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Wednesday, 24 October 2018

WEEKLY WEDNESDAY CARD GIVE-AWAY

Good morning bloggers and crafty friends....

A rustic themed design today


I used an 8"sq ivory card base, top folding then selected the papers I wanted to use from Crafter's Companion Rustic Wedding Paper Pad, this one is the 6" x 6" paper pad

I chose 3 papers (the tag isn't by CC) and added 2 of the papers to black card

The top panel was cut to make a 4" x 6" piece then added to a slightly larger black, the same as the others

Once happy with how the papers were displayed I added a little glue to hold them in place

A length of hessian was wrapped around them and I was then able to adhere everything onto the base card

I used the Arianna Blooms stamp and die set by Heartfelt Creations to stamp the flowers onto kraft card.  I used 'jet black' StazOn for the stamping

Once embossed I added a little glitter to the petals.  I then added 'abandoned coral' distress oxide ink, to the tips and half way down each petal, the petals were shaped using a ball tool and tweezers (I have to use tweezers as it's too painful for me using only my fingers due to the rheumatoid disease)

A hot glue gun was used to ensure each layer would stay in place then the flower was adhered onto the card

I had some leaves already die cut and embossed (Creative Expressions) so all I needed to do was add a little orange to them and a little green to the single maple leaf
Leaves were dressed around the flower and I fussy cut the tag from Stamperia's 'Ceremony' 12" x 12" paper pad.  I'm using this paper pad to make a mini album for one of my sister-in-law's 60th birthday.  The papers are really stunning!

I used a blending tool to add a little 'black soot', distress oxide ink, to the edges

A little glue added to the back and placed onto the card.  One of the large size cream pearls was also added to the top of the tag

I stamped the sentiment onto cream card, cut it at an angle and added it to black card

To complete I added a little white Gesso/Ranger to some of the edges on the petals

Leave a comment on today's post if you would like to give this card a new home

Your name will be added to the draw, you have until 6pm Friday to do this, and the winner will be announced on Saturday's blog

Until tomorrow....

June 




9 comments:

  1. Another lovely card June!! Seems a great way to use up some of those paper oddments we all accumulate! Heartfelt flowers just make a card!! Have you tried the new Flower Molds? They make he flowers!! No manual shaping involved!

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    1. Thank you Lyn, not tried those yet but desperate to do so! I contacted Nikki, but, as yet, not had any reply

      Jx

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  2. Love this design, right up my street to use small pieces of card too. Very beautiful. xxx

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  3. Hi June this is a stunning card it is simply gorgeous. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  4. Absolutley stunning card and i would gladly give it a home.
    I have to admit that when i first saw it (bear in mind im using a titchy little mobile fone)i thought your flower was an actual pine cone added to the card. Having read and had a better look its as clear as day another fantastic 'june' flower. I love the idea of using hot glue to keep the layers in place - good tip, thank you once more xxx

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  5. Lovely muted colours and I love the layout. Beautifully put together. Thank you June.

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  6. Lovely June. Do like the colours you have used. Love everything about it.

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  7. very elaborate,and clever card,love the colours

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