Thursday, May 1, 2008

Inspired by Crabapple Blossoms ~


I just love looking outside my windows in the back of my house -- my whole view is filled with those pink flowers. And as you all probably know, my favorite color is pink! So with today's SCS Ways To Use It Challenge, I was inspired by my pink flowers (see the post from earlier today for pictures) to make this card:

We were to use pleats or ruffles in our creations, and I pleated a paper rosette inspired by my crabapple tree blossoms. I also heated my organdy ribbon to create a ruffled look there. I hope you like it!

Stamps: Happy Harmony
Paper: Whisper White, Pink Striped DP by Crafts, Etc., Lovely Lilac POP DP
Ink: Lovely Lilac
Accessories: Prima, white brad by The Paper Studio, lavender organdy ribbon, dimensionals, heat gun, Swiss Dots CB EF

Thanks for coming by!

14 comments:

  1. Judy - that's a great card, I love the idea!

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  2. What a fun and creative way to use pleats! Very pretty...love the ribbon!

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  3. swiss dots makes everything better! i love this card!

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  4. This is beautiful! I love the pleats!

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  5. How gorgeous Judy! LOVE the colors and that awesome pleated flower!! WOWSA!! Check out my blog for a smile for you :)

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  6. You've nailed today's challenge!!! Your card turnes out beautiful and I love the colors you have chosen!!!

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  7. This is gorgeous, Judy! I love both the flower and the heated ribbon

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  8. Judy I absolutely love your card today, your photos always look so nice.

    Billie

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  9. FABulously pretty!! So sweet with the swiss dots.......I just LOVE that dainty look!! And fun "ruffled" punchies!!

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  10. Very cool flower! I love the stripes & dots together too!
    LeAnne

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  11. Oh I LOVE your pleated flower! Beautiful card, Judy.

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  12. Beautiful card!! All your cards are beautiful though.
    I'm going to have to try a flower like that.

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