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Monday, 3 October 2011

Playdate Cafe #101

Hi All!
I`ve had a bit of time over the weekend to play so I thought I`d join in again at the Playdate Cafe Challenge. They have given us this fabulous inspirational pic,
Once again, the colours were just too good NOT to play along. I have,however, taken lots of liberties with my design,
the main one being the wine Poinsettia with grey leaves.I think it`s called `artistic license` lol.
I`ve used a dark tan coloured base card.
Both DP are from Papermania Silent Night Collection. Gorgeous papers,the stripey one has a touch of sparkle in it matted onto grey card.
The Poinsettia is a medallion stamp from Creative Expressions but I`ve left off the largest section as it`s huge.I stamped 4 of the layers and turned them slightly aswell. They are raised using foam pads.
The leaves are embossed from a Glitter Girls Embossing board and cut out. I`ve glittered the edges of the Poinsettia and leaves but now I`m not sure I should have but ..hey ho it`s done now.
The sentiment is from Chocolate Baroque Deck the Halls set stamped in Versacolor Onyx  black onto parchment coloured paper and matted onto tan card.
I`ve added a cream/parchment ribbon and double looped bow and some cream coloured flatbacked pearls to the centre of the flower.
All in all I`m quite pleased with it but can`t help thinking there`s something missing...

Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx

12 comments:

  1. This is lovely - the colours on this really didn't appeal to me but they look so different on your card from the inspiration picture.
    Tara x

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  2. Hi Lynne this is stunning I love it the colours are so rich beautiful
    Jacki xx

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  3. Hi Lynne

    This is absolutely stunning!!!

    I love it .. .. especially the block of script and gorgeous ribbon alongside that fab backing papers!!

    A real beauty.

    Love Jules xx

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  4. This is gorgeous ♥ ♥ ♥ Pops x

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  5. Just stunning Lynne and your pointsettia is fantastic! xx

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  6. Love the text, the wonderful poinsettia and the ribbon - all so rich and elegant. It's absolutely gorgeous, and maybe I will have a go at the challenge.

    BTW - I really like the new look blog - great colours! :)

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  7. Oh this is gorgeous Lynn, love the rich colours for a Christmas card and the glitter is that perfect finishing touch :)
    Jenny x

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  8. Gorgeous card Lynne, such lovely papers and I love the sparkly poinsettia :o) Lisa x

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  9. Wow, Lynne...your card is awesome! I love that super flower, it's so rich and elegant! Beautiful colors and sweet bow! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe!

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  10. Gorgeous card with beautiful poinsettias, paper, and bow...so so pretty!!!

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  11. What a gorgeous card--LOVE that beautiful flower!! WOW! THANKS so much for joining in the fun and playing along with us over at the PDCC:)

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