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Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Embellish Magazine - thanks for the excuse!

For a long time now I've wanted to use fabric on my cards and the Embellish Magazine challenge gave me the perfect excuse!








I found the colours really difficult (again!), but I quite like color challenges over sketch ones as you need to really stretch your imagination (well, it does mine!). I used a pair of old jeans that I was hoping I'd squeeze back into one day - but hey who am I kidding?!! I'm sure I have old summer clothes that require cutting up too!

Don't you just love the sentiment? It's designed by Ali Edwards for Technique Tuesday. I couldn't find them anywhere but Capture the Magic ordered it in for me especially - superstars! You can find hem here.

I've got to make my niece's 18th birthday card by Saturday - I haven't got a clue what I'm going to do!! (Panic setting in...)

Papers/cardstock: Bazzill cardstock, Making Memories, Elzybells Kraft cardstock
Mediums: Memento Tuxedo black ink
Stamps: Technique Tuesday Ali Edwards Loving Words
Accents: twill string and heart button from stash, green felt, jean fabric
Tools: Corner Chomper

8 comments:

Pretty-In-Ink said...

It's stunning Mary J! your denim flowers look fabulous!
Hugs
Nicola

Lisa Jane said...

Wow Mary J - i love those denim flowers - i could have given you loads of jeans that i one day hope to fit back into lol!
I love those little buttons too.
The sentiment is great - a real flourish.
Thanks for popping by my blog in your lunch hour - i look forward to our daily exchange.
Can't wait to see what you make for your neice - i know it will be fab - you will think of something fantastic i know you will!
( no pressure though !)
Enjoy the rest of your evening
Lisa ;)

Karen Motz said...

This is GORGEOU!!! The fabric flowers are so pretty and you did a wonderful job with the colours!!!

Stephanie Kraft said...

Beautiful, Mary!! FABULOUS denim flowers!!

SnappyStamper said...

These flowers are TOO CUTE!!! Great layout & colors, also!

Maile Belles said...

Wow, what gorgeous denim flowers! So glad you could join us in the Embellish challenge!

FLEUR de Lo said...

I love your repeated flowers with the frayed denim. It makes me want to cut up an old pair of jeans. Cute! Cute! Cute card!

Mariana Grigsby said...

I absolutely love these denim flowers!!!! Thanks for playing along with us!

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