Wednesday, 5 September 2012

This one's for Evi....

Hiya!

My very sweet friend Evi just happens to work for UPS and when I told her I was expecting a delivey of brand new goodies today, she picked them up and dropped them round to me first thing this morning so I didn't have to wait for the delivery man... how sweet is that??! She said she was expecting to see something on my blog tonight with these new goodies so I couldn't let her down so I combined a couple of challenges to get me started...


I finally got to play with my favourite set from the Autumn/Winter catty - Ornament Keepsakes - and the matching dies! I went a bit vintage with this one...


I started by stamping the ornament with Real Red on Very Vanilla and die-cut. I used the new piercing template that coordinates with these ornaments to pierce around the shape (love these new templates!). I stamped the greeting from Delightful Decorations with Basic Grey on Real Red and punched out with a 3/4" circle punch and layered it onto the ornament then added a bow with Real Red 1/8" taffeta ribbon. The Lucky Limeade layer behind was embossed with the new Lacy Brocade embossing folder and I used some Candlelight Christmas dsp in the background. Most panels were layered on Basic Grey and sponged with Crumb Cake ink to add a vintage touch. A little strip of lace and a few Basic Grey buttins finished this one off.

Thanks for stopping by!

x Amy x

8 comments:

  1. Gorgeous, as usual!!! Love your use of Basic Gray and the lace! So glad to see you at Dynamic Duos!

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  2. Stunning card!! Love everything about it! The piercing around the ornament is such a great design feature. :)

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  3. Wow, those are some good connections to have! Lovely card and the paper piercing is really cool, I love how it highlights the ornament Amy! Thank you for joining us at Dynamic Duos!

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  4. Such a pretty card. ;-) I love the patterns and your awesome piercing around the ornament. The lace, button, and ribbon are such nice touches. And how fun to have such a thoughtful friend! Glad you could join Dynamic Duos this week. ;-)

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  5. What a friend you have!!! :)

    Your card is beautiful and I love the way you outlined the ornament with the piercing! Thanks for joining us at Dynamic Duos this week!

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  6. Gorgeous card with so many awesome details. I love the buttons peeking from behind the image panel! So happy you joined us this week at Dynamic Duos!

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  7. Amy, this card is stunning! The ornament is beautiful and I love the piercing surrounding it!Thanks for sharing this card with us at Dynamic Duos!

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