Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Country Style Wreath

It's those Papermania, Christmas in the Country papers putting in an appearance again, I cant get enough of them at the moment!  This card is a customer order for someone (a friend) to give to her in-laws, who live on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland, I hope they'll like the plaid fabric look of these papers and the homespun look of the wreath.  I've met them a few times, and I don't think they'd go for elaborate, fussy designs, I'm hoping this will fit the bill nicely.
 Sorry about the dodgy photo, my cheapo camera, really struggles in poor light, and it's been so miserable and wet here that it hardly seems to have get light at all, I've had the lights on all day.  The macro setting isn't great at the best of times, but focus is even more difficult in dim light.
The wreath was made with my fabby Spellbinders die set, it really does make the most glorious wreaths, I haven't done it justice this year, but it'll keep, and I'm sure to wheel it out year after year.  It does come with a bow die as part of the set, but I decided to embellish mine with a gingham ribbon bow, I also added some red gems for a touch of bling.  The only other embellies I needed were some twine threaded buttons, and a Craftwork Cards sentiment, which says, "Warm Wishes".
I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Kaboodle Doodles - #198 - Buttons and Twine 
Suzy Bee's - #4 - Add Buttons
Totally Papercrafts - #194 - Add a Bow
Papercrafting Journey - Bling it Up
Bearly Mine - #114 - Anything Goes


  1. Very pretty. I love your paper choices. You should link up in my linky party…..it’s anything goes and you can link up once a day :D

    Be blessed, Beckie
    Just B Creative Crazy Blog
    Sparkly Sweet Craft Notions Blog

  2. Hi Wendy, your card is just lovely, the wreath is beautiful as is your choice of papers, I'm sure the folk will love it, Kate x

  3. so gorgeous wendy.your wreath is stunning ;D

    xx coops xx

  4. I love the papers you've used and the wreath is amazing, looks stunning! Thanks for joining in our Bling challenge at Paper Crafting Journey this fortnight, XOX Lucy

  5. Love it. Sort of card I would love to get. So difficult the light at this time of year. I have tried all ways, but you can never get a true white now. All my cards look like I use grey!

  6. Beautiful - thanks for sharing this for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 4: buttons - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for November - I'd love to see it there too. x

  7. Lovely card! Thanks for playing at Suzy Bee's Bloomin challenge. Good luck. We hope to see you next challenge.

  8. Great card thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles and good luck x

  9. What a fab wreath, love it, thank you for joining us over at Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge, hope to see you again next week,
    Suzy B

  10. What a stunning card you have made. It fits our challenge this week well of “anything goes”. Thanks for taking part and good luck. Best wishes, Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team)


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