Friday, 13 November 2015

A Special Thank You Challenge #152

Hi everyone,
I hope you've had a good week and are looking forward to an even better weekend.

Today starts a new challenge at
 where our lovely, talented Lozzy is the host. 
 She has chosen "Thankful" as the theme this week.

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No colouring on my card today, just die cuts, die cuts and more die cuts
with a bit of lace and pearl detail thrown in.  I've been working with Christmas colours lately so
thought it was time for a little pastels.  I do love pink and cream together.
This is one of those cards that looks so much better in hand.

Since the Spellbinder die I've used is produces a 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 inch square,
 in order to get a coloured panel behind it that showed a border,
 I needed to make a 6 1/4 in square card base. 
 This presented a problem when my cardstock is only12 x 12 in. so I improvised.  
 I cut the front piece at 6 1/4 in x 7  1/4 in. and scored the 7 1/4 inch side at 6 1/4.   
This left me with a 1 inch tab at the the side where I could attached the back 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in piece.
I ran the tab thru my Big Shot using SB A2 Scalloped Border, attached a left over strip of pink
cardstock then attached this to the back panel.

Whooo...still with me after all that!  Here is what I used.
Spellbinder Lovin Diamonds Die for the base, attached with pop dots
Spellbinder A2 Tranquil Moments die cut twice and then cut in half
Spellbinder A2 Devine Eloquence die cut added to the center with pop dots
Cream lace on each side then a pearl strip added to the center.
Finished with an organza flower and satin bow.
Sentiment stamped using one of JustRite Christmas Labels Twenty stamps
cut using Spellbinder Labels Thirteen die

Would like to enter the following challenges:

2 Creative Chicks - Anything Goes 

Please stop by the blog if you can and see the fabulous inspiration from
my very talented and lovely team mates.  Hope to see you playing along.


Pamellia said...

Holy cow Pat, this is so gorgeous I could just melt right into it!! Very creative thinking to get around your problem, and it was so worth it because the end result is just stunning!! hugs :)

Stamps and Paper said...

Simply stunning Pat


Chris said...

Wow Pat, this is a stunner!

Janis Lewis said...

This is beautiful!
Thanks for linking up over at 2 Creative Chicks.
DT Janis
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Laine said...

Great card Pat. Love the color palette.

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Jacee said...

Stunningly pretty Pat, love it!
Hugs Jacee
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Lorraine said...

So beautiful!
Lorraine x

Pia S said...

Look at all those die cuts and textures, it makes me want to touch it. And a craving for something sweet just hit me, wonder why... It must be the cake and candy feel of your gorgeous card!

cotnob said...

Wow! This certainly is a special card Pat, a beautiful design and such pretty pastel colours.
Have a lovely weekend.

Pat said...

Absolutely gorgeous Pat, love all the white with the pink and all your die-cuts are beautiful. Have a good weekend.

Pat xx

Jackie T said...

Wow this is a stunning card it is just so pretty. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Addicts Challenge Blog challenge 4 Use a Die-cut. Hugs Jackie (DT)

Michelle said...

Beautiful card Pat - so soft and feminine - Michelle x