I'm just a little bit excited abou this post! Why, you may ask? Well, let me explain! :)
I applied to be on the Design Team of this awesome challenge blog and guess what?? Yep, they liked me enough to ask me to join their team. There is a great bunch of members at this blog and they really do come up with some exciting and inspirational pieces.
I am really looking forward to future challenges but for now, this is my first ever post as a Design Team member over at Crafty Cardmakers!!
Hosted by Lin, she would like to see some stitching, either hand, machine or faux on your project as WELL as some lace, real NOT faux. There is an added twist of using a sewing related image or stamp, if you have one, but it is not a requirement.
Here is my card -
Using my Mat Pack and Paper-piercing tool on the white and blue panels gave me a template to hand-stitch with kitchen string (yes, kitchen string!!) I have used my lovely Apothecary Stamp set for the centrepeice (which has a tiny little stitch like outline). A cute flower up in the corner and then finished off with the blue grosgrain ribbon and lace.
Now, sewing really is not my forte! Thank goodness for my paper-piercing set. Couldn't have done without it. Next time I might even get the sewing machine out lol.
The challenge has a wonderful sponsor -
Woohoo good for you - congrats! Love your card, what a clever way to use kitchen string. Pretty colour combo too. xReplyDelete
Congratulations on your first DT post at Crafty Cardmakers and what a beauty too ! Love how you used the kitchen string clever girl. The stamp set is so pretty and you have coloured those flowers beautifully.ReplyDelete
Gorgeous card. Love your style.ReplyDelete
Have a lot of fun in our team
(DT Crafty Cardmakers)
Congratulations on your DT post.ReplyDelete
Your card is GORgeous! FABulous colours.
LOve your lace and stitching.
Leave your machine were it is lol...You card is Perfect!
Gorgeous card, love the colour combination.ReplyDelete
Congratulations, its lovely to have you with us at CCM.
love all the different blue tones, really pretty card,ReplyDelete
This is beautiful! Love all the layers.ReplyDelete
Welcome to the gang... so impressed with your stitching - who would have thought you could use kitchen string???ReplyDelete
Kylie, this is gorgeous! LOVE your blue and the stitching looks amazing with your bloom! So excited to be working with you at CCM! :)ReplyDelete
Welcome to the team, Kylie. Love your choice of material to stitch with. Really effective. I'm a bit addicted to my sewing machine at the mo, so I would definitely encourage you to have a go with yours! CxxxReplyDelete
A beautiful card Kylie, great layering and your stitching is fab. I've just acquired this stamp set but have yet to ink it up. Great to be working along side you on CC. xxReplyDelete
What a pretty card, I really like the bold blues and the layers - great stitching too! Welcome to the team.ReplyDelete
What a gorgeous first creation for the team Kylie. I am so glad I picked you!ReplyDelete
congratulations Kylie - and what a fine first card too - Jacqueline xxReplyDelete
Very pretty Kylie - so many congratulations on a great first DT piece!ReplyDelete
Very pretty Kylie, that string looks good!! Thanks for popping by my blog and leaving your lovely comment. Looking forward to working alongside you at CCM! Sharon xReplyDelete
Gorgeous. Love the colour! So happy to work with you all! Have a great week. Eva xxReplyDelete