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Allsorts Challenge

Before I start ironing I made a card for the Allsorts challenge, this week it was a photo that is to be used as the inspiration for the card.  
 I want this bracelet! I came up with this card. I've got so much purple and lilac cardstock its not funny. I'm not even a purple fan! In an attempt to use some I've based the colours around purple and taken the butterflies as inspiration. I also placed them around a central greeting. I've used four different techniques for the squares, a bit like making twinchies and mounting them on the card. This layout is one favoured by Julie Hickey and a bit if a staple for me in both cardmaking and scrapbooking.
I've used four different techniques for the squares, the first is punches
then I used masking and spraying with glimmer mists
I dug out my Marvy LePlume pens, I haven't used these in a lifetime since I discovered Copics pens for colouring. I coloured the stamp in two colours before stamping the butterfly.
and finally when I was digging out the pens I spied my chalks, OMG what a lot of stuff I don't use anymore. I have no idea why because chalking used to be one of my favourite techniques. Shame on me!
OK no more excuses the ironing has to be done!


Lynda said…
This is gorgeous Kathy and you can see the thought that's been put into the challenge! That bracelet is just a bit divine too isn't it - fight you for it lol.

Love Lynda xxx
This is just fabulous,
I love the layout and the different teqniques are amazing..
I wish I knew where to buy that bracelet lol but it was just a photo I found on google...such a shame lol!

Thanks for playing at Allsorts

Emma xxx
Debs said…
WOW Kathy this is truly stunning - so much detail as well.
Thanks for sharing it with us at Allsorts this week.
Take care
Debs xx

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