Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Double Challenge

It's a double challenge at Heart 2 Heart Challenges and Color My Heart Colour Dare this week - to use black white and red in your project.  The red can be cranberry, pomegranate or ruby.

I love this floating flower card which was inspired by France Martin.

I cut the flowers in all three reds, using the Springtime Wishes thin cuts.  I didn't know how many flowers I would use and just cut a bunch.  I stamped in black using the co-ordinating Springtime Wishes stamp set.

The black and white paper is from For Always a retired paper package that I'm still hoarding scraps from.
This is what the card looks like when opened.  It's hard to show in a photo how 3-D and full this card is.  So much fun to layer up the flowers.



Now I hope I haven't disqualified myself, but I had to add leaves to my flowers which were cut from fern cardstock and again stamped in black.

I used some pearls for the centre of my flowers and was really pleased with how this turned out.

I hope you'll give this type of card a try - it is a standard 4 1/4" X 5 1/2 when folded and fits in an A2 envelope.

Enjoy,

Jennifer




8 comments:

  1. This is absolutely STUNNING! And made using paper from my favourite paper pack of all time (For Always). This is so beautiful - the lucky recipient will be at a loss for words, I'm sure. WOWZA! What a gorgeous card. Thanks for sharing your awesome talent with us at H2H!

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  2. It always amazes me how people can put so much on a A2 card, and you did a fantastic job...beautiful pop-up, fold, and accordian card and so dimensional. Thanks for joining us at Color Dare.

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  3. Wow what a great Fancy Fold card! I love the surprise of having the flowers on the black band. Thanks for joining us at Color My Heart!

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  4. What a fun fold card! The pearls are a great touch in the center of the flowers. Thank you for inspiring us at Color My Heart Challenge Blog.

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  5. Ooh...that looks gorgeous, especially when it's open! WOW! Thanks for playing with us at H2H!

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  6. Wow, now that is a bouquet! I love it! Thanks for playing along with Heart 2 Heart Challenges (H2H)!

    Brandi R
    DT member H2H
    crzy4scrapbooking.blogspot.ca

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  7. This is a SPECTACULAR card! I love the color and dimension, and am going to try to CASE this!!

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  8. Congratulations on being named a Heart 2 Heart sweetheart on the February challenge; your card is gorgeous! I haven't tried one of these fold out cards yet need to find some instructions to try this myself.

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I am a wife, proud mom of 2, mother-in-law, Close to My Heart Consultant, and amateur photographer. I love paper crafting whether it is scrapbooking, cards, or 3-D items, and enjoy enabling - uh I mean teaching, others.