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Friday, 2 October 2015

Favourite card shape ....

Uuummmm, the challenge over at Polka Doodles Challenges is about our favourite card shapes and before writing this post I was going to say "everything and anything" is my favourite card shape but that would be a wee bit of a fib. I would say that my favourite "go to all the time" shape has to be a square card blank. Doesn't matter much about the size but normally square and was trying to work out why but not sure I have a definite answer.

So with this in mind, here is my square Polka Doodles card ...



I have used Octavia, Time from the Frosted Winter collection to create my card. All the other elements are from the same collection. In this instance I have used a pre-coloured image which I have cut out and multi layered. As an added extra, I have added pearl drops to her hair and glaze to the watch dial.


I have placed Octavia Time amongst poinsettias and other Christmas embellies . All these elements were hand cut with all the button elements having glaze centres. Whilst the glaze was still wet, I sprinkled glitter on top. 


I think the sentiment is wonderful and although I have used it on this card, it would be fantastic to use on any Christmas card.



This card was one of my samples that went to Nikky for the launch of the Frosted Winter CD on Create and Craft. However as is always the case with Polka Doodles, you can also get the collection on an instant download too.

Phew ... one project down, now loads more to blog about and have another one "drying" in the wings which I will share on Sunday.

Lou
x x x

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Challenges:
Crafting with friends - anything goes
QKR Stampede - anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - Let's get started on Christmas
7 Kids College Fund - anything goes
Fab'n'Funky - anything Christmas
Inspiration Destination - anything goes

10 comments:

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi this is stunning the image is so beautiful. Hugs Jackie

Michelle said...

Very lovely. I like the colours and the details on your card.
Thanks for playing with us at Inspiration Destination.
Good luck. xxx Michelle (DT)

Avril Watson said...

WOWSER, Louise, this is utterly fabulous, love the image and so much fabby detail, hugs xxx

Linda Simpson said...

Morning Louise, this card is fabulous and I love the gorgeous papers and image.
Hugs
Linda xxx

coldwaters2 said...

Wow what a beauty this is such awesome colouring and wonderful use of papers and embellishments a top notch make thank you for joining our challenge at FAB 'N' FUNKY this week
hugs
lorraine x

Pirjo said...

The style which you made this card is absolutely perfect with those dusk colors! Pirjo DT from QKR

Billie A said...

Wow fantastic card. Love the embellishments, the image and coloring. Great card. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

Wheelie Crafty said...

Stunning Card Lou I love all the distressing and layers you have used....

Hugs xxx

lyn hitchcock said...

Thank you for sharing your lovely card with us at Simply Papercraft - good luck
Lyn _ DT

Colleen Holmes said...

Very pretty, love the way you layered everything with all the fabulous embellishments! The dots on the hair made it really special with your own designing. Thank you for joining us at http://7kidschallengeblog.blogspot.com Challenge today! Good luck!