Tuesday, 4 December 2012

What? Not a Christmas card?

Too right!! I needed a change so made this:

I used:

- 5" x 7" white card stock

- stamped image by Personal Impressions - ref. P1431M, coloured with Pro Markers and trimmed round - ack, it took ages cutting round the frondy bits! Should have embossed the white card and then stamped onto it - but ain't hindsight 20/20 vision huh!? I got the stamp in a rummage box for £1 when out with the Two J's the other week......bargain!! :)

- embossing folder - Cuttlebug 'Swirls Frame' - if you hurry this is in the reduced section in Joanna Sheen's shop, along with the Poinsettia Frames folder I used recently

- melon pink card

- sentiment by Hero Arts from the 'Good Friends' set

- one single flat backed pearl in the centre of the flower on the hat

Spent hours yesterday trying to tidy up the craft room - was at the point of decamping to the dining room otherwise :( Still not finished but I can confirm that the desk is light oak in colour at least now - that was a surprise after so long!

Di
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13 comments:

  1. This should be entered in a challenge girl! It is a lovely card. That hat was a fabulous bargain!

    I think it will prove to be a "go to" stamp over the years.

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  2. Hi Di

    A great card .. .. and a great stamp too. A real bargain at £1!

    My day is starting with a craft pod tidy up ready for another crafty session.

    Have been trying to get the old accounts double checked and sorted ready for the dreaded tax return:-(
    but in reality I need to be getting orders done and dusted. I need to do both!! LOL!!

    Always chasing my tail!!!

    Have a good day.

    Love Jules xx

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  3. What lovely sentiment and your card is gorgeous. Thanks for birthday wishes to my sweet Gaia,
    Hugs Tamara

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  4. Lovely card Di. Well done with the cutting you must have the patience of a saint

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  5. Di, this is lovely! What a great bargain the elegant stamp is! Good luck with the tidying, I must have a go at my daughter's room, I think the carpet is blue but it's so long since it's been visible under the heaps of clothes, I might be wrong!!

    Have a good day!

    love Mags B x

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  6. a super effective simple card, love the swirl frame and your bargin stamp, so pretty
    Tilly

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  7. Gorgeous card Di, love this.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  8. LOVE this card Di. The splash of pink on the white is a great combo and I love that embossing folder!

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  9. Wow that's some bargain Di the stamp is gorgeous and your card is beautiful xx

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  10. Yep Miss Di. This is a gorgeous card sure enough. Lovely stamping, colouring, layering and embossing. Yep! All the boxes ticked so you can have a 10!! Not sure what Craig would give though!
    Nice feeling to have a clean desk again isn't it? I almost don't want to mess it again when it is all shiny and clear.....almost!! Teehee!
    Hope to see it tidy tomorrow!
    xx

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  11. A gorgeous card Di. The stamp is beautiful with brilliant colouring and cutting out, and what a bargain.
    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  12. I laugh at how many blogs I've visited recently where you see lots of Christmas cards and then suddenly one that isn't and the person says "needed a break." Yep, I think we can all relate. I love your non-Christmas card and your coloring job, very superb.

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  13. Hi Di, it is nice to see something non-Christmassy for a change and I just love that hat. The embossed frame is lovely too. Chasing my tail too so have to sympathise and empathise. Elizabeth xx

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