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Thursday, 18 December 2014

Gears and Glass Kraft Card

In this mad rush to get everything sorted for Christmas and the New Year celebrations I'm trying to keep my head down and get all my jobs done. It may seem that I'm neglecting a lot of things, including blogging, but I have been busy, honest! Just to prove my point here is a card I made for a friend's birthday earlier this month.

I used Kraft card to back a couple of G45 papers and a Docrafts one and scruffed the edges before arranging on an 8"x 8" base with a length of lace. I die cut the image and matting layer with Spellbinder's dies. The sentiment is from an old Docrafts kit.

I got this gorgeous image from Sweet Pea Stamps. It's by Meredith Dillman and is called 'Gears and Glass'. It's available as a rubber stamp or in digi format. I coloured her with Polychromos in some of my favourite colours on watercolour paper.

I went to town with the embellishments. I die cut some cogs from brown card and sprinkled them with lots of Frantage. I added a metal corner, some large faux pearls and a few die-cut flourishes.

I tied a bow using a wide silk ribbon and added a large button to the centre. I fixed this to a small tag that I'd Frantaged and clipped a small peg to the top.
Now I'd better get back to work as there is still so much I want to get done.
 There is a Sweet Pea Stamps Facebook group. Ask to join and share your stamped artwork.
I'd like to add this card to the following challenges:


17 comments:

  1. Hi Andree, what a stunning card, love the embellishments! I bet your friend loved it! Love Jean xxx

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  2. Absolutely beautiful card, Andree Andree. Fab colours and colouring, great image and love the layout and all those gorgeous embellies. Fabulous job. xx

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  3. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! Lucky friend! xx

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  4. hi Sis such a wonderful birthday card luvly image & love the frantage embossed cogs hugs <3 xxx

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  5. wow stunning, love your colouring and how you have done the gearsx

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  6. Oh this is stunning. love the image and the colours are beautiful.love those cogs. Huge Jennifer xx

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  7. WOW!!!!!!!!!! This is absolutely divine! I love the gorgeous image and fabulous colours.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  8. Wonderful colour and detail Andree. Such a sweet image. Love this one.
    Laine
    xx

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  9. lovely card, really love how you have used the embellishments

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  10. Wow this is pure gorgeousness. Just adore the awesome aqua colouring and the lush gears.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  11. Stunning, gorgeous colouring hun totally gorgeous xx love all the embellies too x
    hugs
    Sandie xx

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  12. Hi Andree this is a gorgeous card I bet your friend was thrilled to receive it. Hugs Jackie

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  13. Just gorgeous with great attention to detail. It is perfect for our 21st ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Art by Miran Showcase DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  14. Beautiful card Andree ! Love the colour combination you've used and the embellishments are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at ATP Exchange. Sue C x

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