Thursday, November 19, 2009

Diva Inspiration Challenge

I couldn't wait to prepare for this week's challenge. When I saw the daisies in the challenge picture, I knew I would try out the Flower, Daisies #2 Sizzix die and Swirly Sizzlits Decorative Strip die with my Big Shot. I saw this card on Andrea Walford's blog sometime ago and always wanted to make it. It is so clever the way Andrea used the Swirly die for the flower stems and leaves. As you can see, this week's challenge inspired me to give it a try; and, I love the results.

For my version of this design, I used Rich Razzleberry Designer Series Paper to make the daisies. There are two layers of petals on each flower. I slightly offset the petals to fill the flower in; give it more texture and dimension. The buttons are from the Playground Designer Buttons collection. You receive 30 buttons to an order-five different designs and four different colors. This is a very fun embellishment for both cards and scrapbooks. I used Mini Glue Dots to adhere the buttons to the cardstock. They don't budge with a glue dot, so don't fear losing them. I paper-pierced a frame around my flowers using the Paper-Piercer Tool and Mat Pack and finished the card off with a greeting from Teeny Tiny Wishes. See below for all the supplies I used for this card.

Supplies used for this project:

Stamp Set: Teeny Tiny Wishes (115370)

Ink: Rich Razzleberry Classic Ink (115658)

Paper: Rich Razzleberry Textured Cardstock (115719), More Mustard Cardstock (100946), Kraft Cardstock (102125), Rich Razzleberry Patterns Designer Series Paper (115685), Old Olive Patterns Designer Series Paper (112160)

Other: Big Shot Die-Cut Machine (113439), Flower, Daisies #2 Bigz Die (114520), Swirly Sizzlits Decorative Strip Die (113456), Decorative Strip Spacer Platform (113477), Decorative Strip Cutting Pads (113479), Playground Designer Buttons (116313), Paper-Piercing Tool (116631), Mat Pack (105826), Designer Label Punch (107590), Small Oval Punch (107304), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Snail Adhesive (104332)

Thank you for stopping by my website. Oh, I almost forgot...the first person from my Sunday Hostess Club to email me about this blog post will win the Christmas Punch Level 2 Hostess Stamp set! *Happy Dance*
Happy Stampin'!


Robin Merriman said...

This is so pretty, Edie! I love your designer daisies - they look great!

carolm said...

love the colors edie. great job!

Elizabeth said...

Cute card, Edie! I love your purple flowers!


Maxine Conrad said...

Fabulous creation my friend! Well Done x

RuthieB said...

Edie! That's just gorgeous!

Maria Williams :) said...

I agree - the Swirly looks great as a stem!! You did a fantastic job!

Ann said...

Fabulous Edie!! The colors and the dsp you used are fantastic!

Jen Stewart said...

WOW Good job on this card -