Nov 01 2009

Flower Soft Blog Hop

Published by at 10 00 am under Bow Easy,Flower Soft,Winter Cards

Note: Thisis Post #2 for today. Please check out Post #1, new JustRite Product, as well.

Another month has come and gone and it’s time for our monthly Flower Soft Blog Hop. Flower Soft has some fun new product to share this month, and I’ll tell you , I had SO much fun doing this. Can you think of perhaps combining a snow globe and a shaker card? Well, that’s just what I have to show you today — take a look:


Talk about fun!!! Truly, a Snow Globe filled with a layered image and some snow to shake (Polar White Flower Soft)! And easy, just my style — the Aperature Cards with the oval cutouts come all set and ready for us to use. The plastic domes fit (SnowGlobes)them perfectly. And the images that I’ve layered come pre-printed (3-D Cutout Toppers)ready for us to cut out and layer with dimensionals. Take a look at the product:


This is exactly what I used to make my card — the Aperature Cards with Envelopes, the 3-D Cutouts, the Snow Globes, Polar White Flower Soft and Flower Soft Glue. You’ll need to have your own dimensional products — I used SU Dimensionals. And the Good Newsexactly what you see above is being offered as blog candy at the Flower Soft Blog, so make sure you head over to the Flower Soft Blogto enter for your chance to win this fun prize!


Here’s a bit more detail for you to see. The layered image inside has Polar White Flower Soft applied to appear as both fallen snow and the fuzz on the girls jacket/hood. My ribbons, both 1.5″ and 3/8″ are May Arts Gingham, and the buttons are Basic Grey. I carry both in the Stamp Simply Ribbon Store.

The DP is Frosty Days by SU. And I might add, the card is white. It was quick and easy to cover it with this DP. I used the very largest solid oval in the Petite Oval Nestabilities. The shape is PERFECT! Icut a sheet of paper 5.75″ wide x 12″ long (that’s how long the DP was). I placed my large Oval on the sheet so when it was cut I could place my sheet over the card. Just make sure you place your Oval so once cut the DP covers all of the card. Once the Snow Globe is glued onto your card, then apply adhesive to the card front and carefully place the DP over the globe, making sure you get a nice even white border around your globe. Now, the DP is much larger than the card. It’s now easy to go to your paper cutter and carefully trim of all excess DP. This is quick and not any time is spent fussing with measurements!


Just trying to show you the dimension of both the globe itself and the layered images inside.

Remember, check out the Flower Soft Blog where there is a wonderful Blog Candy offering and check out all the DT samples:






Thanks for stopping in — I’ll be back next with some more new JustRite product!!! Hope you can all enjoy your Sunday!!!



26 responses so far

26 Responses to “Flower Soft Blog Hop”

  1. Karen W says:

    Oh I love flower soft and I love Blog candy, what a day. This is just beautiful and so was the last one, pink if a favorite color of mine also.

  2. OMGosh!! Amazing!!! Just gorgeous, Sharon! Love all the dimension!

  3. StampinCathy says:

    This is one beautiful and inspiring card. I love all the details you added for the texture and dimension.

  4. Cathy Hughes says:

    I am just starting to stock up on flower soft. I love the images and details it produces.


  5. Deb Saaranen says:

    Just adorable Sharon! I love the gingham ribbon with your paper choices and design here…perfect!

  6. Bev J. says:

    What a pretty card and great idea. tfs

  7. Karen H says:

    Oh my goodness, this is sooooooo fantastic! I just love the look of these snowglobes! What fun! Your card is gorgeous my dear!

  8. Sharon, wow, this is breathtaking!!! Love all of the dimension and the texture this Flower Soft adds. I bought some when it first came out, but my creations just don’t look right at all :C. Your little shaker card is just gorgeous…waiting to be displayed on someones mantel or shelf throughout the Holiday season. ;D. Hugs, Sabrina

  9. Connie M. says:

    Oh my goodness, Sharon…I just love this! I so need to get me some of those domes…they make such wonderful chrismtas cards with the white flowersoft!

  10. Debby says:

    Oh my goodness this is beautiful!

  11. Jerri Kay says:

    Oh my gosh, this is so fun Sharon, love your globe! Wow, these globes will make adorable card and gift tags as well!

  12. Mary Friederichsen says:

    Just adorable Sharon! It looks like so much fun to do!

    Oh, by the way I think I am going to “Need” (LOL) on of the square stampers and the square borders form Just Rite! Those are beautiful as well!

    Thank you for sharing!
    Hope you are having a great weekend!

  13. Linda C. says:

    WOW! This is amazing artwork!

  14. Kathie says:

    I am glad you had fun doing it because we are all having fun looking at it. WOW!

  15. Tosh says:

    Super adorable Sharon! Love the winter snow scene you’ve created in that globe! And the papers and ribbon are just fabulous!

  16. Hello Sharon,
    Stunning card!! I adore Snowmen and Snow Globes (even if it doesn’t snow here in Australia at Christmas time and can be over 100 degrees) and this idea is just fabulous – I love it!! One just couldn’t help but “shake” it, could one? Over and over and over……..
    Love the green and royal blue together too – it’s so eye catching.

  17. Velta says:

    As always, you reach to the top when you make your creations!!! This is no exception!!! Glorious comes to mind!

  18. Billie says:

    This is amazingly adorable. Love this idea and dimension

  19. Melanie Muenchinger says:

    these aperture cards look very cool, TFS!

  20. Lisa Brown says:

    Oh My! This is absolutely adorable!

  21. Rose Ann says:

    I’m loving your adorable snowglobe card, Sharon!! Pretty papers, and perfect bow too!! Fun stuff!! 😉

  22. Melissa says:

    Your cards are always so gorgeous!! After seeing all of your beautiful bows, I bought the bow easy! I was wondering what you use to attach your bows that are “freestanding” on your cards? Sometimes I have a hard time getting mine to actually stay attached. If you have any helpful hints, I would really appreaciate them. Thank You!!

  23. I like this website I feel that this site could be very useful & informative

  24. Your post is great and the idea is fantastic.

  25. Jeanette Kluesner says:

    What about envelopes for the dome card. I tried on my own but I wasn’t successful? I love those cards and your work. So glad I found your site.



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