Friday, March 20, 2009

Manhattan Flower Impressions and a Ruffled Scalloped Edge

I've been going through the box of new goodies I received when I returned from my trip to my MIL Wednesday. I couldn't wait to get the Manhattan Flower embossing folder, but I was busy cleaning house yesterday. As my reward for getting lots of cleaning done, I was checking all my favorite blogs last night and came upon this card by Julie Buhler. Wow! is what I thought, I have got to try that! So I did and let me tell you it looks great in person! Then I wondered what it would look like in another color and since I had just read my Stampin' Success and saw that one of the card contest categories was using orange, I decided to try it in Tangerine Tango.

I also ran across a tutorial from Jan Tink on how to make a ruffled scalloped edge that looked intriguing. I needed a card for the demonstrators meeting on Sunday using new items from the mini. I thought the flower pot from Wagons of Fun might fit inside the wide oval punch and discovered that it did, so I thought why not try this ruffled scalloped edge around it. Now I have something new to share with the group.


Kelly Haberstroh said...

Super cards!!! Love the butterfly ... TFS!!!

Paula said...

Fab Fab Fab cards...just love them all...thanks for the link to the tutorial...I learned my something NEW today!

Laura said...

Wow! These are really stunning, Laura! Fabulous!

Jackie said...

I LOVE these cards! They're aoo beautiful...tfs!!!