Saturday, 26 October 2013

Week 143 Recipe

Good morning everyone! Another Saturday, another challenge.
For our recipe this week, we'd like to see
String or Twine
Jen

I really am on the last minute for everything this week... It's been one of those where I need longer days so I just have one card for you for the moment :-(


I've used some dotty card from Anna Marie for my card base... I love spotty card and then after using the curved edge die from Simon Says Stamp I have wrapped the crumb cake card stock with red twine from the ribbon girl.  It's finished off with a sentiment from LOTV and some cheery lynn holly leaves.

I'm hoping this week will be a lot less chaotic and I'll have some crafting time 

I made these twine flowers some time ago and I'm hoping that some kind person will be able to remind me where I came across the tutorial, as in true senior vein I don't remember.., I believe it may have been via our LIMette Gillian's  (Made with Sparkle) blog, but I looked there and couldn't find it.
Gillian has given us the link... thanks Gillian... here it is!
http://madewithsparkle.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/less-is-more-week-129.html?m=1
I used Stampin' Up's twine which is just perfect for this technique.
The sentiment is a die cut from Cuttlebug's Olivia alphabet. The stems are some just stalks from another die!

I used a flat knot for this one. I first saw how to construct it here. Barbara is a consummate crafter and her tutorial is great.
I was using scraps for this one... small piece of paper from Pink Petticoat, and scraps of kraft card.
The sentiment is from Paper Smooches.
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8 comments:

  1. Wonderful cards as always. Chrissie here is the link to my blog with the twine flowers. I'll be a bit later with my card today as I am going cupcake decorating

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  2. Loops forgot the link. http://madewithsparkle.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/less-is-more-week-129.html?m=1

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  3. Fab examples ladies, I was out at the NEC yesterday (not craft related boo-hoo) so did not have chance to comment. Off to see the end of the F1.

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  4. Thanks for another great challenge ladies. Super cards from you, as usual. Sue.x

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  5. Fabulous inspiration ladies and lots of great entries - thank you for the fab challenge.
    Pauline
    x

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  6. Thanks for the information... I really love your blog posts... specially those on Local Tamil News

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  7. So many inspirational uses for twine! I haven't been using it much lately and thought I wouldn't do this challenge - but then I was making a card for another challenge - and the card needed something to fill the space at the top - and I thought - Aha! let's put some twine there!!!

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  8. This is my first time to join this challenge -- I hope I didn't mess up or anything. :) Great challenge, ladies. Great cards, too. I feel so inspired! :)

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