Do you usually buy a poinsettia for christmas?? Not me, I just don't care them, aside from the fact that they are poisonous if my children eat them, they are just not a flower I enjoy. I'm just not a traditional christmas girl. I don't decorate with Santa and other classic items. I love snowmen and whimsy and vintage!!! Needless to say this made me a little worried when I got the new Poinsettia Christmas set for the Verve release. How was I going to be able to pull this off??? After two failed attempts at a beautiful, classic, christmas card I felt beaten. Then I decided, poinsettias can be fun and whimsy, so I went with it!!! I absolutely love the way this turned out. Once I pushed aside all my "traditional" thoughts about this flower this came so easy. And any of you regular readers know that angles and I have issues so this was a shock even to me. I stamped the poinsettia three times on Real Red and cut them out. I attached a button in the center of each flower by sewing it on. The idea for the ribbon came because I couldn't decide which color looked better...so I went with both. I threaded them through the jumbo eyelets and attached a ribbon.
So have you checked out the Verve Project Parade going on over at the Verve blog??? I hear Monday's project is going to be really cute!!! No idea who started that rumor but please feel free to continue it..hehehe!!!