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Sunflower Convention Swap card

CONVENTION is coming... time for more Convention swaps!!!!  I was totally inspired by Jill's adorable card HERE, and decided I needed to make a swap card using her super cute flower idea!  WAY too cute, Jill!!! 

So I made a pile of flowers... a "paper flower garden"...

Sunflower 3

(I actually ended up making 2x this many!!) :)

Then I made it into this card with Chocolate Chip, Kiwi Kiss and Apricot Appeal cardstock:

Sunflower 1

I used the "Punches Plus" brass template and the paper piercer to add an oval of holes around the punched out greeting.

Sunflower 2

The flowers are super easy to make.. punch out Apricot cardstock with the Scallop Circle punch and then snip between each petal with Stampin' Up! Paper Snips! 

Sunflower 4

(thanks to my son for the fabulous photo!)

The flower centers are punched with the 1" circle punch out of the Bella Rose paper, and the Kiwi Kiss polka dot paper is also from the Bella Rose Stampin' Up! Designer Series Paper pack!

If you'd like to know how to make the fun corrugated leaves, check my previous blog post HERE.

Have a FABULOUS day! 

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Dixie Finn

As usual, fantastic. I'll be stalking you at convention for one.

Chris Dickinson

WOW! Patty, these are GORGEOUS! Looks like a lot of work went into these great swaps. Have a wonderful time at Convention!

Cheryl Miller

Really cute Patty! I just got my Bella paper yesterday and have been playing around with it. Now I need to try your flower.


This is so cute! Alot of work you have been putting into all your swaps. I wish I was one of the lucky stampers that is going to receive all your goodies. YOU ROCK!


These flowers are so adorable, and those crimped leaves are too much! I LOVE them!! Thanks so much for sharing these darling ideas!

Have a great day!

Amy Kendall

Super Cute!!! Love the idea! Great job as usual!

Amy Kendall


Wow, what an impact!


Wow, what great cards, I can't believe you snipped all those flowers. Great work!

Wendy Peatross

Cute card! I love your ideas. Have fun at convention. I wish I could be there, maybe next year.

Laura Venvertloh

I love the sunflowers! Those are too cute! Thanks for the tip on how to make the flower petals!


Adorable!!! Looks klike you're on a roll with your swaps! :)


Oh I really hope to swap with your! Very cute card! Love it!


Love this! Must make the flower from the scalloped punch...why didn't I think of that?

Jennifer Weide

OMG! Love it! I know my chances of finding you to swap are slim, but I NEED one of those-sunflowers are my thing!! Great job. I will be casing after convention!


This is soo cute! I can't wait to show my stamping girls how to make flowers out their scallop punches. Thanks for sharing!!!

Julie Davison

Fabulous card!! It's the perfect sunflower!


What a great idea. Thanks for sharing!

Gail S.

Wow! These are too cute! Thanks for sharing.


OMG, how cute are these?? Love them!


Love the sunflowers - I have made daisies out of them too.
You are making a ton of swaps!
Can't wait til convention~


Hope to see you and swap with you at convention. They looks so cool. I did something similar and put them on Pixie Sticks. Yours look better than mine. Sharon

Jenn D

These are TOO CUTE! Now I'm going to have to make some too.

Mary Lou Kemp

I certainly hope I run into you at convention so I can trade with you for this sweet card. Love the sunflowers!!

Debbie Van Gieson a/k/a passionstamper

This is so adorable, Patty! Thanks for sharing the tutorials-can't wait to give it a try!

Debbie Van Gieson a/k/a passionstamper

This is so adorable, Patty! Thanks for sharing the tutorials-can't wait to give it a try!


Beautiful Card!!
Your Sunflowers are Wonderful..

online sunflowers

Love your fabulous design.I will make a try to make this pattern for my craft picture album.


send sunflower

Can't to learn how to make a pattern of a sunflower flower.I will make a try to do this.



I'm looking for a stamp like the flower one and a round one a little bit bigger to make some cupcake decorations. Any ideas where I can find these??


very pretty!

Joann Edwards

I'm not hooked on Sunflowers like some but by daughter is and I have to say that I think these are sweet! And have, in fact, have given me inspiration on a special gift for my daughter, Erin! If it actually works I'll make sure to give you kiddos and send you a picture. Unfortunately, I'm not the most talented, lol, but I'm practicing! In the past year I've become almost completely bedridden and websites like yours are not only enjoyable to read but encouraging me to try harder. Thank you! Joann


beautiful and creative. Thank you for sharing!

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