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Monday, 2 January 2017

2017: A new beginning...

Happy New Year!

I'm back with a card I made for our new challenge
at Glitter n Sparkle -
"new beginnings!"

I love A Day For Daisies and was thrilled when I knew they were our sponsor this week...


I used the image "dandelions in a mason jar."
and printed it alongside a sentiment which I typed.
I coloured this image carefully, as 
I wanted the jar to look like glass. 
I got a load of promarkers and spectrum noir pens for Christmas
from my Hubby, as I needed some new pens...
I love 'em!

So... I no have many more colours to use...some 'darks' and 'pastels' too,
as well as new flesh colours, which I was desperately in need of.
I used pastel beige and one of the pastel greys to
colour the dandelions. 
The finishing touch on the mage was to add a shadow along the bottom.
I embossed around the image and
matted it on some paper and embossed around that piece too.

A touch of glamour dust around the inner frame and a 
Martha Stewart punched butterfly
finished off this card.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafters cafe - monochromatic - 14 Jan
Cards galore encore - atg - 1 Feb
CCC digi creations - add butterflies - 13 Jan
Scribbles designs - new - 16 Jan
Allsorts - something new - 7 Jan
Crafty friends - atg - 13 Jan
My time to craft - something new - 30 Jan
Brown sugar - atg - 6 Jan

9 comments:

Kath said...

A lovely card and such a beautiful image.
Kath x

Isobel said...

Great project Thank-you for joining us at Crafts Galore Encore
Good luck in the challenge x

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card and a lovely sentiment too.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Something New' challenge this week and good luck x Susan x

Diane Louise J said...

Hello… Thanks for sharing your card with us… your card is lovely and it fits perfectly with our ‘Ring Out The Old, Ring In The New’ challenge theme… hope you can join us next time and good luck in the draw.
[Diane Louise, DT Member, Scribbles Designs Challenge Blog]

Natasja's Kaarten said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining our challenge at CCC digi creations blog.

Natasja
DT CCC digi creations

Helene E said...

Such an elegant image! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Allsorts this week.

Diane Louise J said...

Hello again ... Im here from a different challenge.... Thanks for joining our ‘Anything Goes’ Challenge with your gorgeous card. Good luck in the draw and hope you will come back for our next challenge. Happy New Year.
[Diane Louise, Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

debbi taylor said...

great project I love the image
thank you for your entry into the crafters cafe challenge
hugs
Debbi DT

Helene Siermans said...

Great work with the colouring. I like the glass jar! This card looks stunning.
Thank your for playing along with us at Scribbles Design. Good luck!
Nick DT