Friday, 16 November 2012

Fussy and Fancy DT Card

It's challenge time again over at Fussy and Fancy, this fortnight our theme is "Feeling Blue", so have a good old rummage through your stash and see what blue items you have!
Mum and I had a lovely afternoon playing with this stunning Imagination Crafts stamp.  I began by stamping in Perfect Medium onto white card then dusting over with Pan Pastels in blue and grey.  Next, I went in with a silver gel pen and picked out the leaves and squiggly border.  The dove was then stamped onto Lili of the Valley Frosty Christmas paper in black ink, fussy cut and layered on with foam pads for a bit of dimension.  I added a few tiny clear gems as berries on the branches.
The star background was created by adhering stiff organza fabric, which has gorgeous dimensional stars on, to some subtly patterned paper from the same Lili of the Valley paper pack.
The sentiment is from the same stamp set as the image.  All I needed to finish my card was a double layer of ribbon, a bow and a few dark blue pearls on the sentiment.
I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
CRAFT - #181 - use fabric, the starry background is organza
Charisma Cardz - #45 - cool colours
Dutch Dare - #191 - diamonds and pearls
Little Miss Muffet - #48 - textiles
Paper Play - #46 - paper piecing
Crafts and Me - #110 - non traditional Christmas colours
Ruby's Rainbow - #41 - birds
Creative Card Crew - #27 - silver and blue

22 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Wendy love the layout and colours. Caroline xxx

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  2. Gorgeous card Wendy, love the different techniques you've used :-)


    xx Sazzle xx

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  3. Very elegant card - love the dimension,Ruth x

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  4. beautiful card Wendy - really lovely image and works so well in the bl;ues you have chosen xx

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  5. Fantastic card - that image is beautiful. Would look great on so many different type cards.

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  6. Very pretty card. Thanks for joining the Little Miss Muffet Textile challenge.

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  7. This is stunning Wendy. I love the image and wonderful shades of blue.

    Sue

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  8. This is a gorgeous card. Thank you for sharing with us at Ruby's Rainbow.

    Hugs Ellie Wee xx

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  9. WOW!!! Wendy this is stunning, love it, kate x

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  10. So elegant Wendy...gorgeous image, beautiful card..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  11. An absolutely fabulous card - so rich and elegant, and peaceful, too.

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  12. Wendy, your card is stunning. I love the blue tulle with the silver stars.

    Lovely!

    Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.

    Mari

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  13. totally noble and elegant!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  14. Fabulous creation!

    Thank you for joining in the fun at Ruby's Rainbow for our * Birds * challenge

    Hope you will join us again soon
    Hugs Shaz x

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  15. Subtle and elegant - what a beautiful way to use the blues for absolute calm and serenity!
    Alison x

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  16. Hello,
    beautiful card. I love image. Thank you for joining us to Little Miss Muffet challenges.
    Hugs!
    Nathalie

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  17. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at craft this week. Jeanette

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  19. Wow! This is truly stunning! Thanks so much for playing with us in our "non tradtional christmascolour" challenge over at Crafts and Me. Hugs..Mona

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  20. Stunning card, love your design and colours, thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz, hugs, Sarah x

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  21. thanks for sharing..

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