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Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Ribbon and Lace

Hello my crafty friends,  I hope you’re all well and this post finds you fine and dandy. 
We have another Anything Goes for you guys this week over at Digi Choosday (I really can’t believe how fast these weeks are going I’m sure they have become shorter lol)
For us DT girls the theme is Ribbon and Lace so a chance to get all girly yayyyyy
I went full out on girlyness (if that is a word) and  went totally OTT as I tend to do sometimes
My card is 8x8”,  I didn’t have any 8” card blanks so had to make mine using 2 A4 sheets of card.  As there is always a seam when you do this I usually join the 2 pieces so the seam is inside the card (you can then hide it with the insert) but this time I decided to make the bottom layer of DP longer a wrap it around the back of the card. This can give it a lovely finish and hides the join perfectly also.
My papers and image all from the http://www.polkadoodles.co.uk/winnie-fruit-punch-big-bundle-printable-digital-craft-stamp-download-digiscrap/  collection I  love this collection the images are so sweet and perfect for most occasions .

I have printed the papers onto matt photo paper then distressed and inked the edges then I added frontage and diluted acrylic paint splats (making a mess yayyyyyy). I then matted these onto white card as well as added lace around the edges of one of the layers.

 Before adding the layers onto my main DP I added some ribbon 2 in organza a wide gold and thinner cream piece,  then a strip of cream with pink stitching. With this in place I added this to my main paper on my card.
For the image I used one of the pre-coloured images which I also printed out onto matt photo paper  I printed out 2 copies so I could use one as a mask so I could create my background using distress inks. Then I distressed the edges as I did with papers and inked.
            I printed off the sentiment, this isn’t from the collection but I thought it was so fitting for the image. I then coloured using distress ink and added lace to the edges. To finish off the outside I added a fussy bow in the wide ribbon I used across the card.
For my insert, again my usual style using paper from the front matting with a white faded piece then adding the image and a simple greeting.

And  voila, there you have it. Hope you like it.
Don’t forget to pop over to the Digi Choosday blog to get your discount code for today only (make sure you read the T&C) and see what my teamies have created 
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Happy Crafting
Jacki XX

18 comments:

Jane Savage said...

Wow look at all those lush layers! Love it, Jacki! xxx

Michelle said...

Wow Jacki - fabulous layering of your papers - this card is beautiful - Michelle x

Daffodil Cards said...

Yep! Girlyness works for me it's perfect, love the layers and sentiment, so VERY pretty.
Faith
x

Julie Reed said...

Beautiful, I love all the layers, so beautifully matched x

tanya miller said...

such a pretty pretty make. I'm totally in love with it xx

Moni said...

Gorgeous card!!! Love all the layers

Bad Kitty said...

wow!
great card!
hugs
Fiki

Sheila H said...

Your sweet card is definitely girly - it's adorable. Your delicate coloring is perfect for the image. And the ribbon is a gorgeous accent. Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create.

Nancy said...

Oh, so beautiful, Jacki! I love all the wonderful Frantage, and the papers are so pretty! :o)

trulyjewellery said...

Cute design, love all the layers and the matching insert :)

Elizabeth Hart said...

So pretty and feminine in the pink. A gorgeous card! Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Dragonfly Dreams Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Jane Proffitt said...

Wow Jacki! You didn't disappoint with another stunning card. ❤️

Anjie said...

Love this! Love all the distressing and frantage.
Hugs
Anj
xx

Chana Harris said...

Nice color palette and lovely layers! Thanks for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create.
Hugz,
Chana, Owner

Angela Radford said...

Such as sweet card and lovely layers too. Thanks for sharing this with us at Crafty Cardmakers and good luck with the challenge,
Angela x

Svenja said...

Your card is so cute. Thanks for showing it on Paperminutes.

Lori said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Jacki! Loving all those layers xxoxo

Natalie said...

sweet card! Thanks for playing along in the 613 Avenue Create Challenge.
Hugs,
Natalie
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