Thursday, 2 June 2016

CC&S 176 Colours: A Suffolk Puff Flower Trio

I'm a bit late this week with my DT card for CAS Colours & Sketches, sorry! It has been such a busy week, even though it's half term, with Guide camp at the start and a narrowboating weekend to finish. This month, another of our newer DT members, Bev, is hosting our challenges and has come up with some lovely ideas for us.


I was showing some Guides how to make 'Suffolk Puffs'/Yo-Yo flowers to decorate bags at the weekend and thought I would make some for my card this week. I had a rummage through my fabric box and luckily found some scraps in just the colours I needed. I finished the centres with matching buttons and thread in the same colours. The panelled background was created using a Hero Arts stamp and the design was completed with two small butterflies from the same set.


Supplies Used:
Stamp Set: Birds N Butterflies (Hero Arts)
Ink Pad: Smokey Gray (VersaFine)
Snippets: Cotton fabric, Buttons, Thread, White and yellow linen card scraps, Sentiment stamp


I would also like to enter my card into the following challenges:
CASology who are celebrating their 200th challenge this week!


Addicted to CAS Challenge 89: Petals


The CC&S DT have all interpreted these three colours so differently. Please check out all their ideas and have a go at joining us this week with your card.

Thanks for visiting
Stef x 


10 comments:

  1. Wow! Those material flowers are in the exact colours! They are so lovely and fun. Caro x

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  2. This is so fun and creative. Something I'd never think to do. I really like the puffiness and 3D of your flowers and the stamps you have combined them with is beautiful. Hugs Bev x

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  3. Your flowers are amazing. I just want to touch them. Love the 3D effect. Thanks so much for playing along at our 200th challenge at CASology.

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  4. Fabulous Suffolk puffs. I used to make clown dolls out of them for school fairs way back when!

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  5. Hey Stef! I love your fabric buttons. Nicely done. Thank you so much for playing with us this week at CASology.

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  6. Your flowers add beautiful dimension to your CAS card Stef!
    Thanks for joining us for this special CASology challenge!

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  7. Your fabric yo-yo flowers made me smile! My grandmother made a quilt top out of them; I do remember it took her a long time to make it! Your little dimensional butterflies are sweet, too.

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  8. Love this great idea with flowers! Very beautiful card!

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  9. I can't believe that you had the right colours - you must have a fabric box the size of a house! I love the delicate background you've made to set them off perfectly.

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