When my turn came around again to do a blog post for Canadian Scrapbooker magazine this week, I was excited that the date was in May….because I wanted to share another flower technique and Mother’s Day is coming up.

I was also excited about a new Spellbinders Donna Salazar die I bought called “Bitty Blossoms.”

Spellbinders Donna Salazar “Bitty Blossoms”

I have been enjoying making my own simple spiral roses lately, and when I saw this die, I  wanted to give it a try.

Check.  It.  Out.  I am ALL OVER this Spellbinders die! 

I LOVED the results….I was making flowers day and night! (slight exaggeration)

I made a card featuring the simple spiral roses and another card using this Spellbinders die…..both with Karen Foster’s Mother’s Day patterned paper. 

Hmmmm….I just might have to give one of these to MYSELF on Mother’s Day.


Here’s a closer look at the roses on the card…

They are so pretty clustered together with a ribbon.

 If you’d like to see how I made both of these types of spiral flowers, I created a detailed step-by-step photo tutorial over at the Canadian Scrapbooker’s website posted on Jackie’s blog called “Tuesday With The Team.”  Click HERE to see the tutorial.

Next week, I’ll be posting a special framed Mother’s Day layout on my blog that also features these Spellbinders flowers…and lots of other cool techniques!

14 Comments on Mother’s Day Cards

  1. Alison
    May 1, 2012 at 3:34 pm (12 years ago)

    I’m heading over there now to check it out. They look fabulous!~

  2. Lizzy
    May 1, 2012 at 4:02 pm (12 years ago)

    Beautiful card and great tutorial, TFS!

  3. Bellaidea
    May 1, 2012 at 7:43 pm (12 years ago)

    May I visit oneday? You can take a rest and I will make some flowers for myself:)

  4. Luz Maria Bruna
    May 1, 2012 at 9:10 pm (12 years ago)

    What gorgeous cards Kelly and those flowers are fabulous!!

  5. Renee
    May 2, 2012 at 6:45 am (12 years ago)

    Oh yes, these are gorgeous!!! Off to checkout your tutorial!!

  6. cnelson
    May 2, 2012 at 7:12 am (12 years ago)

    So LOVELY!! Beautiful flowers! What a great die cut!!

  7. Shona
    May 2, 2012 at 10:06 am (12 years ago)

    beautiful cards and LOVE the flowers 🙂 yummy

  8. Michelle
    May 2, 2012 at 8:41 pm (12 years ago)

    Loooooooove these cards Kelly…especially those adorable rolled flowers! The dies add such a lovely edging to the rolled flowers don’t they? I really like how you tucked in the ribbon bow behind them. Sweet little touch that gives it that something extra!

  9. Jody
    May 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm (12 years ago)

    Love your cards! I totally need that die! Isn’t it great to have those around…it just makes everything fall together! Great job!

  10. Izzy Anderson
    May 6, 2012 at 7:37 am (12 years ago)

    Oh, I am not a flower girl generally, but how I love those. You did a wonderful job with the flowers. That’s a great die. I love the beveled edges. Of course your cards are wonderful, too.

  11. ingrid
    May 6, 2012 at 10:14 am (12 years ago)

    love those flowers! off to see the tut! tfs

  12. carlies
    May 6, 2012 at 11:57 am (12 years ago)

    ohh love the flowers amazing girl

    hugs carla

  13. Sharon
    May 7, 2012 at 3:00 am (12 years ago)

    These cards are gorgeous, Kelly!!!! I love how the spiral flowers came out, too. I have been trying not to buy new scrapbook supplies, but I may have to cave in and buy this die!!!!! I am off to check out your tutorial, too! Thanks, Kelly, for sharing it with us!

  14. Miae
    May 7, 2012 at 10:01 pm (12 years ago)

    Oh those roses are gorgeous! I don’t have a Spellbinders but you’re tempting me to go get one…must…resist…(but I will check out the tutorial)….!


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