Monday, July 29, 2013

Fabulous Fundamental: Flower Power

Do you own a bounty of flowers? No one was more shocked than I when I opened a drawer and found a plastic container stuffed to the brim with flowers! Well that was just the impetus I needed to start using them...but I must admit, I find flowers hard to use. Why? I really don't know but I know I use almost every other accent in my stash before I use flowers on my layouts and cards.

In this layout, I combined flowers from Heidi Swapp, Prima and a ribbon rose from Websters. And if I do say so myself, it looks charming! My flower centres are a combination of pearls from Prima. The chipboard alphas are from Basic Grey. As I did not have alphas all of the same colour, I decided to lightly mist the alphas to even out the colour and draw some continuity between the main title and subtitle.

Supplies:  Close to my Heart (cardstock); House of 3 (chipboard heart); BoBunny (pattern paper, die cut sticker); Stampin' Up (notebook punch); Pink Paislee (label); Heidi Swapp (large flower); Websters (ribbon rose); Prima (paper flowers, pearls); Basic Grey (chipboard alphas); Tattered Angels (mist); American Crafts (Writer)

So have I inspired you to use your flowers?

1 comment:

Rosie said...

What a gorgeous lo!!! Love how you repurposed some alphas in the title as well!