Thursday, March 24, 2011

Fan Flower - DIC140

Hello all!!!  Here we are again at another Thursday and time for the UDI Blog Inspiration challenge.  The inspiration piece this week is painting with a modern feel to it.

This past weekend I spent stamping and socializing with my Michigan Mingler friends in Novi.  I spent more time socializing than stamping, but I did manage to create this card for the challenge.

I took limited supplies with me, as I really couldn't take the entire craft room!!!  I did take my Big Shot and limited dies.

My inspiration card starts with a Crumb Cake base, folded at the top.  Then I used a piece of the SAB dsp in the Peach Parfait pattern, distressed with my cutter kit tool and then ripped or torn away at random areas.  Under that I layered a piece of the First Editions dsp, available in the Occasions mini.  The card base was also distressed and then sponged over with the Crumb Cake and Chocolate Chip.

The flower is made from a strip of Newsprint dsp, scored at every 1/4", folded accordion style and then shaped into a flower.  An antique brad in the center finishes it off.  Linen thread is wrapped around the card and a sizzlet leaf is the final touch.

Don't forget to check out the UDI Blog and play along if you can!

Happy Stamping!!!!



carolm said...

i love this, annie. it is sufficently distressed and i love how the linen thread duplicates the flower. xoxo

Anonymous said...

Love your card Ann!

Maria Williams :) said...

Lots of great elements on your card! I love all the distressing and your flower came out perfect! :)

AB. said...

Really cool card! Love that flower & brad - the whole thing is gorgeous!!

Louise Brown said...

Beautiful card. Love the distress look and the fan fold flower.

Stamp Magic said...

Wow, Ann! I love the distressing! The whole card is wonderful!

Highland Monkey's said...

Great card. Love the layering you have done.

Barbara Dykhouse said...

Ann, this is beautiful! I love the medallion with the brad. Thanks for explaining how that is done!