Mar 31 2010

Daffodils in Spring Punch Art

My recent punch classes enjoyed making this Daffodil card from punches!  I'm always amazed how easy it is to change the look of a punch by using it in a different way.  I've noticed the warm weather has made all the daffodils pop out in my area!  Love their bright yellow color!


The base of this card is Almost Amethyst and I layered on Lovely Lilac cardstock.  I ran another piece of Almost Amethyst thru the Big Shot with the Top Note Die to cut the shape, then ran it thru again with Finial Press for the impressions embossing. 


The greeting is from the Sale-A-Bration set, Vintage Labels (LAST DAY TO GET THIS SET FREE!)  and punched with the scallop oval punch.


I free-hand cut the leaves for the Daffodil.  The 5 petal punch was used for the yellow part of the flower and I used the dry embossing tool for definition in the petals.  The center is the Boho Blossom from Pumpkin Pie and then I made a little "stamen" for the center.  I think it looks pretty real!


I'm off to play with my stamping friend today.  Taking the wedding invites with me to work on them.  I did get the portfolio cut today, now it needs scored and the pocket put together.  Slowly but surely!

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Mar 31, 2010 - 09:03:51
Sue Erickson said:

I love this card! I also like using punches in a new way. I love daffodils that have the orange center and yellow or white outside petals so this daffodil is one of my favorites.

Apr 1, 2010 - 12:04:26

too cute!!  Love this idea Connie!  Hope you have a wonderful play date!

Apr 1, 2010 - 01:04:16
Deborah said:

How did you get six petals from the five petal punch??

Apr 1, 2010 - 02:04:09
Deborah said:

What a clever idea and it makes the daffodil look so authentic.  Love to see what you do.  Thanks!!