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Thursday, 11 March 2010

Winter Birthday.

Second post today and it's only about mid-day! I've known for a while that I had to make a card as part of a co-operative entry for a big WRI show on Saturday. Like every other time I have made anything for the show it has not been made very long in advance. I knitted a child's hat at the end of January and I have still to sew it up lol! I hate sewing up knitting. It would only take a few minutes to sew and I really need to do it soon, preferably today. Tomorrow I need to make the scones I promised to make for the teas. I also need a Get Well Card for one of the categories and 2 DT cards by Friday. So I need to stop wittering on and tell you about this card!!

I've used a lovely daytime winter image from Magnolia, coloured with Promarkers and finished off with stickles, Glamour Dust and pearls. I decoupaged the trees for a bit of dimension. The papers are also from Magnolia and I love them. I spent ages trying to make up my mind what papers to use! I think they work quite well though. The sentiment is from Craftwork Cards and I managed to get in my favourite Cuttlebug snowflake. How do you like the layout.? I followed the sketch from Winter Wonderland. It's a great sketch and I think it works really well with this image.

This is just another view to show the layered effect of the trees. I decided to make an easel card as I think they look quite impressive and are so easy to make.
When I finished it I thought it was maybe too red and green but it actually fits in quite well with the other 5 items in our little display. I'll try to remember to take my camera to the show and let you see a piccie. We have a painting of a wintry scene with a tractor and trees behind it. The top of a cake has been decorated with a fireplace with a clock on the mantlepiece and a rug and slippers. All the others think the card goes really well but if I post a piccie on Saturday you can see what you think!
I'm off to have my lunch now and then I really need to get on with the Get Well card. I've got as far as stamping an image.
Maybe see you later.
Kat xx

18 comments:

  1. Hi Kat
    wow what a gorgeous card luv the image & tree, beautiful papers, great take on the sketch,thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week,good luck with the DT call, sue,x

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  2. Kat...your card is absolutley gorgeous..beautiful in fact...well done!!

    Fi
    x

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  3. Kat, this easel card is stunning! What gorgeous detail you've put into this and your choice of Magnolia papers are perfect! Fantastic work with the sketch challenge this week - thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland and best of luck with the DT call!
    Hugs, Danielle

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  4. Hi Kat, Gorgeous easel card! I love the colours and fab papers.

    Lisa x

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  5. Stunning card, the colours are really nice!! Sounds like youu have a very busy afternoon!!Look forward to seeing your DT cards again this week,
    Angela x

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  6. This is gorgeous Kat. The different sized pearls for the snowflakes look brilliant.
    Clare x

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  7. just wish I could click on this pic Kat...I really would love a closer look at all the detail....
    you really put a lot into this one....

    Fantastic!!!
    x
    Vicky

    ps...hope to get a catch up soon..so much secret blog stuff on at the min, I feel like I am missing out on my pal's....

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  8. elle est superbe cette carte bravo

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  9. Fabulous card! I love all the little scene and all the other details. It's beautiful :o)

    Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland.

    Teri xx

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  10. i love easle cards..and this is stunning hon...Debs x

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  11. Wow!
    This is amazing!
    Such a beautiful scene and your design is fabulous!
    Good luck with that sewint!
    hugs
    kim x

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  12. Oh this is fabulous, wonderful work.
    luv
    Debby

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  13. Hi this is a beautiful card I love the take on the sketch a beautiful scene and I love the easel card style. Thanks for joining us this week at WW Good Luck in the DT call hugs Pascalex

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  14. Your card is beautiful Kat, such a pretty scene!
    Clairexx

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  15. Gorgeous card, Kat! I love all the details! Hugs Delphine xx

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  16. Kat this is utterly stunning, thank you so much for playing along at Winter Wonderland this week, good luck with the DT call, Hugs Avril xxx

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