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The Denim Flower

I really struggled with this card and I'm still not sure about it.  The starting point for the design was the denim flower, I was so chuffed that I'd made it myself,  I was determined to use it on this card.  I changed everything around trying to make it work, hence the mess on my desk.

Now looking at the photo I'm thinking it's the flower that is the problem, it's too heavy for the paper design.  You live and learn!  Anyway, I'm still going to enter it for the Dies To Die For challenge over at Let's Craft and Create.  I've used the Tim Holtz On the Edge Brackets die.

Cardstock:  Stampin Up Crumb Cake
Patterned Paper:  Basic Grey June Bug
Ivory Organza Ribbon
Vintage button
Denim Fabric Scraps
Tiny Brads
Tim Holtz On the Edge Brackets Die

I'd like to thank my  lovely blogging buddy Emma for this award she very kindly gave me a few weeks back.

I'm still struggling to think of 7 (interesting) things about myself so I can't pass it on yet.


  1. Just so pretty Vicky....

    hugs Vicky xx

  2. I think it looks great, and goes really well with that gorgeous orange paper. You may have to do a tutorial, got loads of spare denim as my darling daughter has just ripped a big hole in the knee of her jeans.
    Jo x

  3. Love the denim flower Vicky. I think it actually goes really well with your card...which I have to say is so creative!

    Thank you for sharing your creation with us at Let's Craft and Create, it's always a real pleasure to see your designs!


  4. This is lovely, I love the flower.

  5. Gorgeous Vicky, very unique, I just love it :) x

  6. This is adorable Vicky! I love this shape of card and the tangerine and denim go really well together I thik!
    I'm loving all of that bling on your work top, luurvely!
    Well done you for making such a lovely flower too.
    Hugs, Katie xx

  7. This is fabulous...that denim flower is stunning and looks beautiful with the paper!
    A unique work of art and, as always...beautiful. This is exactly why you deserve the award I passed onto you! :)
    Love Emma xxx

  8. You're being too hard on yourself here Vicky this card is STUNNING and your denim flower is AMAZING. Love the colours and the shape - it's perfect!

    Love Lynda xxx

  9. I think it looks great, too.

    Maybe you have critical fatigue? you know, you've looked at it so long you can't decide if it's right or wrong. Hmmm. Next thing to do- either look at it in a mirror, this will change the way you look at it and help you judge it, or- put in a drawer for a few days, ignore it, then go have another look.


  10. Hi Dolly...Love your gorgeous card!!The denim flower is fab!!always a pleasure to catch up....TFI:) xxx

  11. Absolutely gorgeous card, saw this over at Cardmaking & Papercraft blog, it's so eyecatching!


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