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Monday, 20 June 2011

Spotlight Challenges DT

This time, the challenge, set by Jenni, is to put the spotlight on your sentiment. We want the words to be the main focus of whatever you create.

I struggled to get going on this challenge. I'm not much of a one for sentiments on cards at all. I prefer a 'pretty picture' on the front and then I can write something personal inside. I rarely put verses or similar inside either.

So, I decided to keep things simple.
I always like to have a 'thinking of you' card in my box - they're useful for various purposes and can even be used as sympathy cards if the need arises.

I stamped the sentiment in silver ink and embossed it with silver detail powder. I cut it using the Victorian blade that came with my trimmer, and dabbed the outside with some silver ink.

I embossed some white card in my Wizard using embossing folders from Cuttlebug and Papermania, and matted it all on silver mirror card.

I had intended to make some white flowers to finish the card, but once I'd assembled it, I decided I like the slightly stark appearance, so I left well alone!

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
My Mum's Craft Shop where they want spots,
Stamp Insanity where they want clean and simple,
Craft Your Days Away where they want monochrome,

6 comments:

Nannieflash said...

Oh Josephine that is stunning, I love your embossed corner pieces. hugs Shirleyxxx

Debs said...

wow Jo the embossing is gorgeous, so classy in white
Debs
xxx

Jack said...

Such an elegant card, fabulous. Love this layout too. xx

gillyflower said...

love this but i do like embossing looks so classy
gill x

Eiglas said...

Nicely embossed Josephine. Very elegant.
Hugs
Ei
x

Sarah S-W said...

Gorgeous card. Love all the embossed panels.

Thanks for joining us this fortnight at Craft Your Days Away,

Sarahxx

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