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Jul 7, 2011

A clean and simple sunflower card

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Hello and thanks so much for stopping by today!

Here is a card I made using one of Meljen's older digistamps, I just love this sunflower and it was soooo much fun to color with copics. I have much trouble using copics with people or animals (need lots of practice) but I just love coloring flowers with them.

The digi is available here at Whimsy Stamps. Oh, and Whimsy Stamps has all digis on sale right now for 25% off until the end of the month (excluding custom digis).

To make this card I printed the image out twice, cut out part of the bloom and the leave, and then adhered them with dimensionals.

The designer paper is from basic grey (lemonade?). Card stock is Neenah (white) and Stampin up (olive). It's a pretty simple card as I am going to enter this to this week's Meljen's challenge with the theme of no more than 2 layers (not counting my image and card front here - hope that's ok).

Please excuse my terrible sewing, I had a hard time sewing around the rounded corners.
The sentiment is from Stampin up, and I added a little bit of ribbon to it. There is also a little bit of dazzling diamonds glitter on the bee's wings.

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Unknown said...

ahhh such a cute card, thanks for joining us at Clear It Out

cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is just gorgeous oh the detail on this is just lush,hugs cheryl x
opps thanks too hun for playing at creative craft this week appreciate your support xxxxxxxxx

Nannieflash said...

A really bright a cheerful card, love the way youve decoupage the sunflower. Thanks for joining us at Bearlymine, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Lou said...

Hi!Ellie this is such a gorgeous card,i really do love it!
Great image and very pretty colours/papers.
hugs Lou.xx

Cards By MI said...

Such lovely card. Adore that you have gotten some hight and dimension to the card. Looks wonderful. Thanks for playing with us over at BMC this time.
Love n hugs

Cheryl said...

Beautiful card! I love the dimension and colors.

Thank you for joining our “No More Than 2 Layers” challenge at Meljen’s Designs.

Stop by my blog to check out my blog candy!

Sylvia x said...

love meljen's digis too

thank you for coming to join us over at Creative Craft Challenges..Sylvia xx

gina g said...

Gorgeous card i love the image. Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine this time. luv gina xx

DesigNeAl said...

Gorgeous!! I love all the stitching around, the card has a lovely summery feeling!
Thanks for joining us at Ooh la la with your flowery creation; we hope to see you again soon x

Jackie said...

Love this.. really fabby card. Thank you for sharing with us at Bearly Mine this time. hugs Jackie x

mfc.melissamade2 said...

Beautiful card - LOVE your popped layer on that Meljen's Flower! Thanks so much for joining us this week!

Dawny P said...

Fab card chick and I love the stitching detail. Thank you for joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge and sorry I'm late stopping by (computer probs are the pits!!). Hugs, Dawny xxx