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Thursday, 1 June 2017

Floral birthday card


Good Morning all, i hope you are having a good week, especially for those of you amid half term. 

So today I am sharing the second card i made for my Sister in law, this one is for my parents to give her.   Luckily my SIL enjoys colour as much as i do so i dug out one of my favourite My Minds Eye paper pads. 



7x7 white card blank. Turquoise, olive & magenta cardstock to match the colours in the paper.  After matting the paper onto turquoise and gluing to the blank i die cut a frame, topper and birthday sentiment.  Die cutting lots and lots of cornflowers i then built up the flowers, very time consuming, but worth it.  A little butterfly and turquoise pearls to finish. 


Close up of the flowers, each flower has at least 6 layers, but the big one 10 layers with all the 'petals' teased apart to add the frill that real cornflowers have.   I find it therapeutic to sit and make up flowers of an evening in front of the tv.  



A second card I made for the box. 

Items used:
My Minds Eye - Kate & Co 'Cambridge Court' papers
Sue Wilson - cornflower die set
Sizzix Butterflies - 659971
Mama Elephant - union square die set

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Thank you for stopping by and all your comments on my vintage card.  Wishing you a wonderful day. Emma 







19 comments:

  1. Beautiful card and really lovely colours.

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  2. Gorgeous card Emma, love the bright colour flowers beautiful design x

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  3. A lovely bight card Emma, and I love the flowers.
    Pam x

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  4. Lovely card, thank you so much for my beautiful birthday card, so perfect thanks cheers Sue xx

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  5. AnonymousJune 02, 2017

    Simply gorgeous Emma....love the colour combo...Jacqui

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  6. gorgeous card. very striking flowers - both colour and design - worth the effort. Fatima x

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  7. Gorgeous card Emma, love the florals. Sandra x

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  8. AnonymousJune 02, 2017

    beautiful cards Emma katex

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  9. A Gorgeous card Emma and I love the cornflowers.

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  10. wow super colourful card Emma ... love it and ... thank you for stopping by my blog ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

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  11. Beautiful card Emma...love the flowers and the pretty papers...Joolsx

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  12. Beautiful design I love the fab colour combo and brilliant flowers love and hugs Carole x

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  13. These are gorgeous Emma, the flowers are stunning. Love Kirsty. x

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  14. AnonymousJune 11, 2017

    Gorgeous card Emma, love the colours used. Hugs Kathy x

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  15. A beautiful card, fabulous colours!

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  16. Such beautiful colours, a gorgeous creation ... Steph x

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Thank you taking the time to leave a comment. Emma