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Metal Flowers and a Tag

Hello again! I rarely do two posts the same day but I wanted to share with you a birthday card I made using Avery Elle stamps and dies, combined with some craft metal and other different materials, that ended up looking so well together. It is a simple and layered/freestyle collage card.

I added lots of little details around the circular window. The polka dot background is from a digital paper pack that I printed on linen cardstock. I added a 7/8" wide gross grain pink ribbon across the front of the card, vertically and started attaching all my embellishments on top of it.

I die cut the flowers from craft metal instead of paper. I used Add a Little Dazzle metal sheets in Pucker Me Pink and Princess Pink. I wanted the flowers to look as organic as possible so I creased and sanded them a bit. The tag was die cut from kraft corrugate paper. To finish the design I added a vellum banner that I heat embossed with a Happy Birthday sentiment.

I really enjoyed making this card. It's something unusual for the blog but if you follow me you know how much I enjoy cleaner designs too!

Thanks so much for stopping by!
This card is participating in:
In the Pink for October - Mod Squad Challenge
Challenge #45 - Add a Little Dazzle
Spring Forward, Fall Back - Power Poppy
Celebrate - Just Us Girls
October Challenge - Craftyhazelnut's PPC


  1. This is very pretty! So eye-catching - I had to come take a look! Awesome design and flowers!

  2. Oh, my! Love your layered collage style card! Those flowers are so gorgeous! Pretty design and colors, too! Have a wonderful weekend, hugs!:-)

  3. Beautiful card. The flowers are gorgeous. Thanks

  4. Graci, it's awesome! I loved it!

  5. What a beautiful card - love all the texture you've added! Thanks for playing the Power Poppy WCMD02 Challenge!

  6. Gracielle you KNOW I adore your style...and this is no exception!! It's just breath-taking and those metal flowers are incredible!! I have now put learning all about that on my to-do list!! LOL Thank you so much for playing along with us at Mod Squad!

  7. Beautiful card! I love the metal flowers. Thanks for joining us this week at Just Us Girls!

  8. Stunning card! Love those metal flowers, and the clean look to your design! Thanks for joining us this week at Just Us Girls!

  9. Your layers are all lovely! Those metal flowers are pretty great, too!
    Thanks for joining us this week at Just Us Girls!

  10. Love your layered style, and great use of the tag. Thanks for playing along with us at the AEI♥U Challenge!


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