Mar 6, 2017

Mum Blooms

Hi Connie here with you today.

Now I know spring is coming and usually we think of Mums in the Fall but I just got these Memory Box - Magnificent Mum Floral blooms dies and had to use them from the new release. The Memory box - Windswept stems are new too and thought would look great with the mums.


First I cute the mums out of brown cardstock, then I applied them to a piece of paper that I liked the colors but wasn't a heavy pattern to it and loosely cut around them.


Since I only had 3 flowers I decided to cut off one of the stems and add it to the previous set to get the 3 stems I wanted. Dies are so much easier to adapt for our cards than stamping.


I also added a pretty border using the Poppystamps -- Tailored Stitches die and then took my distress inks and added a bit of shading to the borders to give it a bit of a vintage feel to the card.

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Here are the dies used in the card today.


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6 comments:

  1. Such a pretty card Connie! I love the new dies you have used, (more to add to my ever growing wish list!) The flowers just gorgeous, backed with such pretty paper. The vintage border you have created, makes the perfect frame.

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  2. All of these dies are new to me; thank you for sharing your card with them. The mums are beautiful and your card has such a vintage look with the browns and inking.

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  3. What a pretty card! I love the stitched edges. The distress inks really bring them out and showcase the lovely detail. These flowers are gorgeous as well!

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  4. What a fabulous way to use this flower die! Love your overall design! Very eye pleasing! Awesome inspiration Connie ... thanks!

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  5. Oh they are magnificent aren't they! Such beautiful flowers! Pretty sentiment too!

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  6. great card! the flowers are beautiful and it is easier to adapt dies, a cut here and there and the stems are perfect!

    Alicia

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