Sunday, 2 December 2012

CR84FN68 WK#2

Hey everyone - hope you're all enjoying your weekend so far! I'm back with my second card for week two of CR84FN#68! We are playing with the beautiful colour combo of Burgundy, Gray and Cream...
Although my thoughts are mostly on making Christmas cards, my sisters birthday is on Jan 8th so I'm trying to make sure I have something lovely made especially for her well in advance!

CR84FN#68 wk#2

I used the Vintage Music stamp from The Alley Way Stamps to create the sheet music background and then stamped the beautiful PTI leaf flourish in burgundy ink over the top.  

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The label is created using Waltzingmouse's 'French Country' label and the sentiment is stamped in London Fog grey ink with words from the 'Compact Family' Set.

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I used Spellbinders Bitty Blossoms dies to create fabric flowers using Burgundy felt - I simply added a lovely creamy pearl to the centre to finish each one.  I added some sheer wired chiffon ribbon alond the bottom of the card onto which I layered a grey cardstock border cut using Spellbinders Persian Accents die, some burgundy velvet ric rac, pearl flourish and a pearl stick pin.

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Enjoy the rest of your weekend! We are going to finish decorating our sitting room for Christmas :)

For full details of the CR84FN Color Challenge, you can visit the blog.  You will also see all the week 2 creations from our lovely Design Team too!

Hugs,
Helen
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Supplies:

Stamps: Vintage Music - TAWS; PTI - In Sympathy; Waltzingmouse stamps - Compact Sentiments, French Country
Ink: Memento London Fog, Desert Sand and Rhubarb Stalk; Antique Linen Distress Ink by Ranger
Pearl Stick Pin and Velvet Ric Rac trim - The Ribbon Reel
Spellbinders Bitty Blossoms and Persian Motifs Dies

14 comments:

Pauline said...

This is stunning Helen, such a beautifully elegant card! I love the label and the felt roses, the fab die cut border and the stamped musical background. Beautiful!

Lisa H. said...

wow! this is sooooo pretty! love your cluster of felt flowers and the layers on the sentiment really help it stand out. very pretty!

Deborah Frings said...

Oh wow! This is just gorgeous with so many fab details. Love the rolled felt roses and the pearly accents - your sister will love it!

Andrea M said...

Beautiful Helen! Love the gorgeous flowers!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Wow Helen! This card screams elegance! Lovin' those beautiful felt flowers and fancy border! What a beauty! Thanks for joining CR84FN and sharing your creativity with us in 2012! Happy Holidays!

Vickie Z said...

Elegant!! Love all the stamps you combined and the extra touches....pearl felt flowers, velvet ric rac, border, stickpin.... Your sister will love it!

Anne-Elise said...

What a gorgeous card, Helen! Love the felt flowers with the pearls, the great background and the beautiful border! Fab work! Hugs

Margot-craftcorner said...

This card is awesome:)great design...hugs Margot xxx

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Your sister is gonna treasure this beauty!!! Love the flowers and pearls! Just gorgeous!

Shannon White said...

Goodness is this Ever Elegant and just out and out Gorgeous! Your Sister is going to LOVE this! I am really loving your wonderful stamping and the Fabulous felt flowers and pearls! Just Love this Lady! 8-)

Hugs
Shannon

Sue Lelli said...

Oh My, Helen! Your sister is just so LUCKY to have you to make this STUNNING card for her! LOVE LOVE LOVE the three flowers with the pearl centers! LOVE the pearl stickpin and the other pearls! LOVE the papers, too! Just GORGEOUS and filled with a sister's LOVE!

Lea L. said...

This is so pretty! I love the flowers and trim!!

Marybeth said...

Wow, Helen! This is stunning. Love the deep colors and the bow with felt flowers are gorgeous. ! Your sister is going to feel very special .

Jeanne J said...

You did so many neat things on this one Helen... the stamping on the PP, the distressing, those gorgeous flowers! Great card! All that velvet is so lush and decadent!