Monday, June 7, 2010

If you like flowers...

Have you seen the gorgeous felt flowers that Betsy Veldman made? Check it out on her blog here.  She is so talented! I tried making the felt flowers and they turned out soooo cute!

Before Betsy's post came out, I'd seen several other posts that had these beautiful paper flowers on them. Turns out the flowers were made using a new Sizzix 3-D flower die. I loved them so much I ordered one from Stampingscrapping. It arrived on Friday. Of course, as soon as I saw Betsy's post, I had to give my new die a try using PTI's wonderful felt.

Here's a quick card I put together just to showcase the felt flower.

Isn't the flower gorgeous! I melt every time I look at it. The die makes two different size flowers. This is the smaller flower. It's cut so that you don't need to sew the bottom. I just used a glue dot to secure the bud. The leaves were cut with the Delightful Dahlia leaf die.

Of course, I had to finish the inside.

The swirly image is from Faux Ribbon.  The tiny flower is from Out on a Limb.

Thanks for stopping by!  Stay tuned for more cards using this flower die. I still have the large flower to use on a card.

All supplies used are from Papertrey Ink unless otherwise specified.
Stamps:  Giga Guidelines, Faux Ribbon, Out on a Limb
Paper:  Melon Mambo (SU), Kiwi Kiss (SU), Crushed Curry (SU), Razzleberry Lemonade DSP (SU)
Ink:  Melon Mambo (SU), Kiwi Kiss (SU)
Embellishments:  Raspberry Fizz felt, Simply Chartreuse felt
Tools:  cornice border punch (MS), Delightful Dahlia leaf die, 3-D Flower die (Sizzix), Big Shot

Melon Mambo base:  3-3/4 square
Crushed Curry mat:  3-5/8 square
Razzleberry Lemonade DSP:  3-1/2 square
sentiment:  3-3/4 x 1
border:  3-3/4 long


  1. Wow Michelle, look how beautiful that flower turned out!! I must get off my tushie and try some of these lol! Your card is just LOVELY!!

  2. This card is just beautiful. I love the flower. Betsy's flower technique is next on my long list of card things to do. Great card.

  3. Oh, this is beautiful! That flower - mmmm. I see that the die is sold out again where you got it. I'll search somewhere else. These colors are beautiful too!

  4. Gorgeous. I might have to get that die.

  5. This is gorgeous and your flower turned out amazing! I love it!

  6. Your flower is divine!! Very very pretty!

  7. Your card is so pretty! Love the colorful pattern paper and your felt flower is beautiful!!

  8. That flower is gorgeous!! Great job on this lovely card!

  9. That flower turned out just perfect! I love that you finished the inside of the card too!