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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Hand-made "Prima-like Flower" Card

Hi Everyone!
Yesterday I took a stab at making a "Hand-made Prima-like" flower and I think it turned out pretty cool!
I wanted mine to be a little different so I used Bazzill Swiss Dots paper, some assorted flower punches and the twist is the seam binding that I got from Really Reasonable Ribbon. I died it all with Glimmer mist and added some glitter.
I was hoping that whatever sketch challenge that they posted on Split Coast Stampers today would allow me to use it. 
Guess what...a flower is the focal point of today's SC324 challenge! WoooHooo!
I whipped up my card and here it is. ;)

The stamp is from the "Roses To Die For" set that I illustrated for Clear Dollar Stamps.
The Olive Wrinkled ribbon on the sentiment is also from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

Here is a close-up of my home-made flower.

Would you like to see a tutorial on how to make the flower? If enough people respond "yes" I will try to get one made soon.

Thanks so much for dropping by!

True :D

Card Recipe:
CDS STAMPS USED: "Roses To Die For"
CS/PAPERS: K&Company's SW Spring Blossoms , PaperTrey INK
INK: CDS ~ Red Velvet Cake
ACCENTS/TOOLS: Cuttlebug and Tim Holtz Distressed embossing folder, sewing machine and burgundy and green thread, half pearls, green ribbon, Score tape, Fabritac Glue. Also, Vintage Pearl Brad, white seam binding, Bazzill Swiss Dots, assorted flower punches, Glimmer Mist, and burgundy glitter for the hand-made flower.


Scrapthat said...

Yes, yes, yes! We need a tutorial! :)
Beautiful card...TFS!

paulssandy said...

WOW! That is way better than a Prima. So beautiful and the card goes so prettily (is that a word, lol) with it. We definatley NEED a tutorial!!!

Suzi said...

OMG, True this is a stunning card. Loving your flower so yes please would love to see a tutorial. The stitching and design are gorgeous.
Suzi x

Cheryl said...

Your card is beautiful and the flower stunning! I would LOVE to see a tutorial. Thank you!

CheckerBeads said...

Yes please! It is so cool!

Love the card.


Bonnie - Really Reasonable Ribbon said...

Yes, yes YES, I'd love to see a tutorial!! lol Your flower came out great and the card is just beautiful.

Donna said...

Yes! Yes! I would love to make these flowers. It is beautiful!

Cassie_lu said...

a beautiful flower indeed and I would love to learn how you made it

kurlygirl said...

Yes! I would love to see a tutorial on your flower!!!

Tita Mama said...

Yes, yes, yes!! I love tutorial and it's the best way to learn how to do things!

Priyanka said...

yeeeeeees,so pretty

Mandy said...

Oooo yes please True, this is so beautiful
hugs Mandy xx

Chrissy said...

Stunning flower. a tutorial would be fabulous.Love you card, such pretty colors.

Katrin said...

Very beautifully!

Beautiful Greetings said...

Absolutely gorgeous True! YES, YES, YES...need a tutorial! :)

Gina L said...

You know, I rarely ever make handmade flowers. I'm so lazy like that...I will spend gobs of time coloring images, trying out new folds (I suck at scoring and folding, so this takes forever), and so on, but when it comes to making flowers, I just don't do it. That being said, this flower is so incredibly gorgeous, I think I'd actually give it a try. So, I say "yes" to a tutorial. No, I don't just say it, I scream it!!!

Nati Tristan said...

That is one stunning card!

Andrea said...

I think your flower is not just pretty cool, it is pretty stunning - and your card is gorgeous!
I'd love to see a tutorial for your flower.
Love, Andrea xx

Donna said...

Please! Please! Please! Visiting your blog is always a highlight and a smile!

Dianne said...

Hi Dear Friend, this flower is beautiful as is your card.


JACKIE said...

its stunning hun...yes to a tutorial please :-)...hugs Jackie xx

Katherine said...

Yes, yes YES!! Great job, it is a beautiful flower :) I am always looking for new flower tutorials!

Anonymous said...

Great plan would love to see that! :0)

nantastic said...

Yes, yes, pleeez.

Roos said...

I would LOVE to see a tutorial pleez

CTgirl said...

Beautiful!! A tutorial will be great!!