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Monday, 4 January 2016

Birthday wreath

Neutral CAS

I am always amazed at the effect of light and found when I photographed this in the same room with two different backgrounds, how different the card looked.  So you're getting both versions of the same card!  I'm probably noticing it more too because I usually photograph in natural light.

I embossed the wreath stamp with white EP, stamped the sentiment in black.  Then diecut stars and hearts from metallic card (stars in frosted silver, hearts in linen texture), attaching some directly, others with thin foam dimensional foam.   The hearts are 'drop outs' from a background die.

Wreath stamp: Hero Arts
Sentiment stamp: Tim Holtz
Star dies: Dienamics
Hearts die: Couture Creations (Touch of Love)




Shared on challenge:

http://simplylessismoore.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/week-257-colour.html
http://thatcraftplaceblog.blogspot.ca/2016/01/anything-goes-challenge-3rd-of-january.html

12 comments:

Paru Mahtani said...

Just love your card! What a fab way to use the wreath stamp!!
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Maxine D said...

Another amazing card Carol - love the way the background does change the look of the card!
Blessings
Maxine

Sazzle Dazzle said...

WOW! Another stunning neutral beauty - think you like this challenge!
Thanks again for playing along. Sarah, Less is More

Dotty Jo x said...

Just stunning! Jo x

Kathyk said...

I really like this

Kathyk

Gail Townsend said...

A beautiful card, love all the little die cuts on your wreath, and the fab font on your sentiment xxx

Dawn Turley said...

A beautiful card Carol. I've added it to my Pinterest board as I really love the effect.

Lou said...

Love the design of this card. I know what you mean about the light! It's amazing how different a card can look once photographed isn't it? Great use of a wreath for something non Christmassy too! Lou x

Chrissie said...

WOW. another super one Carol, I can see that this challenge has really inspired you!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Anne said...

Gosh the light does make a difference Csrol - fab make!
Thank you so much for joining us
Anne
"Less is More"

Neets B said...

What a great idea to use stars and hearts on your wreath. Looks fabulous in neutrals, another great entry.
Thanks for sharing with us.
Anita x
Less is More

Judy McKay said...

Very pretty card Carol. Lovely design. Judy