Flower cakes

I also made these for my co-worker (for her to give away), but my husband is keeping them. 


Once again, I made the pink one first, for my own pleasure.  Then I made it again in purple because that’s my co-worker’s favourite colour.  For the little flowers, I used a little punch to punch them out, and then I watercoloured them.  I watercoloured the flames, and then sponged a glow around them. 

I don’t have any oval punches, so I used an oval guide to draw and cut out the white ovals.  The next larger oval size was too large so I drew the same oval size on black and then cut around it carefully.  That’s why the black ovals are a bit crooked. 

Card supplies:

Stamps:  Stampin’ Up!  Blooming With Happiness and Simply Said.
Paper:  Neenah’s Paper Classic Linen (Solar White and Black)
Ink:  Memories Black, Tim Holtz Spiced Marmalade (for candle glow)
Miscellaneous:  Winsor & Newton Cotman watercolours, flower punch, oval guide, sponge (for candle glow), silver brads

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5 Responses to “Flower cakes”

  1. Cindy H. Says:

    Both are beautiful cards!! You did a great job on the ovals! TFS

  2. Victoria Says:

    Well I have to say I like the purple better because that’s a fave color here too.

    And I find myself scrolling thru your blog mouth agape just loving every bit of it. THank you for sharing your talent.

  3. Karen (kthaman) Says:

    These are beautiful! You have an eye though – I never even noticed that Simply Said and Blooming with Happiness looked so similar!

  4. Chris Says:

    These are divine!! The “matching” themed background really makes the card I think.

  5. Leslie Says:

    I really love your creativity and talent! All these cards are just wonderful. But I really love your charming use of the old stamps Blooming with happiness and Simply said in such a new way.

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