Monday, 21 January 2019

Lovely lacy hearts for a friend and a few challenges

One of the nicest things is to receive a handmade card in the mail. This week I received a really special one, and it made my day, and reminded me to write some of those cards which I have been intending to send.
So created this one for a lovely friend of mine using lots of new goodies.


The lovely lacy heart has been cut twice and layered up on itself to create a bit more of a feature, and the ombre colouring effect is highlighted by matting it on the black, which wasn't what I thought I would use with the soft pinks but I like the impact, and it is strengthened - I think- by the base mat colour to match.


Of course I always add a little accent to the inside, the champagne foil and DSP are mirrored from the card front, and the lovely sentiments match perfectly from the Incredible Like You set.


 I am entering this card in a few challenges, Just Add Ink#440, adding something new, Addicted to CAS, codeword friend and a challenge I've just discovered Stamp Ink Paper, using hearts. ombre and foil



Have you got a friend who would appreciate getting one of your cards? There's bound to be someone who would love to hear from you.....

I hope you have a creative week and remember, 
"don't just post online,
 post something pretty!"

cheers, Liz
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7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous project, Liz! I like your choice of complimenting colors, it's really striking and beautiful. Thanks for joining the challenge this week at Stamp Ink Paper Challenge.

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  2. That is gorgeous Liz, love the black heart against your pastel background. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper. Carolyn xx

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  3. Really pretty! Love your color choices! Thanks so much for sharing with us at ATCAS!

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  4. I think l need to have another look at "Meant to Be", that heart is so sweet Liz and l love the combination of products and colours. Thanks for popping into JAI. xx

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  5. That DSP is just stunning and I love how you've paired it with the stronger colours and the foil! Thanks so much for joining in with our challenge this week at Just Add Ink!

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  6. Ohh now thats a pretty paper!! I bet it's even lovelier IRL. Chantell Just Add Ink

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  7. The lacy pink heart is so pretty against the dark base. Great sentiment, too. Thanks for joining in my challenge at ATCAS this week
    Jaydee

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