Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Quote Card

Hi

I said in my first post that I was a lover of quotes. I often use them inside a card but I think they can make quite an impact when the quote becomes the focal point of the card. So today I took one of my favourites and mounted it onto Spellbinders label 16.   



I used ivory card from my stash and the same card for the quote which I cut with the Labels 16 and matted with mink coloured Bazzil cardstock.  The backing paper and striped ribbon are Papermania Lincoln Linen. Flowers from WOC, leaf spray is a Woodware punch and the butterflies are Marianne Creatables. Once I took the photograph I realised that the Zva pearl flourish got lost in the background so I will replace it with one that has bigger pearls. The lace from my stash was a fabulous buy.  I bought it some years ago from a shop that was closing down. The card held 27.6 metres and cost £1.50 - less than 6p a metre, reduced from 59p a metre. And we all know how much crafters love a bargain! Lol!

In the picture it looks as if I have matted the card lopsided, but it is just the angle I took the picture.  I need some photography lessons!

Well that's all from me so have a great day everybody!

love from Christine xx

13 comments:

  1. Hi again Christine, another oh so elegant card, I love the mink colour used throughout and I'm thinking I'll have to buy a labels 16 - fabulous all round.
    Cheers,
    Elaine

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  2. Hi Christine,
    really wonderful card today. I too love the mink coloured card and the paper you have used. A very classical looking card. Thank you for visiting my blog yesterday and all the encouraging comments and help. Have a wonderful crafty day everyone. Looks like rain here in Kent.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  3. Hi Christine, love the colours you have used in this card, very elegant and the sentiment is so true, Carole Z X

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  4. Stunning card love the colours and what a bargain .Melanie

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  5. Hi Christine

    Love the muted colours and layout of this pretty card.

    Take care
    Eileen x

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  6. Hi Christine, absolutely stunning and I love everything about it. Such a wonderful sentiment. Love Christine H x

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  7. Hi Christine, this is gorgeous, I just love that colour and it is so elegant and pretty

    hugs Vicky xxx

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  8. Extremely elegant, love the sentiment. Great bargain, such pretty lace. Hugslin

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  9. Hi again,
    This is a very elegant and sophisticated card and the colour scheme is beautiful. I personally think the little pearl swirls look lovely and not over-the-top, but I think that is down to personal taste.
    Your quote is lovely and so true; I do so love Ralph Waldo Emerson, thoughtful and thought provoking!
    Special wishes Linda x

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  10. This is just gorgeous,love the quote and fab colours.xxx

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    1. Hi Doreen , thank you for visiting my very new blog and becoming a follower. I shall now go and have a broowse round yours. Thank you for your kind comments. Best wishes Christine x

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  11. very nice quotes of Ralph Waldo Emerson . Thanks Christine for sharing this quotes with us.

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