Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Papertrey May Blog Hop Challenge


This month's hop is all about felt! I decided to make a 3-d flower embellishment out of felt. I present to you the most impractical card for mailing! I ended up using my FTL sketch from last week. It just worked well with the flower!

I thought the Hawaiian Shores, Raspberry Fizz, Dark Chocolate, and Kiwi Kiss made for a fun and fresh colour combination! I used Kiwi Kiss in place of Simply Chartreuse, since I don't have it yet, hopefully it's a decent substitute!

Supplies: Stamps: Signature Greetings, Background Basics: Tin Type Ink: Bermuda bay, Dark Chocolate Paper: Kiwi Kiss, White, Dark Chocolate, Hawaiian Shores Accessories, etc.: Large Scallops Die, Beautiful Blooms Die #1

I modified this post's instructions to work with the 6-sided die. I cut out 3 flowers and used those to make my felt flower. I am super impatient, so I used sticky strip to hold the pieces together. It's holding together quite well. In place of chartreuse felt, I broke the fibers of some Kiwi Kiss cardstock, cut that into 2 leaf shapes, added a center score line to each, then curled them a bit more for dimension.

47 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous card, Natasha!! I love the color combo and your flower is beautiful, even if you'll have to hand-deliver it!!

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  2. ohh I love your flower... it's fabulous!

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  3. That flower is beautiful. Hopefully you can give this card to someone in person to avoid mailing it:)

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  4. This is an awesome color combo and that flower is stunning! One of the best projects I have seen yet. Thanks for sharing!

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  5. Wow, this is gorgeous! Outstanding flower. Yes, impractical for mailing but you get to see the look on the lucky recipients' face when you hand deliver this beauty. I absolutely love the color combo.

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  6. Great color combination, and the flower is wonderful.

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  7. Natasha, The flower is lovely. Great layout.

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  8. I just love the dimension of that flower, so pretty!!!

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  9. Who cares if the flower makes it difficult to mail??? It is just so delicious!

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  10. That felt flower is delicious! It is so eye catching and really commands your attention! Great card.

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  11. That's a wonderful color combination and the flower is just beautiful!!

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  12. Too funny, Natasha. . .we did the same flower! LOL Yours is GORGEOUS and I just LOVE those bright, bold colors!

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  13. I adore your color combo. The flower is a stunner!

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  14. Simple and so beautiful! Love it Natasha!

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  15. I LOVE your flower. Very cool!!

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  16. Love that blossom! The whole card rocks.

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  17. I LOVE this card. So beautiful!

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  18. What a lovely flower, awesome card!!

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  19. Very pretty. I love how you cupped the flower.

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  20. Cool flower. Love the colors too!

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  21. Wow! beautiful flower and great take on FTL sketch. Love the color combination.

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  22. Your card is beautiful and the felt rose is gorgeous!

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  23. Beautiful card! Love your felt flower embellie :)

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  24. That flower is gorgeous! What a great card!

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  25. Very pretty!! I love how your flower has a "center" instead of a button! Love your color palette too!

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  26. That is SOOOO pretty!! Impractical to mail, well, yeah, maybe but still beautiful and a great card to tuck into a gift bag!

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  27. How sweet! And I have seen even more impractical cards for mailing, I made one last week that is a little box, lots of fun to make, impossible to mail! Great colors and texture!

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  28. Love how this flower turned out! So full and fluffy. =) Great color choices too.

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  29. I love the flower and your color combo!

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  30. Um hello...gorgeous! Stunning card.

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  31. Oh my, LOVE that flower! Will surely have to remember to do this one!!! TFS!!!

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  32. Wooow! That flower is gorgeous!

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  33. Wow, that's a perfect flower bud! it's so pretty!

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  34. Love this!!! That bloom is gorgeous & the color combo is perfect!

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  35. ahhhhh! this is so pretty, love the bright, fun color combo!

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  36. Gorgeous vibrant card! One more reason to buy those dies!

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  37. This is BEAUTIFUL!! I LOVE that flower!!
    Have a GREAT day!

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  38. Pretty, pretty flower on an awesome card!

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  39. Well, it might require a box for mailing, but that flower is simply out of this world! I love the way that die turned out when made three dimensional. Great colors and layout, too!

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  40. So pretty! I love your felt flower.

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  41. The flower is absolutely gorgeous and I love the colour combo!

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  42. This flower is *amazing*!! Love your card, the colours are perfect!

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  43. What a stunning flower, Natasha! I've left a beautiful blogger award nomination for you on my blog (I've linked my blog to this comment).

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