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Spring Colours for The Paper Players

The colour challenge at The Paper Players got my attention as the Subtles Collection is my favourite SU colour group. I made a card in a box with punched Spring flowers (Stamp Set - Beautiful Bunch) for a friend of mine.  The recipient will be her grandmother in Canada who is turning 86 this year.



http://thepaperplayers.blogspot.com.au/2016/05/pp294-color-challenge-from-jaydee.html    

The card base is made from some specialty paper I bought from an art supplies shop in Sydney (Eckersley's Art & Craft , York Street) called paper weave and the leaves are punched from the Bird Builder Punch.

Thanks for stopping by,

Thanks, Claire and the DT -

http://thepaperplayers.blogspot.com.au/2016/05/pp294-challenge-winners.html


 
Thank you catluvr2 at Splitcoast Stampers -
 Congratulations! In the General Stamping forum, you're in the FAVORITES for the week ending May 15. See post #68.

Comments

LeAnne said…
What a beautiful basket of blooms! They won't ever fade and you don't need to water or fertilize them, LOL! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Players this week! It's awesome, Bronwyn!
Linda Callahan said…
Fabulous container of flowers! You make the most beautiful 3D creations! Glad you shared it at the Paper Players!
Anonymous said…
This is beautiful :)
Dianne Beans said…
Such a pretty box of flowers. The recipient will be so pleased.
Rene from OZ x said…
Beautiful little box of flowers Bronwyn, can you give me the name of the art shop in Sydney please.
Many thanks
Rene from OZ xo
Bronwyn Eastley said…
Hi Rene, I visited Eckersley's Art & Craft in York Street (a few doors down from the Grace Hotel in the CBD).
Rene from OZ x said…
Many thanks Bronwyn, the paper and the box are beautiful.
Rene x

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