Sunday, 17 November 2013

Handmade Paper Doily Flowers and Die Cuts

 

 

Hello Friends!

 

I have a new card for the Aussie My-Besties Challenge today.

 

 

The Theme is Die Cuts and Handmade flowers

 

 



 

This cute little mermaid is a new digi by Sherri Baldy and can be found HERE

I have coloured her with my Promarkers.

 

 

 

My Handmade flowers - I used my Tim Holtz Tattered Florals Die to Cut lots of layers out of paper Doilies. I then coloured them with my Promarkers in the same colours as my Image. Then It was just a matter of layering them up, scrunching them and adding pearl stamens to the centres.

 

 

 

I used some die cuts to add interest to the top and sides of the card, and made a tag that I tied on with pink tulle ribbon, and lace. I added some pearls and cute starfish.

 



 

 

 

I added lots of shells and a type of seaweed that I found on the beach.

Behind the image is some Cheesecloth, lace and mesh ribbon.

This card I am entering in the following:

http://inkychicks.blogspot.co.uk/ - Pearls and Swirls

 

I have a second card as well

 

 

 I am entering this card in the following:

 

 

I love this Fairy Digi she can be found HERE

She is coloured with my Promarkers and I have drawn in a little garden at her feet.

 

 

For my Handmade flowers this time - I made some fabric Yo-Yos and layered them with Black Petaloo Fabric Flowers, a small dyed Doily and a button.

I also used other flowers from my stash and some pretty charms.

 

 

I have used a lot of Die Cuts all over my easel card including the Tim Holtz Butterfly Border.

 

 

 

I enjoyed making my own flowers for this challenge, and I am sure you will too when you join in the challenge!

 

Hugs Julie xox

14 comments:

  1. beautiful cards as always Julie :) I love the seashells you've used on the first one, just gorgeous and so fitting xx

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  2. gorgeous cards and so pleased you popped over to join us at the Hobby House however you have not mentioned your Hobby House product, do hope you will re enter
    Hugs and thank you Kate xx

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  3. Wow these are both gorgeous! Love the seashells and metal charms you've used in the Mermaid Card. Great coloring and fabulous details. Thank you for joining us at Robyn’s Fetish for our "metal" Challenge this week.

    Amy~DT

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  4. Gorgeous cards Julie. Love the handmade flowers on both, beautiful. The shells are gorgeous too. As always, lots to look at and enjoy :)
    Hugs
    x

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  5. Such a fabulous easel card, so pretty with the flowers and that oh so cute image which you have coloured so beautifully. Thank You for sharing with us at Lady Anne's Challenges.
    Love ~ Lady Anne xx

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  6. This is very beautiful. Love the detail on each project. Thank yo for joining Glitter 'n Sparkle.
    Olga DT G'nS

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  7. A very beautiful card, so many details, thanks for playing with us at the Squirrel and the Fox, blessings Hilde

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  8. Both amazing cards! Thanks for playing at Glitter n Sparkle. Good luck. Hope to see you next challenge.

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  9. This Is Amazingly Gorgeous .. Thanxx For Joining Us At Robyn's Fetish Challenge #186 Use Metal Real Or faux.. Good Luck
    Sherry @ Robyn's Fetish DT

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  10. Such lovely details on these stunning cards. I really love the colors and embellishments on the first one.

    Thanks for joining us in our pearl challenge at Creative Card Crew.

    Mari

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  11. Two beautiful cards, Lovely images, colouring and embellies! Thanks for sharing with us at Incy Wincy Designs Challenge this week.
    Hugs,
    Sand GD

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  12. Both such pretty cards. Thank you for playing along at Glitter & Sparkle this week.

    Holly
    xx

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  13. Very beautiful card! I love the colors! So so cute!!! thanks for playing with "Robyn's Fetish Challenge" this week. Good luck. !

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  14. Wow What a beautiful card. Your coloring and color selections are perfect. Thanks so much for joining us at the Creative Card Crew.
    Denise
    CCC-DT

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I am so happy that you have left a comment! I value every one! Hugs Julie xox