Sunday, 3 February 2013

Just Add Ink - Shaped Card

I decided to try my hand at making a shaped card thanks to the inspiration at Just Add Ink.

I haven't really made one of these before so I was a little concerned lol.

Anyway, I put one together and it worked ok.




By the time I put this altogether, I decided I didn't like the black base. Perhaps I should have stuck with Very Vanilla?
I have used my Framelit Label dies. I actually used ALL of them except for one. The DSP is from the Flirtatious set. I used my paper piercing template for the very first time on the vanilla die cut. The middle stamp from my Apothecary set was inked in Old Olive.
I have just realised that I am quite partial to butterflies, lol. I seem to use them a LOT! The butterflies were created using my Beautiful Wings embosslit.

The flowers are from Inspired by Stamping and are glued on with Glossy Accents.

Anyway, practice makes perfect (I hope) and I need a lot of practice!!

Thanks so much for looking! xx

7 comments:

  1. I Don' t think you need ANY practice! This looks fabulous! I can't decide about the black base, perhaps a lighter colour but it looks great the way it is!

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  2. Love all the sweet flowers and pretty colors!

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  3. I think the black base gives it great definition... I'm sure a Vanilla one would also look great, though!
    Alison x

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  4. I like the black base, Kylie; it really makes the top layers 'pop'. This is very pretty. Go you, stretching yourself out of your comfort zone (I had to, too, to make a shaped card - eek!). Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink!

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  5. I think the black works perfectly Kylie, it makes a lovely frame for the softer colours. Very pretty card, love the white flower and butterflies! Thanks forjoining us at Just Add Ink.

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  6. The black base does work Kylie! Had to laugh when you said you used all the framelits but it doesn't look too much - I love all the layers :) Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

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  7. Yep totally agree with the others..the black makes it pop. Thanks so much for playing along with us at JAI this week!

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