Monday, July 1, 2013

New Rose Blossom Garden Challenge!

It's the first of the month and time for something new from the Rose Blossom Garden Challenge Blog.  The challenge this time is to create something from the "K" key on the Artiste Cartridge. Link up your own creation on the blog and you will automatically be entered to win a free Close To My Heart stamp set!

The "K" key has some really neat options! There is a mini-album cover and a variety of pages to go with it, as well as a fun (and elegant) slider card. I chose to take two of the album pages and turn them into a banner.

I first cut the rounded square page three times (with solid cardstock)  and then cut the decorative square three times, using patterned paper (cut at 2.75 inches).  I layered them so that the solid color of the rounded square piece would show through the fancy cuts of the decorative square.

The "K" key also features a couple of decorative circle/rosette cuts and a butterfly cut. I added the butterflies and decorative circles (popped up with foam tape) to each banner piece. I then layered simple White Daisy circles on top, with the letters to spell "joy" attached. I used pieces of "zip strip" and decorated brads to connect each of the three banner pieces. I added ribbon, acrylic flowers and pink glitter gems to finish the banner.  The ends have ribbon attached, ready to hang as you choose. My intent was to decorate the cake with the banners propped up on wooden skewers. The plan would have been just perfect if my cake had been bigger! :) 

What can you create with the Artiste Cartridge "K" key?



  1. I love this banner. How clever to use the album cuts in this way!