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Thursday, 9 February 2017

Colour My World

Hello,  and as always, thanks for calling in.

I bought a couple of dies in the Country View Crafts Advent Sale in December and this is my first play with the TH Mini Globe.
I cut the globe from a textured silver card and coloured with Alcohol inks.  I also cut a base circle and coloured that with Salty Ocean DI.
For the background I used Transparent texture paste through a stencil and when dry, I used Bundled Sage, Tumbled Glass and Dusty Concord inks to colour my base card.  My sentiment was computer generated, and with those words, I was able to add in a little floral spray.

I am entering this at
 Simon Says Work it Wednesday - Something new with a New Product
 Crafty Cardmakers - Love
 Love to Create - Challenge 3

Well, that's it for today, I need to get my thinking cap on and knuckle down to some DT work!

Avril xx


Valerie-Jael said...

Wonderful piece ith a great message. Hugs, Valerie

chrissie said...

Stunning card with great use of the globe and a beautiful quote

Love Chrissie xx

Lisa said...

This is so gorgeous, Avril!! I love the pretty background!! The shimmer on the globe is fabulous!! Beautiful flowers, too!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

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Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

This is lovely Avril and the sentiment is just perfect with your card. I bet you'll get plenty of use out of the globe die for making masculine cards and for multi media too. Crafty hugs, Sandra x

Amanda said...

Lovely card Avril. I got the die in the same sale lol
Amanda x

Meggymay said...

Its a gorgeous card Avril, its a super die cut globe and a great quote.
Yvonne xx

Judith said...

A lovely colourful creation Avril - what a gorgeous die - it looks so pretty with that little flower spray x

pearshapedcrafting said...

Fabulous card Avril! The sea on the globe looks so good with your beautiful flowers! Chrisx

Mrs A. said...

What a marvellous creation this is. I love it. Hugs Mrs A.

My name is Erika. said...

I love card Avril.

Brenda Brown said...

Gorgeous design Avril, love your beautiful card xxx

aussie aNNie said...

LOVE this it's super awesome.xx{aNNie}

Little Artbee said...

I love the soft coloured background, it is perfect for the nice globe and flower decoration. Lovely card!
Big Hugs

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

Beautiful card, gorgeous detail. Thanks for sharing it with us at Crafty Cardmakers and good luck with the challenge, Angela x

Joan said...

ooh I like this Avril, love the globe die and how you have used it


Josephine said...

Beautiful card.

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

Margik said...

A really gorgeous card Avril. Love the words and the great design.
Mar xx

Lin said...

This is lovely. I really enjoy seeing 'romantic' cards that aren't the normal hearts and flowers design. Well done!

Thank you so much for joining in with my Love, Love, Love challenge this time.

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Claire said...

Wow this is stunning! Gorgeous design and I love those flowers too. Thanks so much for joining us at We Love 2 Create this time
Claire xx

Pia S said...

I've got the larger version of this die myself and can truly say I would never have come up with this idea of mixing it with flowers, but so love how that turned out,

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Gorgeous design, I've also scrolled down to see the other beauties I've missed. Thanks for your comment at my blog and also your thoughts regarding FB and Blogging. You echo what some of the others have said and it has become clearer to me :) Thank you xxx

Maike said...

Thank you so much for sharing your lovely card with us at the Crafty Cardmakers ;o) Love your colourful background!
Happy crafting, Maike