Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Flower Pot Card

This year for Mother's Day I decided to try my hand at a flower pot card.  I had seen these in a couple different places, but I based mine off of this Youtube video that did a wonderful job stepping out the whole process for me.  I do not have Stampin' Up supplies like she used, so I just improvised and made similar files in my SCAL2.  I used bright and cheery colors which I love! This has quite a bit of dimension, so I decided it would be best to give them to my Mom and Mother-in-law in person instead of mailing them.  Plus it will be fun to see their expressions when they see it!
The card is actually attached to the flowers.  They pull out of the flower pot so the inside message can be read.
Here is the card taken out of the pot with the envelope I made out of coordinating paper that I have had in my stash for a long time just waiting for the perfect use!
 And a cloesup of the embossed details on the flowers.

I hope you have a wonderfully crafty day!

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  1. Gorgeous card Beth. I haven't tried one of those cards yet; but would like to. You make it look so easy. Great job!!

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner!! Have a fantastic day!! Hope to see you again next week. Hugs, Gloria DT

  2. Beth,
    This is such a pretty card for your Mum. I have seen this clip too and you have made a great card using your own supplies. Love the fact you have made the envelope too. Super Card.
    Thanks for linking up over at My Sheri Crafts this time.

  3. What a fun card and perfect colours, so bright and cheerful. Thank you for joining in with our Mum challenge at Cuttlebug Mania x

  4. Oh so very pretty!!! Love the flowers! Great colors. Thank you so very much for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!!! :)

  5. Simply beautiful!
    Thank you for joining us at the Wags'n Whiskers challenge. Hope to see you again soon!
    Tamara DT

  6. What a super cute and fun card!!! Love how you embossed some of the petals!! Very pretty (: I'm so glad you played along with us at V's Sweet Challenge!

  7. Beth,
    That flower card pot is perfect for a Mothers day card. It is a very pretty card.
    We appreciate and thank you, for taking time out your day to post this beautiful project at Word Art Wednesday,
    Carole Robb Bisson

  8. What a perfect card for Mother's Day..LOve your design..LOve your colours too.
    Thank you sooo much for joining us this week at Tammy's Scrapin Corner.

  9. Wonderful job Beth! So bright, cheery and beautiful!
    Thanks for joining us at Crafting By Designs.
    Hugs, Sharon

  10. This is so pretty great bright colors and I love your embossed flowers I love it.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday #108 Mother’s Day challenge, Have a great day
    DIANA L.

  11. Love it! So bright and cheery!
    Thanks for hanging out with us at Hiding in My Craft Room! ~Amber

  12. This is a beautiful card. I love the flowers and how bright and cheery this card is. Thank
    you for playing at Paper Playtime. Be sure to check out our Facebook
    Page to see if your project entry was highlighted and linked to your

    Paper Playtime Challenge Page on Facebook

  13. Such a wonderful creation with great attention to detail. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Tammy’s Scrapin Corner Senior DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  14. What a fun card! Love the design and flowers. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Wags n Whiskers. Hope you have a fantastic day!

    - Jenn DT

  15. How cute is this card. Love it. Thanks for playing with us at Mema's Crafts. Have fun and thanks for visiting again.Good Luck.

  16. We have a saying in The Netherlands.. Say it with Flowers! And you have!!
    What a happy card and I have made a few of these as well and I love them!

    Thank you for joining us at Cuttlebug Mania!

    Cuttlebugs & Hugs

  17. Oh my goodness!! That is so cute!! Great job! Thanks for playing with us at Use It Tuesday!!

  18. Lovely Flower Pot Card! Great job with the flowers! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!

  19. Wow!! That is so cool! Love the bright and cheery colors! It turned out so pretty!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at Paper Play Time!

  20. What a pretty flower pot card! Thanks for joining us at My Sheri Crafts!

  21. I absolutely love those flower pot cards...Thanks for joining us at Melonheadz Friends

  22. Your flower pot card is very pretty!

    I'm so glad you particpated in the MelonHeadz Friends Challenge last week! Congratulations on being chosen as one of the winners!