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Monday, 26 November 2012

GDT for MMM - "buttons n' ribbons"

My final week as GDT for Make My Monday.  I'd like to thank all the girls there for inviting me ...I have thoroughly enjoyed myself.  Final week of:-

A U T U M N    S U P P L I E S
"Buttons and Ribbon"

Back to the usual 8x8 size.  The background was stamped in Versamark randomly with leaf stamps before I embossed with white embossing powder.  The base was then inked with a variety of distress inks.

My border was made using the Woodware crafty edger which was a very kind unexpected gift from my husband...I embossed this border through the Cuttlebug and then inked with distress inks.  Brown chiffon ribbon was threaded and then knotted.

The focal image is a Woodware stamp and I think it's quite cute and would lend itself to all round year stamping .....buttons and ribbon were added at the base of the oval ...in hindsight I should have used a paler colour button here.

The sentiment is from the same Woodware plate of stamps and some leaves were added to the top corner ...these are from the Cubby Hole and they are just lovely they have a lovely suede feel to them....
I would love to enter the following challenges with my card:-

Gingerloft Challenges - "Leaves"
Crafty Ann's - "Birds or Animals
"Stampin' for the Weekend - "Texture" (embossed panels and resist embossing)

Thanks for visiting and I hope you have enjoyed my month long contribution to MMM - no doubt I shall be playing along with their challenges soon .....Suzanne ~x~

8 comments:

Caroline said...

Gorgeous card love the autumnal colours. Caroline xxx

chris cesar said...

Wonderful creation as usual, i love so much the automn colours, and this bird is really stunning!
Freindly
Chris

Fliss said...

Really gorgeous warm colours Suz. Love that sweet bird and the side border looks amazing. Your leafy background is fabulous too.
Hugs, Fliss xx
PS: Really loved these challenges - think we're all in need of warmth at the moment!

PAC CHARITY CARDS said...

Beautiful card the colours are amazing.

Thanks for joining us at gingerloft.

Pop across to my blog for some free candy

Caz

Mynnette said...

This is amazing Suzanne! Gorgeous autumn colors and a wonderful image! So beautiful! :)

Jacqueline said...

Love your ribbon and border Suzanne - thanks for some great challenges this month - Jacqueline xx

Ann Whitfield said...

Beautiful card Suzanne, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Claire said...

Gorgeous card, the background is stunning and I love the bird stamp you've used. thanks for joining us at Crafty Ann's.
Claire xx

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