Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Pocket Flower Birthday Card

This is a card that I've created for a friend's birthday and had been published in a magazine recently.
Here are the steps to it.
1) I've drawn various circles on a brown card stock and cut out the flower shaped base for the card. I've randomly stamped and heat embossed on the scallops.
2) Then I've added a circle pattern paper which I've stamped and inked, in the center of the card.
3) I've used a semi-circle paper doiley which I've inked and heat embossed to layer on the lower half of the card. (Tip: only apply adhesives on the edges of the paper doiley to create a pocket)
4) The flourishes had been stamped and heat embossed on a black card stock and cut it out to be attached to the card.
5) I've added some flowers to the card for dimensions and softness. A circle tag had been created to be inserted into the pocket.
6) Lastly, I've just punched a hole on the top and added an eyelet and cord to make it into a hanging card.
Sources: Card stock: Provo Craft, Pattern Papers: Ki Memories, Ink: Ranger Tim Holtz's Distress Ink, Ranger Emboss It and Ranger Adirondack Ink Pad; Stamps: Autumn Leaves, Brads: MakingMemories, Others: Zig pens, uni-ball signo gel pen, eyelets, paper doiley, ribbons, cord, rhinestones and embossing powder.


StrawberryPia said...

This card is gorgeous!! Love the earth tones and doodling! Great work PT! *hugs* Pia

croppin carla said...

Ok that is just beautiful......Im sure that you friend will treasure that for always!

Ying Pang, said...

great design, your friend is lucky to receive it.

Marsha said...

Beautiful card, she's going to LOVE it!!

dutchbird said...

Beautiful card!

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Aida Haron said...

WOW your work is stunning, beautiful !!!

paulien710 said...

Oh wow Irene.... just wow...
This is sooooo BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!
I love all the inking and doodling and gosh.. you have a brilliant eye for details girl!

Gra said...

Beautiful design as always!!!
I love it!!

irisbleu said...

As always, I love your designs. They are really beautiful!!

Tanya said...

I am impressed Irene!! Love all your creations! They are totally stunning!!

dragonflys said...

i so love the sunny yellow color of this


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