Bring on The Flowers

I made two cards for this week's ABC blog challenge and this week's challenge is an easy one.  Simply create a card using flowers.  Your flowers could be your stamped image, designer series paper, embellishment, etc.  With today being the first day of spring I enjoyed making these cards and using some flowers!

I began making this card by stamping my image and I stamped it off first and then I stamped it onto my card stock.  I wanted the image to be lighter so that I could stamp my sentiment over it.  Once I had my image stamped I cut it out using my oval framelits and I cut an oval black layer for behind it.

My background was dry embossed using my honeycomb embossing folder and I decided to dig through my scraps for some dsp to use as banners and I found some from a retired 6x6 paper stack.  I cut them into strips and using my 1" corner punch I notched off the ends.  Then I assembled my card and I added some basic pearls on my flower layer for my embellishment.

Card #8 out of 100 towards my goal of 100 cards in 100 days.

Stamps:  Love & Sympathy, Field Flowers
Card Stock:  White, Black, Sahara Sand, SU Paper Stack DSP (retired)
Ink:  Sahara Sand, Black Stazon
Supplies:  Big Shot, Honeycomb Embossing Folder, Oval Collection Framelits, 1" Square Punch, Basic Pearls
Technique:  2 Step Stampin', Dry Embossing



Here's another flower card I made.  I just stamped the flower stem using old olive ink and then I stamped the flowers using daffodil delight and so saffron ink.  My sentiment was stamped using early espresso and then I added my ribbon and assembled my card, quick and easy. 

Thanks so much for stopping by!  I hope you will come over and play along this week with us at ABC Challenges!

Card #9 out of 100 towards my goal of 100 cards in 100 days.

Stamps: Field Flowers
Card Stock:  White, Daffodil Delight, Early Espresso
Ink:  Daffodil Delight, So Saffron, Old Olive, Early Espresso
Supplies:  Ribbon
Technique:  2 Step Stampin'

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8 comments:

Melina said...

Hey Patty! Your cards are gorgeous! Your first card goes along with this week's Twisted Tuesday challenge. (banners and pearls)....we would love to have you join us! :)

Donna Ellis said...

Very pretty cards, Patty! The first one reminds me of a classic "tailored" appearance - so crisp and pretty. Your happy thoughts card is happy and sweet! Very sweet! hugs, de

Design Originals by KC said...

Patty, I love your cards! The same sentiment looks great on BOTH cards but each card has it's own feel. I have had to detour from paper crafting for a few weeks as I work on home projects but I will be back soon and posting on your challenge blog! Yahoo :) Thanks for always inspiring me with your posts :) Kathi

Becky said...

Both of these are gorgeous! Love the yellow flowers.

:: BlueInks :: said...

I so love the colors on the first card. The layout is great and the embossing stands out. I like how you laid out the image on the second card. Great job!

Danielle Vincent said...

Two very beautiful cards Patty! I really love the first one - so soft and understated - yet gorgeous! Hugs D

Diane said...

Love the cards! Crumb Cake, Basic Black and Whisper White are so lovely together. I popped over from Inkerbelles on FB...so glad to have found your blog! I'll pop in often!

Gemma said...

Stunning cards hun and thank you for popping by mine and leaving such a sweet comment...means a lot!!
hugs and xxx
Gemma