Saturday, February 16, 2013

For Someone Special


Today I designed a card using the new butterfly by Joy! Crafts and the small flowers from the Cheery Lynn "Build A Flower #3 Embellishments". 

The background was created by using the Sizzix "Botanicals" embossing folder and rubbing the Tim Holtz "Bundled Sage" Distress Ink Pad over the smooth side of the folder to add color to the background.  The large flower was created with one of the Spellbinders "Bitty Blossoms" dies.  The small leaves are the Cheery Lynn "Flourish Leaf" and the tiny flowers are from the Cheery Lynn "Build A Flower #3 Embellishments" die.  I always love to have very small flowers to add around larger flowers, or even too use just on a vine.   

The doily used behind the flowers is from the Marianne Design (LR0117) die set.  This doily set also include two very pretty leaves.   The sentiment is from the Stampavie (Tina Wenke) "With Love" stamp set.  The Butterfly was die cut and sponged around the edges with a darker pink and attached only at the body.  Along the bottom of the card I added the Memory Box "Latchette Border".  Kaiser Craft pink pearls were added to complete the card.


Sizzix Botanical embossing folder set (657137)
Bundled Sage Distress Ink
Marianne Design doily set (LR0117)
Cheery Lynn "Flourish Leaf Strip" (B178)
Cheery Lynn "Build A Flower #3" embellishments
Spellbinders "Bitty Blossoms" (S5-086)
Kaiser Craft pink pearls
Stampavie (Tina Wenke) "With Love" stamp set
Memory Box "Latchette Border" (98294)
Joy! Crafts "butterfly" (6003/0006)

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7 comments:

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Jan said...

This is a very beautiful card. Great job and thanks for sharing.

Janie Printz said...

Selma, I love your work & want to say how much I appreciate the time you put into these amazing cards. The tutorials are wonderful & so easy to follow. This card is just beautiful.
Janie

Antoinette Voorn said...

Beuatiful card . Love how you used soft colours!

Greetz Antoinette
http://antoinettecreacards.blogspot.nl

Rita said...

What a stunning card Selma. The colours are perfect and I love the butterfly. Hugs Rita xx

Anneke klerks said...

beautyful,very nice card!!!
liefs anneke

Pattyb said...

Gorgeous Card, Selma. I love all of your creations. Especially love the embossed background.
Blessings, Pat

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