Thursday, 22 December 2011

Let Them Eat Cake

Hi Bloggers.

Today I'm back to purple again and I'm sharing this card with you -


The image is from Sugar Nellie and it's called 'Let Them Eat Cake'. I stamped the image using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and coloured using Promarkers. I added some Sakura Stardust Clear Star to the wings to make them sparkle. I cut the image out using an oval nestie and inked around the edges with Dusty Concord Distress Ink.

I inked through That Special Touch Small Polka Dots Mask with Dusty Concord Distress Ink onto white card and then went around the edges with the same ink.

I cut a piece of Whitewash Colorcore with a lilac core and embossed it using the That Special Touch Polka Dots Mask. I sanded it to make the polka dots stand out more. I inked around the edges with Dusty Concord.

I matted the small polka dots background onto some purple card and then ran a strip of Hi-Tack Tape across the card and ruffled some Violet Vintage Ribbon along it leaving it un-ruffled where the Whitewash backing paper was to go.

I added the Whitewash backing paper to the card and mounted the image on top using foam pads.

I tied a messy bow using 2 lengths of Violet Vintage Ribbon and added it to my ruffled border using Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue. I tied some Baker's Twine through a Lavender Button and glued it to my bow.

I added a brad to each of the corners and then added my design to a Craftwork Cards 6" x 6" card.

I'm entering this card in to the following challenges -
The Sugar Bowl Maria Thereses Sketch plus Handmade Backing Papers
I love Promarkers - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Bingo : Ribbon/Twine, No Designer Paper, Brads
Sparkle Forum Challenge - Anything But Christmas
Make It Monday #68

Thanks for stopping by.

Julia

11 comments:

  1. Fabulous card!

    Thank you for joining us at Sparkles for our "Anything but a Christmas card" Challenge

    Hope you will join us again soon, good luck in the draw

    Shaz x

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  2. Cute card! The image is adorable! And I love the purple color scheme!

    Thanks for sharing with Simon Says Stamp!
    -Liz

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  3. Love this Julia, gorgeous image and great colour choice too. Hugs, Claire x

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  4. Mmmm I want that cake!
    Coming to visit through Make it Monday :)

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  5. This is great! Love the colors and image! Saw it on MIM. Hugs, Hanneke

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  6. Hi Julia. Lovely card. The ribbon & card candy work well with your papers too. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
    Tine :)

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  7. Beautiful card, so cute! Thanks for taking part in the Sparkles 'Anything But A Christmas Card' challenge xx

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  8. What a super cute card! I just love purple/lavendar, and the image is just too sweet for words. Very nice job on this.
    I'd like to invite you to visit my blog this week. I'm having a give-away (antique floral frog) and would be LOVE to have you stop by if you can.
    Merry Christmas!
    Blessings,
    karen
    karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

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  9. This is adorable, love the image and gorgeous purple colours, so cute. Thank you for joining us at I Love Promarkers this week. xx

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  10. Beautiful card! Such a super sweet image!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

    Hugs...
    Melissa

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  11. Julia great handmade backing papers and lovely colour combo. Thanks for taking part in the Sugar bowl and good luck.
    Happy crafting!
    Erika.

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