Monday, April 21, 2014

Bright and Cheerful

Hello there!

I hope you all had a lovely Easter ... We caught up with my brother and SIL on Saturday and my DH went to the match yesterday leaving me to rest ... To be honest I still wasn't feeling well

For a while I've been making cards using up little bits of left over card and things I have laying around ... little bits of card are great for stamping, sponging etc., or just trying out an idea
Here's one that I made to send to the winner of my blog candy following the CCCB celebrations

I used a stencil with some modelling paste on a scrap of card and when it was dry I sponged the whole thing with different inks

The tiny tag was reclaimed from a shop bought card, and the main card was one I had embossed some time ago and then never used

I like the texture with the plain card sandwiched between and I'm enjoying using up bits of card and experimenting with different techniques

A little birdie told me there's a challenge going on over at the Ribbon Girl 

which is to use yellow/Lemon so I'll be entering this card over there

Ok, I'm off to grab some tea now so have a lovely day and I'll be back tomorrow 

Stay safe

~ Ros ~


Diane said...

Love cards that are so creatively done with left over bits and pieces, this card looks like they all were meant to be...a lovely card!! You should enter it at "The Ribbon Girls" challenge, it's yellow/lemon colors!!

Barbara said...

Oh my, even more to look forward to! I hope you're feeling your old self gaain soon!

Astrid Maclean said...

Fabulous!! Great layering and fab use of the embossing and stenciling! The central flower is so pretty and I love the bright cheerful colours!

Mac Mable said...

Beautiful card...loving the texture, the colours and the clever lady x Beverly x Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and for your generous and lovely comments x

Charlene said...

Beautiful card Ros, she will love it!! I love the paste background and the happy yellow flower!

Robyn Oliver said...

Just simply gorgeous Ros, all aspects

Mona Pendleton said...

Beautiful Ros! Love the wood textured background and the 3D blossom! The stenciled layer adds great dimension!

Sylvia said...

Such a beautiful card, Ros, love the colors! Enjoy your Tuesday!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Ahhh... pretty! I love that embossed woodgrain background too!

Anna Rogalska said...

This is adorable!

Ira Huberts said...

Hope this finds you a little better now Ros? With your 'bits-and-pieces-card' you will certainly have made the recipient a very happy girl, for it's lovely with that gorgeous yellow flower on it! Ira x
Ira’s Crea Corner

Tracy said...

Adore the modeling paste.that stuff is so much fun. Great layering and the pop of yellow is stunning. Hugs!

Stella said...

I am so sorry to hear you are not feeling well. Hope you feel better soon; sending a big hug!
Your card is gorgeous; I love what you created with that stencil and modelling paste. It adds depth and the flower almost pops off the card. Lovely!
The recipient is a lucky girl:)
Have a wonderful day; thinking of you.

Heidi said...

I'm sorry to hear that you are not feeling well. Hope you will feel better soon.
Your card is beautiful!
Beautiful design.
Hugs, Heidi:)

Sue Lelli said...

LOVE the texture paste BG, the embossed wood and that GORGEOUS flower! They yellow just POPS!

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