Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Sweet William



Today I am using two more Cheery Lynn dies from Joan's Gardens.  The flower is created with the "Sweet William" (D137) die.  The frame and green stem is from one  die, the "Japanese Lace and Flourish Frame" (DL137).  This is a 5.5" square card.  A piece of white card stock was embossed with the Cuttlebug "Swiss Dots" embossing folder then the Japanese Lace frame attached over it.  Both the flower and stem were cut out of white card stock and sponged with Tim Holtz Distress Inks.    Seven flowers were die cut and layered then attached with a brad.  I had a scrap piece of design paper that was mostly blue.  I like the strips in the paper so sponged some purple Distress Ink over it and it turned out just the color I wanted to match the flower.  The flower has both blue and purple sponged on it.  

Joan sent me a spool of ivory seam binding.  I cut a piece long enough to make four loops on each side.  It was placed in my glitter tray and it was sprayed with both blue and purple Distress Inks so it would match my flower.  I dried it with the heat gun.  The bow was tied then a Tim Holtz button was attached in the center.  A stick pin was pushed in behind the button.  A few small purple Dew Drops were added in the corner to complete the card.

All products used on this card can be purchased from Joan's Gardens.

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12 comments:

Patty Sue 2 said...

What a beautiful card! I love sweet williams and this card is no exception

Chrissy said...

So beautiful Selma...My Mum used to love 'Sweet Williams'and our last name was Williams...[a couple of years ago when I was young..lol..]Beautiful.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Anonymous said...

Very beautiful card creation. Love the Japanese Lace and Flourish Frame. It looks awesome. Gotta get that one.
Thanks for sharing your beautiful creations..
hugs
bobbi

Sharon Peele said...

This is gorgeous Selma!! I love your flower!! You do such an awesome job on all of your projects!!

Sheila - Ginger said...

Oh this card is just so beautiful Selma....love the flower (must get that one! ) and love the Japanese lace and flourish frame die (also must get that one! Lol! ) The gorgeous pin and seam binding just make it so complete. I look forward to visiting your blog to see what you come up with evry day and you never stop amazing me. Well done.

Love Sheila xx

GLENDA BROOKS said...

Hope you are continuing to improve with your back issues! Love this flower...I hadn't thought of these in years. Don't you just love the seam binding?

Winnie and Patty said...

This is beautiful Selma! TFS

Anonymous said...

Absolutely Stunning Selma. Thanks for Sharing with us.

Hugs Rita xxx

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Just stunning Selma!! One of my favorite flowers and yours looks so real! AWESOME!!
Hope your back problem is getting better! Keeping you in my prayers! Glad to see you are able to create ... you're always an inspiration! Thanks and take care!

The Other Patti Sue said...

My OH my OH my this is gorgeous! I don't know how you do it but I love how your mind works!

sodell said...

what a work of art!!! and thanks for sharing all the details on what you used, and how you did it. I so appreciate knowing where I can purchase everything, too. You are amazing!!!

Sue W said...

Just perfect as always!

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