Delightful Daisy
by Michele K. Henderson


Hello Everyone!

Our blog blitz is rolling on with even more great ideas and inspiration, and a chance to win too! Today I am sharing a card I created with the pretty Delightful Daisy! It's a sweet and simple CAS salute to spring! Take a look!


This card was so easy to make (and quick too) that it completely slipped my mind to take a few photos of the creative steps! Ooops!  I cut out the Delightful Daisy in green, white, and yellow, the Little Rabbits, and the Stitched Fluttering Butterflies, glued them in place and it was finished, quick like a bunny! So today, I am going to share a little tip to add dimension to your beautiful CAS die cut cards.


This tip works especially well with flowers, leaves, and butterflies! When gluing your cuts on to your card base, leave a few areas of the cut "unglued." With the daisy, I glued down the center, but left the petals unglued, then carefully manipulated the paper  to curl the petals up a little, creating dimension and shadow. You could also try a double curl, where you bend the petals up at the center of the flower, then curl them down at the end with a pencil. This is a great effect on flowers like poinsettias or succulent petals, to make the cuts looks puffy. Paper is a wonderful media to manipulate with just simple simple bends and twists.

To add dimension to butterflies, bend them lengthwise in half and just glue a little bit in the center. You can create a swoosh of butterflies, for example, and bend the wings in different positions to look like they are fluttering. I think I'll try that in my next card!


I can't wait to see all your fresh new ideas with Poppystamps new spring collection! Since it IS a blog blitz, let's get to the blog candy! You could win the Delightful Daisy die just by leaving a comment on today's post! Enter every day for every die you would like to win! Best of luck!

Thanks so much for joining us today!

Michele Floral Signature copy








Super cute card!!! Feels like spring!!!!

Such a cute card design for Spring.

So refreshing and pretty! Love the delicacy of these daisies!

A wonderful bright and cheery card. The Delightful Daisy is lovely.

Such a pretty and versatile card. Love the colors and simplicity of the design and the dimension. I love to use dies this way !

Bright & Springy--perfect CAS card! Love all the dies you used today!

The daisy die is great and so are the others, especially the bunny's "tail" Happy not yet here spring!

Delightful daisies - I have soooo many flowers but I always need more!!!! Beautiful card

Lovely and simple... is so divine work. Hugs.♥

Hi, Michele!!! LOVE your pretty fresh as a daisy card....looks so inviting against that lovely blue sky. What a pretty die cut. Love how you lifted the petals and wings a bit for some dimension. Beautiful work, as always!! Hugs!!
<3 J

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Very sweet card!! Definitely looks like spring!!

Love this spring card! Great colors and dies!

Hi Love the daisy die and
not forgetting the bunny
rabbit. Mavis L x

Love the delightful daisies. So much you could do with that die.

Oh my gosh what a darling card

Cute snd easy Spring card and I love he Daisy die.

Hi Michele, This is a gorgeous CAS card, the Delightful Daisy is stunning and so 3-D, I absolutely love it, and I can also see it doubled up to make it more 'full'. I also love the cute bunny with it's fluffy tail.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Very pretty. I love that daisy. TFS

This sweet little spring design would cheer anyone up. Love that daisy!

Simple, but oh so sweet! Love the dimension.

Pretty springy card. Great tip to add dimensions with die cuts.

Really simple but
lovely card. Love
the flower.
Carla from Utah

Always love your sweet cards, Michele. The daisy is lovely and that bunny ... precious!

Beautiful springtime card!

What a beautiful card to get us thinking about spring!!! The colors are so bright and cheery!!! Awesome that the petals and wings can be moved! This is a fun card!!! Thank you!!

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