Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Thinking of You

Evening Everyone,

I hope you are all well and that you've had a good day. And a very warm welcome to my newest followers, Lynn and Traby1 ... neither of you appear to have a blog - yet! Perhaps that will change soon and we'll get to know you both better.

Posting here has been somewhat erratic this last few weeks but hopefully that's just a temporary glitch and normal service will be resumed as my energy level returns to normal. In the meantime, I've a little Thinking of You card to share with you.
The topper, part of a collection of ready stamped images that were a gift from a crafty friend a couple of years ago, was coloured during my recent watercolouring session making this card a quick and easy make.

How I made it:

- first, I embossed the front of a white card base (A6 size) using Erwin Snellen's Autumn Leaves background folder from Nellie's Choice. I know it's well past autumn but I wanted a nature themed background for this folder and the leaves could pass for poppy leaves - well, in my world anyway :)

- next, I matted the topper on to a snippet of moss green core'dinations card then wrapped some narrow satin ribbon, also moss green, round the topper and finished off with a bow. 

- finally, I matted the Thinking of You greeting (I think it's from Craftwork Cards but I've had them so long I can't be sure) on to an oval mat punched from what was left of the moss green card. 

I said it was quick and easy!

I will be submitting this card to the following challenges:

Pixie's Snippets Playground - Week 162 - where anything goes as long as it includes snippets - the green card and the satin ribbon
Clear it Out Challenge Blog - this week's theme is anything goes as long as something from stash is used - that's everything!
Top Tip Tuesday Challenge - Favourite Colour Combo - mine is always red and green and it's not just for Christmas :)

That's me done for today so I wish you all a very pleasant evening.

Happy Crafting,


Sandra H said...

Gosh Elizabeth your card is so beautiful and l hope your energy levels improve for you take care xx

Jacee said...

Very pretty card Elizabeth.
hugs Jacee
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Sue - said...

Such beautiful poppies. Glad your feeling better now.

Veerle said...

Gorgeous card Elizabeth. Love the embossed background too. Greetings, Veerle x

Jean said...

I love these beautifully water coloured poppies. The lovely embossed background and green ribbon
make perfect partners them.
Jean x

Jackie said...

Wonderful card Wlizabeth, I adore poppies :o)
Jackie xx

Sarn said...

Absolutely lovely poppy card Elizabeth.

I hope you're feeling well again now?

hugs, Sarn xxx

Di said...

Oh this card is fabulous! Gorgeous colouring too Elizabeth.


Di xx

Carol L said...

Those florals are beautifully colored and I just love that perfect little bow too! Such a pretty card!

Anonymous said...

Your poppies are coloured so beautifully. The variation in the petals is perfect.
Heather T

Stamps and Paper said...

Gorgeous card lovely poppies beautifully coloured


Crafting Vicky said...

What a gorgeous and elegant card! Love the embossing you have done!

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Top Tip Tuesday. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky.