Thursday, October 11, 2012
Today I thought I would create a card in non-traditional colors. For my background, I used the Marianne Design (DS0908) embossing folder. This is a 6"x5.5" card and the folder was placed across just the top portion so I could add the flower arrangement below it. This folder has the perfect frame for my sentiment which is from Cheery Lynn.
The large flower was created with the Heartfelt Creations "Layered Poinsettia" dies. The smaller flowers were die cut using the Marianne Design (LR0142) Poinsettia. The holly was die cut using the new Marianne Design Holly Branch. There are two sizes of holly branches in this package. The tips of the holly were sponged with "Seedless Preserves" Distress Ink and brushed out with the largest Ranger Water Brush to blend the color. Martha Stewart "branches" were tucked in around the arrangement. Kaiser Craft Rhinestones were added to the center of the flowers and to the embossed "berries" in the holly branches.
The corners are from the new Spellbinders "Marvelous Squares" die set. I didn't realize at first that one of the smaller square dies in this set has four corners that die - I thought it was a doily die. I love that you only have to run this die through one time and you get four corners.
Marianne Design embossing folder (DS0908)
Cheery Lynn "Merry Christmas Set" (B186)
Heartfelt Creations "Layered Poinsettia" (Spellbinders) die set
Marianne Design Poinsettia (LRO 142)
Spellbinders "Marvelous Squares" (S4-383)
Seedless Preserves Distress Ink
Ranger Water Brush
Kaiser Craft Rhinestones