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Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Fan Fold Flower Card and Wedge Box

Hi Crafters. Before I start packing up my stash for tonight's class I'm having a cuppa and a little look around your blogs, first I thought I'd post some pics of the card and wedge box I'll be doing in my class tonight. Aren't these papers gorgeous? They are from Stampin Up and I only keep these one's for special occasions and as my Mums birthday is coming up soon its the perfect excuse to get them out. I'm sure you've all made these fan fold flowers before, there are loads of tutorials out there if you haven't, the one on the card is using a strip of 12" paper and the one on the box is using two scalloped circle punches, I wanted to show the ladies different ways to achieve the look. I've used a paisley design embossing folder on plain vanilla cardstock and some organza ribbon from my stash. 

Here's a little close up, the Mum sentiment is also from Stampin Up as is the pin. 

These little wedge boxes are so simple to make and perfect for a little gift, think I'll be adding some Thorntons fudge to mine as my Mum is a big fan. 

Well the weather here is still fabulous, not as hot as previous days but the dog looks a lot happier lol, poor thing can't stick the heat, she even started dropping all her toys into her water bowl, think she was worried about them getting too hot. Enjoy your day whatever your doing, catch up with you later. x
I am entering this card into the following challenges:
Party Time Tuesdays ~ Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments ~ Anything Goes
Alphabet Challenge ~ Handmade Flowers
Allsorts Challenge ~ Happy Birthday to  Someone Special


Debs said...

Such an elegant card and a fabulous colour.
Thanks for playing along at Allsorts with us this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Marita said...

Wow, what a gorgeous creation♥. Love it!!!

Thanks for nice comment in my blog♥.

Hugs, Marita

Donna said...

Such an elegant and pretty design Donna, can quite see why these papers are special...they're lush :) Donna ♥ x

pinky said...

Very beautiful and elegant projects Donna, love the fan flower. Holding on to the sun with a kite string at the minute lol.

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments.xxx

Anonymous said...

Wow, Donna!! Such an elegant and beautiful set! Fabulous!

Cazro said...

Thanks for sharing your very elegant card with the handmade flower with us at Alphabet Challenge.We hope to see you again. Caz

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card and box Donna :-)

thanks for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge DT call and Good Luck :-)
Lols x x x

Pia S said...

Your card has such a soft and elegant look. I really like it! The flower is beautiful!

Nicola said...

What an elegant set Donna, I adore the colours, embossing and perfect details!
Thanks for entering our Special Birthday challenge over at Allsorts this week and good luck!
Hugs Nicola xxx

Wendy L said...

What a gorgeous design. xxxx

Bunny said...

This is lovely, thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments and Good luck..

Caz x CS DT

happyglitzygirl said...

This looks so gorgeous, very elegant, love the embossing, thanks for playing with us at the Alphabet Challenge, blessings Hilde

Jacqueline said...

I saw your card on allsorts challenge by the top 5 winners. So congratulations! It is really beautiful and elegant. Well done!

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