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April 16, 2011

Flowers for Mom - Flower Pot Pocket Card

Flower Pot Pocket Cards have been floating around the web for some time, and I thought they'd be perfect to use with Heartfelt Creations Flora Grande and Distressed Leaves Sets.  Speaking of Heartfelt Creations, don't forget to stop by this post or the HC Company Blog and leave a coment for your chance to win the Springtime Cardinal Release!  I'm going to make another one of these, but make it a tad wider so the inside pull out can accommodate a Gift Card - then it will be perfect for Mother's Day Gift giving!

All papers are from My Minds Eye Stella and Rose Collection.  The Flora Grande flowers are stamped in Soft Suede on the pattern paper, then cut with Spellbinders Blossom 3 Die, all edges are sponged, then the smaller flower is popped up on top of the larger for added dimension, a Recollections Glitter Brad added to the center.  The leaves are stamped in Suede on Celery card stock, then cut with Spellbinders Nested Leaves die.

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The top portion of the pot is crimped, then I added a scallop edge using Heartfelt Creations Butterfly-Border Die.  I dyed some seam binding using Rangers Walnut Distress Stain, added the stamped sentiment and a Build-a-Brad.

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations HCPC 3375 Flora Grande 1, HCPC 3374 Flora Grande 2, HCPC 3389 Sentiments for Mom, HCPC 3376 Distressed Leaves
Card Stock – Vanilla, Olive, Pumpkin
Ink – Soft Suede
Other – Big Shot, Crimper, Recollections Glitter Gems, Build-a-Brad, ½” Circle Punch, Oval Punch, Seam Binding, Glue Dots, Dimensionals, Ranger Distress Stain Walnut Ink, Heat Gun, Heartfelt Creations HCD 702 Butterfly-Border Die, Sponge Dauber, Spellbinders Blossom 3, Spellbinders Nested Leaves, My Minds Eye Pattern Paper

This card fits the following challenges (thanks to Feline Playful for making it easy to play along with challenge blogs)
Card Makin' Mamas - Spring Colors
Joyful Stamper - Anything Goes
Peachy Keen Stamps - Mother's Day
Art Impressions Stamps - Anything Goes
AUD Sentiments Challenge Blog - Anything Goes
Pals Paper Arts - Flowers
Paper Romance - Paper Flowers
Stamp Insanity - Flower Power
The Paper Variety - Flowers
Clear it Out Challenge - Floral
Flourishes - Flowers Flowers Everywhere
Tuesday Throwdown - Sparkle and Bling


Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Wow very striking, fabulous design and the flowers are yummy. Tracy x

Beth Norman-Roberts said...

This is so beautiful. It jumps right off the page.

craftieodmae said...

I love it, so awesome!!!!! and so many challenges, good luck!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Oh WOW, do I just luv this! All the cre8tivity that went into this piece of art, beautiful!

Lenas kort said...

This card is so cute :-) Love it!

~jan said...

Love the stamping on the pattern paper so much! The crimping on the "pot" and the dyed ribbon are wonderful ideas! Thanks so much for sharing your card with us at The Paper Variety!

Mona Pendleton said...

So pretty Lisa! Those blossoms look awesome! I love the pretty patterned paper you used! Thanks for the inspiration!

Cindy Haffner said...

~So PRETTY. Thanks so much for playing Flourishes FTTC!

Basement Stamper said...

this template looks great with these flowers.

Unknown said...

wow, just beautiful! what darling project.
Thanks for playing with clear it out.

Rachel B said...

Your flowers are so beautiful! Thanks for sharing your flower pot with us at Clear It Out!

1CardCreator said...

This is beautiful, I love all the texture in your flowers too, quite stunning, any Mom would be thrilled to get this.

Cathryn said...

Wow, just gorgeous, Love it!! TFS Cathryn67 :)

Suzanne C said...

Fabulous! Love the flower pot and perfect for the HC beautiful flowers and leaves!

Vicki G said...

WOW!!! Pretty Lisa!



Oops a Daisy Designs said...

Perfect flowers for Mom! Thank you for playing along with Pals Paper Arts.

Maria Matter said...

You did an amazing job Lisa!!! Beautiful!

Thank you so much for sharing @ Inspire Me Fridays/Joyful Stamper!

GabyCreates.com said...

What a beautiful pot card!!!

Unknown said...

I love your flower pot card. Your flowers are beautiful.

Lauren said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown! We hope to see you again next week.


Susan Says (Stupid Stuff) said...

Beautiful creation! Thanks so much for playing along with us at StampInsanity this week :D

Saron said...

Beautiful!!! Thanks for joining Art Impression challenge#12!!


Denimo said...

Cute, lovely, beautiful! All those apply perfectly to your project. I LOVE it! Thanks for joining our challenge at Aud Sentiments. We hope to see you back for our next one!

Maria Matter said...

Lisa, your project has been featured on my blog! Inspire Me Fridays
This is such a beautiful card!!

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