Saturday, 13 August 2016

Entwined Cross for Leonie

Hello lovely peeps


I'm back with another card using Leonie's Entwined dies. For this one I have used the Cross Base and the Cross Swirls.

 To start off I dabbed some pumice stone and aged mahogany distress inks onto my craft mat, then spritzed with water and dragged some watercolour card through it.
I cut an aperture out of this with the Cross Base die.


I scored a line down the left hand side, leaving a flap to fold over. I glued this to another square of card to make my own card base.



To make a frosty window pane I sponged some white gesso over a piece of acetate, then glued this inside my aperture.


I cut the Cross Base again with dark grey card and glued the small outline on top of the 'frosted glass'


I inked another panel of watercolour card the same as above and stamped several snowflakes on with pumice stone ink. I flicked a little diluted aged mahogany ink on with my fingers.


This went on the inside of the card to hide the join and I stamped a greeting in the corner.


I coloured some white cord with a grey alcohol marker and wrapped it around the spine of the card then added the Cross Swirls die-cut from dark grey card, entwined with the larger outline from the Cross Base cut in silver mirri card.


I cut a Snowflake Base from stamping card and coloured it using the same technique as Iused for the background.


This was entwined around the cord on the front of the card



I would like to enter this in the following challenges:-
Noor! Designs UK #21 Christmas
Winter Wonderland Show us your gold/silver and or an embossed background
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog #290 AG
Happy Little Stampers Anything Goes with Dies Challenge August
Happy Little Stampers (Christmas) Snowflakes
   Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas #292 Vintage/AG
The Glory of Christmas #90: use Kraft paper/Anything Christmas Goes
Sparkles Forum Challenges # 82 Christmas in July
The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up #20 Optional Theme Christmas Confectionery

I will be back tomorrow evening to announce the winner of my giveaway. Good luck everyone!
Katrina x

17 comments:

  1. A very beautiful design its so classy Love and hugs Carole x

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  2. Wonderful card. Love the design.
    Valerija xx

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  3. I'm just catching up after a little break Katrina, some really beautiful work - this could be used for so many occasions, it's exquisite.
    Anne x

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  4. Very impressive! Wonderful card you created with those dies! Thanks for playing with us at HLS!

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  5. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for Penny’s challenge 290, Hazel, DT - also my vintage challenge on CHNC – you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for August - I'd love to see it there too x

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  6. A beautiful classy card. I just love how you document your makes its so inspiring.
    Love Alli Xx

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  7. Really beautiful, the frosted panel is brilliant xx

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  8. Beautiful Christmas card Katrina. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Winter Wonderland. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

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  9. Beautiful card!! Love your use of the dies. Thanks for playing with us at HLS!

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  10. Thanks for sharing this great card with us at Winter Wonderland. The cross is beautiful. Good luck with the challenge. Christine DT x

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  11. What a great card, thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland Challenge for our ‘Show us your Silver/Gold and or Embossed Background’ Challenge, hope to see you again. Emma DT x

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  12. Gorgeous...i have no there words

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  13. Great card. Love the delicate, swirly cross die cut. Thanks for sharing with us at Winter Wonderland.

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  14. A really lovely looking card. It's smashing work all over. Love it. Thanks for joining our challenge over at the Winter Wonderland. On Friday we are back with a new fun challenge.
    Love n hugs
    Marie

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  15. Great work of art. Thank you for participation in HLS christmas challange. Hope to se you in outher next challande too//Zora

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