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Thursday 8 July 2010

Star-punch flowers

Hope everyone is well,
 I don't have a card to show as Mac has been at home poorly today.
She's been sick since the very early hours, bless her. She's slept on & off all day too - which is not like her at all.
She's really upset too as it's the school trip tomorrow & they're going to go Burghley garedn of surprise.
Which is like a secret water garden.
Anyway whilst she's sat on the sofa I did have a play with my new Stampin Up star punch and made some flowers- which I must say I'm quite happy with the result, they'll look better with some foliage though!

I have used 3-5 star shapes for the main flower then
the small centre is made from the bella bloom punch (think thats what its called)
I layered them up, misted them with water and scrunched them up.
Edited to say:
Paper is all from Stampin up as are the punches, the small centre flowers are all of one stampin up punch.
Thanks for looking - better get back to nursing!


Sue said...

Ahhh I hope your poor Daughter gets better soon.Your flowers are lovely Fleur,love the colours you have used.

Kim x said...

Love the flowers Fleur I will have to try these out. Who makes the punch for the centre of the flower?
Hope your daughter is well enough for her trip
Hugs Kimx

Colette said...

These look gorgeous, love the colours. Hope your girl is better soon,

Colette x.

Debs said...

Hiya Fleur
Hope Mackenzie feels better soon hun.
Love the flowers - what papers have you used?
Fab inspiration - thanks for sharing.
Take care
Debs xx

pinky said...

Poor little daughter, why is there so much sickness about! Love the flowers Fleur, can I ask what kind of paper you used? The paper looks so thick.

Jules said...

Wow Fleur - these are fantastic.

I can't wait to see what you do with them.

Sorry to hear your daughter isn't well .. .. what a shame if she is going to miss the school trip.

Perhaps you can console her with the thought that at least she isn't going to have to write that essay about the outing. That always used to spoil school trips for me.

Love Jules xx

Nicki said...

Oooh, I like these a lot, love the vibrant colours.

Nicki, xx

chris said...

Oh poor mackenzie, hope she is better soon, She will have to go to Burghly in the summer holidays, with Mum and maybe a friend or two or three!! I love Burghly so does Mitch!!

your flowers are very scrummy, I love them.
see you soon love chris xx

chris said...

Hi again Fleury,I'm not at the top of the list anymore:( that Elsi seems to have got to the top!!!

Bridgette said...

Fleur, they are gorgeous - the mustard one looks like an amazing stylised sunflower - honestly fabulous - these will definitely inspire me to play - B xxx

G Peplow said...

Hi Fleur, hope Mac's feeling a bit better now, I love your flowers:) xxx

Anna-Karin said...

The flowers are lovely. I hope your daughter gets better soon.
Have a nice weekend.


Jessie said...

They are so cool Fleur! Thanks for sharing :)

Nicola said...

Fleur Hope Mac is feeling better today. A real shame she has had to miss the trip I know you were both looking forward to going. As Chris said maybe a trip will be order over the summer hols a group of crafty mums and their children!!! Those flowers are fab maybe popping round for a lesson or even a borrow of that punch!!! (just for a change...) You & Lou seem to be my points of call for anything crafty you should set up your own craft shop between you ???
See you soon Nicky xx

Nicola J said...

Hi Fleur, hope Mackenzie feeling better, Josh was sick on the way home on the bus! The flowers are gorgeous and you could sell packs of them, they are really effective.
Nicola xxx