If you've seen even 5minutes of Jamie Oliver, you'll understand what I mean there - if not, just don't give it another thought.
This is for my 'inspired by a song' for Sentimental Sundays. My song is You are Loved by Josh Groben, and you can see him singing it here. It's not about romantic love, it's about lifting someone up when they are battered down. As my photo is not exactly clear, I've put some scanned images below.
My card stock is two square card blanks glued together and is in a lovely satin finished silver. The white card is some cheap stuff I got over the local bargain shop.
It's my first time colouring over a completely embossed background, and I so wish now I hadn't covered so much of it up. Hey ho, we live and learn, I'll definitely do this technique again, it was fun and relaxing. I used shimmery chalks to colour it.
My corners are the inner foil lids to tins of powered stuff. They emboss really well. I drew around a couple of the wobbly square corners to get the shape I wanted and cut out free hand. Did the same for my greeting which I now see I edged round with the wrong colour....what happens when you make two cards at the same time......promise I'll change that before I send it out lol.
Image is one of Digi's with attitude, thought it was amusing, and did it as siberian tigers because I just like them. Added a bow, and one of the little blossoms that I've coloured to match my card with Aqua promarker. Theres a tiny flower gem centre.
An inspirational verse inside. Although it looks as if I've left now space to write a greeting, there is in fact lots of room under the front flaps of the card. I drew around a wobbly square again, as I needed it, well, more of a wobbly rectangle. The background is embossed again, a white satin ribbon, and some of the same I used for the bow on front, a bit of blue fancy fibre and then dotted about with some of the same blossoms.
Finally, my greeting flap. I remade the greeting, decided to emboss it this time, and chalked it too.
Cardstock - from stash.
Paper roses - Imag-e-nation
ribbons, fibres and other blossoms - stash
gems - Craft Creations
Colourants - promarkers
Die cutter - Nesties Wobbly Squares
Embossing Folder - Do-crafts, paper play
Shimmer Chalks - Do-crafts
Sentiment - From a song
Verse - The Quote Garden
Image - Digi's With Attitude
I'm missing a couple of challenges, One my colour challenge as I hadn't realised it was Blue, Silver, White....and Holiday lol. The other was for a Criss-Cross card, and I hadn't seen it required a Magnolia image (don't have one boo hoo ). Note to self....read all the writing, not just headlines!!!
Don't forget to take a look at my candy while you are here.
I'd like to enter in the following challenges :-
The Character Cafe ... Shiny/foil
Craft Your Days Away ... Punches or Die Cuts
Our Creative Corner ... Embossed with colour
Paper Sundaes ... Cut it Out
Sentimental Sundays ... Inspired by a Song
Bunny Zoe's Crafts ... Sparkle and Shine
Passion for ProMarkers ... Anything goes..with ProMarkers.
Stamping With The Dragon ... Make it Sparkle
Allsorts Challenge... Free and easy.. Anything goes
Crafty Emma ... Anything Goes
Aly's Sunday Challenge ... Anything Goes