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Thursday, 31 December 2015

Design Sketch

For my last post of the year I have made this card for the Marianne Design Challenge. I hope I have interpreted the rules correctly as some things get lost in translation.



I used Kraft card for the card base and I gave the image a sepia tint on my computer with Picassa and tinted the edges with Tea Die distress ink. The  larger rectangle was the reverse of the background paper mounted on aqua card. MD products used are LR0112 swirls, LR0156 leaves, COL1304 flower,  DF3416 Marrakesh all cut from cream card and PL4503 enamel stickers. I added some lace, twine, tinted seam binding, blue dragonflies and a blue gem for the flower centre.

I am entering the following challenges:-
Marianne Design Challenge 143
Marianne Kreadiva's Anything Goes
Marianne Design Divas Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday Anything Goes

Thank you for looking and thanks to all my followers. See you next year.


Thursday, 24 December 2015

Thank You

I used pink Centura Pearl  and a rose print paper  for this card with lovely Marianne Design die cuts.



I have used the following MD dies, Anja Border LR0201, Anja edge LR0202, flowers from CR1201 and CR1249, leaves CR1336, lavender LR0157 small Passe partout rectangle CR1242. I have coloured the leaves and flowers with distress ink and added some lace and pearls.

I am entering the following challenges:-

Thank you for looking. Please come back again. 

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Winter Fun

I found this Scrap of blue paper and liked the snow effect so I went with the blue colour scheme with a splash of orange contrast in Don's scarf.



I wanted to make a frosty looking flower so cut out a flower COL1304 in white card overlaid with vellum and embossed with frantage Shabby blue.
I went a bit overboard with the die cuts. I cut MD LR0130 Doily and LR0285 Vintage Corners out of blue card, CR1201 Circle to frame Don and out of white card I cut LR0125 Snowflake, LR0192 Leaves, LR0241 Label and DF 3416 Marakesh. I added some liquid pearls and a large pearl centre for the snowflake.

I am entering the following challenges:-
Marianne Kreadiva's Frosty Impressions
Marianne Design Divas Use at least 2 dies
Don and Daisy Challenge 27
Crafting From The Heart Challenge 89
Papertake Weekly Fun Fun Fun
Bunny Zoes Crafts Sparkle

Thank you for looking.

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Daisy on Ice

I have used Daisy's Pirouette again for this card coloured with alcohol markers.



I have used MD dies LR0130 Doily through which I threaded organza ribbon, LR0116 frame and swirls and CR1249 for the flowers.

I am entering the following challenges:-
Marianne Kreadiva's Frosty Impressions
Marianne Design Divas Use at least 2 dies
Crafting for All Seasons Brr It's Cold Outside
Crafting from the Heart Challenge 88
Bunny Zoes Crafts Sparkle
Paper take Weekly Anything Goes