Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Geometric Poinsettia

Hello, friends. Avery quick post from me this morning just to share a little something I made over the weekend with some new toys. I made this poinsettia with 2 stamps from one of Clearly Besotted's November Releases called Geometric Style.    

I stamped the outer leaves using the triangle stamp and Memento Cottage Ivy. For the petals I used the diamond stamp with Memento Rhubarb Stalk and Versacolor Scarlet. To cut I used the Geometric Style Coordinating Die Collection. The greeting is from Clearly Besotted's Tag Along, stamped with Memento Cottage Ivy. Using pop dots I mounted this layer on some dark green CS and adhered the lot on my 4-1/2" square card base. 

Embellishments: yellow bling and some twine. I'm still not used to white space. So I fixed that problem with little dots of Liquid Pearls. 

That was a quick and easy card to make.... 3 more for my doggie-shelter stack. I'm building up the pile...slowly, three at a time! The strong clean lines also make this card perfect for men. Who says you can't send men flowers?!

Taking my festive flower to the following challenges:

Clearly Besotted Challenge #6 -Christmas
Make It Monday #167 - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter #138 - Christmas Is Coming
Cards For Men #23 - Merry Christmas
Crafty Creations #249 - American Thanksgiving / Christmas - Christmas
Twisted Tuesday #62 - Pop Dots and Polka Dots
Bearly Mine #113 - Traditional Christmas Colours and Die Cuts

Thank you so much for stopping by. Must dash...another hectic day ahead. I can't wait to retire and move to somewhere warm......(Dream on, Asha!)  Have a lovely day, my friends!



  1. This is gorgeous Asha...simple but really effective. Bet it was time consuming though!! xx

  2. This is awesome sweetie, very dramatic.


  3. Wow Asha! This is quite amazing!! It's like putting together a puzzle!! LOL!! Stunning! HUGs :)

  4. Very different poinsettia but lovely with it. Another CAS card - don't tell me you are getting into the habit? Lol! hugs Christine xx

  5. Such a fun way to create a poinsettia!! Love the colours :)

  6. WOW, Asha, that is stunning! TFS

  7. Great card Asha...i did not know you were donating to the doggie shelter...That is a lovely tribute to your little fellow!

  8. What a beautiful design of geometric shapes! The poinsettia turned out fab and this is a great clean design!

  9. What a great card. Thank you for taking part at The Paper Shelter this week.

  10. This is a terrific card. Thanks for sharing it with us at MIM.

    Rocio, DT

  11. A very pretty card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations this week.

  12. What a fabby looking card. Love that bright idea. Thanks for playing with us over at The Paper Shelter this week.
    Love n hugs

  13. Lovely card and great use of the Traditional Christmas Colors. Thank you so much for joining our Bearly Mine Challenge this week.

    Hugs, Natascha

  14. Wow! This is so creative and beautiful!

    Thank you for participating in the Twisted Tuesday Challenge!

  15. What a lovely card you have made here which fits perfectly the Bearly Mine Designs Challenge this week of “Traditional Christmas ie red and green”. Thank you for entering and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team)

  16. This is so pretty!! And I think it would be great for a guy!!

  17. I'm speechless, this is so beautiful x


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