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Tuesday, 22 June 2010

Creative Card Crew Challenge - An Easel Card

Its another week at the Creative Card Crew Challenge, and this week it was my turn to set the challenge. Now you all know how much I love easel cards at the moment, so any excuse to make one, and I take it, so this week I would love to see your easels. I have made a couple for this weeks challenge, the usual and the less usual. Hope you will get some inspiration from them.

The first easel card I made was a card for a blogging friend. I found this wonderful image at the Stitchy Bear Stamps site. This image is called "Reach" and is available to buy here. If you havn't visited it before please go take a look, there are a host of digi downloads and paper kits, something for everyone.


This was the sentiment I used inside the card using my PC. The words were of special meaning.


I used a combination of cuttlebug embossing folders and die cuts. The letters for the word 'REACH' were printed out on my PC and punched out using a small circle punch, I used my soot distress ink pad to soften the edges.

I used stickles and some glossy accents to her wings and the addition of a organza dotty ribbon.

The addition of some flower sequins to the die cut swirl border, that I added stickles to for extra sparkle.

The papers are from the black monochromatic colour capsule from Papermania, a stunning collection of papers.



9 comments:

Macpurp said...

ooooh so pretty and I love the words.

love teen x

Crystal said...

WOW Linda this is BEAUTIFUL sweetie!!!! I LOVE the black and white easel and that beautiful image!!!! AWWW it was so awesome to GD with you this week!! Hugs!

Marlene said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!

I've been tasked with creating an easel card for this coming Friday...so you've given me inspiration. :)

Riet said...

So beautiful Linda,i love your image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Rebekah said...

I love this Linda! I have just used this image myself isn't she beautiful! Sending cards out to yout tomorrow! Hugs Rebekah x

debby4000 said...

Oh this is gorgeous Linda, love the black and white combo.
luv
Debby

Rosemary said...

Lovely card, I can only hope one day to make such pretty cards.

Ellephantastic Cards and Crafts said...

Hi hun, fab card!
I've left you a little something on my blog x x

crafty amy said...

Hiya Linda Sorry I am late again and on my catch up for all my DT's. This is stunning hun I love the mono look and the way you have embelished the border with the gems and sequins is just gorgeous :D

Hugs

Amy xx