Flowers in Frame

Hello everyone,

It’s been a while since my last blog post but I have been a little busy lately. On May 17th our beautiful baby Annika was born! Yep, suddenly I am a mom and life is a lot different. Annika is such a sweet baby and gives us a lot of love. We are very proud parents! Between the feeding, diaper changes and all the rest that being a mom involves I managed to create a card today. The weather here in Banff has been so nice lately so I wanted to create a card with lots of flowers and colors for summer. I used the Flowers in Frame Peel-Offs, Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter and the Katie Flourish Frame Edges. A simple card but fun to create!

Flower Rectangle

Coloring Peel-Offs

The technique that I used for coloring the Peel-Offs is the technique that I use a lot here on my blog. I colored on top of the Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter. I like to use Copic markers but any other alcohol marker with a softer tip will work. If you’re new to this technique, watch this video by Els HERE.

Card base

For the card base I used an aqua colored cardstock that I cut 5.5″ x 8.5″, scored at 4.25″ and folded in half. I then cute 2 sets of the Katie Flourish Frame Edges from green cardstock backed with double-sided adhesive. I started with adhering one long edge and then worked my way around the outside frame of the card front. I cut a small piece of pink cardstock for my sentiment and adhered this to the right top corner using foam adhesive.

It was nice to be back in my craft room and be creative. I hope you find some time to be creative too!

Have a nice day!

Joset

SUPPLIES:

Elizabeth Craft Designs
2534 Flowers in Frame 2 Peel-Offs in black
977 Katie Flourish Frame Edges
503 Double Sided Tape Sheet
506 Transparent Double Sided Tape 6mm
641 Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter
802 Fine Pointed Scissors

Other products
Aqua colored cardstock
Green cardstock
Pink cardstock
Die cutting machine
Copic markers (or other alcohol markers)
Foam Adhesive
Trimmer

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Here is a picture of our little bundle of joy! A special thank you for Susan Tierney-Cockburn who created this beautiful quilt and for my mom for the cute outfit and picture 🙂

 

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Oval Accordion Daisies Card

Hello everyone,

Today I would like to share a card that I created using the Accordion Oval Card by Karen Burniston, the Daisies Peel-Offs and two dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs’s latest release, Bunch of Flowers 3 and Flourishes & Branches. Although it was snowing here yesterday in Banff, I felt like creating a bright flowery card for Spring.

Accordion Flowers

1. Cut 2 accordion pages using Accordion Oval Card from cream colored cardstock and ink edges with yellow. Trim the long side tab of one of the pages plus the little tab from the oval on the inside. Also cut the following:

10 flowers from yellow cardstock (I used two different yellows) using Bunch of Flowers 3.

10 flower centers from white cardstock covered with Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter.

4 Flourishes from light green cardstock using Flourishes & Branches.

1 stitched oval from light blue cardstock using 2 accessory dies from Accordion Oval Card.

1 smaller oval from white cardstock covered with Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter using smallest accessory die from Accordion Oval Card. Add Happy Birthday Peel-Off.

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2. Apply a piece of Transparent Double Sided Adhesive to white cardstock large enough to fit the daisies peel-off. Remove release sheet and transfer peel-off to the adhesive using Els’s transfer technique shown in this VIDEO. Add Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter.

3. Color peel-off with Copic markers or other alcohol markers. For the petals I added a little bit of the Y15 Cadmium Yellow and used my blender pen to add some shading. For the leaves I used the YG17 Grass Green and the YG25 Celadon. I blender the two together using my blender pen as well. For the background I used the B41 Powder Blue.

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4. Now it’s time to assemble your accordion card. Karen Burniston has a great YouTube Video that will show your exactly how to assemble your card. See it HERE.

5. To decorate the front and back of my card I used the Oval Flourish Frame Edges. I cut them from light blue cardstock but added some double sided adhesive on the back of my carstock first. I also cut two yellow ovals using the main die from the Accordion Oval Card to cover the little tab on the back. See photo below.

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And here is a picture of the card closed, ready to go in the mail.

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope that you will enjoy creating this card as much as I did! Should you have any questions at all, please feel free to leave a comment.

Happy Crafting!

Joset

SUPPLIES:

Elizabeth Craft Designs
2558 Daisies in Oval Peel-Off in back
397 Happy Birthday Peel-Off in black
772 Accordion Oval Card
777 Oval Flourish Fram Edges
1029 Bunch of Flower 3 (Available soon)
1034 Flourishes & Branches (Available soon)
503 Transparent Double Sided Tape Sheet
506 Transparent Double Sided Tape 6mm
641 Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter
802 Fine Pointed Scissors

Other products
Cream colored cardstock
White cardstock
Yellow cardstock
Light blue cardstock
Light green card stock
Die cutting machine
Copic markers (or other alcohol markers)
Trimmer