Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Celebrating Lawn and Garden month

Hi Everyone,

Among the many holidays we celebrate in May, we also celebrate Lawn and Gardens this month.  Now I have been on a mission to only use what is in my stash and if you are anything like me I am sure that you have so many flowers you could probably start your own botanical garden.  Well I am putting my flower stash to work for me with this set of cards.


On some kraft card stock I wrapped peach ribbon and some hemp cord.  Next I made a bow using the hemp cord and glued it down. Then I glued one of the flowers from a set of 4 I found in the Michael's $1.50 bin. Finally I added some flatback pearls and stamped a sentiment, and that was it.  Four beautiful note cards that would be great to give as a gift or use when you need a last minute card.

I love how these cards came out and since I have lots of different colors of these flowers guess what I'm gonna do?

So there you have four quick cards, using our stash, and celebrating a holiday all at the same time.  I hope this inspires you to take a stroll through your Botanical stash and see what you can do.

Until next time..

Kelli


What I used..
~ Recollections Kraft card stock
~MFT Hemp cord
~Peach ribbon
~Amy R Happy Harvest stamp set
~Peach flat back pearls
~Michaels's $1.50 flowers
~Colorbox White Frost pigment ink

13 comments:

  1. These cards are beautiful! I just started making cards again, so I don't have a stash, but you have provided lots of inspiration!

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  2. Love your cards thanks for the inspiration! Since I have lots of flowers and ribbon in my stash I am about to borrow this idea!

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  3. You have the best stash! Beautiful cards that anyone (hint, hint) would be glad to receive as a gift.

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  4. Like the color combination with the kraft paper stock.
    Very cute

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  5. Like the color combination with the kraft paper stock.
    Very cute

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  6. Nice card, Kelli. Color combinations are gorgeous

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  7. What a beautiful set of cards. Very Creative, love the color combinations.
    I will be scrap lifting this for sure. Thanks for the inspiration!!!!!

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  8. Love the cards!! Will have to use this idea...thanks for sharing!

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  9. The cards are beautiful. A great way to make four cards fast and use your stash.

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  10. Beautiful card set, love the colors!

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