10.20.2011

A Floral Placecard with Core'dinations, Petaloo, and May Arts fabulousness!

Floral Placecard (detail 2)


Have you every made something and realized when you were done that you just really love it? That is what happened with this project! It all started with a fabulous collaboration between the May Arts, Core'dinations, and Petaloo design teams! Yup! We are having some fun over on the May Arts Blog this week!

Floral Placecard Finished 1


For my project I decided to create a super pretty placecard for the holidays. I used non-traditional colors, but you could easily switch them for more traditional or go with fall tones for Thanksgiving or even do them in cool Halloween colors if you want! Each one consists of three flowers (cut with the Art Philosophy Cartridge on Sally the Cricut) and can be placed right down on the plate. They make a great take-home gift for your guests, too!

Cut flowers with Cricut


This is what they look like when you cut them and then you just roll them to create the flowers. I also added some gorgeous May Arts beaded wire in pearl to the centers along with a suede leaf on each flower. The stems are May Arts wired string in copper.

Attach leaves to the back of flowers


You can find the complete tutorial over on the May Arts blog along with a full list of supplies. You TOTALLY should check out the various posts over there and leave your comments because LOTS of prizes are being given away!!!

Floral Placecard (Finished 2)


Jingle Out, folks!

33 comments:

  1. I'm sooooo out of the loop! Flower making on Cricut? I think I DO need one of those after all! And - uh-oh ... I shall VERY soon be heading to Hobby Lobby. I hope no naughty Cricut machines jump into my cart. Your flowers are awesome! And what a pretty & special placecard!

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  2. these are just so pretty! i have yet to try these on my silhouette. maybe i should!

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  3. These are gorgeous Jennifer!!!!!

    Deanne :)

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  4. The flowers are beautiful!! I have these files for my silhouette, but I haven't tried them yet.

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  5. Lovely flowers! Very elegant indeed! Valerie

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  6. Very pretty! I am wanting that cartridge - might need to add that cartridge package to a christmas wishlist :).

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  7. wow they are amazing, will have have to look at that cartridge!
    have a great day, Debxx

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  8. WOW, Jennifer, this bouquet of flowers is stunning! I love the colours, layers and textures. Just beautiful!

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  9. Wowza....your flowers are super gorgeous. I really need to learn how to make these. Beautiful creation! :)

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  10. These are glorious flowers!!! Thank you for sharing with me. Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

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  11. Oh these are gorgeous! I am going to have to get that Art Philosophy cart.

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  12. super cute flowers! And yes, I do get that feeling quite often. Love working with paper and glue

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  13. This is so fun! Wouldn't that be an awesome keepsake? I love the pearls in the centre, and can I just say how much I love that you've named your Cricut? *love it*

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  14. Gorgeous idea!! and, I love the thought of fall colors for Thanksgiving. Isn't the CTMH Art Philosophy cartridge fantastic?! BTW, it took me a moment to realize you named your Cricut Sally. LOL!!

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  15. Lovely little bouquet! So clever!

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  16. Oooh and Aaahhh!!! You should make a dolly holding a bouquet of these! Heck yeah!

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  17. Loved these when I saw them over on the May Arts blog! So pretty!

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  18. These are gorgeous Jen. Love the idea of cutting them out with the cricut and then rolling them, so cool.

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  19. Can you say Gordge??? I love what you did. I want this cart so badly. Santa? Santa? Can you hear me?

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  20. Oh wow, these are truly gorgeous. I'm sure any guest would be totally thrilled to see these on the table. Beautiful. Becky x

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  21. Wow Jingle, these are gorgeous! Love the centers and how you've pinned her name on it.

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  22. Wow these are stunning Jennifer. Love the pearly centers as well.
    I don't have a cricut, some day I hope.
    Lesley

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