Monday, July 8, 2013

Shasta Daisy Banner Card

Remember the Brown Snowflake Christmas card I made the other day? The doily I used on that card was cut down to fit on the center panel, and I saved the other piece of that doily. Rather than throw it away, I fiddled around with this card and managed to fit that little piece of doily on here. :-)

See how I wiggled that scrap of doily underneath the flower? That just goes to show you - never throw anything away!! More times than not, you'll make something cute out of it. The products from Classy Cards 'n Such that I've used on this card are:

French Pastry Doily die (Cheery Lynn Designs)
Shasta Daisy strip die (Cheery Lynn Designs)
Kraft cardstock
French Country 6x6 paper pad
Vintage Bliss 6x6 paper pad

I found this kraft cardstock in my stash - it had already been stamped for another project and I never used it. It was just so perfect with these country papers that I decided to go ahead and layer my paper strips on this kraft card base. So I cut various papers from both of the 6x6 paper pads and used scissors to cut the v-notches at the bottom. I glued these down to my card base in a random pattern using the Banner Technique from Technique Junkies (Feb/March 2013 issue). The doily piece was glued right at the top of the paper strips. A small strip of brown cardstock was paper pierced and then a white gel pen was used to give the Faux Stitching look to the piece. I die cut the Shasta Daisy strip with dark orange cardstock and attached all the layers together with a vanilla brad. The petals were fluffed up and curled over using my fingers and then adhered to the top of the card.

I hope you've enjoyed my cute country card today! As always, you can use this code, Holly-10, to save 10% off your order at Classy Cards 'n Such.  Have a great week!

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Cheery Lynn Designs #88 - In Stitches (I used Faux Stitching)
Paula Holifield Crafts - Die-ing for It


Lori said...

Cute simple card that really makes a statement. Thanks for joining us as always and best of luck Holly.

Anna Jasiolek said...

Dear Holly, you have made a very stylish card, simple and clever. I would like to thank you that you entered my new challenge blog 'C... is for Challenge'. Thank you for your trust and I wish you good luck in the draw!
Hugs from Poland,
Anna xxx

Joann said...

Hi Holly,
I keep the same “pile of pieces” that I used and I raid it all the time for my cards. You did a great job with your flower and I love the colors of your card. Thank you very much for joining us this week at Cheery Lynn Designs.

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous Holly. I love the flower and beautiful mix of colours
Thank you for taking part in A Little Bit Crafty Challenge this month
Sue xx

beadz said...

This is so cute, Holly! Thanks so much for joining us at the Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge and good luck!