Circle of Flowers Card

Hi Everyone,

This week I have created a card for Cheery Lynn Designs using a variety of their flower dies, and included the gorgeous Chicken Wire die-cut as a background. 
I used the Circle Classic Series dies to create a frame for my arrangement, as I wanted to showcase the delicate details of the Chicken Wire die.  If you click on the below photograph, you will see how the coils of wire can be seen in the die. The flowers were created using the Sunflower die, with several layers and a curling of the petals using a kitchen skewer.  The Sweet Williams were created by folding each petal concertina style, and then building in layers.  The spindly flower was created using the Build A Flower #1 and just adding layers of the die-cut and centred with a brad to complete.  The filler flowers are from the Build A Flower #2 die, and really are a perfect size to team with all the other Cheery Lynn Designs 'flower' dies.
The foliage was created by adding in snippets of the Wreath Strip, teamed with Olive Branches, and several of the smaller leaves from the Small Leaves #2.  

To complete the card, I applied the Lace Corner Deco A to corners, and added my favourite butterfly, from the Exotic Butterfly Mini die-set.
Don't forget the Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge Blog, with a fantastic challenge theme each week.  You can find all the details here and the prize consists of a $20 voucher  - also a wonderful place to visit for inspiration.

Till next week..

FRM144 Chicken Wire
AC Cardstock
Peeled Paint, and Spun Sugar Distress Inks


  1. Fantastic card! The design is amazing and the wonderful flowers, just wow!
    Love n hugs

  2. What a fabulous card! Absolutely stunning!!!!

  3. This is so pretty and now I think I need that chicken wire die. Gorgeous card!!!

  4. Oh Sandie this is totally amazing. Love the colors, the flowers and foliage and how you've used the chicken wire for the background. Just beautiful hun.
    Donna xx

  5. Sandie what a fabulous job creating this masterpiece!! I love the chicken wire as a background. Your flowers are exquisite!! You must spend hours playing with them. You are so good at showcasing the flowers! Beautiful!!!

  6. This is amazing!! One of the most beautiful cards EVER!

  7. So sweet and lovely! Your flowers are amazing!

  8. This is beautiful! I love your use of dies! Judy x

  9. WOW! Definitely delightful card Sandie!!!!
    Paper Hugs,

  10. Oh so pretty in pink Sandie. I LOVE your gorgeous spray of flowers and your layout! Actually, I LOVE it all! I keep going back for another look , swoon : )

  11. Wowie! What a beautiful card. The all pink is so lovely and your flowers are devine!

  12. Wow!! this is just gorgeous!!! your flowers always look amazing!!

  13. This card is just lovely! I adore the colors and the chicken wire plus the fabulous flowers all together create a card that is awesome. The Sweet William flower is one of my favorites.


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