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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Card for Sunday Sketch 2

I got around to making a card for the Sunday Sketch 2 :-). The buttons are made with a 3/4" Circle punch and So Saffron card stock. Punch out three circles for each button and glue them together. I mark the center holes and punch out the holes on the smallest hole setting with my Crop-a-dile. Depending on the look I want for my buttons, sometimes I ink the sides and the edges and sometimes I don't. Either way, I always have buttons to match ;-). You can use any size circle punch that you have on hand to make buttons from tiny to big. You can also use Designer Paper for making buttons and finish them off with some Crystal Effects so they'll be shiny like real buttons.

The leaves behind my flower are actually wings punched from the Two Step Bird punch. The wings can be used for flower petals as well. They could be easily transformed into rain drops on a scrapbook page :-).

I hope everyone is having a wonderful week so far. I can't believe the week is almost over already! Monday holidays always make a week seem so much shorter even though it isn't, lol! Wishing you all a GREAT day today! Stay cool!

Blessings!
Barb

Supplies:
Stamps: Very Versatile- retired
Paper: Regal Rose- 105130, Whisper White- 100730, So Saffron-105118, Old Olive- 100702, Bashful Blue- 105120
Classic Stampin' Ink: Old Olive- 102277, Bashful Blue- 105209
Punches: Extra Large Fancy Flower- 118073, 3/4" Circle- 107217, Scallop Trim border- 118402, Extra Large Two Step Bird- 117191
Other: Old Olive 1/4" grosgrain ribbon- 111368, Square Lattice Textured Impressions embossing folder- 119976, Petals-a-Plenty Textured Impressions embossing folder- 116824, DMC embroidery floss

6 comments:

Pat said...

Beautiful! Love the soft colors & the texture!

Shari said...

What a great tip on making your own buttons! This is a super cute card. Love all the textures!

Allison said...

Very pretty! I love those faux buttons and the textured flower. Great ideas. :-)

Kym said...

Wow! I love how you embossed the flower!!!

Alexandria said...

I love the layout and the texture on this card!

Lois said...

Love everything about your card, especially all the textures. Great choice of colors also. TFS