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Thursday, 5 May 2011

Somerset sojourn!

Just back from a very nice visit to Somerset, visiting my sister as it was her birthday weekend. I decided to make a tea light card but substituted the tea lights with pots of glitter as she is also a crafter. I covered the base card with some lovely papers that were part of blog candy that I was lucky enough to win from Jacki and distressed the edges with Black Soot and the front edge was punched with an MS punch. Inside I made a pocket to hold the greeting tag and on the right I made a box with an acetate aperture for the pots of glitter. I used ribbon as decoration and on the front I printed out a Debbi Moore image from the Paris cd and gemmed and glittered it, mounted onto black mat and a Marianne flourish.
Front of card sitting in box.
Pink pearls accentuate the daisy edge and the acetate window on the box has a butterfly stamped and glittered on it.
Thanks for looking ;)




Pocket and tag on left and box holding glitter pots on right.
Tag (apologies for poor photo)
Box for the tea light card.


6 comments:

Shirley said...

She is drop dead gorgeous and the embellishments and DP you gave her just really makes her even more feminine and lovely!

Karen said...

This was even more gorgeous in real life!!! Many thanks Val - it's still got pride of place on the mantlepiece.

Meggymay said...

Wow, she is stunning, a real beauty. Yvonne x

Dolly Daydreams said...

Beautiful project full of such gorgeous details and so so pretty.

Marie

Gill McCall said...

This is beautiful Valerie. Ive seen so many tealight cards and not gotten around to making one myself yet. its on my list! i love that debbi cd too but the new one on the POTW just now is amazing - hope you manage to catch a show or 2.

jackid said...

These deco cards are so gorjuss never done a tea light card but yours lokks so pretty love them all
Jacki xx

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