Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Orange and Purple Quilled Flowers For Friend Framed

"Friends are flowers in the garden of life."
This framed piece was made as part of a birthday present. Unfortunately, the glass shattered in transit. :(

As with many others, I play around with the way it looks before. Sometimes what I originally had imagined turns out to be completely different. These things are normal. Just to give you an idea, here is the before:

I felt more comfortable with the arrangement that I settled on though, so I went with that:

Here is an up close shot. There are 5 flowers total. Quilled centers lay on top of Prima flowers. Wording is a rub-on sticker. Green leaves were also quilled.

This picture shows you how it shimmers. The inner border has some dry embossing (that I did not do) along with more shimmering frame lines.

Being creative is a process, so patience is key!!! Don't give up!

Before I go, I want to give a shout out to Laine who is doing yet another generous giveaway! Head over to Hugs4theHeart for instructions on how to enter!

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  1. Hey Eileen - Talk about a small world. I was actually just thinking about you and wondering how you are doing when your comment appeared on my blog. So happy you joined in the blog candy and for posting about it on your blog too!! Love your quilled friendship gift. Lucky friend!! Sorry to hear part of it broke in transit. It's still gorgeous.

    Hugs and smiles


  2. This is just beautiful Eileen, what a shame it had a mishap..gorgeous flowers and such a lovely design.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  3. Just gorgeous card dearest:)
    Very elegant and sweet:) Beautiful flowers:)
    Big hug,

  4. very beautifully, remarkable flowers, with blameless taste!!!

  5. Stunning creation in beautiful colors!
    Thank you for joining us this week at Bearly Mine Challenges!
    Nela xx

  6. Beautiful project. I love your flowers.

    I stopped by from MIM. My projects are 130, 177 and 197.

    Hugs from Slovenia. Happy Crafting.


  7. What a gorgeous card you have made here. It fits our challenge this week well. Thanks for taking part and good luck. Best wishes, Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team)

  8. Hello Eileen,
    I hope your life is getting better again! I really was so scared about what you've been living -sawing on Tv it was more than a bad dream and I am so glad ,finally ,all is over!
    See,sometimes,we envy you for living in such a full of possibilities country,in the land were people say proudly "I am American and inteligent!!!(Bill Gates said so in an interview) but ,when it comes to such happennings...I am thinking twice! Dana always says she loves Los Angeles and New York city but I know she knows very few things about them...She's dreaming like a child....
    Love the quote and the card looks gorgeous all together! It shows what a warm and special person you are! We love you and wish the best in the whole world! Dana and mom

  9. Such a wonderful gift and love those beautiful flowers:-)


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