Saturday, March 14, 2009

Flower brads

When Stampin' Up!'s Spring-Summer catalog came out back in January, one of the first accessories on my list was the flower assortment designer brads (p. 175). But then, what did I do? I put them away and hoarded them. What was I thinking?? I mean, they're so darn cute! So as I was looking through the images of the new "Eight Great Greetings" stamp set, I found the perfect place to try one out.


I love how it adds some dimension to the flowers. I colored one of the flowers with a Pumpkin Pie marker to match the designer series paper and then used a So Saffron flower brad for the other, giving it some dimension. And speaking of dimension, you know how hard it is for me NOT to use stampin' dimensionals, so, of course, they found their way to my card too!

Satisfied, Diana?! ;-)


Stamps: Eight Great Greetings (new!), One of a Kind
Cardstock: So Saffron, Chocolate Chip, Shimmery White
Ink: Stazon Black, Pumpkin Pie, So Saffron
Accessories: Sweet Always designer series paper, flower assortment brads, stampin' dimensionals

5 comments:

Jennifer Orbaker said...

Great way to use your flower brads! Too cute!

Diana said...

You rock as usual! Love the color combo - and the brads are way too cool! You know me, I am addicted to flowers!

Jana Emmert said...

Congratulations on using your brads! It's SO hard not to hoard!

Tiffany Bauer said...

Too cute!!!

Kathy W said...

we are all guilty of hoarding! I am even worse these are on my list and I have yet to purchase them! you might make me order this set too!

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