Monday, April 2, 2012

He is Risen

Today's card was a fun one to make and simplified my lily making process a bit.  Last summer I made a Stargazer lily for my sister's b-day card (here).  I loved how it turned out other than it didn't have as much of the cone shape as I would have liked.  Well, last week I happened to see a tutorial for making lilies and I HAD to give them a try again!   What better time to make them than around Easter.  I'm sure a lot of you are familiar with seeing pictures or cards with the lilies placed somewhere on or around a cross and I decided to give it a try myself...and there happened to be a couple of challenges out there just for Easter. The Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge #111 Easter and the 4 Cafty Chicks challenge #83 Easter and Crazy Egg.
For those of you interested in giving the lilies a try check out this tutorial here from Valita.  She has a LOT of great (and free) video tutorials out there for you to watch...thanks, Valita!
Just a note...I made my lilies VERY small and had to adjust everything accordingly so they would fit on my card.  I have the size of the oval punch I used listed with the supplies below...




Thanks for looking and have a great day! 

Card Stock:  So Saffron, Certainly Celery & Whisper White
Classic Stampin' Pads:  So Saffron, Certainly Celery & Soft Suede
Embossing Folder:  Framed Tulips
Bigz Dies:  Lattice & Oval Scallop
Punches:  1 3/8" x 5/8" Oval (retired), Blossoms Petal XL & Boho Blossoms
Ribbon:  5/8" Organza in Whisper White
Crystal Effects & Dazzling Diamond Glitter
Shimmer Paint:  Champagne Mist
Sponges



10 comments:

  1. Thanks for joining us for our what Easter means to you challenge. Gorgeous card, love those flowers.

    Cheers,
    Kasey ~ in Oz
    Guest Designer @ 4CCC

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  2. Clean and Beautiful! Love the monochromatic style and your lilies are gorgeous!

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  3. Beautiful Sara - like always!! Thanks for letting me borrow your stamp set. It was good seeing you at the open house

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  4. The white on white is just breathtaking! and your lilies, AMAZING!! Thanks for including the link to the tutorial. A wonderful card to represent the true meaning of Easter. Thanks for playing along this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

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  5. This card is gorgeous!! I love the cross and the lilies. WOW, they look so real!!! Thank you for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

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  6. You have been selected as a Hand Stamped Sentiments Artist Pick for your design this week! Please email me to receive your badge.
    Thank you for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week!

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  7. Woo!Hoo! Congrats on being Artist Pick! Told you it was gorgeous!!! ; )

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  8. Lovely Easter card! Wow, love those lilies!!! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week :)

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  9. Truly elegant! I love the monochromatic look of your card. The lilies are awesome. Thank you so much for sharing your inspiration with us at 4 Crafty Chicks

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  10. Gorgeous! You are so talented Sara.

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Thank you for your comments. I read everyone! If you ever wonder how I've made something I'd be glad to let you know! Sara

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