Saturday, 6 August 2016

Blooms and butterfly

Hello crafters.  Playing around with some dies today.

I love flowers and there's nothing nicer than strolling around the garden admiring nature's floral gorgeousness!  Or adding some flowers to a project :-)

I have to admit I go weak at the knees when I see flowers - real ones or dies - letting me loose in a garden centre, especially if it has a craft shop is very dangerous!!

Nevertheless I have been treating myself to some dies from the lovely Sara Signature range.  I cut up some Hobby House pearl flower strings to attach to the centre of the flowers and the butterfly. It wasn't too painful (lol) and I think these finish off the flowers very nicely.


Items used:

DP: First Edition New Bloom
Dies: Sara Sig. Pretty Petals and In Bloom; Tonic butterfly frame; MD Anja's Vintage Frame (inner die);
Poppystamps Daphne Butterfly
Pearl flowers: Hobby House

Challenges:

Inky Chicks #70 use 5 or more flowers
Lemon Shortbread #21 anything goes
TTCRD anything goes
Crafting with Friends #26 anything goes
Simply Papercraft #34 anything goes
As You Like It   favourite papers - I love so many different brands but if I HAVE to choose then mine are First Edition.  These are the ones I use the most. I love the colour palettes they have and the different finishes within each paper pad : foiling, glitter, linen effect, pearlescent, gloss etc. I look forward to each new release.

Thanks so much for visiting and any comments you care to leave.

Happy crafting

Fatima
xxx


6 comments:

  1. Lovely pastel colours and beautiful die cuts. Thanks for joining AYLI challenge. Elaine

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  2. Pretty card! Thanks so much for participating in our LEMON SHORTBREAD challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!! Have a great crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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  3. pretty card. can see resemblance to a garden here. thank you for sharing it with us at TTCRD and good luck, Theresa DT xx

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  4. pretty card, Thanks for joining in with our challenge at As You Like It,
    hugs Samantha :0)

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  5. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at the challenge of Inky Chicks. DT Veronique

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  6. Wow this is such a delicate design. Thanks for playing at Lemon Shortbread and good luck. Hope to see you back for our new challenge. Bettina DT Member Lemon Shortbread xx

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