Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Blooming Polka-Dots



Hi everyone.  Time for another challenge from Addicted to Stamps and More ... this time it's Addicted to [Red & White].  Such a great color combination.  I immediately thought of my friend, Debbie, who loves red and polka-dots.  It was her birthday a little over a week ago ... so I'm late getting this in the mail.  I hope it brings a smile to her face when she gets it.

Not much stamping with this card ... just the sentiment which is from a fun set by Amy R called "Happy Sentiments".  I just love the sentiment sets from Amy R and have several.  There's usually one or two new sets released each month, so my sentiment stock is building!

The rest of the card is a flower die-cut (two layers, attached with a brad) ... and then a digital stamp from Lisa's Doodley Doos, that I printed onto checkerboard DP and cut out (flower pot).  Hope you like.


Stamps:  Be Happy Sentiments (Amy R); Word Doodles (Lisa's Doodley Doos - Clear Dollar Stamps)
Paper:  White (Neenah); Real Red Polka-dot DP (SU!); Red checkerboard (unknown)
Ink:  Black (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  Big Shot, Five Point Flower die (C.C. Designs), white brad, white double-stitched ribbon, glue, paper piercing tool, and dimensionals



I die-cut two flowers, lined them up together and pierced a hole in the center.  I glued one in place on my card front and then pierced again through the same hole, this time going through the card front as well.  I then added the second flower on top and threaded the brad through all three layers and secured it at he back.  I pinched the petals of the top flower forward to give the flower some depth and also popped up the flower pot.




15 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Loll, love your design:)
    Val x

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  2. I have been so impressed with your card making skills. This is such a beautiful design. The colors are so bright and cheerful. I think your friend will cherish this card.

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  3. The perfect balance of white and red. LOVE the doubled flower and the paper pieced flower pot.

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  4. Beautiful and in love with the colors. Gorgeous card! Thanks for visiting and leaving the sweet luv.
    Hugs
    Berni
    berni46blogspot.

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  5. I'm sure she will love it! The design of the card is great and all the little details are just perfect.

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  6. Such a pretty card Loli and love your design

    Anne

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  7. I love polka dots too - this is such a lovely card - Jacqueline xx

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  8. Very sweet card, Loll, lovely! Sue x

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  9. Red and white and right in there with black and white in my fave column, and when you throw in polka dots, I'm a goner! Pinned perfection again, Lolly. Do you hate "Lolly?" Mister had an Aunt Lolly (cause his Dad couldn't say Helen), so it's an affection name around here, but I won't call you that if you hate it. Lemeno.

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  10. Gorgeous, i love the simplicity for it has made your card very elegant. Caz

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  11. Ooh, this is lovely! I like the dimension on the flower.

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  12. You can never go wrong with red and white and polka dots!

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  13. Wow Loll - you've been a busy gal lately. I can hardly keep up with you but I must say that i have just spent some time looking through your fabulous creations and i am in awe of your talent to make the simplest of designs look absolutely stunning! Love the polka dots on this card with the perky little flower - that ribbon was one of my favs too :o) Keep up the good work dear lady. Hugs D

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    1. Hi Loll, Just catching up with my visits. You have been a busy bee! Beautiful makes. Love your red and white card. Stunning! It's funny the first thing I thought of when I saw it was red and white was polka dots.
      Regards Florence x

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