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Love Fairy

March 8, 2017

Hello to all my crafty friends out there!  For us here in Maine spring is still a couple of months away but that hasn’t stopped me from thinking about spring flowers.  Today my post for Susan’s Garden Team has  Susan’s newly released Garden Notes Fairy – Rose Petal and she is watering a patch of tulips which is from one of her older releases.

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Tulips in spring

May 7, 2014

Good morning friends!

It’s me, Rita here today and I’m truly enjoying our spring here in sunny California. Honestly, I absolutely love spring! Nature comes alive again, trees are blooming, flowers are coming out and I get to see my garden of gorgeous violets, daffodils and tulips every year.  Since tulips are really my all time favorite flowers, I decided to create a tulip card.

1. Place tulip peel-offs on Neenah cardstock.

2. Color each tulip using your favorite markers or pencils. I used Copic Markers. For my dark pink tulips I used RV63, RV66 and RV 69, for the yellow tulips Y04, Y06, Y08 and E15, and for the leaves YG11, YG61, YG63, YG67 and G99.

3. Fussy cut around each flower.


4. The Peel-Off stickers created an embossed look.


5. Die cut little butterflies and a set of bows from the Yellow and Pink Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz. Please remember to use the metal adaptor plate when die cutting.


6. Cut out two small strips from the same shimmer sheetz and take a quick look at our curious little cat.


7. Cut a 6″ x 12″ card base, score at 6″ and fold in half.

8. Place all the elements on your work station and test out how you like them together. Once you have a good layout, take a photo that will help you assemble the entire card.


9. Assemble your card by adhering some tulips directly to the card base and some using foam squares for a more dimensional effect.

Thank you so much for taking a look at my card today and I hope this spring weather is kind to you too!

Hugs, Rita

Elizabeth Craft Designs products used:
SKU 0491 Tulips Peel-Off Stickers
SS 0104 Pink Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz
SS 0108 Yellow Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz
798 Four Bows die set
713 Small Butterfly die set
803 Metal Adaptor Plate
802 Fine Pointed Scissors

Other supplies used:
Neenah white cardstock
American Crafts white cardstock
Copic Markers
Foam squares



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