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Tuesday, 29 December 2009

I'm So Sad!!

But only because it is my last GDT post for Softpencil this week.  I have so enjoyed being a Guest Designer for Elizabeth - she is a joy to work with and Kerry - thanks for all your help.
This week we had a beautiful image to work with called "We made a Snowman" and Kerry asked us to use: Something Glitter, Liquid Applique, Flock and Sparkles.  Well I have used all of those except the liquid applique because quite simply, I didn't have any.  So without further ado here is the card I made for this challenge:

I used the sketch over at Fab n Funky Challenges which I have shown below:


I started off with a brown/bronze piece of shiny card for the backing and added six brads as indicated by the sketch.  I backed the image onto a piece of "flocked" paper from a Laura Ashley collection and cut two contrasting pieces of "flocked" paper (also Laura Ashley) to place in the opposite corners.  I coloured the image using pencils.  I used liquid pearls (my substitute for liquid applique) for the snowman's hat and stickles for the snowflakes.  
















I used white glitter for the snowman and some white shiny thread - Papermania Sparkling Trims - for the snow at the bottom.

I added gold stickles to the petals on three white flowers.....

















.........and added a sentiment at the left of the image.  I would never normally have used these colours on BP/DP and only used them because of the "flock" aspect of the challenge - I'm glad I did though - I quite like them!  Hope you do to.



11 comments:

  1. Awwww...this is so adorable Dawn!!! Fabulous texture & dimension! Super Duper CUTE!!!!!
    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  2. Hi Dawn,

    Never mind I am sure you will be asked again. Your card is super and I love all the glittery bits.

    Hugs Ali x

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  3. Hi Dawn fabulous card love the image and textures:)
    Happy New Year to you and yours!!
    Hugzz Val xxx

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  4. What an awesome card!!! Too cute! And it's sad for me too, you are awesome! So great to have you as part of our team.

    P.S. plus I'm your follower! :) Happy New Year! Hugs!

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  5. cute card, thanks for joining us at FF this week :)

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  6. Looks gorgeous hun loving all that sparkle, great jon big hugs Pops x

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  7. I love all the shiny things you used on your card Dawn! and the colours combo is so beautiful!!!
    Thank you very much for being in my DT! I hope having you there again! ;)

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  8. wonderful card. love it

    wish you all the best for 2010

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  9. Dawn,

    This is gorgeous! I love the colors that you used and all of that sparkle!

    Lisa

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  10. Such an adorable card and you are definitely braver than me using all that "sparkle" ! Many thanks for joining in with Fab 'n' Funky challenges and "Happy New Year",

    Lou
    x

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