Thursday, 4 June 2015

Potted Flowers

Good morning.  Well this week has been back to winter!  Cold, wet, windy and even some hailstones!  Cold enough that we lit the woodburner - in June .......!!  According to the forecast (oh yeah!) it's supposed to be better today. So fingers crossesd because we are hoping to have a day out today. Certainly yesterday was a vast improvement, but still not June weather!

I have seen quite a few of these plant pots around blogland so I decided to make one too.

My Card



Ingredients
Brown card - Bazzill Basics
Cream card - scraps from my box
Pink patterned card stock - First Edition "Love Letters
Damask embossing folder - Couture Creations
Flowers - Spellbinders Rose Creations die
Argyle embossing folder - Embossalicious from Crafter's Companions
Spellbinders - Classic scalloped ovals
Sentiment on insert - Freebie from TLC Creations
Lace and gems from stash

I added a cardstock stand to the back of the plant pot so that it would stand upright.  I thought it would make a nice get well card but decided to type "Just For You" on the label then it can be used for something else if necessary.

This fits nicely into a 5" x 7" envelope but obviously it could be made smaller or larger. I shall be making some more and try different sizes to see which I prefer.

Well I hope everybody is okay, but hugs to those who need them.







13 comments:

  1. Good morning Christine,
    Love, love,love your beautiful card. The colours, those stunning flowers and the fantastic design.
    I cleaned out our open fire, filled the space with candles and lights. I keep saying I am not changing it till later .... BUT!!! Fresh Snow on the hills the other day, heating cranked up!!
    ((((Hugs))))
    Patricia xxx

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  2. I've not seen this design before Christine,(bet I see loads today !!!)
    Gorgeous, xxx

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  3. Morning Christine,
    A beautiful card, love it. Have a good day out.
    Lydia
    X

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  4. What a lovely card Christine, beautiful flowers and one which could be used for all sorts of occasions. Hope your day out goes well - we have sunshine here at the moment.
    Lorraine

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  5. This is gorgeous Christine. I love the pretty design, the flowers are so beautiful.
    I hope you enjoy your day out and that you have good weather. It's lovely here at the moment.
    hugs Sue xx

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  6. Stunning card Christine...love the flower pot and the embossing...gorgeous flowers too.xx{aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  7. Gorgeous Christine, beautiful card.

    Love & hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  8. Hi Christine
    Fabulously pretty plant pot card.
    Its been ages since I made one but yours looks as if it would post very well.
    Hope you have managed your day out. We had a lovely day here yesterday and its been lovely so far today.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

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  9. This is very pretty Christine, love the embossed pot. Dull but dry here today, still quite cool though. Carol x

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  10. Great card Christine. Would make a great Get well card since they do not allow flowers in the hospitals now. I love this.

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  11. Wow this is amazing what a gorgeous design I've not seen this design before and I love it Its just perfect have a great weekend love and hugs Carole x

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  12. This is fabulous Christine! have a great weekend and if you here a racket down your way it's only me and Sue P causing trouble again LOL lots of huggles Sue xx

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  13. This is beautiful Christine, perfect to make someone feel better! Hugs Carole Z X

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