Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Pink Poppies and Butterfly Cards

Pink Poppies and Butterflies

I’m not normally drawn to pinks but you might remember the Recollections “Fashionably Chic” paper stack that attacked me at Michaels:

Fashionably Chic Recollections

There are several patterns within each color family  and the pink papers immediately reminded me of two ladies I know. I think the flowers are poppies but Martha and I part ways at gardening so whatever they are, I liked them and chose a couple of coordinating papers from the stack.

Fashionably Chic Pink Florals

Made my cards (5x7) and covered with the coordinating papers. Mounted the floral paper onto some lightweight cardstock and then trimmed around the flowers, spritzed them with Elmer’s spray adhesive, and then a good shake of Recollections extra fine iridescent glitter. 

Pink Poppies Closeup

The swirly embellishment is a Memory Box steel die. The chipboard butterfly is from a package of chipboard shapes I found at Michael’s (20 pieces for $1) by Studio 18.

Chipboard Shapes 

Finished off the cards with coordinating self adhesive rhinestones I had in my stash.

Fortunately  I can deliver these cards  in person because they would cost me more to mail them than to make them.

Recollections Florals

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Michele {The Scrap Shoppe} said...

I love this, Carol! Pink isn't exactly in my color palette either, but I'm loving this card. The dimension is amazing!

Holly Lefevre said...

What a great paper pack to give inspiration for more beautiful cards.

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