I had cut out some shapes and stuff a while ago from some ivory linen textured card and I made a card earlier this year using some of them - the left overs have been 'resting' in an envelope! Truth? I'd forgotten all about them and found them when I was looking for something else.............
So because I am always so whacked out and stiff as a board after driving for any distance the old brain cells won't cope with being too creative - hence the pieces were 'rescued' from the envelope.
First I embossed the front of the card with a trellis pattern embossing folder, then took another piece of card and cut out the centre using a Fleur De Lis nestie. After lightly dusting the edges with DI and embossing some lines I used 3d pads to place it on top of the card base.
The cut out rectangle was then put diagonally across the square 'window'.
A Marianne die was used for the flourishes and the leaves and the centre 'rose was made with a blossom nestie.
Two punched butterflies and a tiny pearl popped in the centre of the 'rose', a bit more dusting with DI and a sentiment stamped then cut out with the smallest of the Fleur De Lis rectangles.It was a nice change to make something using ivory card instead of white!
I think this design would also look good as a box and maybe will have a go at making one! (When the brain cells pick up a bit!)
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One Stop Craft - Anything Goes
Craft Room Challenge- Punches and Dies
Card Mania - Embossing
Crafty Cardmakers - More than 1 die cut/punch
Papertake Weekly - Flowers
Come and Get It - Flourishes/swirls
Just away to grab a coffee then settle down for a good old blog trawl! Thanks for calling in. x