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Friday, 17 May 2013


Good afternoon crafters and followers. Hope you are all set for your weekend.  I have had a lovely day with my mum after we visited the hairdressers we went out for lunch.  I then tried to get some curtain material to make some curtains for our motorhome, gosh what a load of rubbish the material was.  So still looking.

If you remember a couple of weeks ago I mentioned I have bought some stencil pearlescent paste from Sweet Poppy Stencils, well this is one of the cards I made.  The stencil is from Stamps Away.  After I spread the paste on and took the stencil off I covered it in brown glitter from crafters companion and just left it to dry.  This was my 2nd attempt at stencilling and I was so pleased and it was so easy. 

This is an 8x8 card matted with some brown pearlscent card followed by some white card which I have embossed using my favourite embossing folder from crafters companion.  I then inked around the edge with some spiced marmalade distress ink to make the embossing pop.  The flower is a spellbinders one and the leaves are from marianne dies.

Hope you like this one.  Take care.

I have entered this card into the following challenge: -


  1. Beautiful, love the background embossing and the beautiful agapanthus!

    Linda xxx

  2. WOW, fab technique. love the stencil and the flower embellishment is so pretty. x

  3. Great card, love the glittery agapanthus and embossed background.

    Sylv xx

  4. What a fabulous card! I love the embossing and the flower! Thanks for joining us at “Simply Create Too”, hope to see you next time again.

    DT-Member SCT

  5. lovely card, and the embossing is fab

    Claire x
    (crafty Bloggers Network DT)

  6. Great card. Love the embossed background too. Thanks for playing at the Sister Act Card Challenge this week.

  7. A great card, everything ties in so well. Love the die cuts too

  8. Beautiful creation . Love the embossed background and a stunning flower xx

  9. Your card is beautiful I love the stencilling & the flower really stands out x

  10. This is lovely i love all the dies you have used.

    Joan x

  11. Great stencil and embossed background - love that flower

  12. Awesome job with the paste and the stencil! A wonderful make!
    Thanks for sharing this with us at OurCreativeCorner!

    Claudia x

  13. Fabulous card, you've done a great job with the paste - I know from experience how messy that can get! Thanks for joining in with the Daring Cardmakers this week x

  14. Absolutely gorgeous sweetie x x x

  15. Love the dramatic monochrome colours, and the glittery stencilling looks fab! Thanks for playing along with us at Our Creative Corner.
    Alison x

  16. Using paste with stencils still sounds very challenging to me ... but you seem to master this technique really well =). The stenciled image on your card looks great.

  17. What a wonderful elegant card! Thanks for sharing with us at Our Creative Corner - Love from Laura xxx

  18. A very elegant card. Good composition and I love the eclectic choice of colouring. Thank you for joining in our challenge this month at Country View Challenges. Chris xxx