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Monday, 1 October 2018

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 219

The challenge for this fortnight is to use ribbon or lace - other than that, you can make whatever you want.

This spring, I got an email from a site called Crafts and Me to say there were closing down, and had significant reductions on their stocks of rubber stamps. Now, some years ago, I used to buy from them fairly regularly. And then I got into digital crafting and went in that direction for a while. But since I stopped work (and now I've got a dedicated room where inks can sit on a shelf in easy reach) I've been more inclined to stamp. So, I headed over to the site and bought quite a few - mainly their own label stamps. I made a card for a friend for her birthday using a stamp from their Art Deco range.

.I stamped with Memento ink and coloured mainly with Promarkers, although I added a coat of clear sparkl pen to feathers and jewelry and the background circular area. I was determined to use some paper from my under-used collection, and found this one from Dovecraft. The semi-circular/flower shapes were white, but I added some Promarker to them so they would match my image perfectly. The lace was white, but again, courtesy of my Promarkers, was made to match.

I do hope you can join us for this challenge!

5 comments:

Margaret Mifsud said...

Hi Josephine! Your card is stunning!! Such a gorgeous deco art image and I love the colour palette! Have a wonderful day! hugs x

Jo said...

Fab card, that paper is just perfect for the image x

Kim x said...

Just fabulous Josephine. Alcohol markers are just brilliant for making things match aren't they. I love the colours you have chosen.
Have a great day. Hugs Kimx

Glenda Atkins said...

Your card is wonderful, love the image and your colouring. The addition of ink to the lace really makes it stand out. Love it!
hugs Glenda

Donna Ellis said...

What a wonderful deco creation, Josephine! Your colors are marvelous! hugs, de

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