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Single Peony in the Round

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Welcome Crafty Friends!    Today I have a quick card for you using Susan's Garden Club Spring Flora Peony.  Today I have chosen a single peony and Spellbinders Brillant Rondelle for my round card. Card base is 4-1/2" round card from my stash (I believe it was from Close to My Heart many years ago).  The frame was cut from black cardstock using Spellbinders Brillante Rondelle die set.  Bearly Art Glue was used to adhere frame to card front. Single Peony and 2 buds were cut from Susan's Garden Specialty paper and colored with Copic markers R01 & R02.  The leaves were cut from green cardstock.  All were shaped using Susan's Garden Club Deluxe Tool Kit (it is fabulous to shape flowers).  Susan has a YouTube video for creating the Peony - single and double which you can find here. Kids Choice glue was used to build flowers and add leaves to card front. Ladybug was cut from Susan's Specialty Paper using Susan's Garden Club Autumn Flora Foliage & Ladybug set,

Oriental Poppy & Berries Slimline

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  Welcome my crafty friends, Today I have a slimline card I created featuring the Oriental Poppy from Susan's Garden Club Fall Flora release.    The following picture was found on Facebook and was my inspiration for my card. Card Base Cut black cardstock 8" X 9" score at 4" fold on score line.  Karen Burniston's Long Rectangle Cross Hatch dies were used to cut white frame.  Pattern paper was cut to fit behind white frame adhering the frame onto pattern paper using Bearly Art Glue .  Clear Double Sided Adhesive was used to adhere white panel to card front.  The narrow red frame was cut using Picket Fence Slimline Die Cutting System then adhered using Bearly Art Glue .  The narrow black frame was cut using Karen Burniston's Long Rectangle Cross Hatch dies adhered to card front using Bearly Art Glue . Berry Branch, Poppies and Eucalyptus Susan has YouTube Videos for creating Berry Branch (Nuvo Crystal Drops - Berry Red was used for berries) and Eucal

Double Z-Fold Peony

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Welcome my fellow paper gardeners! Today I have created a Double Z Fold Card which Susan did on her Facebook Live - Susan's Garden Club last week.    I have chosen Susan's new Spring Flora dies Peony, Lily of the Valley and Ferns & Ivy.  You can find it here . Here are the dimensions for cutting pieces I copied from Susan's page. Assemble card base per Susan's instructions.  Your layers should be adhered before attaching the second Z Fold piece. From Susan's Garden Club Specialty Paper I cut 1 Peony and 2 Buds colored with Copic Marker RV09 then shaped using Susan's Garden Club Deluxe Tool Kit (Susan's YouTube video for Peony can be found here ).  Cut leaves from green cardstock shade and shape. Cut Lily of the Valley flowers from Susan's Specialty Paper and leaves and stems from green cardstock.  Shade and shape using Susan's Garden Club Deluxe Tool Kit.  (Susan's YouTube Video for Lily of the Susan's Garden Club new Deluxe Tool

Sweet Pea & Lily of the Valley

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  Welcome my fellow paper gardeners, Today I have a 6" X 6" tent fold card sporting Susan's Garden Club / Spellbinders new Spring Flora Sweet Pea and Lily of the Valley. 100# white cardstock was cut 6" by 12" scored at 6" folded on score line.  Swiss Dot embossing folder was used to emboss card front. From off white cardstock 1 Spellbinders Floral Lace Frame was cut.  1 piece of  patterned paper was cut the exact measurement of frame.  Bearly Art Precision Craft Glue was used to adhere the frame to top of patterned paper.  Clear double sided adhesive was used to adhere the frame to card front.  Used 2 circle dies (sized to fit inside frame opening) to cut 3 frames from white cardstock.  Bearly Art Precision Craft Glue was used to adhere the frames together also to adhere circle inside of frame opening. From Susan's Garden Club 6 Sweet Peas were cut (leaves were cut from green cardstock) then colored using Copic Markers.  They were shaped using Susan'

Kerria Japonica Blues

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Welcome My Fellow Paper Gardeners, Today I have created a slimline card using Susan's Garden Club / Spellbinders new Spring Flora release Kerria Japonica, Ferns & Ivy as well as the Fall release Foliage & ladybug . Card base is 4-1/4" X 9-1/4" patterned paper cut 4" X 9" adhered to card front using clear double sided adhesive.  Frames were created by using different size slim rectangle dies together to cut card stock.  Frames adhered to card front us Bearly Art Precision Craft Glue . Several Kerria Japonica were cut from Susan's Garden Club Specialty Cardstock then colored with Copic Markers.  Susan's Deluxe Tool Kit was used to shape flowers and leaves.  For creating these sweet happy flowers you can watch Susan's YouTube found here . From Susan's Spring Flora Release I also used Ferns & Ivy set choosing the Maiden Hair Fern and Ivy which were both cut from green cardstock shaded and shaped.  You can watch Susan's Y

Double Peony & Spirea

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Hello my fellow paper gardeners - welcome to my blog. Today I have a card for you that I created using Susan's Garden Club / Spellbinders Spring Flora Collection.  I have chosen the Double Peony and Spirea along with some Ferns and Spellbinders Shapeabilities Nobel Chatelaine Etched Dies Vintage Treasures by Becca Feeken. Card base was cut from 8-1/2 X 11 black cardstock scored at 5-1/2" using the largest die of the Nobel Chatelaine Etched Die Set laying it just above the fold taping in place with removable tape see picture (I used white cardstock for picture purposes).    Using 3 largest dies from Nobel Chatelaine taped together cut from white cardstock.  Using the largest die cut 1 piece from Black cardstock adhere white die cut on top of black die cut using Bearly  Art Precision Glue then glue to front of card lining up edges (very top will extend a little above the fold).  Susan's Garden Club Spring Release - Peony and Spirea were cut from Susan's Garden Specialty

Double Frame Parrot Tulips & Lily of the Valley

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Hello all you lovely paper gardeners , Today I have a double frame card I created using Lily of the Valley and Parrot Tulips from Susan's Garden Club / Spellbinders new Spring Flora Release. Card base is 6 X 6 with 6 X 6 frame which is 3/4" wide and 1/4" deep.  Second Frame is 4-1/2" square 1/4" wide and deep.  Susan's Facebook Live she did making frames can be found here .   Lily of the Valley and Parrot Tulips  were cut from Susan's Specialty Cardstock and shaped using Susan's Garden Club Deluxe Tool Kit .  This too kit is fantastic love the size of handle as it fits these old arthritic hands.  Leaves and stems were cut from green cardstock shaded and shaped.  Videos for making all the flowers can be found on YouTube. 3-1/2" square printed paper was cut for center of frame adhered with clear double sided adhesive.      Quote was stamped in black ink using Susan's Garden Club  Spring Quotes Clear Stamp Set and cut using an old Spe