Tuesday, 21 July 2009

Distressing circle flowers

Everyone’s making these distressed circle flowers lately so I thought I’d better have a go, even though I’m not sure if like them or not. Well, put it this way, I like other people's better than my efforts!

After all that fiddling with circle punches, distressing and layering, I thought I’d better keep the rest of the card simple and just sponged chalk around the edges of the Very Vanilla background, which I layered onto Bravo Burgundy and Kraft.

The Brocade Blue Grosgrain Ribbon is 5/8” wide but, as there is already so much distressing on this card, I thought the fraying wouldn’t matter if I cut it in half lengthways to make this narrow flag.

Stamps: Fresh Cuts
Cardstock: Kraft, Bravo Burgundy, Handsome Hunter, Night of Navy, Ballet Blue
Ink: Bravo Burgundy
Accessories: 5/8” Grosgrain Ribbon - Brocade Blue, Rich Regals buttons, Boho Blossoms punch, 1 3/8” circle punch, 1 ¼” circle punch, 1” circle punch. Stampin’ Pastels

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  1. This card is beautiful, I love the circle flowers - I think i may have a go at them myself!!
    Cant wait to see what you'll be creating for tomorrow.
    Thanks Ju

  2. Love this card, really simple yet so effective. Haven't had a go at making these flowers yet, but yours look great

    Jan x

  3. Nice - I like the colour combo. CC

  4. May just have to have another go it's ages since I made some I think there are really good in place of flowers on male cards

    Love Dawn xx


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