Thursday, 21 June 2012

Freshly Made Sketches #40 - Petunia Flowers

I just had to have a go at making these flowers that Darlene Plotinski show cased in a tutorial on her blog.  Darlene calls them petunias, not too sure if they look like petunias but I loved the look of the finished flower.  The petals were made using the Butterfly punch and the stamens were made using bakers twine and glitter.

I made two cards with the flowers, using the colour scheme of Perfect Plum, Sahara Sand, Old Olive and Whisper White.

The first card I have entered into the challenge at Freshly Made Sketches based on the following sketch:

The second card was just for the fun of it.  I wanted to have a go at making the square shape using the Framed Tulips embossing folder.  It looked complicated but was quite easy to do following the tutorial I found.


  1. Your cards are lovely - beautiful flowers!

  2. Beautiful ... what awesome flowers! Your styling is clean and classic it!
    Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!!!

  3. Those flowers are beautiful Carolyn! Great job! And I love that purple, both of your cards are awesome! Thanks for sharing at Freshly Made Sketches!

  4. Both are very pretty! Love the color palette!! Glad you joined us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

  5. Oh, those flowers are gorgeous! And the colors are to die for! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

    I think the flowers look like pansies!!

  6. What a lovely card! Your flowers are spectacular. Must give those a try!

  7. So pretty! They do look like petunias.

    Ter ;) Canada

  8. What a stunning card, love those flower and the colours are serene and lovely. Thank you for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!



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