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Sunday, 4 May 2014

OSAAT #211 Ribbon or Lace



The theme this week over at One Stitch at a Time is Ribbon or Lace. I chose this pretty image of Pansies by CraftyGirl at the Stitchybear Digi Outlet.

My card blank is a large square by Joanna Sheen. The dusky pink paper and the yellow pearlescent card is by Hobbycraft. I coloured the image with Promarkers and then after cutting I used Distress Ink on the edges. I used a strip of cream lace across the bottom of the card and then used a Marianne die to cut the swirls in green pearlescent card. The green swirls are to echo the swirls in CraftyGirl's design. I topped the swirls with an Art and Crafts Diecuts Ltd flower. I've had this book of diecuts for at least a couple of years and never used any of the images before. I cut three layers of the flower out and then layered them trying to keep them quite flat (for posting purposes) before adding some Glossy Accents and a yellow gem as the centre. It took me a long time to finish this card because I started it before I took time off to go to my brother's funeral and then couldn't get started again. It was one of those cards that just don't come easily. I eventually finished it and now I quite like it.

Please check out the OSAAT blog for details of the prizes on offer this week.

I'm entering my card into the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Mellow Yellow
Creative Colours - Use 3 colours from photo and Flowers
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - Floral
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
4kraftygirlz Challenge- Anything Goes
Crafting By Designs - Anything Goes
Creative Moments Challenge - Anything Goes/Spring
Little Red Wagon Challenge - DIY Flower
Simon Says - Anything Goes







23 comments:

  1. This is so pretty, Hazel! Love how you've mirrored the flowers and swirls in your embellishment!

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  2. What a beautifully delicate card and such perfect embellishments to go with the pansies, loving this one Hazel :) :) Big hugs Jane xxxx

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  3. beautiful card thanks for joining us at creative moments challenge xxx

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  4. Oh I love Pansies and this card is so pretty with them, Love Hazelxx

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  5. This is a really pretty card Hazel and I love the image. The swirl mimicing the swirl in the image is a nice touch. Christine xx

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  6. Beautiful card Hazel, wonderful image and love the added flower with the swirl die cut!

    ¸..• ´¨¨)) -:¦:-¸.•´ .•´¨¨))*((¸¸.•´ ..•´
    Shell in Alaska ~ OSAAT DT ~

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  7. Gorgeous flowers and I love the touch of lace. Thanks for playing along with us this week in the Anything Goes Challenge on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

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  8. Fabulous Design just perfect for our challenge over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday Thank you for joining us,it is much appreciated without you we would have no challenge, I do hope you will join us again for another fab challenge nest week.... Good luck in the draw...
    Hugs
    Suzy B Owner Fan-Tastic Tuesday
    Xx

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  9. This is so pretty Hazel, lovely colours. Carol x

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  10. WOW, Hazel, what a beautiful card....love it! Thanks so much for taking the time to play along in our Creative Colors Challenge! Hugs, Sabrina (CCC DT)

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  11. Hazel your card is beautiful. Love pansies. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Creative Colors challenges.
    Linda K. DT
    www.ladybugstampers.blogspot.com

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  12. So pretty Hazel! The 3D blossom looks wonderful! Thanks so much for joining along with the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  13. I love this one Hazel! Beuaitufl card and gorgeosu colors!
    Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges.
    Hugs,Sandra

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  14. Beautifully colored pansies. TFS at Creative Colors Challenge. Good luck.

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  15. Beautiful card Hazel. I am so very sorry about the death of your brother. This is a sad time for you. My Deepest Sympathy.

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  16. Oh Hazel...this is a lovely image and coloured so beautifully. Very spring-like to me, which I need, as we've had such a rough winter, but I do now actually believe spring is coming. I love flower embellishment too. Great card to give or receive.

    Lynn, OSAAT DT Teamie

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  17. Fabulous card hun love it and thanks so much for joining us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday x

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  18. Hi,

    Lovely card.

    Thanks for joining us at Creative Colors Challenge and good luck!!

    hugs
    Claudia

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  19. Such a beautiful card! I love that you focused on flowers! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Little Red Wagon!

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  20. love the image flourish and added lace -my sympathy on the death of your brother
    --thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls
    Carol DT x

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  21. Lovely image and coloring. My sympathies on the loss of your brother. Maggie, OSAAT DT Teamie

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