Saturday, March 14, 2015

# Baby's Breath Flower # Black Eyed Susan Strip

Spring Bouquet for Mum by Julie Lavalette


Hi Everyone, it's Julie here today. Spring has definitely sprung here in Scotland and this weekend we also celebrate Mothering Sunday. So I decided with all this in mind to make a Mother's Day Card.



I started by layering up paper which was distressed at the edges and the Mini Italian Flourish was cut out in white card and inked with Shaded Lilac Distress Ink.

  
I then layered on the co-ordinating Italian Flourish Doily which I had folded in to a concertina and opened back up to give texture, it had also been inked in the same way. You will see I used the Trellis Die for the stems of my flowers.


I Love these Bows, a perfect accompaniment to a bouquet of flowers.


I got carried away and forgot to take some more ongoing pictures, so here are the close ups. Notice I have some closed buds as well as flowers about to open to add a realistic look to the flowers.


My Baby's Breath Flowers and Tiny Flower Kit I added a little stickles to their centres.



A couple of angled shots to give you an idea of the depth of the card.


The finished card once again. 

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Thanks for stopping by today and I hope you feel inspired to make a Floral Bouquet. Good Luck to everyone entering our Weekly Challenge.

Julie x

10 comments:

  1. Wow Julie ! Stunning card ! Looovvveeeee your flowers !
    How make you this daffodils ? With Black eyed Susan Strip ????
    i order it immédiatly !

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  2. Wow Julie, how beautiful! I love your flower bouquet. Especially your daffodils are gorgeous.

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  3. Wow Julie...SO spring-ish :) Love those flowers in the bouquet especially yellow flowers!!!

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  4. Ooh, love this. The seriously distressed layer with the doilies behind is lovely and I love the bouquet. Hugz

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  5. Absolutely stunning - a real paper craft mini masterpiece. Love it!

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  6. Wow Julie what a wonderful bouquet of flowers on your gorgeous card. I also love the colours you have used, just beautiful work xx

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  7. OMG this is stunning!! Those flowers area amazing - beautiful! TFS

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  8. Have just seen this on your site but thought I'd come over and comment - this is too stunning to be allowed!!! I'm in a jaw dropping moment :) xx

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  9. The daffodils are gorgeous! Love the color combo and all the dimension. Brilliant card!

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