Fun Foam Flowers

I really love having my Big Shot machine to help make projects quickly! I needed to make 8 of these cards to swap with some ladies at my upline's meeting last week, and the Big Shot and the Flower Daisies # 2 die helped make 24 of these flowers in less than 10 minutes. They were created out of white adhesive-backed fun foam (you can purchase the fun foam this way - saving lots of time and mess!), and these flowers are the small daisy on the die (there are 3 sizes altogether). Did you know the Big Shot can cut through 50 different types of materials? Yep, it's versatile and amazing!!! :)

I used a strip of patterned paper from the Razzleberry Lemonade collection, and a Pumpkin Pie block on white cardstock for my cardfront. I did slide two "photo corner" punched pieces under the DSP to bring the pumpkin color over to the left side, and tied a piece of Rich Razzleberry polka-dotted ribbon around. I stamped the sentiment from Sincere Salutations in Rich Razzleberry ink in the lower right corner and glued this onto my Rich Razzleberry cardbase. Before attaching my flowers, I used a 1/2" circle punch to create 3 circles from Rich Razzleberry cardstock for my flower centers. I glued the circles down, then applied the adhesive-backed fun foam flowers on top. Finally, I filled the flower centers with Crystal Effects about 1/3 the height of the foam, and dabbed the end of a toothpick in some Dazzling Diamonds glitter to mix with the Crystal Effects. It's so sparkly!!!

It took just alittle over 2 1/2 hours to make the 8 cards assembly-line style, so that's about 20 minutes a card from start to finish. Not bad at all in my book for something that is homemade and looks nice! I hope that you are having a great weekend - and for those of you who attend my Technique class, don't forget our meeting in a couple days.... see you all soon!


Twila said...

Love your daisy card! Isn't it soo much fun to cut out fun foam with the BS!!!

Anonymous said...

Very cute. The big shot is fantastic isn't it! I just love all that you can do with it!

wandabing said...

Sticky back fun foam!!!! You are a genius!!!

Rose said...

I need to get me some fun foam, my niece would love it. Great card.

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