Wednesday, 21 October 2015

No ink!

No stamping here as I decided I'd better keep my fingers ink free as I am at another Prize Presentation tomorrow - looks bad doesn't it handing out shiny Silverware and sparkling Crystal with dreadful ink stained fingers!!!

A little bit of recycling done - I love this image which I rescued a couple of years ago from the 'saved pics box'. It started out it's life on a pale blue winter themed card.
It was soft and ethereal.... I hope I've made it bold and 'stand out'!!!!

The background card does actually have sparkly spots on it - (bad light AGAIN so I had to use the flash)- and I layered it onto some red card.
I embossed a frame onto a scrap of card and placed the image on it, before rounding off the top corner and layering onto the same red.

The bling is from my stash and I added even more with the buckle for the ribbon - not satisfied with that I then splattered some glitter glue onto it by flicking a paintbrush!

A few punched snowflakes and a Christmas sentiment (also recycled) finishes it off.
(Definitely not one for the post box - have to be hand delivered!)

Challenges -
Crafting By Designs - Get ready for Christmas
Crafty Gals - Ribbon and a flourish
A Snowflakes promise - Anything Goes
CCAYR - No stamping
Crafting Musketeers - Christmas with a Ribbon
Card and Scrap - Vintage


Thanks for calling in - appreciate you taking the time as always. x

17 comments:

  1. Great card and love all the snowflakes and gems.

    Kath x

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  2. I LOVE your recycling Viv! This is definitey a bold and very beautiful card.. I love the softness of the image and pretty embellishments contrasted by the gorgeous pop of red. Super duper! xx

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  3. This is gorgeous Viv, I love the image and beautiful detailing.
    Sue xx

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  4. Great bit of recycling here. Hope you don't have sparkly glue on your hands now! hugs Mrs A.

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  5. Gorgeous Christmas card Viv, I like the vintage image
    Kevin xx

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  6. Beautiful and amazing creation today...just love this design.xxx
    {The Journey Is The Start aNNie my personal blog}

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  7. It is a lovely image Viv and all put together into a beautiful card. So pleased I'm not the only one with dodgy fingers, even when I think I've done a good clean up job I get somewhere and see someones eyes fixed on a hand with telltale signs.

    Wonder how we will fare tonight ?

    B x

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  8. This is just gorgeous,love the image.xxx

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  9. Wonderful recycling Viv, and a beautiful card :o)
    Jackie xx

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  10. Oh this is GORGEOUS Viv . . . and no ink (or inky fingers) in the process! Amazing.

    Happy Prize Giving! xxxx

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  11. So lovely Viv, love the gems and your lush bow!
    Hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  12. Beautiful image and bling, the red panels give this card an added Christmas feel and make a great contrast to all the white. It's lovely.

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  13. Lovely elegant card. Thanks for joining CCAYR challenge.

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  14. Love the vintage feel of this card! Way to recycle those old cards and make something wonderful!

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner for our Ribbons and/or Flourishes challenge.

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  15. This is so pretty with all the bling Viv and I love that you have kept it neutral which suits the image beautifully. Hope the presentation went well and no inky fingers either. x

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  16. Great card - thanks for joining us at A Snowflakes Promise.

    Helen x

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