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Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Brown and Blue Floral Chandelier Tags Anniversary

This is a second version of the anniversary card I made recently using the Chandelier stamp that came free with the July 2011 issue of Craft Stamper Magazine.


I went for more muted tones with this version, using one of my favourite colour combinations of blue and brown.

The Chandelier image was stamped using Adirondack Stream dye ink and matted onto the blue diamonds paper from the Prima Madeline paper pad.


The card blank was completely covered with the Brown Script Floral paper from the same paper pad and the image panel added to the right.

A strip of the Alphabet paper was added to a strip of the Multi Border paper and this was then added over the image panel. Faux stitching was then added over the joins of the paper pieces using the Zigzag Stitch stamp from the HOTP Stitches stamp set and ColorBox Chestnut Roan Fluid Chalk ink.

Two mini tags were coloured around the edges using the Chestnut Roan ink and letters were stamped using the Stream ink and a Studio G mini alphabet stamp set. The tags were attached to some teal embroidery thread and added to the card and a brown Card Candi from Craftwork Cards was added over the ends of the threads.


Highlights were added to the Chandelier image using Glossy Accents and DecoArt Crystal Glamour dust.
All papers were distressed with the Chestnut Roan ink.

The inside of the card was also decorated using a photo corner stamp from the Stamps Away Bookplates, Corners and Anchors stamp set, stamped onto the blue diamonds paper used on the front of the card using the Stream ink and cut out


Slits were cut into the photo corners and the writing paper inserted into the corners, and a strip of the Brown Script Floral paper used on the front of the card was added across the paper and the sentiment, from Elzybells, was stamped using the Stream ink.

Here are the blog challenges I am entering this card into:

47 comments:

Anonymous said...

Lovely card, Kathleen. Good luck with your blog challenges. Anne (Mrs Hippy) x

Anonymous said...

Another lovely card...and I'm in awe at the detailed description you give each time! Thank you, and good luck with all the challenges.

Kathkat.

Lynne Moncrieff said...

A very pretty card you created.
Thank you for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenge for the Make A Tag theme.
Wishes
Lynne

Rene said...

Oh wow! I love this stunning card! So pretty!
Rene :D

CraftyLoops said...

This is beautiful Kathleen. I really need to get that stamp out and do something with it. Hmmmmm, my craft room wall is looking a little chandelier...less. heehee. Lee xx

Dee's Craft Room said...

This is a lovely card Kathleen, I particularly like the colours you have chosen.

Thanks for playing along with us at Crafty Boots Challenge.

Dionne

kuya said...

This is such a lovely card! I especially love the papers, they are so gorgeous.

Thanks for joining us at Stamp with Fun!

Hugs,
Heike

Ellis said...

Beautiful card you've made! =)
Thanks for joining us at Nettie's Digital Gems!
Hugs, Elenor

Sandra said...

This is a great freebie and what a lovely card you have turned it into:) Sandra H

Cleota said...

Fantastic! Love the colors and the little tags are a great added touch. Thanks for joining us at Little Miss Muffet Challenges!

Cleota
DT Member

Sandi said...

Thanks for playing in our 'Girlie Things' Challenge #30, and for using a Digital OR Stamped image!
♥ Sandi
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

Louise said...

Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at Creatalicious Challenge
Louise

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

WOW this is FABULOUS! Thanks for joining our 'For the Birds' challenge at The Sisterhood!

Darlene
1 of the Sistahs

Shari said...

Beautiful color combination! Thanks for playing with us at The Paper Shelter.

StephC said...

Lovely card! Great take on the inspiration photo. So glad you joined us at FYI!

Ashley said...

I LOVE the colors on your card! Great job! We're on the LiaStampz DT together, and I look forward to working with you. Thanks for joining us at NettieG's!

~Ashley
NettieG's DT

Shelly said...

Hi! Oh what a gorgeous project! Thanks for joining us for our first challenge at Di's Digi Designs! Shelly :)

Linda said...

G'Day Kathleen, what a you beut card! Thanks for playing along with us at The Squirrel & The Fox (an Aussie based blog) - hope we'll see you again soon!

Hugs, Linda x

Cassie said...

Very beautiful, Kathleen! Thanks for getting glittery with us for CIC36 :D

Fiona Keel said...

a beautiful card Kathleeen, so elegant and so many gorgeous details! Fi x

Wilma Z said...

Lovely card. Love the color combo. Thanks for joining us at Di's Digis.

Chunyuan said...

beautiful card. Thanks for playing with bows and berries.

Izzwizz said...

Excellent stamping & really like that alphabet background paper, well done x

Becky said...

Beautiful card, gorgeous colour combo and them papers are lovely.
Becky x

Charlene said...

Wonderfully done CAS card Kathleen. You matched your colors of your image beautifully with your dp. Thanks for joining us at Digistamps4Joy Anything goes, and a bonus Challenge ~ Charlene DS4J DT

Jen Leeflang said...

Thanks for joining us on our "Anything Goes - with a BONUS" challenge at Digistamps 4 Joy. Our Mr Linky is now up and running and I'd love it if you'd go and add your beautiful creation there too! Apologies for the inconvenience.
luv n huggz
Jen
DS4J CHALLENGE CO0ORDINATOR AND DT LEAD

ladyjanet_56 said...

This is a beautiful card love the layout & image. Thank you for joining in at B&B. Janet

Claire said...

Beautiful card, I love the chandelier stamp and the colours are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Fashionable Stamping challenges and good luck
claire xx

Lisa Jane said...

Beautiful card - thanks for joining us for the all things bright and beautiful challenge this month at BTC&G
Lisa x

Lisa Jane said...

Beautiful card - thanks for joining us for the all things bright and beautiful challenge this month at BTC&G
Lisa x

Amy Tidd said...

I love that chandelier image! Thanks for taking part in Crafty Boots Challenge! Amyx

StephC said...

Lovely card! Great interpretation of the photo. So glad you joined us at FYI!

Tracey said...

Beautiful card Kathleen, I love the colours :)
Thank you for joining The Paper Shelter "Anything Goes challenge & Good Luck!
Hugs
Tracey
x

Kerrie said...

Beautiful card, love the muted tones.

Thanks for sharing your creation with Make It Monday.
Don't forget......... if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

Gaynor said...

gorgeous card thanks for sharing with us at Anything goes challenge, Gaynor DT :)

Steph said...

What a gorgeous card. I love the idea of the initials on the tags. Thanks so much for joining us at Anything Goes this week, hope to see you again soon! x

ChickieChirps said...

Beautiful card Kathleen! Your colour combo is gorgeous!

Thanks for joining us for the Things with Wings challenge at Little Miss Muffet Stamps!

Arabella

dstandard said...

Such a pretty card! Thanks for playing at FYI!

Micki said...

Ohh simple elegant. I love that chandelier with the birds and the color you chose is gorgeous. The whole card is stunning, including the inside. Thanks so much for playing along with us in The Sisterhood of Crafters.

nnalorac said...

Lovely card. Thanks for playing along with our All things bright and beautiful challenge this month. Carolxx

Michelle said...

What a pretty card, Kathleen! I love that you added the initials to the tags, very cute. Thanks for joining us at FYI!

Giò said...

Such a lovely card!
Thanks for joining us at SAM challenge.
Hugs, Giò

Gill McCall said...

what a lovely card - thanks for joining us at B&B this week

Robin said...

Fab colours! Happy World Cardmaking Day!! Thanks so much for playing with Bows and Berries!! There is a giveaway and coupon at the blog as part of the celebrations!
Robin

yyam said...

This is really lovely! Love those tags!

Thanks for joining us at Bows and Berries! :)

Anne H. said...

Such a lovely card!
Thanks for joining us this week at Stampavie and More.
Anne

Anonymous said...

I have this card!! It is stunning, I have it in my cabinate as it goes perfectly with my china display! Once again a huge thank you to Kathleen :-) Love Hazel x

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