February 27, 2013

Pretty in Green...

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 Hi Everybody,

This is a little bit different for me as I am not a great lover of greens ... but now that it is finished I am quite pleased with it.

The backing papers are some that I have designed myself and I have matted and layered them onto some white card.

The Romantic Rectangles base has been layered with Fluer Di Lis Rectangles.

The  Floral Ovals is layered with a Scalloped Oval  and all have been separated with foam pads.

Labels 20  is on the top with the sentiment that I have heat embossed in silver and  I have added in the matching "Bling" from Want2Scrap   as for me this is finishing touch.

And my flowers are as always from Wild Orchid Crafts  I have used a mixture of different sized Roses, Cherry Blossoms and the leaves are from a punch that I bought at a craft fair.

The Braided Ribbon  is in a video tutorial and I have used green and white satin ribbon.  The whole thing looks much nicer in real life....

Hugs xx


18 comments:

  1. That's a lovely card Christina. The colouring is great.

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  2. Oh wow! This is so pretty. I really like the pastel shade of green. What do you do with all your cards? Do you sell them or just give them away?

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  3. Another fabulous card Christina. Your background papers are perfect and the wonderful dual coloured braid just sets the whole thing off beautifully.

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  4. Still looks amazing Christina, I love this ribbon tutorial, used it a couple of times. xxx

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  5. Christina you will never know how happy I am you posted about greens, it is the least color I use and my challenge for the DT this week is "Greens"... First I love your own designed backing papers, they are really nice! Your card is gorgeous and I am in love with that ribbon...I bet you could sell those too! hugs

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  6. Lovely card Christina - very spring like and so pretty. Pat x

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  7. Another one here who rarely uses green but this is a stunning card and looks so fresh and springlike.
    Lynn x

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  8. This is so elegant and beautiful!! What a gorgeous card!! The design is stunning!! I love the braided ribbon!! Have a wonderful day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  9. Ok, Christina, I'm adding this to my "Favorite Card Ideas" list. It is gorgeous. I'm enamored of those braided ribbons you do; the soft green is so lovely in this one. I'm heading over to the tutorial to get a refresher on how you make them. You're my crafting hero!
    Blessings,
    Melinda Smith USA

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  10. A lovely fresh card Christina in one of my all time favourite colours and I love your backing paper too xXx

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  11. Again another stunning beautiful card. Love, love, love the green colors and the braid! I am learning so much from you. Thanks tons.

    Hugs
    Chris B.
    http://thecardphilelady.blogspot.com

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  12. Such a beautiful card Christina

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  13. Do GORGEOUS Christina! The braided ribbon is so cool and love all the fun flowers! Another beauty...BEAUTIFUL job on this!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  14. Beautiful card !!! I love it :)

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  15. Stunning card as always! Also got my blenders in mail today!! woohoo so excited to use them. Thank you!!

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  16. WOW! That is absolutely Gorgeous.
    Have always been tempted to try that ribbon braiding but just haven't gotten around to that yet. It really added a nice touch to your card.
    ColleenB.

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  17. Another stunning work of art Christina.

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