Monday, 15 June 2009

Pink Elephant Inspirational Play Along & One Stop Crafts - Add some Sparkle

I had looked at the picture of this magazine on The Pink Elephant blog several times and loved the colours in the frontispiece. I thought I really would like to have a go, but didn't have anything even remotely in the right colours. I found the backing paper as a free download from Canon and once I had that and searched through my plain sheets of paper and card I was away!
The flowers are made from Woodware punches and the butterfly is from a Cuttlebug die. The sentiment is by Hero Arts. Although the green is rather vibrant I think that on the whole the effect is quite soothing.
One Stop Crafts challenge this week is to add some sparkle. I don't know if you can see it, but there is Glamour Dust on the butterfly and the edges of the flowers. There's nothing quite like a bit of twinkle is there!
P.S. I've just had a look at these two images next to each other and I think that I should have distressed the edges of the circle a little, instead of just chalking them. I may have a play later ... I'll see.


  1. This is so lovely Chrissie, what beautiful colours and I love your little flowers :o)
    Jackie xx

  2. Hi Chrissie, this is a lovely card - great colours and I love the butterfly and the sparkle! ikki

  3. Lovely take on TPE challenge--they're my favorite.
    Beverly Gotthardt

  4. I love to create a card like you have done here. I think its a great way to challenge yourself. You have done it to perfection, great project.Thanks for joining us this week at OSCC.
    Nikki x


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