Sunday, July 23, 2017

Flower, Lace and Washi Tape

I had not meant to be absent from blogland for quite so long, but my computer, camera card and external hard drive were not talking to each other - they got over their hissy fit this evening, and now I can show you what I have been working on.

I have had this layout on my mind for several days, and this afternoon it was just a case of sorting out which materials I would use to create it.  

The die cut is one I used as a trial when I received some CCD's recently - (Cheap Chinese Dies),
The thread is some glitter machine embroidery thread.  I put three coats of WoS over the die cut to get the sparkle.

I deliberately tore the ends of the washi tape, and layered a narrow lace under the edge of the lower piece.
The sentiment is an old one from Kiwistamping, which was embossed in blue.
The final detail were some flat, blue holographic sequins.

I finished the inside of the card with more washi tape.

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  1. Fabulous card Maxine, love the die which is similar to one I have. I hope you are having or had a lovely Sunday despite the cold.xx [aNNie]

  2. Contemporary layout, soft pretty colours and love that CCD with the bling on it x

  3. Very pretty Maxine. Ive been taking my photos on my phone and then emailing to myself and uploading them onto the laptop

  4. Very sweet card, Maxine! Lovely layout and combination of elements and texture.

  5. Great that you fixed the internet problems - what a lovely card - all fits together perfectly Maxine!
    oxo Susi

  6. Fabulous card design Maxine. I love that die that you used, cheap or not, it's great!

  7. Such a great card. Thanks for joining us for our Anything Goes Polkadoodles Challenge

    Karon DT, Polkadoodles

  8. I missed you, Maxine! Great Washi tape design and very schparkly, too! I love that bit of lace!! Hope you had a great weekend!! Hugs, Darnell

  9. Love the mix of Washi Tape and lace Maxine and such pretty colours - glad you got a chance to create this card - simply lovely! {{{hugs}}}

  10. A clean and so sereen card! Have a good week...

  11. Hi Maxine!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog. You are such a dear, and you always make me smile. I love your card. Isn't washi tape just SO much fun? I love how you've used it here. I also like using it to bind my paper lunch bag albums. It's fabulous stuff!
    Hope you are having a wonderful day. God bless you!

  12. Lovely card, and I love all the texture. Thanks for sharing at Colour Crazy.

    Sharon x

  13. Hi this is a stunning card. Thank you for joining us at Emerald City Crafts Challenge Blog Anything Goes Challenge 1. Hugs Jackie (DT)

  14. Hi Maxine! :) Pretty card! I love the washi tape, and the lace you combined it with is so pretty! Nice glittery accent on the flower die too. Thanks so much for linking up to Imagine That Creative Playground this month! Have a blessed week.

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  15. What a fun, contemporary floral! Loving the added sparkle too. Lovely to see you in the Uniko Challenge gallery & thank you for joining in on the fun. Hugs Bev x

  16. An interesting combination of elements Maxine, and they go together rally well. I always like a little added sparkle. Kate x

  17. Fabulous card Maxine...Thank you so much for sharing with us at imagine That Digistamp..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  18. Ah the power of washi! Love the scribble circle too. Hugs, Autumn

  19. Such a beautiful card Maxine!
    xoxo Olga

  20. Beautiful card. It is terrible when technology gets in the way of crafting things, hehe. Thanks for joining us at Imagine That Digistamp at the Creative Playground, hope to have you join us again, Lisa Lynn DT.

  21. This is just beautiful, Maxine! Very quirky and cute! Super card design ♥

  22. Hello Thanks for sharing your card with us at Crafty Friends Challenge Blog… your card is lovely and fits perfectly with our ‘Floral’ challenge theme… please join us next time and good luck in the draw.

    Diane Louise
    [Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

  23. Maxine, this is so creative and beautiful!

  24. Stunning card and great />Thanks for joining us at Crafting With Friends

    DT Crafting With Friends

  25. I have not seen a flower die like that one before. Guess you would call it contemporary - how lovely. Think I must look out for something similar as it has really struck a chord in me.
    God Bless, Neet x

  26. fun card thank you so much for playing along this week at Polkadoodles
    Jacki ♥♥ (polkaddoddles DT)


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