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25 January 2011

For Mum!!!

I'm sure I am not alone in making impulse buys that get home and then get stashed away.....am I?
The Prima flowers I have used on this card are one of the many impulse buys I have made over the years and they were sitting in a bag, sad and neglected until yesterday when I had a flash of inspiration.
There were two sizes in the set and this is the largest made into a flower head on a four inch Sizzix circle.
I wanted to keep the card clean and simple so I have layered white textured cardstock onto some deep bluey purple Core'dinations and added silver lines and corners......that's another few got rid of.

I've had a busy day today......when do I ever not.....lol!!! Tax return is sorted ready to do online tomorrow, cooking, cleaning etc and now I am ready for a bit of a chill with DD as we have Ruby tomorrow.
Thanks for dropping by.
Sheila-x-

4 comments:

  1. What a fabulous idea Sheila. I have loads of flowers I fell in love with, bought and then have left languishing in boxes and jars because I now so enjoy making my own. This is a brilliant way to use them up. I think I know what sort of card my Mum's getting in March, lol! Thanks for the inspiration.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  2. That is one of the most brilliant and beautiful cards I have ever seen Sheila(and I've seen a lot!)- you are so inspired!

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  3. This is gorgeous Sheila, thankyou for sharing your ideas, just wish I had so many flowers as you. LOL
    Hugs Christine xx

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  4. what a beautiful card to give your mum Sheila,luv Georginaxxx

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