Thursday, 27 February 2014

February Rudolf Day

Rudolf day again!
I wanted to join Sarn's challenge HERE
Where we make christmas cards on 25th of each month!

I've been wanting to make a wreath from Stampin' Up! Petite Petals,
so this was my first attempt, using sizzlits little leaves...

But my friend who does flower arranging suggested I do the leaves first,
with fewer flowers, so I had another go....

This time I used the Bird Punch for the leaves, 
and I stamped some extra Petite Petals, which I then punched with the Itty Bitty,
so they look like smaller versions.
I happened to have a ribbon bow in a pot of snippets....
I also made this into a square card for a change.

Here's both together....

Did you notice the underlining of the sentiment?
I got a 'shadow' ie caught an edge of the rubber with ink when I stamped it,
and made a mark, so attempted a disguise!
Lesley x


  1. I get shadows all the time too! You hid it well though!

    Two great cards. they look lovely to me.

  2. Your ink shadow is BRILLIANTLY disguised Lesley! I really love both versions of the wreaths. They both work well.

    One trick I picked up from Di (Snippets Playground) is to pressure emboss a circle (or whatever shape you want really) first for guidance, then arrange your wreath around it.

    Thanks for joining in with Rudolph Day.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

    1. I used a slim die cut circle frame on the second one, because the first was a bit wonky, but I love the idea of an embossed one! Xxx

  3. WOW Lesley, love these. I have to get my hands on these stamps & punch! Going to give these wreaths a go. Love them xxx Have a lovely weekend and see you soon xxx

    1. You can add some bling too Jan! Thanks xxx

  4. Fantastic cards. Going to have to CASE this, but not send to any of our mutual friends! Well done you. X

    1. Thanks, and yes we'll confer! Xxx

  5. Thanks for visiting me Lesley. I love this petite petals set and you've done it proud here. The rings of flowers on cards are stunning. See you soon. Zx


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