Monday, March 17, 2014

A bushel of flowers

Here is the latest card I've made. I like the combination of the very feminine elements -- flowers, glitter, bows -- with the sort of masculine background paper. All in all, it's very much a girly card, I'd say.

The card is inspired by the current inspiration challenge at The Alley Way Stamps, a green bike with a basket of flowers.

The bushel basket is from The Alley Way Stamps (It's Fall About You set).  I stamped it on the white paper, then paper-pieced it in green. I punched a bunch of flowers in lavender and purple and filled the basket with them, then added tiny glittery centers to each one.

The button die is from MFT, there are four buttons in the set, so I always end up with more than one button.  I used an additional one on the inside of the card along with more of the white twine.

This card is for these challenges:

The Alley Way Stamps, Be Inspired #50
Created with Love #78, Girly
Sketch Saturday, Sketch #301
Craftyhands Challenge #10, button and bow
Simon Says Wednesday, for a special girl
Sister Act Challenge #48, anything goes
Word Art Wednesday 123, Anything goes


  1. cute card hun love the colours u chose - ty so much for sharing it with us at CraftyHands xxx

  2. Gorgeous card Sandy :-) the colours and whole design of this is beautiful :-) Fab layout too :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Lols x x x

  3. The polka dot button with the matching DSP with the layout and colors make this a beautiful work of art and I thank God you've shared your talent with us this week at Word Art Wednesday. Blessings, Carole

  4. Great card I like the colors you've used thanks for joining us at sister act this week and good luck

  5. Beautiful card, Sandy! I love the color combo and pretty flowers! Thanks for joining us for Sketch Saturday this week!

  6. Very pretty! Many thanks for joining the crafty hands challenge and good luck!!! Melissa (DT)

  7. So neat! I love the punched flowers and adore that mosaic print background.

  8. love the punched flowers too dear Sandy..its really summery feel on your card...and great interpretation from the Be Inspired challenge Photo...I have no basket for flower thats why I used Mug on my card for their challenge...hope to see you on my blog dear Sandy...great card...hugs, Monika

  9. very sweet card. thanks for playing along with us at craftyhands :-)

  10. Beautiful card and great take on the inspiration :)
    Thank you for joining BIC!

  11. Gorgeous image and love the background paper too. Thank you for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week, Niki xx


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