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Sunday, 8 May 2016

Gathering Flowers

Come and Get It Challenges have a feminine theme with a "card for a woman".  You can see what the rest of the DT did, and  join in yourself here:
http://cagichallenge.blogspot.co.nz/

I chose our sponsor A Day for Daisies digi image called Gathering Flowers; what a lovely drawing and soooo feminine.  Get it here:
http://adayfordaisies.com/stamps/flowers-garden/gathering-flowers

I coloured the image with copics, using the crosshatching technique for the sky to give it a bit of texture. 
I decided to make a free standing pop-up card, AKA a stand up box card, after getting one recently in a cardswap.    I had never made one before, but good instructions at Splitcoaststampers. 
Some patterned paper, a few die cuts and punches, a golden butterfly, and a bit of glitz make the card.  Note: I reinforced the vine diecut in the front with two layers so it would stand up nicely.
And what's amazing is ... it totally folds flat for posting!
Click on pics for a closer look.

Image: A Day for Daisies: Gathering Flowers
Vine die: Spellbinders
Word Die: Cuttlebug
Butterfly: fall out piece from Creative Dies Happy Birthday
Flower & leaf punch outs from stash
Gold stickles

Shared on challenges:
http://craftyfriendschallengeblog.blogspot.co.nz/2016/05/challenge-31-in-garden.html
http://creataliciouschallenges.blogspot.co.nz/2016/04/challenge-90-mothers-day-for-special.html
http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2016/05/classic-design-team-open-challenge-02.html
http://eurekastamps.blogspot.co.nz/2016/05/eureka-stamps-challenge-191-feminine.html
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.co.nz/2016/05/anything-goes-challenge.html
http://qkrstampede.blogspot.co.nz/2016/05/qkr-stampede-challenge-190-feminine.html
http://sweetstampinchallengeblog.blogspot.co.nz/2016/05/may-flowers.html

22 comments:

Annette Stapylton said...

This is so beautiful and what a fabulour pop up design, love it.
Love how you have coloured your image and the background is just perfect. Nice work.

Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
[Annette Registered Owner/Admin for Classic Design Team Challenge]

Dawn Turley said...

How gorgeous is this Carol. It's a beautiful design. I've never done this fold either... must keep it in mind!

Diane Louise J said...

Thanks for joining our challenge with your lovely pop-up card… beautiful colouring too... Good luck in the draw and hope you will join us for our next challenge… [Diane-Louise DT for Classic Design Team Challenge]

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliant creation and colours are gorgeous. Thanks so much for sharing in our current challenge and hope you will join us again.xx[aNNie DT/Admin for Classic Design Team Challenge]

Creations by Shirl said...

Lovely design card! TFS it with Crafty Friends Challenge~

crafty said...

Lovely design. Thank you for joining in at Eureka Stamps this week.
Mary

StampinJessica said...

What a great Pop up card !

Carol I thank you for your regular visits and your very nice comments !
You are a dear human.

Hugs Jessica

kiwiali said...

A beautiful card Carol The design suits the image!

Bunny said...

So very nice, Carol. The entire team did a fantastic job. I love this pop up. Great colors and definitely feminine.

Maxine D said...

Very pretty card Carol, and ever so feminine - it's ages since I made one of those cards - thanks for the reminder. Yours is gorgeous with that die cut standing up in the front.
Blessings
Maxine

Pirjo said...

I really love your style, image and colors with it!! Thanks for joining at QKR Stampede this week, see you soon again, Pirjo Dt

laurigami said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs. hugs
laurigami

M Samuelson said...

Love this card and how fun ~ Your fellow DT Sister MaryAnn

Judy McKay said...

Beautiful card. I love the fold - a must try. Judy

Barb said...

Wow this is so gorgeous and I was wondering how the fold would be, very nice first one of these I've seen. Barb

Neva Zver said...

Fabulous card!! The image is cute and colored beautifully. The design is fantastic.

Diane Louise J said...

Thanks for joining Crafty Friends 'In the Garden 'challenge with your lovely girly card… Good luck in the draw and hope you will join us for our next challenge… Diane Louise (DT) xx

Brenda's Card Corner said...

Gorgeous pop up card Carol! Beautiful coloring and I love the gold butterfly! Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede!

Brenda DT

Blankina said...

Oh what a lovely image and cool shape, I am so glad you could join our "in the Garden" challenge at Crafty friends, hugs Blankina

Sammy said...

Sp lovely, and a great shape too. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

Melanie said...

A fabulous card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "mother’s day/for a special lady” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

Hugs,
Melanie
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

(DT Come and Get It)

(DT Crafty Friends)

Melanie said...

Hello Carol,

please come over to Creatalicious Challenges again to check out our blog. There's a big surprise waiting for you!

Hugs,
Melanie

(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

(DT Come and Get It)

(DT Crafty Friends)