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Friday, 24 February 2012

Keep Calm and Carry On Pastel Easel Card (posted by Judith)

Hi Folks, I'm back again with a sample using the great Crafty Individuals stamps available at Chocolate Baroque. The whole Britannia theme is so popular at the moment, isn't it?

I wanted to create a card using colours that weren't traditional for this theme, and set about using aqua as my basic colour. I have used a lovely Crafty Individuals swirl to decorate the background of the card, and stamped the sentiment onto seam binding ribbon. I added a large acrylic circle over the Britannia image, to represent a coin, and it makes a great stopper for the top half of the card. I had a great threepenny charm in my stash, and it was ideal for this card.

I pieced the flag together by stamping it three times in various colours onto a spare piece of background paper, then cutting out the pieces I needed. A piece of lace completes the vintage feel that I wanted for my card.


Keep checking back for more samples from the other Design Team members over the coming days. Thanks for stopping by, Judith xx

7 comments:

  1. Lovely colours and lace. I need to play with mine now . x Lavinia

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  2. Beautiful card and love the pastel colors.
    Lovely greet
    Marja

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  3. This is a lovely card Judith, the pastel colours work really well

    Jackie x

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  4. Lovely Judith as usual, especially using different colours. Suexxx

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  5. Great card Judith, love these gorgeous softer colours for the traditional theme. Elaine xxx

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  6. Brilliant with the threepenny bit to accent & I love your flag. The sentiment stamped on the seam binding is really effective too & I like the femininity of the lace which echoes the patterning in the flag.
    Paula (PEP)

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