Monday, 26 May 2008

Bank Holiday Offering

Is one pitiful but quite beautiful card. Honestly I couldn t believe that I got so many days off with nothing planned but managed to create nothing. Saying that there were so many jobs around the house outstanding that really I had to take some time away from crafting and get on with them, and also I am the proud owner of an irrigation system for the front of my house to water my pots and plants, so no longer will I have to sit out there watering for 30 minutes every night.. woohoo now that counts for something, I will have more time to craft!!

One of the girls I work with celebrated her Birthday today so this is what I made for her.

I ve lost my mojo lately I really wanted this card to be purple and lilac and the sort but after 3 attempts that ended up in the bin, I got tired and resorted to a safe colour combo (I am determined to do the purple combo though). Rose Red card stock was stamped with the gorgeous paisley background, I ve stamped the branch from the Garden Silhouettes ( you re probably getting tired of me using this stamp but I just cant help myself sorry), I ve used my markers to ink the image in Cert. Celery and Pretty in pink, then I ve inked the stamp in Old Olive and stamped some more for extra interest, I ve also used some little flowers which were punched out with the 3 for you punch on page 80 pf the catalogue. Look out in June for a cool offer from StampinUP for this set. Really exciting. Pretty in pink taffeta ribbon was tied in a bow, and the sentiment was stamped in black Staz on. Now this was my mistake with this card, like I said my mojo must have left me for somebody else cos I ve just picked this stamp up and never give it a thought wheter it will be wrong and IT WAS!! I think I needed something bolder to show up more on my background but by the time I ve stamped the sentiment it was too late. So I m not that happy about it, but I wasn t that unhappy with it so I would start all over again. I was going to make another video tutorial today but have not been feeling great so I will do one for next time. Hugs and stamping kisses Monica xxx
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