26 March 2008

Tea and Blossoms!

OK so it's been ages since I've made a post, it's just been too frantic in Leo land! I have been good this week and made a card for the DMC little extra challenge....


I made some coin flowers. I call them coin flowers because I use different sized coins, place them on some paper and hold them down while I tear the paper into different sized rounds. You can then scrundle the edges up with a ruler too if you want. Stitch on a button in the center to hold all the bits together and you're done. It's something I used to do on scrapbook LO's, in fact it's a fab way of displaying coins if you've collected them from your trip, stick them in the middles of the blossoms. I'll have a pic of that somewhere to dig up....

So that's one card anyway, I have another one that got finished and then never photographed till today. The DMC challenge for this card was to use a teabag on your card. I made a teacup shaped card from one of my Crafty Templates designs (it's in the subscribers area if you're a subscriber, in set 2 I think) some Love Elsie stickers, Bazzill card, Dream Street papers and one of my mums relaxing tea bags. Mum has a cupboard full of weird and wonderful herbal teas but I've only ever seen her drink coffee, so I figured she wouldn't miss this one.

TFL & happy crafting!
xx Leo


P.S Found the coin flowers.....



12 comments:

Beth said...

These are both lovely! The coin flowers look really effective!

Stempelchaotin said...

Oh wow they are so wonderful creations. love it. Awesome.

Jules {Creative Makes} said...

Wow, brilliant idea!

Susan (Sue H) said...

Oh wow, what lovely cards Leo and such fabby flowers......amazing!

Juliet said...

You have such lovely things on your blog Leo - thanks for explaining how you do the flowers, that card is beautiful.

Dolly Mixtures said...

Three SUPERB cards. Love the technique you used for the torn paper flowers - they have turned out so beautiful.

EllePiggo said...

Fabulous stuff!! I love those flowers. :)

Vanessa.

Sarah said...

fantastic card - Love the distressed flowers!

Cardmaking Galore said...

Stunning Cards! Well done, I love the idea

Emma said...

So glum as I didn't know about this blog! Wish I had half your talent....can't thank you enough for your templates. Really struggle with my hands so your designs make my life alot easier!!
Thanks for popping onto my blog and I'm going to add you to mine if thats ok?

Louly said...

Oh Wow Leo! I'm loving your creations, you're so talented. Thanks for the templates hun, I'm not sure when i'll get around to it but I'll try my best. PS.I have some blog candy on offer on my blog to celebrate the launch of Dottie.

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