Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Joan's Gardens Weekly Challenge


It is time for a new challenge at Joan's Garden.. This week the challenge is to create a card with:
  • Framed lattice background
  • Any type of flowers
  • A bird
  • A vertical greeting

 I used some new dies from both Cheery Lynn and Memory Box to create this card.  The flowers are Petunias created with the new Build A Flower #2 set.  I shaped 5 of the large flower petals and glued them on the large 5-point flower base.  I used two different stamens from the BAF #2 Embellishment die cut set for the center of the flowers.  The small leaves are from the Cheery Lynn "Flourish Leaf Strip".  The pretty little vine is one of the new Memory Box vines called "Flutter Vine".  It makes a pretty filler behind your flowers.  

For the frame I die cut the Cherry Lynn "Lattice #2" and framed it with the Cheery Lynn "Victoria Garden Doily Frame".   The design paper is from the new Memory Box "Viola" paper pack.  The hummingbird is new from Cheery Lynn; it is so realistic because the wing and tail actually have feathers cut in them.  You can even pull the wing out a little to make it dimensional.  This is the most realistic die cut hummingbird I have ever seen.  I sometimes need sentiments that are vertical so I am loving using the new Memory Box Alphabet dies.  Joan has three different alphabets you can choose from.  

I hope you will join us this week in our challenge. 

Cheery Lynn Lattice #2 (FRM115)
Cheery Lynn Victoria Garden Doily Frame (FRM128)
Cheery Lynn Build A Flower #2 (B187)
Cheery Lynn Build A Flower Embellishments #2 (B188)
Cheery Lynn Hummingbird (B193)
Cheery Lynn Flourish Leaf Strip (B178)
Memory Box "Flutter Vine" (98334)
Memory Box Classic Upper Alphabet Set (98361)
Memory Box Classic Lower Alphabet Set (98360)
Memory Box "Viola" Design Paper Pack


7 comments:

Edilza Teixeira said...

Oi Selma!!!

Seu cartão fantástico!!! Amei as cores!!! Uma harmonia perfeita!!!

Beijos

Sheila - Ginger said...

Another very beautiful card Selma along with another fabulous flower.

Love Sheila xx

Glenda said...

Well now you have gone and done it again! I just sent email to Joan for the bird die! Girl you are killing me! Love the card, as always your flowers are amazing!

Francie (Montreal) said...

Just gorgeous! Love everything about this card - colour, design, flowers & related, everything.

Anonymous said...

Dear selma it is the most beautiful card. Enjoy your day summer is creeping up upon us so today I will be outside.
Greetings from Cape Town -Pat.

Anonymous said...

boy aren't the build a flowers awesome and now that humming bird, got to have that one too. you sure did a good job on this card.. that humming bird though.. wow! have a good day..love Joyce

Sue M said...

Beautiful card! Love the humming bird shading & the flowers. Thanks for sharing your talent.

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