Sunday, January 5, 2014

Beautiful Columbines

We are back home from our family reunion.  Seems like the house is kind of empty now that the tree is down and all the decorations packed away.   December was a very busy month for us,  but now I am looking forward to spending a lot more time designing.  I am looking forward to creating lots of beautiful Spring cards.   One of my favorite new Susan's Garden dies is the Columbine.   Susan's dies are very easy to use to create this beautiful flower.  I have a tutorial on my blog, at this link, for creating these Columbines.

Columbines comes in many colors but my favorite color is this purple and white flower.  I was able to easily duplicate it with the Susan's Garden Columbine dies.

To create this card, I used an older Webster's Pages "Secret Garden" design paper.  The pretty frame for the sentiment is the Memory Box "Tiffany Frame".  I die cut several ovals to place under the frame.  The larger butterfly is the Memory Box "Pippi Butterfly".  I also added some of the butterflies that are from the Memory Box "Butterfly Vine Border".  I liked the size of the butterflies on this border die cut, so just snipped them off the vine and placed them around the frame.

If you are ready to start working on Spring flowers, I know you will have fun creating these beautiful Susan's Garden Columbines. 

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Shirley said...

OMGosh, I went looking for inspiration and here you are!! What a really beautiful creative lovely card!! It belongs in a shadow box!!

Robin said...

What an incredible beautiful card!
I just want to reach down and touch that beautiful Columbine!

Rita said...

What a stunning card Selma. The colours are pure magical and those flowers are so true to life. I need this set from Susan as well, my collection is certainly growing. Received your card. Will write and give you an update. Hugs Rita xxx

Ульяна и Полина said...

Как красиво!!!

Glenda Brooks said...

I have been anxiously waiting for you to return and begin creating again. I'm not disappointed! This is simply stunning. Happy New Year!

Anonymous said...

Very beautiful.


Bonnie Weiss said...

What a breath of fresh air to see one of your floral creations again. Christmas is a wonderful time but after 2+ months of seeing Christmas creations all over blog land, personally I've had my fill. You certainly did not lose your mojo or your special touch Selma ... this is a beauty.

Olga said...

absolutley breathtaking!!!!

Eva Van Buuren said...

Oh Selma, what a wonderful card!
Such a gorgeous flowers!
I love it!
Hugs, Eva.

Anonymous said...

Wow! love this card:-) Columbines are my absolute favorite wild flower...this is so realistic!! Thanks so much for sharing your talent:-)

kunda said...

Your so creative give a natural look to the flowers...awesome..

kunda said...

Your so creative give a natural look to the flowers...awesome..


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