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Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Curtain Call # 54

Good Morning All!

I haven`t had much chance to join in any challenges for a couple of weeks so I thought I`d grab the opportunity to make a card for this weeks Curtain Call 
while I can. 
This is the inspiration piccy and I just had to have a go with these gorgeous colours,


This is my take on it,
 Once again I`ve had to substitute the colours but I think I`ve got them pretty well covered.

I used Ivory card for my base.
The DP is  Pink Petticoat. 
Harlequin in Sweetcorn matted onto my version of Cajun Craze.
I`ve added a ribbon in what is almost a perfect match and that I already had in my dwindling ribbon stash.
The image is Papertreys Fancy Flourishes which I`ve stamped in Versa Colour Orange and heat embossed to give it some texture. I`ve added some ivory pearls and matted it onto cajun card.
The sentiment is by Flourishes, also heat embossed and punched with a tag punch.
Then I just added a huge bow to finish.
So a reasonably simple but colourful card.

I thought I`d give you another tip today. You must remember that most of these mishaps have happened over a number of years. It`s just when you add them up it makes me look permanantly dippy. Most of the time I`m quite sane, well some of the time....

" Todays Tip Of The Day"
Never climb down alluminium loft ladders in flip flops!
You just might lose a flip flop, causing you to lose your footing and take half a toenail off.
I did and it didn`t half flipping hurt. The language that came out of my mouth that day should not be repeated in polite company.

Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx 

10 comments:

  1. Another stunning and elegant card Lynn. I just love the ribbons you use. Thanks for today's tip! xx

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  2. Simple and sweet, I like the pearls on the end of the flourishes. Okay now I wear flip flops a lot so this is great news. I feel for you though... eek...

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  3. Beautiful card, beautiful ribbon, beautiful colours. Your tips make me laugh, are you sure they have happened over a number of years? xxx

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  4. This card is definitely my cup of tea - I love the colours and the pearly swirl is a good addition to the punchy paper and ribbon. Thanks for the tip but I'm alright on this one as I've been wearing boots since the end of June!

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  5. Stunning sweetie hugs pops x

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  6. This is gorgeous Lynne. Oooh your tip made me cringe out loud!
    Linbyx

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  7. Love the pearls on the end of the flouishes and the bow is fabulous!!

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  8. Lynne, this is such an elegant and beautiful idea!!! Perfect use of this weeks colors..thanks for playing!!! Hugs ~S~

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  9. So simple and lovely! The stamped flourish with pearls and satin ribbon add elegance to your clean design. Thanks for joining us at the Curtain Call!

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  10. so lovely, Lynne! thanks for playing the Curtain Call!

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