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Monday, March 04, 2013

Smile Please




With the enigmatic smile of the Mona Lisa in my mind and a wonderful weekend spent with my crafting friends in Yorkshire I created this card.





A plain Kraft card was used as a base. The flowers were white Prima which I sprayed with yellow and green Dylusions colour sprays.  They were centred with shabby shutters Distress Sticles and stuck in place with glue dots.





The stamped image (Lost Coast Designs) was stamped with Memento black ink and coloured with pale lemon Copic Marker before trimming out.  This was applied on foam pads to raise it.

All papers used were from a 6 x 6 pad by Prima (Alla-Prima).

The image was layered onto a background paper (sewn around the edges) and applied over two mats cut with the Big Shot using a Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels 2 Die.




The sentiment was a self adhesive sticker matted onto pale green card and again applied on foam pads.

Sid xx

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7 comments:

  1. gorgeous Sid. love how the flowers echo the yellow border.

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  2. Great card Sid! I love the colours on this and especially the vibrant two-tone flowers.

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  3. Hi Sid , good to see you again .
    Love the hand coloured flowers with stickle centres .
    Beautiful papers for the frames and stitching , nice touch .
    Hugs Shirley-Anne .

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  4. Great card Sid, the stitched border is a fab detail!

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  5. Lovely card, Sid, Mona looks great!

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  6. Lovely card Sid, I especially like the colours chosen and the die you used.
    Are you going to Harrogate show, i will be demoing on Oyster so if so pop along and say Hi.
    Hugs, Neet xx

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