Sunday 26 January 2014

For Di

Morning all, it really is a foul day out there. Hope you are all keeping safe.
Although I have been making I haven't been blogging 'cos all my creations have been for DT purposes. My friend Di thought I was poorly, so this post is for her.

I have a memory of seeing a similar card on line sometime ago but don't know where it was and I can't find it again! Anyhow, I thought I would have a play and see what came of it. This is it:-

When I saw the original it reminded me of a stamp set I bought in Harrogate a few years ago that I haven't really used. It's an Inkylicious stamp called Dandelion Wishes.

I used a piece of white A5 card folded to create a landscape card stamping the larger dandelion head with an embossing ink then heat embossed  in white embossing powder. I repeated this with the floating seeds which disappear off the page. The same thing for the other 2 seed heads on some scrap. The greeting from Personnel Impressions was treated similarly. I looked long and hard for a suitable greeting in my stash as I wanted something to do with wishes - blowing a dandelion clock to wish by. 
Using Faded Jean and Broken China distress ink, I inked one corner of the main card, fading out the ink with a clean bit of foam. The same for the other two heads which I then cut out using a Woodware square punch. The squares were then mounted on the base card using foam pads.

I shall enter it in the following challenges:-
As you like it - Your favourite CAS design
CASology - Contrast
Don't forget there's still time to enter our monochrome challenge over at Cardz4Guyz.

Bye for now, thanks for popping in.


  1. Hi,
    Now I know what to do with my seed head stamps!!!
    Love the simplicity.
    Glad you're ok.

  2. What a fun idea to use the two panels and have the 3rd image right on the card base! Love the whimsical feel of this! Thanks so much for joining us at CASology this week!

  3. Wow this is gorgeous brilliant idea. Know what you mean about DT Spots that's all I seem to be making cards for lately but then I am in the middle of getting ready for a craft market as well. Love Alison xxx

  4. Such a beautiful card, love your use of the panels. Thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology

  5. Fabulous card LOVE the colour and design too! Thanks for joining in with our challenge at As You Like It,
    hugs Samantha :0)

  6. I like how the third flower is off a panel, great design. Thanks for joining us at ATSM

  7. Waw it looks so pretty! Thank you for joining us at As You Like It Challenge. Hugs! Mojca

  8. Gorgeous card - so pretty - perhaps it was my card, that inspired you - would be honored if it was!

  9. Stunning, love your colour choice for this. Caz


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