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Monday, 23 April 2018

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 210

Our theme for this fortnight is Birthdays. Your project can be anything so long as it fits the theme.

Not too surprisingly, I decided to make a birthday card.

This is the first outing for a die I bought recently. It's from Crafter's Companion, and I think it's called Toulouse. It cut fairly well in my Big Shot Pro and although it did need a couple of passes, I didn't need the metal shim or to place it close to the edges of the machine. I thought the die seemed so pretty I'd keep everything else quite basic, so I cut a strip of the grey, stamped a sentiment and made the central panel. I added a touch of glitter glue to various points on the die cut (I would have preferred to use liquid pearls, but amazingly I don't have any silver or black.) The flowers were cut using a Tattered Lace die. I added a touch of colour from a silver ink pad and finished with a sticky gem.

I hope you can join us this fortnight!

3 comments:

julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous card Josephine.
Hugs Julie xxx

Angela Radford said...

Hi Josephine, great card. Those gems are a brilliant idea to add to the die, love them. Happy crafty week, Angela xXx

Judy McKay said...

Very pretty work. Lovely design. Judy

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