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Monday, 31 October 2011

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 55

This time's challenge at Crafty Cardmakers is to use just the following colours: brown, cream and pink.

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This colour combination screamed 'sepia-toned photo' at me. So, I went in search of something suitable and came across this - it's from the Crafy Image Emporium CD from Crafty Computer Paper. I used some of my Chocolate Box Coredinations card embossed and distressed. The embossing folder is from Papermania. (I find I'm using that one much more than the Cuttlebug ones because it's a much better size. Although the folder is the same size, the embossed area is bigger and much better-suited to the cards I make. One of the irritating things I find is how many craft items are made for card sizes based on US Letter size - which means they're too short for standard A sizes or the 150 ish mm square size I tend to make. /rant)

I finished the card by using my new ribbon punch, a little pink ribbon and some lace.

I hope you can join us this time, and look forward to seeing what you come up with.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Charizma Cards where anything goes,
Digi Doodle Shop's Best where anything goes,
Polycraft Monday Challenge where anything goes,
Stamps plus Fun equals Creativity where they want vintage,
Pink Elephant where they want distressing,
Bunny Zoe's Crafts where they want lace.


15 comments:

Doreen said...

What a gorgeous card,love the image.Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Doodle this week.xxx

Gem said...

this is a beautiful creation, thank you for sharing with us at Charisma for our Anything Goes challenge! Gemma :)

Denise said...

Gorgeous card and such a beautiful image.
Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges this week xx

Susie Little said...

This image is lush, gorgeous card! As for the Sewing Machine.......card is one thing, fabric is another story entirely

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

That is beautiful, thanks for sharing!
Hey, a new Pixie giveaway starts today, we have 4 prizes this round, please come join in the fun!
http://www.pixiedustpaperie.blogspot.com/

Turtle In The Sand said...

Love that vintage look to the card. Thanks for joining us at the Digi Doodle Shop Best Challenges this week.

Christel said...

Love the image and the beautiful lace! Thanks for playing with us Charisma girlz this week!
Christel

ScrappyAndrea said...

I LOVE your vintage style! Perfect!
Thanks for joining us at SFC!
Hugs, Andrea

Mel said...

Just stunning!
I love it! The image is just so pretty and the lace adds that perfect touch!
Hugs M xxx

Nannieflash said...

Wow Josephine that is just gorgeous love your image its beautiful. hugs Shirleyxxx

coldwaters2 said...

This is beautiful Josephine, the colours, image and the fact that it is vintage makes this a winner for me.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Mary J said...

How very beautiful! Thank you for joining us at Pollycrafts Monday!

Mary J x

Sheena said...

A lovely vintage feel to this card! Thanks for joining us at Pollycraft this week, Sheena xx

Anonymous said...

This is a beautiful card, and I love the image. AND I'm right up there with you on your rant about Cuttlebug folder sizes, lol. xx

Mynn xx said...

Truly stunning--the image is perfect for the color challenge!!! :) Beautiful job!

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