Sunday, 16 March 2014

DT call over at The East Wind

Hello, My name is Rachel, and I am 26.. I have been crafting for slightly under a year but am completely passionate about what I do, and I love colouring images the most!
I would like to show you the card I made today for you using this months freebie, which is absolutely gorgeous! I spent a while deciding what would do it justice, and came up with this scrap booking inspired 8x8 Card

I used some 12x12 papers from my stash, and also half of a spotty 6x6 paper from dovecraft , and the purple cardstock is Bazzill basics, textured cardstock. I also used tattered lace die cut corners, a marianne butterfly (doubled) ,a  papermania button, and some inspirational word strips from a scrapbooking bundle I was sent.
The beautiful image is coloured with my promarkers , and the eyes have a layer of glossy accents on them to really make them shine!
I have layered up bigtime on this card, and being brutally honest I have not loved a card I have made so much in a fair while!


I also design for Just for Fun Challenge Blog , Left of Center ChallengesSamaflora Flowers, and PunkYouGirl challenge blog

here are a couple of other examples of work for these blogs (although unfortunately, I cannot show anything for PunkYouGirl yet, as my first Piece for them has not gone live :(


                                               This Piece was for the Just for Fun Blog, using Saturated Canary's 'Butterflies'  (you may notice an offcut of this paper in the piece I just made for you)
from this blog post :Just for Fun midway reminder


This Piece was for L.O.C using a Stamping Chef image called 'Bite me'
from this blog post :L.O.C -Die cuts


                         and Finally, a Mother's day card using Samaflora flowers (which has not been blogged but went straight on the Samaflora Facebook page)


If you do feel like having a nose around my Blog, I have more info about myself on the 'about me' page (although I HATE talking about myself!)
Thank you very much for reading and hope you like my creations, thank you also for the awesome chance to enter for DT



I would like to enter the east Wind card in - http://www.abc-challenge.blogspot.com.au H is for Hair (blue hair)
http://www.cardsgalorechallenges.blogspot.co.uk (Use a Digi)
http://sarahhurley365.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/challenge-90-speech-bubbles.html (speech bubble)
and http://treasuredtimesrubberstampschallenges.blogspot.co.uk -layering up


9 comments :

  1. Rachel this card is wonderful. The image is lovely and with the hair colour, looks a little bit hippyish. I think the scrappy collage background works really well with the feel of the image.

    Will keep my fingers crossed for you

    <3 & hugs
    Lisa xxxx

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  2. thank you lisa ;) I was aiming for a retro hippy feel, obviously it worked :D

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  3. I loved how you used a scrapbook layout feel for your card. Your image is adorable. To have a chance to win the 2 free digi's from Kenny G. I will need you to link the Cards Galore Challenge to open to our page. Thanks for playing along with us at Crafts Galore Encore.
    Dawn

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  4. This is really lovely, thanks for joining us over at Sarah Hurley 365 this month.
    C xx

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  5. Gorgeous card, thanks for joining us at ABC challenges H is for Hair - good luck!!! Carol

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  6. Gorgeous creation! Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenges!
    Hugs
    Natalie

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  7. Gorgeous card
    Thank you for joining us at Crafts Galore Encore challenge 3
    Gemma xx

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  8. Gorgeous image and really beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley 365 this month!!

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  9. Cute card! Thanks for entering it into one of our challenges over at Treasured Times Rubber Stamps!

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