I made this card for the Michael Strong's Yahoo group Folded Card challenge.
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The central flower was made of old book pages (a nice way to re-use them), punched out with a scalloped circle punch. Each petal was folded 4 times.
After folding all the petals I glued them to each other.
I stamped Michael Strong's Cloisonné Flower stamp with Stazon ink on a transparency sheet, and carefully cut it with nail scissors.
I attached the transparent flower to the folded flower with a flocked brad.
The whole flower was glued 3D for extra dimension.
To decorate the corners I added 2 pairs of flourish die cuts made of black textured CS.
Each one of them was set in an opposite direction to create a double-flourish corner embellishment, accented with a pearl.
The purple ribbon was inserted into a piece of black CS which was punched with a simple office binder.
I also used light blue CS, a patterned paper with script from my stash, and pearls all over.
Now go figure out how many folds there are in one flower…
Thanks for stopping by, I hope you enjoyed. Have a creative day! Dorly