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Friday, 19 June 2009

The Next Level Challenge 3

I am actually very pleased with the result of this card; made as my entry for the Next Level Challenge blog, but it was a very different and challenging task for me. It reminded me of when I went to my first workshop back in 2000 and I was one of those folk saying 'I'm not very crafty or creative and don't really have a clue about doing this stamping stuff!" I'd like to think I've progressed since then and also to say tread carefully to those of you who utter those same words! It is highly addictive, but loads of fun, satisfying and theraputic.
The card follows or at least loosely, a sketch which is below. It had to have a removeable tag and the curved edge pocket.
I've used Garden Whimsey, Paisley and Frames with Flourish stamp sets and my colour combo is old olive, pale plum, perfect plum, certainly celery and whisper white. Ribbon, pretties kit and some other mini half pearls enhance my card along with a bit of embossing in white and some punch work on my tag.
Here is the sketch layout that was set.

Why don't you have a go there's a challenge there with prizes every week.

Hugs Zoë xx

8 comments:

  1. Hi Zoe I love this card, can see you have put alot time into this hun. Lovely card.

    Shaz

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  2. Yes I think it's fair to say you've progressed since then! I think it's stunning & I love seeing your creations, they're so inspiring, this card is just fantastic!!

    Jan x

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  3. Wow Zoe what a very beautifulcard so pretty and delicate xxx
    http://www.docrafts.co.uk/community/blog/default.aspx?preview=yes&blog=1138

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  4. Very sweet card ZOE!
    I love green and plum togather!
    Thanks for joining us this week @ "The Next Level"!
    Hugs!

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  5. Ohhh Zoe! Absolutely stunning! The colour combo is fab! It's all just so pretty :o)

    Teri xx

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  6. once again this is a fabulous creation, you work is really outstanding!
    enjoy *~*

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  7. Very pretty card, lots of detail & work involved.

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