Sunday 5 July 2009

Pot of Flowers


Card/Paper: Bazzill Sienna, Aspen, Fern, Sugar Cookie, My Mind's Eye Pretty Please Full of Flowers and Blossoms plus cream card for the inside.
Ink: Versacolour Rose Red
Other: Cuttlebug embossing folder Forest Branches, Martha Stewart border punch Embossed Scallop, Flower and leaf punches all Woodware: Daisy Punches Big and Super, Super Multi Christmas Flower punch, Large and Super Birch Leaf punches
Card Size: 15cm x 15cm (approx 6" x 6")

I taught my first class at the Glitter Pot on Saturday. Thanks to the lovely group of ladies who attended, my nerves melted away very quickly, and I really enjoyed it!

This is the card that we made in the morning. I have seen this type of card all over the internet, but have designed my own template sizing for the pot, and design of top to put the flowers on - I wanted to be able to fit more on! Also, I thought it would be handy for it to fit inside a 6" x 6" box envelope.

As you can see, some of the flowers are attached to the pot, and some on the slide out part.

Here you can see the back of the pot, which shows the top that I designed. It's very simple to do - I'll put up the templates tomorrow.

ETA: Of course, I didn't get round to the template as soon as I'd hoped! But it's up now, and you'll find it here. I've also put up instructions on how to make the flowers here.

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tracy said...

this looks amazing joanne a great gift for teachers I will look back tomorrow for the template
tracy x

Michelle said...

Oh, this is beautiful! I've made one of these cards but it didn't look nearly as nice as yours.

I've awarded you the Lovely Blog award. You can view it and the details here:

Have a great day!

Andrea Walford said...

Fabulous pot and flowers! Your rendition of this look is the pumpkin butterflies as well!!

Anonymous said...

Very pretty. I love the card.

Gaby said...

Your card turned out really gorgous.
I will come back for the template, too.

Emma said...

Joanne I think this has to be one of my all time favourties of yours :D There is no one else who can do what you do to make the most amazing flowers - their better than the real thing.

Steph said...

Wow - this looks great, so pretty - well done x

lifesabeach32940 said...

WOW!! This is SIMPLY GORGEOUS!! I've seen a number of these flower pot cards, but I think this one is my very favorite.

I LOVE your blog and visit on a regular basis. I can't believe how much I've learned!!

If you are planning to put together a tutorial, I'd love to see your AWESOME step-by-step instructions for highlighting the flowers you used in this project!!

You are one very talented lady. Thank you for the ongoing inspiration!!


Ruth M said...

I really enjoyed making this special card Joanne - thanks for the great classes and your ongoing inspiration!

Judy said...

This looks lovely Joanne - I bet the Glitter Pot ladies loved it. How do you manage to achieve such perfection with your flowers? They all look so beautiful. I'll keep my eye out for the templates, thanks for sharing your talent with us,

brenda said...

Just had a quick trip round your blog, some lovely artwork.

B x

Anonymous said...

wish i lived nearer would have loved to have been in your class


Conniecrafter said...

Oh wow that is so pretty, great thinking on having some of the flowers on the pot!

Marna said...

I'm in love with your flowers!!!

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