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Wednesday, 29 August 2012

No image...just words

Hi everyone, it's time for another challenge over at Ruby's Rainbow. This time we're asking you to use words rather than an image...This was a bit outside my comfort zone to start with as I'm very much a cutesy image coloured with copics kinda girl. I got a set of word stamps in a sale from Joanna Sheen a few months back so here's what I came up with...
I used a Spellbinder Oval die to cut out the sentiment and another, in mirri board, to mat it. I added lace around the edge using extra sticky double sided tape, pleating it as I went. I then added 6 roses, I twisted the wires using a narrow embossing tool. The sentiment panel has been attached with silicon glue so it stands off the backing paper a bit. The backing paper is by paper cellar (6x6 black & white), and is matted onto mirri board. 

I hope you'll hop over to Ruby's Rainbow and see what my talented team mates have made to inspire you, and perhaps have a go. Can't wait to see what you create...

I would like to enter this for the following:-
Joanna Sheen - Totally sentimental
The Paper Shelter - layers
PaperPlay challenges - sentiment as the main focus






Thanks for visiting, see you again soon.
Helen xx  

13 comments:

  1. It is a beautiful card, well done. Thanks for playing along with us on the Joanna Sheen Challenge & good luck. Jane x

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  2. This is a lovely card thise roses are gorgeous

    Jackie x

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  3. Lovely card, Helen - I love the strong colours, and that black lace is gorgeous.

    Thanks for joining us on PaperPlay this week.

    Julie :o)

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  4. Really pretty...love the roses!

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  5. Really beautiful card Helen.Love the sentiment and the pleated lace.Hugs Debbie x

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  6. love your card - its gorgeous and please cab i borrow that sentiment for my Silver Wedding scrapbook lol xxx

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    1. Course you can, it came in a set so I have others too xx

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  7. fabby card love to see just sentiments ...just wish i could get one finished i actually like..lol!!!.but your is fabulous hugs sassyxxx

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  8. Beautiful card Helen!
    Love the colour and such a beautiful sentiment too love it
    Hugs Shaz x

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  9. hun, i love the noblesse of your wonderful card!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  10. Lovely card Helen! Pretty flowers and great sentiment! xx

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Your comments are always greatly appreciated xx