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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Flower Honor

Hello Crafty Friends,

Hoping you are having a great day. I decided to make a card today in honor of Diana's (DL.Art) birthday coming up (this one is not for her...that is a surprise still). Her favorite color is green, so I wanted to use that as the main color. The splash of orange is my daughter's favorite color. They do look good together.  

I really like the Elegant Edges Cricut cartridge and I seem to overlook using it. There are so many options (see below) for layering and framing.
Materials:
Raspberry Road Designs paper
white and green cardstock
Elegant Edges Cricut cartridge~ oblong mat (p. 63) cut at 4 3/4 - 4"
Flower Shoppe Cricut cartridge ~ numerous cuts 
green crinkle ribbon
orange, yellow, and green buttons
white brad

This weekend is going to be extremely busy. Kyle moves home from college for only 3 weeks, we set up for the Eagle Ceremony Saturday morning, the Pampered Chef party is Saturday afternoon, and Sunday is the Eagle Scout Ceremony. What a way to end summer vacation!

Time to get back into a routine!

Stay Creative,
Georgiana

21 comments:

  1. This card is so pretty G! Great layers! This looks a good cartridge to make shaped cards on the gypsy with!! You are certainly going to have a busy weekend! Good luck at the Pampered Chef party I hope you sell lots!

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  2. So pretty...I always forget to use Elegant edges too...but when I remember...it always looks great! Lee-Ann :)

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  3. So Pretty. Love the flowers. Have fun at the Party and Good luck with Kyle.

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  4. wow that is a busy weekend! I hope you enjoy every minute! Love the green and the orange together so vibrant. Your flower is amazing and I love how you used Elegant edges! I got that cart because Mary from Cardz tv uses it all the time. Karen

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  5. Lovely card - I have been wondering whether to get the Elegant Edges cart - I might have too :-) TFS

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  6. Beautiful and different card. I love it. The layering is fantastic. Will have to consider getting this cartridge.

    Hugs
    Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥

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  7. So very pretty, love all the layers of that gorgeous flower!! The color combo is great too :0)
    Elegant Edges has to be one of my top 5 carts, so many great options to use for card bases and layers!!

    Diana
    daisylovecreations.blogspot.com

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  8. Very pretty! Now I'm going to have to pull out Elegant Edges. I forgot what great cuts are on it. Good luck this weekend!
    Annette
    My Mind's Dust Bunnies

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  9. The colors really do look fab together, and I love the card!!!

    Thanks for the heads-up for Diana's upcoming birthday!

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  10. Love the colors-beautiful card! I'm going to have to remember to use Elegant Edges more-I really have not explored it's possibilities much. Love the layered frame you used.

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  11. Great idea...Very pretty...

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  12. Georgiana ~ OH my goodness! First the flower is just GORGEOUS! I LOVE all the layers you have going on with it! The colors are PERFECT! I LOVE the shape! I have to totally agree with you on that cartridge! I need to use it more! BEAUTIFULLY done and I am sure your friend will LOVE it! I hope somewhere this weekend you get to breath! Congrats to your son ~ what an honor!

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  13. Very, very pretty ~ the green and orange do go well together. Have a wonderful (and busy) weekend. Hugs!

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  14. This is so beautiful!! I love the pretty colors and the awesome design!! I hope you have a great weekend :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  15. Oh, I love this cartridge too:) One of my favorites. Your card is beautiful and just love the amazing flower!
    Sounds like you have a busy weekend ahead of you...enjoy!!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  16. Your card is so pretty Georgiana, I love these colors. What a beautiful flower. Thanks for thinking of me
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Happy Birthday Linky Party.(I know you will)
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  17. Beautiful flower!!!! Makes for a gorgeous card :0

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