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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Flower Pot Shaped Carnations Birthday Card

Created this shaped card inspired by a card I pinned on my Pinterest board that you can click here to see.

Used Everyday Pop-Up Cards Cricut cartridge for the flower pop shape. Used Spellbinders for the Carnation flowers & leaves.

Used Tim Holtz Distress Ink on the flower pot for more of a terra cotta color look.

Supplies List
buttons: 5 white
Cricut cartridge: Everyday Pop-Up Cards 8" Flower Pot
ink: Memento Lady Bug
paper - cardstock - color somewhat similar to terra cotta, pink. white, 
   core'dinations green, pink
punch: Martha Stewart doily edge
Spellbinder: Donna Salzar Carnation Creations flowers & leaves
Stampin' Up: punch - 1 1/4" scallop, stamp - A Fitting Occasion
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink walnut stain
twine: pink/white Blossom 
Entering this into the following challenges:

4/24 Crafty Ribbons Ch43 Color Ch Pink & Green unlim 4/11

4/26 2 Sisters Ch140 Color Ch Blue and/or Green unlim mine has Green 4/20
4/26 Allsorts Wk203 A Passion for Flowers 3E(#3) 4/20
4/26 My Sheri Crafts Ch108 Arbor Day Tree/Nature Theme unlim 4/13

4/27 Cupcake Insp Ch207 Floral Bouquet Blues,Butterflies,Greens,Pinks,WhiteRibbon,Yellows 3E(#3) 4/21
4/27 Exploring Cricut April Showers Bring May Flowers unlim 4/22

4/27 Pile It On "Budding" Flowers Color Insp 3Greens,2Reds/Pinks 1E(#1) 4/21
4/27 Pink by Design Geometric Challenge unlim 4/22 
4/27 Robyns Fetish Ch156 Make Your Own Flowers 3E(#1) 4/21

4/28 Creative Card Crew Ch34 Handmade Flowers 3E(#2) 4/16
4/28 Kaboodle Doodle Ch168 Spring 3E(#2) 4/22
4/28 Paper Playtime Ch8 More Than 1 Fold unlim 4/15
4/28 Pink Elephant Ch TPE196 "Lift It" unlim 4/22
4/28 Simon Says Stamp & Show Ch Color unlim 4/22 
4/28 Victorine Originals Ch57 Springtime Flowers or Colors unlim 4/15

4/29 Die Cuttin Divas Flowers 3E(#3) 4/23

4/29 Party Time Tues PTT117 Tic Tac Toe 3E(#1) 2nd row Buttons, Twine, Flower 4/29

In order to be eligible we have to be able to clearly see your "three in a row" AND you need to let us know what they are in your post.  

Here is the Tic Tac Toe board.  Have fun!

4/30 DLART Thankful Thurs Apr Linky Ch unlim 4/4
4/30 Paper Pretties Wed PWC255 Fabulous Folds unlim 4/24
4/30 Pennys Ch124 Anything Goes 3E(#2) 4/24
4/30 Ribbon Carousel Showers & Flowers unlim 4/2
4/30 Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes 5E(#2) 4/24
4/30 Word Art Wed Ch77 Anything Goes 5E(#3) 4/24

5/3 Creative Insp Paint Anything Goes unlim 4/21

5/5 Sisterhood of Crafters Free For All 3E(# 2) 4/24

5/7 Aud Sentiments Ch79 Happy Birthday unlim 4/24


  1. Pretty flower pot card! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!

  2. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.
    Good luck
    hugs Anke

  3. Lovely fold and flowers! Thanks for playing with us at PTT!

  4. Great card & flowers.Thanks you for joining us at Creative Card Crew on our handmade flower challenge hugs Tania DT xx

  5. Oh this is adorable! TFS your flower pot at the DCD flower challenge this week!

  6. This little pot of flowers turned out adorable-- love it. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Pile it On Challenge.

  7. Super pretty flower pot card!! Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Playtime. Lee-Ann :)

  8. Very creatively shaped card. Thanks so much for joining us at CI Paints this week!

  9. Lovely pop up card Melissa! I am a huge fan of kinetic cards ;)
    Thank you for sharing with us at Exploring Cricut!
    Have a wonderful day!

  10. Hey there. Me again from A Muse Studio Challenge blog. I didn't see your email come through, can you send it again? 122reneez@gmail dot com

  11. Such a fun card.

    Thanks for joining our handmade flowers challenge at Creative Card Crew.


  12. Great flower pot card. Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew.

    ~ Crystal (DT)

  13. I LOVE this style card-so fun to make and to receive! This looks so lovely, someone will be thrilled to get this in the mail! Glad you joined us at Exploring Cricut this week!

  14. Brilliant card . Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥
    PS don't forget to do the blog hop

  15. Oh so very pretty!! Love the flowers. Thank you so very much for joining our 'April Showers Bring May Flowers' challenge at Exploring Cricut and for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!!! :)

  16. Thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week Tracy x

  17. This is lovely - a wonderful design :) Thank you so much for joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge. Hugs, Dawny x

  18. Love your card Melissa and thanks for entering at Exploring Cricut.

  19. Love this design! Such a creative take!
    Thanks for joining us at spring challenge at Kaboodle Doodles!

  20. Super cute! Thanks for sharing at Cupcake Inspirations! Hope you'll join us again!

  21. So cute and a great shape! Thanks for sharing with Simon Says Stamp & Show. Sarah.

  22. I love these flowers, Melissa. Great creative work, and thanks for stopping by to share with us again this week. Hope you are doing well and having an awesome week.
    Word Art Wednesday

  23. Last year we made cards similar to this at school with the children. Yours is beautiful. I love the way you followed the inspiration,
    Blessings Carole
    Word Art Wednesday

  24. Adorable! Love the fun flower pot shape! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Pink Elephant!

  25. Pretty melissa. Flower pot cards are fun to make aren`t they? Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Paper Playtime more than one fold challenge. Hope to see you again soon :)

    Purple Monkey Moments

  26. Have always wanted to make a card like this! So fun! Thank you so much for playing along with Pink by Design!

  27. How cute is this!
    Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty this week and I hope we see you again soon!


  28. This is just so cute...Your colors are great! Thanks for blessing us with your awesome project this week at Word Art Wednesday. Hugs always!

    JO ANN