Sunday, 1 February 2015

True Love

Morning peeps and a very happy Sunday to everybody.
I hope that you are all having a nice weekend : )

It’s time for our first Card Challenge of 2015 over at The Ribbon Girl blog and this week our theme is

Romance

Our challenge is sponsored by Lili Of The Valley ….

… and The Ribbon Girl

There are some absolute corkers on display today – drool worthy doesn't come close – so if you get a sec, go and have a mooch.

So …

... this is what I did.

The pic here doesn’t really show how the card is put together but basically it’s a tent fold card and a panel attached
to the first part of the hinged bit at the bottom.
Hope that makes sense!!



I stamped the sentiment which is from the Lili of The Valley SET 42 - Statements – Congratulations set onto acetate.
Instead of using ink I used a glue pad.…..

… one of these.
Then I doused it in red glitter.

I die cut various circles from pieces of card and built the card base up that way.

I trimmed the outer aperture with  15mm Venetian Red Fine Cotton Lace.
The inner one was trimmed with
15mm White Diamond Guipure Lace – both from The Ribbon Girl


The bow is made from 38mm Red Faux Silk Ribbon and topped with a Heart Shape Sparkly 2-Hole Button.
I cannot tell you how lovely that ribbon is to work with.


A mixture of Ribbon Girl bloomage here.
I used
Mixed Dahlia Raspberry Delight Flower, Darjeeling White Blossom Flowers and Sweetheart Red/White Blossom Flowers.


You may be able to see here how it’s all put together.


And I lifted up the ribbon tail up here so you can hopefully see the hinge at the bottom.

So that's it from me today. I hope that you have a fab day and enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Before I go, I have to say a huge congratulations to my youngest on getting herself a new job. She is staying within the NHS which she loves and which is so important to her (as it is the rest of us)  and starts her new job on Monday. It has been a very difficult and trying time for her and her work colleagues who all do a job that not many would want to do but is important and valuable nonetheless and I know how stressed she has been over these last few months.

Well done Em – you sooo deserve it love xxx

Huggiest of hugs to all xx

7 comments:

Ribbon Girl said...

I love your striking red tent card Dawny, perfect for valentines! Well done Em on getting your new job, best of luck! Mary x

Tracy Freeman said...

Dawny this is gorgeous...two of my favorite colours, love what you have done with the glitter, it looks fab.
Congratulations to your daughter :) xxx

Dotty Jo x said...

Beautiful! Jo x

Deborah Artliff said...

Hi Dawny what a beautiful card I love the colours and the design is fantastic. xx
{Debs Cards– my personal blog}

Debs xx

yvon said...

Gorgeous red, gorgeous papers.

Gibmiss said...

Hi Dawny
Fabulous card.... Love the flower....
Hugs Sylvie xxx

Sharon Caudle said...

Oh my hun...this is spectacularly gorgeous!!!! And way to go Em!!!