January 2, 2014

Die Cut Flower


Today i have a card i made for the Runway Inspired Challenge. This is the inspiration photo:

I couldn;t find any paper that matched the green/yellow of the pants, so i made my own. I started with some yellow pattern paper and then i stamped a pattern over the paper with green ink. I used a stamp from The Alley Way Stamp - Bitty Border set. I think with the yellow paper and green ink, i got close to the color in the photo.
Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps

Next i used a flower die cut and cut the flower from my stamped pattern paper. I saved all the little pieces to use later. I adhered the rectangle (with the flower shape cut out of it) to my cardbase.

Next i wanted to re-make my flower with the little pieces you usually through away. I placed the flower outline back into the space i die cut. Then i added all the pieces back with foam dot. Its like a puzzle fitting each piece into the flower. When they are all added, i carefully pulled up the flower outline.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps

To finish i added a glitter gem to the flower center and stamped my sentiment, also from the Bitty Border set.

The Alley Way Stamps - Bitty Borders
Bitty Borders

Thanks so much for stopping by!!


Stamps: The Alley Way Stamps - Bitty Borders
Pattern Paper: Authentique - Essentials Collection
Die: Memory Box - Lovely Peony Outline
Ink: Distress Ink - Crushed Olive


  1. What a cool effect your paper has - it looks like an animal print!! Love the dimension of the die cut flower!

  2. So Pretty with that flower! Lovely!

  3. Your technique for making the flower is amazing! I love the final look. Thanks so much for joining us on the Runway!

  4. gorgeous!!! the details are impeccable!

  5. This is such a fantastic and beautiful card!
    So clever!

  6. Oh WOW this technique is amazing! Thanks for joining us at Runway Inspired Challenge

  7. SUCH a cool technique! OMG, this is just stunning, Dana!!