Monday, April 7, 2008

Just Celebrate Flower



I had too much coffee yesterday. My desk is a disaster! I did get a couple cards made though, and I have to say, I really like them!! I love the heart from the Just Celebrate set in the Occasions Mini. As I stamped a few out to color, I thought, why not try a flower? I tried to stamp a flower directly on cardstock with my stamp-a-ma-jig, but couldn't get them to fit right, so I cut out four and made a flower! I had some Summer Picnic paper scraps on my desk and the green worked perfect for the stem and grass. The leaves are made with the Small Oval Punch, then folded in half, then ran though my crimper. That was not my idea.... I copied that from a swap card by the brilliant Pam Findlay. I was having withdrawals from my little Janome Sew Mini, so I got it out and sewed. I feel SO much better now. I had to make another one. I had more scrap paper. And more hearts. You can never have too many hearts.



I used my 1 inch circle punch to cut out some scrap paper and used crystal effects to stick it to my clear buttons for the center of the flowers. The butterfly is from the same stamp set. I stamped it directly on some scrap paper, then colored with my Copic Markers. I cut it out and put half a dimensional under the two top wings and glued down the main body. Finally, I added the Celebrate portion from one of the stamps in the set Phrases for a Friend set... also in the Occasions Mini.

Love how these turned out... I'm going to make some more. The hearts are easy to cut out and color. Coffee is good indeed.

Here is the recipe:

Stamps: Just Celebrate, Phrases for a Friend.
Paper: Real Red, Shimmery White, Bashful Blue, Summer Picnic Designer Paper.
Ink: Black Stazon.
Other: Clear Buttons, 1 inch Circle Punch, Small Oval Punch, Crimper, Dimensionals, Gingham Ribbon, Crystal Effects, Stampin'Write Markers, Copic Markers, Scor-Pal, Janome Sew Mini.
Size: 4 1/4 x 5.5

Have a great day everyone! I'm off to help my new downline Gail with her first workshop! She is SO excited! I know she is going to do just awesome! YOU GO GIRL! (sorry.... had to)
Thanks for stopping by!
©Stampin'Up! 1990-2008

32 comments:

Denise... said...

Oh they're SO cute!!!

Joanne B. said...

This is so clever, and so totally cute! I just love it.

and, Um, I wasn't going to buy this set, I was going to try to be good. Don't tempt me Cambria!

Libby said...

These are so fun and cheerful! (just like their creator!) ;-)

Heather Grow said...

Super cute cards. Very fun.

nancy morgan said...

you are a stinkin' genius...turning that butterfly into a flower!!! Have fun with Gail = )

Alexandra said...

These are TOTALLY CUTE girl!! Love the colors and the way you made those flowers - coffee is indeed good!! *STAMPIN HUGS* Ale

Tiffany said...

Very colorful and spring-like! I love the stitching on the leaves and stem! Nice touch.

Have a great day!

Alicia said...

Very cute cards. I made some sketches to and from the hospital today with Ethan so I'll have to see if I can get some of them made. Thanks for sharing your ideas.

Heather said...

ADORABLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Dang Cami - you are just AWESBOMB!!!!! These cards are ADORABLE!

Charmaine (CharmWarm on SCS) said...

Cami, this is ADORABLE OH MY GOODNESS! What's weird is that it looks A LOT like what I made for Beate's Inspiration Challenge tomorrow. . .too weird! (especially when I made it last night!) Well, not the same with colors and all, but the "overall" card. Does this mean I was feeling your mojo vibes? LOL

d said...

WOW! They're adorable. At first I didn't think that was a SU! stamp set. What a clever way to use the heart. TFS.

Britiney said...

GET OUT! I about fell off my chair! I *LOVE* this! I'm trying so hard not to buy that set and you had to go and do THIS! Grrrrr.... (jk) ;) Awesome cards!

Lana said...

Copic Cami Turnbow! You are AMAZING! Amazing indeed!

Stefanie Staniak said...

Oh, the Cami that I know and love - Heart flowers are so you !! :)
Love these cards.

Karen said...

Those are great!

Bevie Pearl said...

You come up with the best ideas for cards. Your flowers are darling!!

JaneanCampbell said...

I love these cards..Your work is awesome..

Darthy said...

Well I just love how these turned out too.

Whimsey said...

They are beyond adorable....you rock!!!!!

Jeanelle said...

I am delurking just to tell you these are probably the cutest cards I've seen in a long long time! Great job!!!

mochamama said...

these cards are very beautiful Cambria!

Dawn Easton said...

What fun cards! Love your flowers and butterflies!

vickiw said...

I like the simplicity of your card. Oh, the change DP made to the stampin options.....love it

Charmingdesigns said...

These are great. amazing what a little heart will do. Laurie

Kar said...

this is so Camilicious!!

mommy0f4 said...

these are so cute!!! I am addicted to this stamp set right now so I think I will be making a heart flower next!!!! Thanks for the great idea!

joslyn said...

very cute love these fun cards. i am going crazy try to get my little janome to sew. it keeps jamming and it is making me nuts. love your sewing on the cards!!

Tanja said...

I have to say, "I really like them TOO!" They are aDORable!!!!

Soozie4Him said...

Oh, I LOVE these cards! And I've been trying to avoid buying that set from the Occasions Mini. When I saw your cards, I felt my last bit of resolve melt away! I have to have it!!! Thanks for the inspiration!

Susan, aka Soozie4Him on SCS

mommy0f4 said...

I cased your card and posted it on my blog!
www.stampinmommyof4.blogspot.com

Lisa H. said...

OMG! these are just two of the cutest cards ever. I think I want those two sets just so I can make these cards,LOL! tfs.

Maria said...

Hi Cami: Great card! Where did you get the cute butterfly for the card?