Sunday, June 7, 2009

Pounded Flower Cards

A few years ago I read an article by Martha Stewart where she introduced the idea of pounding flowers to add color and design to dish cloths. While I never thought the color would last a washing I really loved the idea.

This summer while helping my mom in her gardens I gathered pieces that she planned to toss away - mostly pansies. I brought them home and thought I'd try the pounding technique that Martha introduced but on paper instead of cloth. Here are my results. Not bad!

I also did a bit of Google research and came up with this simple technique: DIY

My results have been made into some nice cards for Amy's Angels!

1 comment:

Jennifer and Sandi said...

WOW I Love them!! Nice job!

- Jennifer

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