Miscellany

Flourish & Flowers Card

By  Sandy Hulsart  for  Cheery Lynn Designs (www.cheerylynndesigns.com)

size: 5-5/8" square

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Materials

  • Cardstock: ivory, peach, blue, olive, brown
  • Coordinating patterned paper, two designs

Tools

  • Die-cutting machine
  • Cheery Lynn Designs Crafter’s Tools (S122)
  • Cheery Lynn Designs Dies: Horizon Square Boutique Stacker Frames (DL253), Pretty Pretty Bows (B422), Mini Fanciful Flourish Right (B291), Mini Fanciful Flourish (B117S), Daisy Strip (B259), Baby’s Breath Flower Kit (B364)
  • Paper adhesive

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scoring tool, paper piercer, computer with printer
  • 1. Make 5-5/8" square ivory top-fold card. Cut 5-5/8" olive cardstock square; adhere to card.
  • 2. Die cut all three square boutique frames from ivory cardstock, with #1 being smallest die and #3 being largest die. Cut fill panels for #2 and #3 frames from same patterned paper. Cut cardstock mats for smallest frames, #2 in peach and #1 in olive. Adhere layers to card as shown.
  • 3. Die cut baby's breath flowers from blue cardstock and branches from brown cardstock. Cup flowers by pressing centers with embossing tool; adhere to branches. Set aside.
  • 4. Die cut flourishes from olive cardstock. Die cut bow from remaining patterned paper; follow manufacturer's directions to assemble. Set aside.
  • 5. Die cut daisy from peach cardstock. Cup center petals up; follow manufacturer's directions to assemble and adhere flower together.
  • 6. Adhere flourishes, flower, and bow to card as shown.
  • Tip
  • 1. For a different look, try accenting your flower center with a pearl button or jeweled brad.