Thursday, May 21, 2015

Contemporary dogwood flower card

Hi everyone!  I have another fun flower card to share.  I've been into purple lately, so when designing this I reached for the fabulous Deep Lilac cardstock to pair with the awesome Contemporary Circles die set!
The flower on this card is from the Create-a-Flower series of dies (which has 24 flowers in it now!) and is the Dogwood.  I love it and it is super easy to make.  You only have to die cut the pieces once (other flowers require multiple pieces).  Here is a picture.
I lightly sponged some Bubblegum Pink ink onto each petal and bent them slightly over my thumb.  I then glued the petals to the petal base.  I overlapped them at the center to get my petals close enough to touch at the sides.  The stamens are also super easy, just a tiny curve with my embossing tool and done. 
Here is the Contemporary Circles, isn't it the coolest?  It also comes in a Square and Diamonds!!
 Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!  Here is a close up picture.  You can see I added a sequin and pearl to the center.
Card Deets:  
Spellbinders Supplies:  
Dies: Dogwood (S2-125), Contemporary Circles (S4-498), Celebration (IN-012)
Other Supplies: 
Fun Stampers Journey cardstock in Black Licorice, Sweet Pear, Deep Lilac, and Kiwi Kiss and Journey Sequins in Bloom Time; Blush pearls in 2 and 3mm
Adhesive: Tombow USA Mono Multi liquid glue; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Foam Squares
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6 comments:

  1. Very pretty Michelle. Love the simpleness of this. I ended up getting the Diamond shape but dont have the flower, considering it now, not too much fiddling and its really pretty.

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  2. Hi Michelle, love this very elegant card. Such a pretty flower die and the contemporary circles die looks great...I'll have to go out and get both now I've seen them in action. Janelle x

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  3. Michelle, your card is stunning! Love the dogwood flower, its beautiful!

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  4. Gorgeous card! Love that dogwood flower... awesome dies with beautiful details!

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  5. Love your card. I just bought that circle die and your card was a perfect inspiration on what I should make with it. I also have the square shape as I think they are cool dies. Thanks again for the inspiration!

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  6. What a stunning card! Beautiful flowers and design.

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