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Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Home is Where the Heart Is at Try it on Tuesdays


Hi folks,
Time for another challenge at Try it on Tuesday and this time it's Home is Where the Heart Is.  Its up to you how you interpret this, as long as you tell us, and don't forget our rules,  you can only enter 5 challenges with this project including ours.My very talented teamies have some fabulous interpretations on this theme, so please take a look here.
My card started out as a piece of scrap card to mop up some Tumbled Glass and Picket Fence Distress Stain.  I embossed the corner using a TH Embossing folder, and then coloured some of the raised flowers with Distress Markers and then spritzed and dabbed with a tissue. to soften,  I bought the image from Dreamees a couple of weeks ago at a local Craft fair, (the house actually hangs from a floral branch which I didn't need), coloured with markers, Glossy Accents, Markers and Glamour Dust for the 'heart'.  Flowers are a mix of Joy Crafts, Memory Box and TH Tattered Floral strip die.

I am entering this at:
  Make it Monday - Anything Goes
  Aud Sentiments - Two word Sentiment
  Charisma Cards - No designer paper

Looks like this weather is set to continue for a while, so different from last Summer!  I'm off to do some more die cutting in the garden as I'm still working on the rest of the Wedding Stationary, although DD still hasn't given me final numbers!
Enjoy the sunshine, whatever you're doing.

Avril xx

17 comments:

die amelie said...

I LOVE birds houses and yours is so very gorgeous, Avril! A beautiful make!

Hugs,
Claudia x

Mrs A. said...

Very very pretty Mrs B.
hugs Mrs A.

Brenda Brown said...

So pretty Avril, I love the embossed corner
hugs {brenda} x0x

Valerie-Jael said...

Beautiful card! Valerie

Terry said...

A very sweet card, Avril. Love the embossing and the pretty flowers! Hope you are enjoying the week!

Netty said...

Loving your oh so pretty card Avril, Hugs Annette x

Claire said...

Lovely card hun. Hugs, Claire x

Meggymay said...

Beautiful card Avril, love the details and the sweet bird house.
Yvonne x

Cat's sCrap said...

Pretty realization. Magnificent flowers and beautiful border. Congratulations !

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week !

Hugs from France.
Catherine.

sparkling stamper said...

I love how you arranged all your flowers and your colors are so pretty and soft! Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments!

Christine said...

Hi Avril awww how sweet is this new home creation..so pretty love it..
thanks for your comm. re Koi pond yep we do take on BIG projects but worth it for hubby & our purse strings for electric & water + the cost of Koi food..its never ending..well it is
now cos theve gone..lol

smiles Christine x

Wendy L said...

So pretty, love the flowers too, thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week. xxx,

Pia S said...

With such beautiful embossing and inking no designer paper is needed! A lovely creation!

Silvia(Barnie) said...

That's a lovely card.

butterfly said...

This is so pretty, Avril! I love how you've tinted the embossed flowers, and the birdhouse is just adorable.
Alison x

May said...

Gorgeous card, Love those flowers & the embossing is fantastic... Beautiful background colours & the little birdhouse is just perfect... Hugs May x x x

Ellie Knol said...

I just SO love this - beautiful stamping and colors - LOVE how you interpreted the theme ...
xxx Ellie xxx