Thursday, March 24, 2011

Marigolds

Thought I would enter this card in three different challenges...Die Cuttin' Diva's (gardening cut), The Paper Variety (tic tac toe...use 2+ flowers, spring colors and scallops) and CropStop (use lace, real or paper).

I thought the potted marigolds would work for gardening. The flowers are the marigolds and the ones on the background paper, the pastel colors for spring colors and scallops at the bottom. The "lace" is the blue swirls.

Finished Card: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Materials:
Cardstock: White, Two Shades of  Green, Two Shades of Purple, Blue, Two Shades of Yellow and Patterned Paper.
Cricut Cartridge Freshly Picked Flower 3 page 32 (Base, Shift Base, Layers Base and Shift, Layers 2/Shadow Base and Shift and Words Base and Shift)
Cricut Cartridge Paper Lace Dove 2 (Swirl) page 33 (Lace 2 Base)
Cricut Cartridge Christmas Cards Scallop 2nd Button
Cricut Design Studio
Orange and Purple Chalk (Shadow on Flowers and Pot)
Green Pigment Ink (Shadow on Leaves)
Mounting Tape

Hope you like the card. Just makes me wish for spring to come...lol. Let me know what you think.

Have a good rest of the day...imagine what you could do.........

15 comments:

  1. Dana, this is beautiful! Love the colors and your "lace"! Thanks for playing along with our CropStop Challenge Blog!

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  2. Cute little flowery spring card. Thanks for joining us on CropStop!

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  3. Such a beautifully layered card, Dana! Love the spring colors! Thanks for sharing your card with us at The Paper Vareity!

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  4. You know...I don't own a cricut, but this card makes me want to go buy one!!! The marigolds are so sweet (and they're one of my mom's favorite flowers). The layering on your card is fab! Thanks so much for sharing w/us at The Paper Variety. :) :)

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  5. Hi Dana,
    We are on the same DT and I am just now getting to your site to be a follower! I'm glad i did, but so sorry it took so long! I'm loving your work. This card is just beautfiful! Really love it and am to be on the FCCB DT with you!

    Hugs,
    Amy Jo (new follower)
    amyjrockstar at gmail dot com
    http://lv2scrapandfibrofacts.blogspot.com/

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  6. Great card and I am a new follower also. Thank you for sharing.

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  7. LOVE this card.. so pretty! Fun font, too! :) Thanks for joining us at The Paper variety!

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  8. That is an adorable card!! I love the marigolds!!! :) So bright and cheery! Thank you for playing along with us at The Paper Variety <3

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  9. Nice springy colors and the lace work is lovely. Thank you for sharing this with us on the CropStop Challenge.

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  10. Love your card! The colour combo is beautiful & you used the cutest cuts!! Thanks for playing with the Divas!

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  11. This reminds me of spring for sure! I love the potted marigolds and how they coordinate with the background paper. Very clever to use the paper swirly lace. Thank you for joining in our lace challenge at CropStop. Hugs, Rosie :)

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  12. lovely lace! Thanks for entering the CropStop Challenge!

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  13. wow dana, this is amazing... you are going to make me buy the freshly picked cartridge... I love how your card is a 100% cricut cartridge!!! yay!

    -- dalis
    Cropstop's DT

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  14. Stunning card! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin Divas!

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