Thursday, 14 January 2016

TCTC#1 and FMS#218 perfect plum roses!

Well it's a pleasure to be part of a new Colour Challenge created by the very talented Bronwyn Eastley who is also the founder of the CASEing the Catty Bloghop. I love this colour combo, but I'm sorry Bronwyn I just had to add some green!! I combined it with the sketch at Freshly Made Sketches for a fun card using one of my new toys - the Rose garden Framelits.

So as it happens I didn't get finished in time for the FMS challenge, and worse I LOST my rose framelit in the course of making this card!!!! Now I don't know what state your craft room gets into when you are creating, but  mine could be described as chaos occasionally. I'm sure you can imagine the distress when you lose something like I did when it's in that state.. I couldn't move forward until I had searched everywhere (and most folders of paper scraps we're sifted through twice) . I moved the desk, I went through every packet of framelits thinking I had put it in the wrong envelope.....etc etc sifted through the scrap bin and gave up that it was gone. So I finished the card late!   I was happy with the card but dismayed about the Rose. Anyway, I am happy to report that on the third lap of the room I found it!

I cut the Rose framelits and placed the cut piece over the panel I had watercoloured, traced around it with a pencil then cut out the solid shape. The fine tip glue pen was terrific, and I'm not sure you can see it but the Wink of Stella gives a lovely finish. how did I last so long without it?

And of course I have to decorate the inside!
The label shape from the set is just beautiful. 

Thanks for looking, Liz


  1. Oh, that is such a pretty card. I have borrowed this bundle for a bit and looking forward to experimenting with the possibilities. So glad that die turned up!! I found a stamp once about two years after it went missing! I know how crazy a craft room can get! Thank you for playing along with TCTC this week. Your free tutorial is on its way. x

  2. Thanks bronwyn, you'll have fun with it for sure. Yes Crazy would be a description that some (in my family) would apply. Well if a stamp can turn up after 2 years I won't give up on a few other things then!!! Lovely colour combo


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