightful Dahlia Trio


A pretty trio using the Delightful Dahlia set and die. My 1st card was the Orange Zest "Just Because." After I had completed this card I felt like the V-8 commercial. "Knock myself in the head" I should have used the Picnic Plaid impression plate!!!!!

So . . . "For a Gracious Hostess" included the impression plate. It really adds that extra touch for a great looking card. I really liked using the Vintage Frames dotted frame inside the labels one to add impact to the sentiment.

 
My inspiration for these cards came from one Dawn McVey had created which I can't find on her blog now and Sue Ann's card here. Using the rickrack die to create a larger border piece.

I love how inspiration is just a click away at all times.


I'm on the countdown for my son's graduation next Friday! I ordered the cake, bought a new dress/shoes, made thank you cards, and the list goes on!

Hope you are having a wonderful week! ~Rhonda

Supplies used:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink - Delightful Dahlia, Mega Mixed Messages,
Paper: Papertrey Ink - Kraft, Select White, New Leaf; Pattern paper from stash
Ink: Papertrey Ink - Orange Zest, Aqua Mist; SU - Real Red; Versamark; Memento- Rich Cocoa
Other: Papertrey Ink - Delightful Dahlia die, rick rack die, small scallop die, picnic plaid impression plate; Spellbinders - Label One die 


13 comments:

  1. Perfect cards and a perfect post .... I feel super blond today with the MB ..........

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  2. j'adore c'est vitaminé et coloré à souhait, bravo

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  3. OMGosh, Rhonda! I love all your dahlias! Such happy colors!

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  4. Rhonda, what a great set of Dahlia cards. I love the colors and the patterned paper.

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  5. Great cards with great coloring. Love those Dahlias!

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  6. Love the new look of your blog and chuckled when reading the About You spot. Pretty cards! Love how you have colored the dahlias.

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  7. Wow!! So beautiful. I love the dimension that your coloring gives to the flowers. Bright cheery colors, too!

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  8. Nice job on all of them. I am loving those Dahlia too. Congratulations to your son! I bet it feels great to know you helped him there too!

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  9. And what a delightful trio indeed! I'd find it hard to pick a fave but those polka dots on the last one really make me smile :D
    Hope you get organised without too much stress! Congrats to your son too!
    Aimes
    x

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  10. Love all these fabulous dahlias--such pretty colors! Congrats to your son too--wishing you all a wonderful graduation celebration!

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  11. Nice trio! I love the bright colors. The plaid is fantastic as well.

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  12. You've been doing a lot of coloring, looks great, you're realy getting th eshading down!

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