Sunday, May 27, 2012

Floral Card

Hope you are having a great weekend.  Tomorrow we are having a cookout at our house with family and friends. I still have some flowers and herbs on my deck I need to get planted today, but I am waiting for it to warm up then will be spending my afternoon outdoors.  

For this card I started by using the Marianne (DS0912) embossing folder to emboss a 5.5" x 6" piece of white card stock.  I centered the embossing folder in the middle then used a Swiss  Dots embossing folder to add additional dots to the two sides so it would be completely covered with embossing.  A piece of purple card stock was attached to the back to show through the cut out portions of the embossed design.

A rose was created using the PunchBunch "Begonia" Petals punch (tutorial here). I used a daisy punch and small blossoms punch to create the additional flowers.  Behind the rose I added a couple of the Cheery Lynn "Tropical Flourishes", the new "Princess Tree" for additional leaves, and some of the new Marianne "Anja" leaves.  Small white Kaiser Craft pearls were added to the center of the purple flowers and stamens from the new Cheery Lynn "Build A Flower" were layered, shaped, and added to the center of each daisy.  A few Martha Stewart "Branches" were also added. Up in the right hand corner I added one of the Cheery Lynn Lace Corners.


Marianne Design (DS0912) embossing folder
Cheery Lynn "Lace Corner Deco B" (B162)
Cheery Lynn "Build A Flower #1" (B181)
Cheery Lynn "Tropial Flourishes" (B127)
Cheery Lynn "Princess Tree" (B180)
Marianne Design "Anja Leaves" (LR0227 and LR0228)
Kaiser Craft White Pearls  


Cottage Crafter said...

I love your style lady!! Gorgeous cards!!!

Edilza Teixeira said...

Oi Selma !!!

Belíssimo cartão !!! Parabéns !!!


Nan G said...

Wow stunning! What did you use to make the dew drops on the rose petals?

Jo said...

Wow, this is stunning. I love it.

Jo :)

Anneke klerks said...

beautyfull card
greet anneke

Sheila - Ginger said...

My oh my!! What a stunning card Selma....I love how you use your embossing folders as well as the dies. Just perfect!

Love Sheila xx

Glenda said...

Another gorgeous card. Love the purple peeking through!

Sue W said...

Oh Selma........I love to see your beautiful cards pop into my Reader box!!!! This is just so pretty the embossing as well as your trademark pretty flowers.

Francie (Montreal) said...

You never fail to amaze! I don't know how you come up with so many beautiful designs and do it so often. It's always a delight to look at your creations.

lisa808 said...

Bright, fresh, & beautiful!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful - Pat

The Other Patti Sue said...

This is just gorgeous! So fresh!

Anonymous said...

That is really pretty Selma. I love the color combination.

Lorna Baumann

Bonnie Brown said...

Selma what a beautiful card!! I love all the gorgeous details of your creations!!

Sandy said...

Oh my goodness gracious - this is absolutely gorgeous. I have not seen anything any prettier in a long time. I love it!!

Diane said...

This is so the colors you put together and the rose is gorgeous!!


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