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Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Dreamweaver Peacock feather stencil, Imagination Crafts Sparkle medium and Distress inks.



Hi again,

I've got a bit of making up to do, blog wise, so here's another post.

This was one of the only projects I made on my lovely holiday, as the weather was too good not to enjoy the seaside, lol.

It is an 8"x 8" Birthday card.



For the main image I used a fab Dreamweaver metal stencil. 
(which I found in a sort craft shop in Poole, it sold loads of other stuff too, I could have stayed in there for ages, in fact I think I did, lol )
 I daubed some gorgeous sparkle medium, made by Imagination Crafts, in two colours, through the stencil with a plastic knife, ( all mod cons eh !!!) 


The background was the same stencil, only I dabbed Distress inks through it, again in two colours.
 As I hadn't taken any coloured card with me on my holibobs, I again used Distress inks, but built up the colour gradually, around the edges of some white card, which I cut to size before starting, to give the impression of block coloured card. I then layered the feather image and the sentiment on top of it.


A very simple but effective card, I hope you'll agree, the sparkle medium really gives it a punch of bling.

Thanks for visiting, I do appreciate it, 
and please leave me a comment if you have the time.
See you soon,

Hugs,
Pauline
xxx

22 comments:

  1. Oh this is so beautiful Pauline, love the feather stencil, and love the colours you've used, really stunning xx

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  2. Gorgeous, I love the beautiful background and the feather looks fabulous as the main feature.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  3. This is just gorgeous,love the design.xxx

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  4. Love that feather stencil - beautiful card!!
    xx

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  5. Love the feather, it looks so real. Beautiful x

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  6. Oooo love that stencil Pauline its gorgeous. Love the card its really pretty huggles Sue xx

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  7. An absolutely beautiful pastel card. The feathers in the background are gorgeous, but nothing compared to the sparkle medium on as the main focus.

    Hugs Lisa xxx

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  8. A gorgeous card Pauline, love the fabulous main image x

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  9. Pauline this is stunning hun, fabulous image and love those 2 colours they go so well together xxx

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  10. It's beautiful Pauline and although I have a ton of Dreamweaver stencils, I haven't got his one (now must get it!) lol. I love the 2 colour effect on the feather and the way you have done the background :)

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  11. Gorgeous card, love the images xx

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  12. Gorgeous hun, lovre those colors and the feather stencil is gorgeous xx

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  13. This is gorgeous, Pauline, but I can't believe you were actually crafting on holiday......blogging or trawling round craft shops....yes! but not actual crafting....you're mad! xx

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  14. Stunning.Beautiful card and colour, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Bloggers Network Facebook page hugs Tania (DT)

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  15. Wonderful such a elegant card xx

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  16. I certainly has a punch of bling, I love it x

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  17. Stunning, I love how you used the stencil in different ways to create different layers for your card.
    Hugz, Jan xx

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  18. Lovely card! I love feathers and you've used my fav colours too! :) xxxx

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  19. A lovely, lovely card with beautiful colours - my favourites, actually!"

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