Tuesday 23 July 2013

Homespun Wreath

Last night was our craft night, and after tea and home made chocolate and ginger macaroons (recipe here, on my baking blog), we all made cards using my new Spellbinders Build a Wreath dies.  Mum and I treated ourselves to a set each when we spotted them in our local craft shop at the weekend, I'd been fancying this set since it's release, and I have to say I'm not disappointed, expect to see lots more wreath cards from me.
 I've kept the layout simple to really showcase the wreath, and I've gone for a homespun look with these Papermania Christmas in the Country papers.  The only embellishments I've used are some Card Candi and red gems on the wreath, making this card suitable for a man.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Robyn's Fetish - #169 - Christmas in July
Cards for Men - #15 - Christmas in July
Fairy Tale - #72 - Christmas in July
Bearly Mine - #96 - Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments - Bling it On
Papertake - Die-ing for a Punch
(PIN)spirational - #67 - inspiration photo, I used the Xmas theme and wreath shape


  1. Gorgeous card Wendy - the wreath looks stunning and the macaroons look scrummy :o)
    Debs xx

  2. Wendy this is gorgeous and the wreath is so creative.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  3. Gorgeous card Wendy, love the wreath and fab design.

    Donna x

  4. Hi Wendy, absolutely gorgeous card, love the whole design and the papers you've chosen to go with the wreath are fabulous, Kate x

  5. This is wonderful wendy - love it. Might have to invest myself x

  6. so stunning wendy.your wreath looks fabulous :D

    xx coops xx

  7. Gorgeous card, Wendy, I like the mix of gingham and plaid for a traditional look. And those meringues look much too tempting :) Elizabeth xx

  8. This is lovely, Wendy. It's such a perfect wreath and you have even used different shades of green...perfect!

  9. I absolutely love wreaths and love your card. I haven't seen these dies but look forward to seeing more of your projects using them. Thanks for joining us at {PIN}spirational Challenges.


  10. What a lovely card for christmas! Thank you for joining us at Fairytale Challenge! xx Bianca

  11. Gorgeous card Wendy, and the macaroons look yummy too :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Papertake Weekly Challenge
    Lols x x x

  12. fab design
    thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments

  13. What a neat card!! LOVE IT!!! The wreath is so real looking - amazing! And those macaroons - they look delish!!! Thanks for joining us this week at PINspriational Challenges!

  14. just popping back wendy to say thanks for joining us at crafty sentiments and good luck x


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