Friday, March 21, 2014

Easter Poppies & Some Junk

I absolutely LOVE Poppies. I think they are so cheerful. I decided to make a bouquet of Poppies in pastels using Stampin' Up! inks and coffee filters. The filters proved to be the perfect material for this project. I planned on this being a quick activity, but it turned into a 2 week ordeal. My fingers are very happy to get a break from the glue gun, but it's short-lived. I have plans on another flower adventure very soon. Possibly later today!

My style at home is mostly composed of items found in old barns, junk yards, antique shops, and occasionally a dumpster. I like to call myself a Junk Gypsy. As my husband tosses old tractor parts in the garbage, I'm diving in to retrieve them. He thinks I'm crazy, but I love it. After all, one man's junk is another man's treasure!

So, I decided to put my little lovelies in an old galvanized canister I found at a shabby chic junk sale. I think they go together quite nicely. They definitely go well in my house. And for once, I have flowers that I can't kill!

Cardstock ~ Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Very Vanilla
Ink ~ Daffodil Delight, Pink Pirouette, Rose Red, Baked Brown Sugar, Melon Mambo, Early Espresso
Tools ~ Hot glue, hot glue gun, Circle Collection Framelits, Paper Snips, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, 1" Circle punch, 1 3/8" Circle punch, Spiral Flower Die, Mosaic punch, glue dots
Other Supplies ~ Coffee filters, floral wire, floral stems, foam balls, foam block galvanized canister
Embellishments ~ 1" wide cream colored satin ribbon


  1. Gorgeous! I've said it before and I'll say it have amazing talent!

  2. oh, I love these. They turned out great! I have poppy curtains in my kitchen and I want to try to make these now! Thanks for the inspiration!


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