Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Do you use Flower Soft?

The Flower Soft team is having a blog hop today and do you know why? We want to share with you wonderful ways to use Flower Soft products.
Our challenge for this blog hop is to use Moments in Time products from Flower Soft because they offer some other pretty neat supplies besides their wonderful little jars of Flower Soft. I used a stamp from the Moments in Time collection. This collection has stamps and card toppers in it. You can check out the other goodies in this line on the Flower Soft web site and of course, you can check out what the other design teams members came up with to show you. I stamped the little girl playing with her kitty cat two times. The first time on white Curious Iridescent Cryogen cardstock and then a second time on a page torn from a very old dictionary. Both were stamped with a black Versafine stamp pad and both were embossed with clear embossing powder. Next I cut just the dress portion out of the old dictionary page image so that I could glue that in place over the image stamped on the white cardstock.
You can see from this close-up that I added Ultra Fine Flower Soft to the tied belt on her dress, to portions of the kitty cat's fur and to the flowers on the ground. Remember that the Aleene's Tacky Glue is the best and most effective way to adhere the Flower Soft. I wanted to keep my coloring very subtle so I used soft colors on portions of my little girl. I then placed an oval piece of cardstock over the colored little girl image and sprayed my paper with green Glimmer Mist. This gave just the right finish to my project.
My card base is a piece of Core Impressions Core'dinations cardstock. Below is a picture of the package that that comes from. It is already embossed with a design and then all it takes is a little bit of sanding to expose that design. This package is in coordination with Cosmo Cricket designs.

From here please hop on over the Jennifer Buck's blog.
Thanks for visiting, Linda (lbpost)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY card
Materials list:
Cardstock – Cosmo Cricket Core Impressions/Core’dinations

Curious Iridescent Cryogen White/CutCardStock.com
Patterned paper – Cosmo Cricket (both sides)
Page from an old dictionary
Rubber Stamp – Purr-fect/Moments In Time/Flower Soft
Ultra Fine Flower Soft – Sage, Koala Grey and StrawberryTacky Glue – Aleene’s®
Versafine black stamp pad
Clear embossing powder
Copic Markers
Glimmer Mist – Tattered Angels
Rub-on sentiment – Deja Views
3D Foam squares – Scrapbook Adhesives by
Sandpaper

38 comments:

Summerthyme Studio said...

What an awesome Idea! I love how you paper pieced her dress with the dictionary page! Brilliant

Vicki

Sammibug said...

Very cool how you did the dress! Awesome idea! Sammibug lunalayercakemall@yahoo.com

Audrey Pettit said...

Oooh, this is just beautiful, Linda! Love all the detail here. Piecing the girl's dress is just brilliant.

Marlene said...

This is beautiful. I purchased some flowersoft a while ago - but still haven't used it!

craft_princess said...

Very lovely....really neat dress!

Bobbi said...

This is so cute, love the dress and the way you used the glimmer mist. TFS

Jacque said...

Oh so cute, Linda!! Love that paper-pieced dress and your use of Flower Soft is lovely!!! Hugs..Jacque

Cheryl Nelson said...

OHHHHHHHHHH MYYYYY, I am so in love with that sweet image and the way you used the Flower Soft!! It really is turning from a wanting to have it to a needing to have it!! FABULOUS work!

Esme said...

Lovely idea for paper piecing!! It looks very effective!!

Esme xx

Jessica Wekenman said...

Oh, how adorable! Your technique for her dress is incredible and that little fluffy kitty is too sweet! TFS!

ribenaruby said...

Gorgeous! the paper pieced dress is wonderful, lovely to see other products from Flowersoft too!

Rhonda Miller said...

So cute. Look at all the wonderful ways you can use flower soft. TFS.

Deborah Saaranen said...

So pretty Linda! I love the paper pieced dress and pretty FS touches!

Sarah Mullanix said...

Such a sweet card and they way you added the FlowerSoft is just Brilliant!!! TFS

-Sarah

Susan said...

what a sweet card, and a clever idea with the oval and then spraying...LOVE it!!

and as to your question of "are you using flower soft?" my answer, sadly is no, as I do not have any yet.

The card is wonderful, thanks for sharing it with me.
Susan

Renee Lamb said...

Love the misting and your card is beautiful Linda! love the paper pieced dress and all!

Bonnie Weiss said...

I've not seen the ultra fine Flower Soft yet but from what you have created here, it will be added to my list for my next shopping trip.

Donna said...

Love the paper pieced dress. That's reall fun. And your flower soft makes it so realistic!

Mary Lou said...

Oh My Goodness this is gorgeous!! Grand idea using an old dictionary~~Thanks!! Very nice with the paper piecing, glimmer misting and the flower soft!!
Beautious:0))
Blessings of thanks Linda

Gloria Westerman said...

So adorable.....I love it...and I love how you use the flower soft and newspaper.....I will do that....

StampinCathy said...

WOW! This card is awesome. Love how the flower soft makes it so real and your paper piecing is amazing.

Linda Rodriguez said...

Wow, wow, wow, Linda! Such beautiful techniques you've shared here - wonderful!

~Christina~ said...

That is so very pretty!

Maryann said...

Your card is sooo beautiful and I love the little Flowersoft, you added to the fur too. I admit, I´ve never thought of that before, but what a great idea, so thanks bunches for that, I´ll definately try that too now.

Judy said...

Pretty card. I like how you pieced the dress and the use of the core Impressions cardstock. I like how and where you added the flower soft.

connie said...

Beautiful card. Love how you did the dress.

Rosie said...

Beautiful card! I love how you used a page from an old dictionary for her dress, very creative! The flower soft detail on the dress, flowers, and cat are awesome! Great job! Rosemary

pcrusberg said...

What a sweet card! Love how you used the old dictionary. The Cosmo Cricket paper is really cool. I've never seen that before. Thanks, Pam

Jenny V. said...

Lovely card. I really like the flowersoft you added on her dress.

Stampin Mindy said...

This is so sweet! I just love the flowersoft on the kitty. Darling!

~Jennifer Rose~ said...

Linda, I LOVE that you used the glimmer mist as the background! PERFECT! I didn't know Flower Soft came in "ultra fine"!? SO exciting! Thanks for being a hostess on our hop!

Mara Coeli said...

Great job!
Hugs

Helen F. said...

So Creative! Love the paper piecing from an old dictionary and the placement of Flower Soft on this sweet image is brilliant.

KarenB said...

Wow! I love using paper piecing too (but only because I'm not good at colouring!! LOL) I love the idea of using an old book page and I'm going to try that soon. Thanks so much for the inspiration.

Peggy said...

Love the dictionary paper pieced dress and the use of Flower Soft.
God bless!
Peggy Allen

Alienka said...

Your card is so sweet and cozy :)
Like the dress, texture of Coredinations cardstock and flower soft - of course :))

Janice said...

Very cute! I love her "print dress". Very creative.

Mirabelka said...

gorgeous card!