April 20, 2015

Forever ....

Hi Everybody,

I really like this card and it is a 6x8" created in silver and white

The background is another one that is embossed only with Grate Effect 

I covered the technique in a video tutorial  last month

You will find that one and several more in the Tuesday Tutorials in the side bar to your right

The beautiful flower corsage is a mixture of Gypsophilia, Cherry Blossoms and Roses

But the large grey one is from a bracelet that I bought in Primark and cut up.

The diamante is from Want2Scrap and I have added it to some ribbon.  I have used tear drop diamante around the flowers for added luxury.

The    Forever Sentiment   is from the Celebrations Collection by Spellbinders and is one of three words.  I have cut the word five times from silver card and glued them all together.

It gives a raised and thick effect to any words and is a really pretty way to add them ... try it for your self and tell me what you think

The little Dove is from Wild Orchid Crafts  and is a really simple but effective addition

More tomorrow ...

Hugs xx

32 comments:

  1. Again very nice, should be crafting but sitting in the sun reading which won't get many cards made!!
    Kaye

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  2. Christina, what a lovely card for a special occasion. I love your Tuesday tuturials, they are so helpful to me. thanks for always sharing with all of us
    big Hugs, Lyn xxx

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  3. A really lovely card Christina .
    Take Care
    Elaine H X

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  4. Good morning Christina,
    Love, love, love your beautiful card, fantastic design.
    Snap!! I love popping into Primark buy some of the "junkie jewellery" to cut up for my projects.
    Have a great day
    Patricia x

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  5. thanks for the tutorial. a most stunning card. the ribbon looks great.

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  6. Hi Christina, I absolutely love this card, the embossing, colours and beautiful flowers....just wonderful! Janelle x

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  7. Morning Christina,
    A lovely card, would be great for so many occasions.
    Lydia
    X

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  8. Hi Christina, A stunning card, i really like the embossing effect the dies give. The finishing touches for me are my favourite bit, the diamanté and the flowers topped by a single rose head are beautiful. X Ros

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  9. Another elegant and beautiful card Christina. Love the embossing and the Diamante added to the ribbon. Never thought to do that. Happy to learn here.

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  10. Beautiful, love the arrangement of the flowers and colours along with the stunning bling

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  11. Good morning Christina, How can we not love this gorgeous card!!love everything about it.Take care Jane B.

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  12. Hi Christina
    Love this one. A really lovely effect with the embossing. Yet to try the embossing with dies but will get round to it soon.
    Love & best wishes
    Jenny C xxx

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  13. Hi Christrina,
    What a stunning card! I love the colours you've chosen to work with and the embossed base card is really detailed. The ribbon is beautiful and that wonderful coloured flower sets it all off a treat. x

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  14. HI Christina - another lovely card- - will be trying the layered sentiment on the card I'm going to be making later today! xxxx

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  15. Hi Christina,
    Stunning card, I love it and how you did the sentiment.
    Di B. x

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  16. Hi Christina
    Another stunning card. I just love the grate effects die. Must put this one on my shopping list.

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  17. Good morning Christina
    Wow such a beautiful and elegant card quite simply wonderful!
    Margaret corgi owner

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  18. Good Morning Christina :) OMG!!! Another stunner!! Should we be surprised ~ I think NOT! I am so in awe of your crafting talent My Queen! Once again, you really outdid yourself. A technique I never would have thought of, is to put some bling on the ribbon. Awesome effect! Thank you sooooo much for sharing your wonderful gift with us. Enjoy a perfect day! Big Hugs.

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  19. What a lovely card! The embossed Grate Effects die is a great background! TFS!

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  20. Another beautiful card Christina, must try your embossing trick using the die...it gives a quilted effect, love the bouquet. I also like to go into Primark and buy their 'junk' jewellery and pull it into useful bits...must go looking at WOC for some little rosebuds...thanks for inspiration...luv Ursula xx

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  21. Love this card Christina, it is simple but so effective and the tips you give are so helpful. Thank you x

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  22. Hi Christina
    Lovely card today. What a great idea to use the flower from a bracelet. I like how you have raised the wording, that is something else I need to have a go at.
    Regards
    Joan

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  23. Hi Christina. I just love this card. Those so soft colours are beautiful. And just enough bling. Have a great week. Hugs. Jan. xx

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  24. This is a very pretty card. Will have to watch the video tonight when I get home and have a bit more time to enjoy it. Dianne Crowe

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  25. Hi Christina;
    wow, what a stunning card.

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  26. Fabulous card Christina. I love the idea of layering up the sentiment, makes it really stand out. Pat x

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  27. Hi Christina, love this beautiful card, thanks for your great ideas.
    Regards Liz.

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  28. Oooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! I love it. I pinned of course. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/415386765607800737/

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