Friday, 16 December 2016

Garden arch for Leonie

Hello lovely peeps


This card uses lots of different dies from the Mixed Media and Entwined Heart collections by Leonie Pujol. I started by cutting the Big Heart base from pearlescent grey card and snipping the point off. This gave me my 'metal' garden arch.


Next I cut 'Entwining Branches' out of some green patterned card and glued parts of it around each side of the arch.


For my fencing I used a couple of the dies in the 'Mosaic' set, cut from brown card


 and entwined parts of 'Big Heart - Floral Cascade' through


 To make my trees I used 'Mosaic' for the trunks, and one of the leaves from 'Floral Bursts' for the foliage, which I sanded lightly to bring out the embossed detail.


For the background I painted Teal, Sea Green and Slate Spectrum Aqua Markers onto wet watercolour card and left it to dry before attaching to an A5 landscape card.


Then I just attached all the die-cuts to the card base and added a 'Message Ribbon' stamped sentiment.


I would like to enter this in the following challenges:-
Craft Your Passion #342 Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations  #169  Anything goes 
That's Crafty! Challenge Blog Flower Power
Creative Craft Cottages Challenges #77 Use die-cuts
SSS Work it wednesday  use dies
Happy Little Stampers Anything Goes with Dies Challenge December

Thanks for stopping by,
Katrina x

9 comments:

  1. THis is such a clever idea. Your card is beautiful!
    Lia xx

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  2. So creative Katrina, this is a beautiful card
    Anne x

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  3. Fabulous card Katrina, the design is wonderful and love the scene. Thank you for sharing with us at Creative Craft Cottage, good luck in the draw. Jennifer DT member x

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  4. Clever idea and a lovely card. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  5. Stunning and so very clever xx

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  6. Fantastic ideas you had on this card,and you did awesome design too...Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Passion challenge, hope to see you again
    Zeljka DT

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  7. Great card thank you for sharing with us at Creative Craft Cottage - good luck
    Lyn - DT

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  8. Beautiful!! Thank you for playing along with all of us a Creative Craft Cottage :)

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  9. What a lovely garden scene card. Thank you for playing along with HLS December Anything Goes with Dies!

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