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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Triple Layer Flower

Hi All!
Today I have a CAS-ual Friday challenge card along with the CR84FN colors challenge. The CAS (clean and simple) challenge was to "Get Edgy" and use border edges in our projects. The CR84FN colors were aqua, green, and yellow--- Overall, a recipe for a wonderful card!!!
I made a triple layer flower as a centerpiece:
Layer 1- pastel yellow cut with the eyelet lace border die cut

Layer 2- aqua cut with a flower fusion die cut and then stamped with black in coordinating stamp (it is exactly centered on the card even though I just noticed that the picture makes it look uncentered)
Layer 3- more aqua 1/4" strips. This layer is the most difficult, but totally do-able! Simply fold the strips in half firmly. Then round both ends- away from the center fold. I used the metal handle of my Xacto knife to ensure even rounding. Add some liquid adhesive to the center of the lower layer and start placing the petals. The button on top helps to stabilize the petals. However, it is still pretty delicate and I would NOT trust it in the mail!

For the "grass" portion, I used a double sided green paper. I tore one long strip and used both sides. Here's the inspiration pics:
Thanks for checkin' it out!!!

   Paper: white card at 5" x 7"; Diecuts With a View- robin; core'dinations- garden gate; ANW Crestwood- pastel yellow
   Stamps: PTI- Flower Fusion #2 & #3
   Ink: Colorbox- black
   Other: Inkssentials- white gel pen; black pen; corner rounder; yellow button; PTI- Flower Fusion and Eyelet Lace die cuts


  1. Gorgeous flower! Love the layers and the soft colors :) Thanks for playing this week at CAS-ual Fridays! Hope to see you back again next week ;)

  2. Darling card Anna! Love the darling flower! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

  3. Cute take on the challenge!! Fun fun fun! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

  4. Very pretty flower and I like the torn edges too! thanks for playing along with CR84FN!

  5. Very pretty!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

  6. A gorgeous creation indeed, just lovely! Thanks for joining us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

  7. Love how you designed this flower So cute!