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Saturday, January 15, 2011

Get creative: Using handmade roses in cards and layouts

As I had mentioned on my previous post, I have added new items to my etsy and will continue adding this weekend.  First I want to get the spotlight on the handmade roses I have listed here:  My Etsy


I have created a layout and two cards featuring some of my items listed right now.  The first I want to share is called "Smooch" and it is a Valentine style layout.  The picture turned out so cute... My son is kissing his cousin Jocelyn, but he's acting a little shy.  I'm so glad I had my camera handy to capture that moment.  I used papers from Bo Bunny Crush and My Mind's Eye Lost & Found.  

I used one of the linked heart dies I have listed here: My Etsy   I cut them from white cardstock so they are easily transformed to match your layout or card color palette.  The one I used in this layout I embossed with two layers of Pearl UTEE and one layer of MS embossing powder in ladybug red.  I love the glossy finish and the amazing palette of red, white, and black.  

The bird cage I bought from Kaylori77's etsy shop.  Check it out, she has amazing little scrapbook embellies!  I embossed with Gold UTEE and the bird that came with it I embossed with the Martha Stewart powder.  

I made the rose, which I have listed on etsy right now.  The batch has three handmade roses and I will be adding more colors soon.  I inked the leaves gold and added some black feathers.  

The next two cards I also made inspired by the pink roses I have on my etsy.  I made two cards in two styles, to show how versatile a color can be... The first one has a modern take on pink, mixing black rubons and a simple black sentiment.  

The second one has a romantic vintage flair, with the vintage image and the flourishes and lace.  

TFL!

2 comments:

  1. Your layout is gorgeous. Love the heart run and the big flower. Papers are great and beautiful design......

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  2. Those roses are gorgeous!! Loooove that pretty card...it's so romantic and the colours are fabulous!

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