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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Another engagement!

This time my older sister, which is really lovely, although I rather hope she's not reading this because I haven't sent it yet! If she is - it'll be with you next week :)


As usual it's a white card blank. I'm favouring tent fold at the moment. I cut a piece of my new Papermania 6x6 smooth coloured card slightly smaller than the card base. I chose purple because of the fuschias. The stamps are from the free Clearly Besotted set from Simply Cards and Papercraft issue 133, and the inspiration for the card came from there as well as from Vixx Handmade Cards

The leaves are stamped in Versa Magic DewDrop Hint of Pesto and then fussy cut. The buds and flowers stamped in Jet Black Ranger Archival Ink onto water colour paper. I then took the opportunity to use my new Caran D'Ache Prismallo Aquarelles that I bought on holiday. I like them, and I'll practice a bit more with them. After the vibrancy of the Inktense pencils, these were different to work with. I fussy cut the fuschias out too and attached them all with foam pads to the card front.

The sentiment is from Clearly Besotted's Mr & Mrs set. I rounded the corners of the card top with the reverse punch on my WRMK Envelope Punch Board and attached it with foam tape.

Thanks for reading and I'm hoping my sister likes it!

6 comments:

Squirrel x said...

This is so pretty hun, those CB stamps are brilliant aren't they? Hope your sister loves it (I am sure she will). Hugs Squirrel xx

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie, this is simply gorgeous Hugs Pops x

Ruthich said...

I am seriously addicted to CB! New release out soon. I must be good..... Or not! Xx

Ruthich said...

Thank you! Xx

Vicki Dutcher said...

Fabulous! Love the dimension too~

Ruthich said...

Thank you Vicki, that very kind. Xx

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