Sunday, September 25, 2011

Shades of yellow accordion flowers

Hi everyone!  I have a double challenge card to share today.  I combined the sketch from this week's Fall to Layout with CAS-ual Fridays "Mostly Monochromatic" challenge (to use 3 shades of the same color + brown).  I should note that my flowers were a bit too big to put my sentiment at the bottom, so I adjusted the sketch a bit.

I made these accordion flowers by die cutting with the Spellbinders Picot Edge Circles. I scored at each point, made a slit 1/2 way to the center and folded along the lines like an accordion. It takes 2 circles to make 1 flower.  The pattern paper is the fabulous Alla Prima by Prima. LOVE this paper pad (I used it on my Lace inspiration card from yesterday)!! The flower centers are 2-toned open roses glued to little brown circles.
 Here is a picture showing the process for the accordion flowers.
 Thanks for stopping by and be sure to come back tomorrow for another double challenge card -I am on a roll!!!

Card Deets:
Stamps - Family Garden (JustRite Stampers)
Paper - Pure Luxury white, ivory and chocolate brown (Gina K Designs), Alla Prima 6x6
Accessories - Spellbinders S4-345 Picot Edge Circles and S4-114 Standard Circles LG, burlap string, yellow rhinestone, satin ribbon, 15mm 2-toned open roses (Wild Orchid Crafts)


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14 comments:

  1. BEAUTIFUL take on the colors and sketch!! Love your accordion flowers!! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  2. Gorgeous Michelle! Love your flowers, that die is beautiful.

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  3. Beautiful Michelle! Love the neutrals!

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  4. Totally fabulous, Michelle! Love the flowers on the medallions and the gradual colour shading. Great card using the challenges.

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  5. Very nice...love your collection of sweet rosettes!

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  6. Your yellow accordian flowers with this sketch and color challenge is beautiful.

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  7. WOW, WOW, WOW!!!! You rocked this sketch and those flowers are just amazing!!!

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  8. Awesome card!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
    Laura

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  9. Wow! Tres elegante!!!! Love these colors so much!

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  10. Well aren't you the most brilliant ever!!!!

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  11. Great card, Michelle. Love it! Glad you are home safe and sound!

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