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Thursday, 29 April 2010

Hello Strangers!!


Sorry I haven't blogged much this week, but I was unwell last week and then everybody else decided to be unwell this week( aaaaaarrrrgghh!). I think I've caught up on washing now so I can relax a bit and get some crafting done!
This card is for 2 challenges this week( and apologies to the other challenges I usually join but have missed, I'll be back next week).
The 1st is for Flutterby Wednesday#107 set by Debby, who wants us to keep it clean and simple. Now anyone who knows me will appreciate what a struggle this is for me haha! but I've tried honest! No matting n layering, no bling, no ribbons, no overstamping.... Just the image printed straight onto the base card and coloured(subtley I think). A bit of inking round the edges and I have stamped and cut out the 2 flowers in the corner for a little dimension.
That brings me to the 2nd challenge, which is for Cute Card Thursday #110 Make your own eg. embellishment, backing papers whatever, as long as something on your card you made yourself. Hence the 2 flowers, which I have stamped onto co-ordinating paper and cut out. Technichally I suppose I made my own image as it is a combnation of 2 different designers. The swirl is from Airfactory and the Butterfly is from Tiffany's Garden both acquired through the Freebie Digi stamp site.
And a quick reminder that this Sunday is the launch of Cowgirl Up's new challenge blog, so drop by and leave some love!
Love as always Gina x x x

9 comments:

  1. i find CAS difficult too!! but this is absolutely stunning! the image with the swirl if fabulous and looks like one image and i just love the corners! great card!!!!

    glad you're all feeling better!

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  2. Love the Butterfly and the colouring....
    your flowers are fab...
    see you sunday...lol
    Hugs Alison.
    xx

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  3. Hi Gina this may be simple and clean but it is still a beautiful card full of elegance and class I know it is hard not to embellish much but you have cracked it with this one great work.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  4. Great card Gina. I love the way you have used a shaped card to add your CaS design. :-) xx

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  5. You did a beautiful job Gina, what a gorgeous butterfly! Thanks so much for joining us this week for Flutter By Wednesday! :)

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  6. That butterfly is so stunning! You did a fabulous job! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

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  7. Beautiful card Gina, love the colours you have used. Hope both you and your family are all feeling better soon. Have a good weekend, see you soon. Lynne xx

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  8. Purdy Gina! Love this and congrats on becomming a cowgirl!

    xoxoxo

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  9. Wonderful work on the CAS cards!! They are hard for me to do also. Thanks for joining us at Flutterby Wednesday!
    Hugs
    Jodi=)

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