Friday, 9 June 2017

Beautiful Blooms

I made this quick birthday card for a friend who loves roses.  I managed to use some card and paper from my snippets mountain so I'm heading into the playground at Pixie's Crafty Workshop.  I'm also entering Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge 'Quick and Easy' and Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.


Card blank: 6" x 6" white silk
Image: Lili of the Valley 'Beautiful Blooms' Art Pad
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities 'Classic Circles Large'  and 'Classic Scalloped Circles Large'
Embossing: Kars tan embossing mat
Snippets: Dark green and white card, Lili of the Valley 'Perfect Pair' and Shabby Shack' paper

I trimmed the green card so it was slightly smaller than the card blank and die cut the scalloped circle from the centre.  I attached the green square to the card blank and then inlaid a scalloped circle cut from white card into the centre (one of Di's tips).  I trimmed the green paper before attaching it to the card. I trimmed a strip of pink paper, layered it onto green card and attached it horizontally across the centre.  I die cut and embossed the pre-coloured Art Pad image before layering it onto the green scalloped die cut circle and attaching it to the centre of the card with Pinflair glue.

Kath x

14 comments:

  1. Super card, Kath, with a lovely image. Well done on using up some of your patterned paper mountain! xx

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  2. Pretty Colour combination and you can't go wrong adding a LOTV image. Hugs Mrs A.

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  3. Such pretty flowers Kath and the shabby chic papers go beautifully and the dark green gives a good contrast. x

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  4. Pretty card, loving your colour combo. Its great to use your up your scraps, I have been on a mission to use mine up recently.
    Thanks for joining us over at PENNY'S.
    Jean xx

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  5. Pretty card with lovely colours!

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  6. Beautiful image and card, love the papers

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  7. Hi Kath, That's so pretty.

    Hope you have a nice day. Sue

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  8. Such a beautiful image on this card Kath, I love the snippets of paper that you've used with it too.

    Sue xx

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  9. Hi Kath, a stunning image and a great card layout for using up snippets, thank you for joining us in Snippets Playground, good luck in the prize draw, have a wonderful week... Megan GD

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  10. What a pretty card!!

    Thanks for joining us @ Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge! Hope to see you back again soon:)

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  11. Such a pretty card Kath, a beautiful topper and lovely papers.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  12. They are indeed beautiful blooms Kath, a lovely card to receive.

    B x

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  13. Lovely elegant card.
    Thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnuts patterned paper challenge. Hope to see you again.
    Catherine x DT

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  14. A very pretty image and lovely papers Kath. A lovely card for your friend. Barbxx

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