Friday, November 7, 2008

Pretty in Pink!

Has it really been almost a week since my last post?! Time flies when you're having fun... being creative! I want to share one of the cards I made using a WOW technique I saw at the San Antonio Regional seminar:

Here's a close-up:

As you can see, there are many glittery layers. I will give you the basic directions for creating the flower.
  1. Make each petal by punching small oval out of card stock and then punch large oval directly over the hole created (you'll need 10 petals (pink pirouette) and 2 leaves (certainly celery). I punched them off centered so one edge is a little wider than the other.
  2. Arrange 5 petals on paper vellum in a circle (overlapping middle edges) and adhere (make 2) and then arrange 2 green ovals (overlapping ends) on vellum for leaves and adhere. I used Mono Multi Adhesive very sparingly.
  3. Carefully put liquid adhesive (Mono Multi or Crystal Effects) on flower parts and sprinkle with Dazzling Diamonds Glitter. Tap off excess and let dry.
  4. Cut around the outside of each of the 3 shapes.
  5. Layer the 2 pink flowers as pictured onto card front (use small bit of glue in center between layers to hold in place), poke small hole in center (I used paper piercing tool) and attach Filigree Brad.
  6. Add a bit of glue on end of leaves and tuck under flower as pictured.
  7. Complete card as desired.

Happy Stampin!


Amanda said...

Gorgeous. It definitely is a WOW! Thanks for giving a great run through on how to make the card.

debinicol said...

Brenda---whoa! This is smashing gal! wonderful pix of a beauty!
thanks for sharing your talents with so many!
Debi Nicol at yahoo dot com

Traci G said...

This is SO cute and thank you so much for sharing the instructions! I can't wait to try this!

Carmen said...

Oh my simply wonderful!!! Absolutely stunning! thanks for the directions I will definately have to makeone!!

Anonymous said...


Those are truly amazing. I'm going to have to clean off my stamping table and try it.


Beedubya said...

VERY cool card, Brenda! I've seen a snowflake made with the tag punches before but this one is a first for me! TFS!

Louise said...

This is truly stunning Brenda. I am definitely going to try this.
Thanks for the inspiration.

Jean said...

Hi Brenda, wow what a great way to use the oval punches!! Thank you so much for sharing and I love using punches so will be trying this very soon!!
BTW I LOVE your work!

Michelle said...

HOW FABULOUS! Great tutorial, thanks so much for sharing!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for sharing your ideas! this is a beautiful technique! your card is beautiful