Layered Floral Card

Hello.

My name is Corina Finley.  Welcome to my first day on this exciting new journey as Guest Designer for March 2014.  I hope your week has gone well so far.  Mine here in beautiful British Columbia, Canada has been quite busy, cold but great.  Chasing after my two boys (7 & 3 years old), keeping DH on track and paper crafting fills my days.

I’m bursting with excitement to share my card creations with you all, using the wonderful Cheery Lynn Dies. I will be sharing with you a card I created using a few of my cherished Floral strip dies and a couple Doily dies to play along with this week's challenge here on Cheery Lynn's blog.


The magic about creating with the Cheery Lynn Floral Dies is that you do not have to have paper in the perfect colour! I cut my flowers out in white cardstock and then colour/ink to match.

I love creating cards like this, where I can use a variety of Cheery Lynn Dies and create a layered look, giving the card detail and depth. It is easy (the dies do the hard part!)and I love my creations when I am done!


On this Card, I used Cheery Lynn Dies:
Italian Flourish Doily - DL103
Sophia's Heart - DL184
Flourish Leaf Strip - B178
Rose Leaf Strip - B241
Shasta Daisy - B310
Medium Rose - B154
Large Rose - B155
Daisy Strip - B259
Coved Rectangle - XM-10
Horizon Coved Rectangle Boutique Stacker Frames - DL251
Love (Set of 2) - B227
Sentiment Frame #1 - B189

*On the Flowers I used: Distress Inks to colour my flowers, I did a bit of spray misting with some homemade shimmer spray, and then added a few pearls, a stick pin and seam binding to create this floral arrangement!

Hope you Enjoyed my first post! Please let me know with comments below!


Corina
Live, Laugh & Create!

11 comments:

  1. I love this card! I'm not usually a fan of flowers
    but this works for me. The colours are great.
    Looking forward to more from Corina.

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  2. What a wonderful card Corina, with stunning flowers and fabulous textures. Congrats on your GD spot.
    Happy Crafting, Julie x

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  3. Gorgeous card. I love that your flowers started out white and became such lovely colours. Fantastic bouquet

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  4. Corina Congrats on being guest designer. Your card is absolutely beautiful and your flowers so gorgeous. Looking forward to your next creation

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  5. Oh My! Corina, that is absolutely fabulous! Gorgeous card! Love the colors. Your flowers are devine

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  6. A beautiful card in gorgeous colours.

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  7. Corina! Congrats on your Guest Designer for Cheery Lynn Designs! That is awesome! Love your card!! Can't wait to see what else you have in store for us!! :)

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  8. How intricately beautiful. Love how you layered the delicate dies and the flowers are gorgeous. Your color scheme delights me. Just. Love the pearls you added. If someone gave me this card, I would frame it and hang it up for everyone to see. Well done.

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  9. It's supposed to say Just Love . Not just. LOL.

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  10. Such a gorgeous creation Corina! Love what you've created here with the textures and florals!!! We are excited to see what you create next!

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