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Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Try It On Tuesday new theme and T Stands for….the easy option!

My second post of the day and I haven't even had breakfast yet!!

Our new theme at Try It On Tuesday is 'Feminine and Fancy'.
I am trying to get ahead with my cards this year and this one will be hand delivered, so I got busy with something fancier than I usually make!
My card base is from a new set of fancy edged cards and onto that I mounted some gesso washed glittery paper that I bought to share with my GD - she used hers to make fold up books for her friends.
I added some Frantage embossed swirls but they don't really show up.

I also added a stencilled clock face(which later became covered up!!) and some spatters at this stage, before die cutting some binka that I have loads of, from when I used to do cross stitch. I wasn't sure how well it would cut but as you can see it was fine!(I also made a card in this post here from the waste around the edge)I then cut a piece of book paper using my small scissors to cut a border.
My flowers are a combination of die cut and bought, the leaves die cut or stamped and fussy cut.

The sentiment looked a bit lost with one stamping so I 'bumped" it slightly to make it bolder.
Of course Tuesday is the day to join Bluebeard and Elizabeth for T Stands for Tuesday.
It has been quite cold recently and although I make my own soup usually we have it as a meal with a sandwich.
We have found an instant one that we like so that's in our cups from when we came back from a shopping trip!

I do hope that you will join us this time at Try It On Tuesday with some thing Feminine and Fancy! Any kind of crafting is great - as long as you stick to the theme!

If you want to see what else I am up to this month please take a hop over to AJJ !

Thanks for looking, Chris  

     

27 comments:

chrissie said...

Fantastic card and I love the shape of the new cards

Chrissie xx

Valerie-Jael said...

Beautiful work, we are keeping you on your toes! Thanks so much for the gorgeous JL card, sO kind of you. Hugs Valerie

Valerie-Jael said...

Beautiful work, we are keeping you on your toes! Thanks so much for the gorgeous JL card, sO kind of you. Hugs Valerie

hazel said...

This is such a beautiful card.
xxx Hazel.

Barb said...

I love your card Chris. It is very beautiful and what a super idea to use the binka. It really does work well. Barbxx

Meggymay said...

A gorgeous card Chris, love the feminine look with the beautiful flours and details.
Yvonne xx

sirkkis said...

Lovely card with elegant design.
Hugs xx

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Well I'd be giddy, too, if I were March's host for AJJ. What a special honor. I love that you are hosting, and other than Valerie and Susi, you are the first host I know/knew before you hosted.

But for now, lets get to the TioT entry. It was a beautiful card, and I really like it. I had NO idea what binka was until you mentioned cross stitch. Looks like you can die cut just about anything these days! It was a wonderful addition to the card.

Loved that you used soup in your cup today. Different, yet very appropriate. Thanks for sharing it with us for T this Tuesday, and now I'm off to see your AJJ entry!

Darla said...

That is an amazing card. So many layers and details. I'm glad to read it will be hand delivered. I would be afraid it would be squished in the mail.

Craftymoose Crafts said...

The birthday card is gorgeous! I especially like the 3D flowers, and I can really appreciate all the layers and time you out into it! Happy T Day!

Sandy said...

Both pretty and feminine for sure!
Sandy xx

Mrs.B said...

Gorgeous card Chris, ģreat base shape and the flowers frame the sentiment beautifully.
Avril xx

Mrs.B said...

Gorgeous card Chris, ģreat base shape and the flowers frame the sentiment beautifully.
Avril xx

Linda Kunsman said...

Gorgeous card Chris. So looking forward to the new theme over at AJJ-matter of fact I already have a page started:):) Love your page in the hostess spot! Warm soup on a cold day is the best. Happy T day!

Krisha said...

Gorgeous card Chris!!
Your soup looks very inviting....I'm such a big soup eater!
Short comment this week as I haven't had breakfast either and you soup has my stomach screaming!!!
Happy T-day

Margik said...

Very beautiful and feminine card Chris! The flowers are so lovely.
Mar xx

Marjut said...

Gorgeous card.

June Macfarlane said...

This is absolutely gorgeous. A beautiful, feminine card.
Hugs June x

Halle said...

Great card!

Lucyna Marynowska said...

Fantastic card, the shape is great! Hugs!

Dianne said...

what an absolutely gorgeous card...so delicate and pretty!! happy T day!

Rita said...

Oh wow! That card really is feminine and fancy!
Instant soup is better than no soup at all--LOL!
Happy T-Day! :)

Carol said...

Beautiful card Chris and the soup does look good :)

johanna said...

for sure a Card for Hand delivery! i do not trust the post Office any longer...
the soup Looks good - i love to have soup on chilly days!
thanks for your visit and happy belated t-day and rest of the week!

Pamellia Johnson said...

Gorgeous Chris! I love that fancy shaped layer, and your flowers are just stunning!! I think the Frantage swirls add such a lovely and subtle design, what a beautiful card! hugs :)

Divers and Sundry said...

Soup in a mug. I never think to do that, but it makes all the sense in the world! :)

froebelsternchen Susi said...

You are so busy Chris!
Beautiful card project .. WOW!

Happy T-Day on Wednesday!
I was busy like you recently...
have workers here for renovation ....


oxo Susi