Monday, 1 November 2010

Paper Roses...........

Hiya,
Hope you had a great week end......it was a bit stormy here in Sydney but I've been playing with my PI.
I've joined a couple of Yahoo groups as well as the Pazzles Craft Room and am learning loads from some very talented crafter's.

Today's card features these scalloped, spiral cut paper roses, a die cutting file from the Pazzles site...... so cut with my PI.  

Hope you'll indulge me.......I've taken a few   pictures of this card. I want to show the dimensions of these roses, my card measures 5.5 inches square.   
These are big....but big is beautiful ..... right?


The Roses were cut from cartridge writing paper which is thicker than normal copy paper but not as thick as DP.  I've cut three sizes the largest would have been about 5inches across before it was folded.  The leaves were cut with the machine too.
The base card is Sam & Lucy fruit salad pearlescent with a layer of ivory flocked card followed by some polka dot from Webster's Pages.  The stitching is drawn on (my machine punched the holes but the tension needs fixing .... and that takes time!).  A punched (Martha Stewart - Daisy Fan) and pierced layer of Webster's Pages was next with the peach ribbon wrapped around.  Next the double bow and to complete this beautiful stamped Sentiment from Waltzingmouse Stamps. Two sets used  'Holiday Label No 14' for the pretty frame with a sentiment from 'Frame It'.  Stamped in Color Box Chalk , Tangerine onto some more of the ivory flocked card. To attach this to the card front I've used a small piece of folded card so the top sits just proud of the card and the bottom sits more flush. (hope that makes sense!).

I added a fold of the same cartridge paper inside  for a hand written message.  I'll be making a box for this one!.......... but maybe I'll get my PI to cut that for me too!


I'm entering this card in the following challenges:


Simon Says Stamp - punches or die cuts
Stars and Stamps - NO GLITTER otherwise anything goes
A Spoonful Of Sugar - die cuts or punches


Thanks for calling by, see you soon..........

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19 comments:

Andrea said...

Big is beautiful, and these are gorgeous!
Andrea
x

Kerrie said...

Those paper flowers are fantastic, your really working that machine (LOL)

Patti said...

I am speechless... this is GorGeouS! WOWOW!

mustavcoffee said...

Hi Sue, love your card, smashing roses in a very pretty colour they go particularly well with the Websters dotty paper:0) xxx

Selma said...

Oh Sue, there are not enough great words to tell you how gorgeous this card is. This is my most favorite card -- Wow! I don't know anything about that machine but it certainly made gorgeous flowers. The dp,the ribbon - well just everything is fabulous! Bet you knew I would love this card, didn't you.

Patti J said...

WoW!!! What a stunning card! Those flowers, and your ribbon, and the colors you used, all are gorgeous! Great job, my friend!

Yolanda said...

Very pretty.

Betty Benton said...

Hi Sue! You and Di make a great team -- the flowers are gorgeous and the whole card is just beautiful!

Jose said...

"WOW,WOW,WOW!" what can I say... this card is just fantastic, the colours and those flowers just hit me over, cant stop staring at it

Debgem said...

I'm going to echo Jose - WOW!!! This is simply stuning. You can almost feel this card over the internet!! Fab colours and beautiful roses - wonderful.

Olga said...

You really went over the moon with these beauties! I love them, great job GF!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

The whole card is gorgeous, but the flowers are super amazing! Ya did good!

CraftinGranny said...

Oh Wow Sue, this is pure stunning!! I love those roses and your card. Totally awesome! Thanks for the instructions. "Hugs" Carol

Lorraine said...

Just beautiful Sue the flowers are gorgeous.

Susan Hogan said...

Clever girl! Wonderful card - bet the DH was pleased! Those roses are beautiful.

Melissa Cash said...

Oh my Sue, this card is incredible! I love the colors and the big, beautiful roses.

Rica said...

A stunning card Sue, those roses are spectacular, fabulous colour scheme and I love the beautiful bow.

Thanks so much for joining us in the Simon Says Stamp challenge.
hugs Heather xx

Robyn said...

AMAZING!!!!

dustypenny (Joy) said...

Beautiful flowers!