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Sunday, 2 May 2010

PFP with handmade flowers



As I said in my blog candy post, which is hopefully sticking to the top of my posts, I've been using these stunning papers from the Papermania Rose set - they make my mouth water and so nearly didn't include them with my candy so I could keep a set just to stroke!!!  However, I resisted temptation (that's a rarity!) and they are part of the package.  I'm definitely in pretty mode at the moment and this is my card for the Passion for Promarker challenge, no 49, this week which is a sketch with the extra option of hand made flowers.
I made mine with my SU scalloped circle punch which I layered up and then spritzed with Irridescent Gold Glimmer Mist.  I've seen several tutorials for these round and about but couldn't find one to follow, so winged it a bit and added a pearl brad in the centre instead of more paper!!  I then used another SU flower punch for the leaf base.
And, I have to say, I rather like them!!  Image is coloured with the old faithful PMs, and I used Old Paper Distress ink on all my edging. The ribbon I bought years ago at a boot fair, ( lots of it!) when I wasn't making cards but knew it was a bargain and couldn't leave it behind!

It's been a miserable, cold day here, thank goodness for the Bank Holiday tomorrow - enjoy it and lets hope it's a nicer day.
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14 comments:

joey said...

I love this card Julie, gorgeous Tilda and those flowers are beautiful. Joey.xxx

Crafty Chris said...

OH WOW stunning I just love those papers and Tilda is just gorgeous, beautiful colours and flowers.
Christine x

Dena said...

ha ha! Julie! That is how I feel about those papers too! They are just so pretty and go so well with Magnolias don't they?!!!
Your card is sooooo very gorgeous!!! Love her rosey colored dress and the pretty flowers you made and that ribbon is just a gorgeous topper!!
As you can see.....I love it!!
Hugs, Dena

Michele said...

Gorgeous card Julie. Love the way you've coloured the image and the flowers also. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

coops said...

wow!!!! this is absolutely stunning.i just love your tilda and your papers and colours and layout are just fantastic.love your flowers.luv coops.xx

The Crafty Den said...

What a pretty card. Love the cute image and your flowers are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

Sandra said...

Wow! you've just knocked my socks off with this card.... it's amazing! I love it! You have so much talent.
Hugs
Sandra x

Eisbärin said...

Beautiful card, Julie! So many gorgeous details, I can't pick what I like best! And our handmade flowers are stunning!
Love and hugs,
Alex

Hilde Larsen aka. Tindaloo said...

gorgeous card & colors! and that flower is really awesome :)

kay said...

totally gorgeous,x

Tara said...

Love the card Julie, such a sweet Tilda image and yes, those papers are totally delish too!
Hugs Tara xx

gina g said...

Hiya hunny this is so pretty, i love it. luv gina xx

weewiccababe said...

wow Julie, stunning colouring as always and such a pretty card
thanks for joining us at pfp this week and good luck
Debbi
xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Sorry about the miserable day! Its been 88 degrees here. So I get to enjoy non-stop sunshine but you get to enjoy lotsa crafting and this creation is a real beauty! Gorgeous Tilda, beautifully coloured and those flowers are fab! Love Lesley