Hi. Marsha here and I am one of the newbies in the Dies R Us Inspirational Design Team. I am so happy to be a part of these talented women and hope I will be able to inspire you with some of the projects I share.
For my card I used Elizabeth Craft dies. I love how well they cut and wow, do they ever have some wonderful dies. This Marigold Die set is from the Garden Notes Collection.
The flower petal dies are two sizes which allows you to cut and stack as many as you want. I did only two and three layers because I did not want the card too thick for mailing. There are three dies for leaves; one with a stem and two other separate leaves of different sizes.
After cutting all the pieces, I used Copic markers to put color into the center of the flowers.
The next step is to "form" the flowers. There is a great you tube video by Elizabeth Crafts on how to put these flowers together but basically work with each petal, molding them, stacking them, rolling the center and gluing all the parts together. I used two styluses and tweezers to accomplish this.
After assembling the flowers, I arranged them onto an oval cut with one of the ovals that come in the set of Elizabeth Crafts Stitched Ovals, sponging the edge with a bit of yellow and orange ink.
The beautiful embossed paper is from a DCWV Citrus mat stack.
Ribbon is the last of this kind in my stash.
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