Sunday, 26 April 2009

Green Brown and Orange for Colour Creat



I bought this magnolia 'scene' stamp with the clouds, bench and grass, and when I had stamped it thought I would cut the front of the card totally away around the stamped image. I put some wild asparagus green spotty paper on the inside of the card, and perched Tilda on the bench. The scallop border is Martha Stewart doily lace. The sentiment circle was from Craftwork Cards.
I coloured Tilda in greens and orange to fit in with this week's challenge over on colour create which was to use these colours. Funnily enough, the plainer I left this card, the better it looked, I tried adding flowers and bling and it just didn't work. Sometimes, less is best.
I had a great time at the swarm, although, all I managed to produce in two days was two cards and the base of two word books. We did do a LOT of shopping though. There was a 'bring and buy' table, and someone had bought along a Zutter bind-it-all, which I have been looking for for ages at a good price, so now, that is my new passion, expect to see a lot of books on here anyday soon.

28 comments:

  1. gorgeous card En....these adorable images are growing on me and hey you will love your Bind It All...have lots of fun and can't wait to see all the fabby books
    Hugs Kath xxxxx

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  2. Such a cutie! What a cute image and that cloud is perfect! :>

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  3. Oh course I am loving your beautiful card, I agree sometimes less is better and this looks great.... and I am so glad you had a good time at your retreat. I am looking at getting a bind it all from Teri on the cricut message board... don't know if it's a Zutter's...,

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  4. So beautiful, great way to create a scene.
    Pinky

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  5. This is so gorgeous Enfys, love the fabulous colours! Have a great evening! Debx

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  6. Absolutely gorgeous Enfys. You're right, less is more on this card. It's funny how sometimes our cards just refuse to be embellished more, isn't it. I love this card.
    Thanks for joining the Colour Create Challenge.
    Sharon xx

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  7. Really love this style of card Enfys with the cut away - looks stunning!
    Thanks so much for joining in with this week's CC challenge! xx

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  8. I have just posted a comment Enfys and the internet died so if you have this twice please forgive me I am not going nuts!!!!
    I love your card, she is gorgeous and I agree less is more although sometimes it can be so hard to know when to stop!
    Glad you enjoyed your crop and all that shopping!!!!

    Lisax

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  9. Another beautiful card En, I love to see what you come up with next. Glad to hear the swarm was good and a lot of retail therapy took place. Can't wait to see what you make with your bind it all.

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  10. hello Enfys (waving) - you are so right, less is best because this card looks adorable, colors are just right! Really like how you cut the image out to make it the opening flap and how you added the lacey border at the end there, great idea - gives it nice look. As usual, LOVE how you colored her - PRETTY!

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  11. aw how sweet
    you will love your bind it all
    AllisonX

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  12. Gorgeous card - love the way you've cut it too :)
    Carol x

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  13. gosh maybe i should get in on this because i sure do love these colors...your project is cute.cute. cute...

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  14. Oh En this is gorgeous I love the way you have 'cut away the card' looks fabulous! congrats on getting a bind it all. Your suitcase is going to weigh a ton when you come home!!
    Hugs
    Juliexx

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  15. ` card Enfys Those colours are `gorgeous` Hope you had a great weeekend:)♥

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  16. What a gorgeous card!
    Such sweet image and colours!
    Great to know what a great time you had and have fun with your new purchase!
    hugs
    kim x

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  17. A fantastic card and I love how you have cut it all out - very clever. Enjoy your bind it all !

    Thank you for joining us on the CC challenge blog this week.

    Jo x

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  18. Fantastic card Enfys - what a gorgeous scene you've created for Tilda and I just love the cut away from - it's brilliant.
    Thanks for joining us at CC.
    hugs Heather xx

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  19. This is so cute! I love the cut away! You are going to LOVE your Bind It All!!

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  20. Hi Enfys what a lovely combination of colours, they look so cool and bright. Beautiful card love and hugs Shirleyxxx

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  21. This is a gorgeous card En, love the thinking behind this
    maz

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  22. Gorgeous card and little scene.I agree less is sometime better.

    Glenda

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  23. Enfys i love the scene you have made on this card - its awesome and so pretty really makes the card
    love tasha xx

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  24. Fab card. Made me smile! Colours are great!

    Kim

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  25. Hi Enfys, your card is fantastic! I love the images and your colouring and design are wonderful. Thanks for joining us at CC this week. Chris x

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  26. Ooh! I LOVE both the tilda cards - I also like quite plain and simple cards so they both really appeal to me. Really lovely work :)

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I love reading your comments, thank you for taking the time
Enfys x