Friday, February 21, 2014

Flower Focus

These notecards are made old school.   I used brass templates (remember those?) to emboss glossy cardstock using a lightbox.  You heard right.  Give me some time and I'll go even older school--I found some mulberry paper in the old stash!

The flowers are portions of photos I took in my old neighborhood where I lived next to a public rose garden.  I got to enjoy the flowers without maintaining them.  Those were the days! I cropped parts of the photos then mounted them on top of the embossed squares.  The sentiments are words that reminded me of the photos.  For instance, the middle one was this scrubby little plant that managed to survive on what little dirt there was around a light pole--thus, spirit.  The one on the left is passion and the other youth.

These are CAS but give the illusion of more layers due to the faux frames.  I am so loving the glossy paper!

I'm entering these in The Card Concept #4 Use a Floral.


  1. Beautiful photo cards. Thank you so much for sharing with us at the the Card Concept!

  2. What a beautiful use of both photos and old supplies made new again! So glad you joined us at The Card Concept!


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