Friday, March 2, 2012

# Basket # Corners

Lots of Layers & Flowers

I was visiting blogs the other day for our Lots of Layers challenge entries and one lady's blog post really stayed in my mind.  She was talking about Cheery Lynn Designs challenge and said "I can do layers."
I thought that was so cute, and she did do a fabulous job on her entry.  I felt the same way about the challenge this week, "I can do layers, too!!"
I have used a lot of dies and I do have a lot of layers, so brace yourself!
To start, I took the FRENCH LATTICE SMALL cut it out in a patterned red, backed it with ad nice textured white and mounted that on a kraft card front.  I added some machine stitching, because I think it adds a lot of flair to a card.


Next, I took the SWEDISH SPRING OVAL and cut it out in a patterned blue and layered that on top of the lattice.


The last time I used the FRENCH LATTICE SMALL die, I thought all those cut out squared would make a cute something, I just didn't know what.  But today when making my card, I knew they would make perfect flowers and mini pinwheels.


You can see my finished card here.  


 I also used the basket from BUNNY IN BASKET, CUTIES 4, MEDIUM ROSE, DARLING DAISIES, LACE CORNER DECO D and DOTTIES RIC-RAC to complete this card.


The fluffy yellow flowers are made out of piece of tissue paper my 7yo brought home from school for me.  I made the yellow flowers with the MEDIUM ROSE and layered them on one of the DECO CORNERS.  The stems are made from DOTTIES RIC-RAC.


The mini pinwheels and pinwheel flower are made from the leftover squares from the FRENCH LATTICE SMALL as I mentioned above.


Here is a close up of the fluffy roses.


 The flowers in the basket are a combination of the leftover LATTICE squares and the  DARLING DAISIES . Just by layering a lot of the squares and daisies, I was able to make these adorable flowers.


Here is one more look at my card that I am sure you will agree has LOTS OF LAYERS.


I hope you have enjoyed this fun card I have come up with.  Be sure to join in on our challenge, like I have mentioned, the theme is LOTS OF LAYERS.
You can find all the details here.
Have a great day, this has been Jeannie from The Polka Cabana with today's post.

12 comments:

  1. What a cute card, Jeannine! Love your flowers. I always save leftovers from the dies so I love the use of the squares from the Lattice. Great idea!

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  2. Jeanni, this is fabulous! I especially love the yellow flowers. I love how beautiful they look. Love everything about it. Hugs, dj1952

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  3. Wow, that's a great layered card! Cannot imagine how long you spent on it... Stunning!!!! Thx for inspiration!!!

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  4. Yes girl you can do layers! lol
    Love the design and also that you used the leftover pieces to create-so creative

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  5. I really LOVE all those layers! This is just awesome!!! Really fun!!!

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  6. This is sooo adorable!!! Your creativity blows me away!!

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  7. What a darling card! And the tiny pinwheels are just adorable! Cute, cute, cute!

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  8. Very fancy Jeannie, love that basket and cannot wait to get my hands on it! :-)

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  9. WOW! Love the fluffy yellow flowers and that basket die had me at hello!

    Amazing creation and yes, you've got the layers down!!! : )

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  10. What a cute card, Jeannie and a whole lot of layers. Love the little flowers in the basket, very adorable.

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  11. Sure you can do layers Jeannie and what a hit!!!
    Every single detail is just amazing and so clever!
    love the bright colors too!
    Love from France, Kianel.

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