Monday, April 22, 2013

Freshly Made Sketches #82 and CCC34 - Handmade Flowers.

Hello dear friends and followers!  Tonight I have a card to share with you that I made for the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #82.  The sketch this week grabbed my attention and I just had to play along.  I made my flower from a used coffee filter (rinsed out and dried) and two sizes of the Scallop circle punch (regular and small).  I was able to make two flowers (one larger and this one) from one filter.  I used my color spritzer tool to add splashes and sprays to the card.  Colors used are from Stampin' Up!:  Red Riding Hood (soon to retire) Crumb Cake and Summer Starfruit.  I wasn't sure if I would like this combo but I already had this embossed panel and ric rac strips sitting on my desk so I thought I'd give it a go.  I like how it turned out.  A pretty quick card to make thanks to the great sketch that inspired me (see below).  I am also entering this card in the Creative Card Crew Challenge #34 - Handmade Flowers. 
Gonna make this a short and sweet post tonight as tomorrow is my hubby and daughter's birthdays and I still need to make their cards.  Nothing like waiting til the last minute - I'm beginning to think that I only operate well under pressure lately :o) 
Thanks so much for stopping by to visit! Til next time... hugs and happy crafting! D


  1. Lovely card. Great colors and a very nice flower. Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.
    Big Hug, Yvonne

  2. I love your homemade flower! And I love the brad you placed in its center. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

  3. This is wonderful! I love your flower and the pop of color from the rick-rack! Glad you joined us this week at FMS!

  4. A lovely card, pretty flower. Great design too. Thank you for entering in Creative Card Crew challenge.
    Lou DT.

  5. Beautiful card! Great sketch and a gorgeous flower. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Creative Card Crew. Hope you have a fabulous day!

    - Jenn DT

  6. I like the look of this card! Great choice of colors and design, and I love your idea of making flowers with used coffee filters! The flower looks absolutely beautiful!


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