Wednesday, 17 April 2013

It's Orange!

Good morning dear friends and fellow bloggers. Yes, I finally did it! I've actually used orange!

My Card


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Today I have used a shaped card and the Bugs and Blooms set from Clear Dollar Stamps - that includes the two digi papers, the image and the sentiment. I used the same size die from SB Labels 18 to diecut the digi image and the orange mat and then cut round the embossing line on the image to make a tight mat. I sometimes feel that the next size is too big. The flowers are Cheery Lynn Medium and Miniature Roses and the leaves are from a Woodware punch. The orange ribbon was a freebie from a magazine years ago and the gems are from my stash. Well, I really never thought I would be using orange because it's just not me - so I hope you are proud of me Sue P if you are reading this! LOL!

Hope you all have a good day.

Love and hugs from Christine xx



25 comments:

  1. Well this is beautiful it looks stunning I hope you make more orange cards .Melanie

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  2. It certainly is orange Christine and beautiful into the bargain! Hugs x

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  3. Great card Christine, certainly orange but still really cute and a wonderful layout.
    I know what you mean about "orange" the school usually fall heir to anything orange that arrives in this crafty space.

    Have a Great Day

    Patricia xxx

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  4. This is wonderful Christine. I love the cute image and gorgeous sunny colours. Such a beautiful sentiment.
    Hugs Sue xx

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  5. This is gorgeous Christine I love the Orange and your cute little image sits well within it
    jacqui x

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  6. This is beautiful,gorgeous image and papers.xxx

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  7. Gorgeous card Christine. The image is so cute and I love the pretty colour scheme.
    Lorraine x

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  8. Great card Christine, even if you were well out of your comfort zone using the orange card and ribbon. That bug image is so cute.
    Hazel

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  9. Wat heb je dat oranje prachtig verwerkt in je kaart, super
    groetjes Janie

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  10. Prachtige kaart Christine, mooi papier.

    Groetjes Karla

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  11. I love your orange card Christine. Its so lovely and vibrant and makes for a cheery card. Hugs Rita xx

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  12. Gorgeous card Christine, Love the colours & such a sweet little bug!! Love it.. Hugs May x x x

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  13. Super card Christine, love the cute image! Carole Z xx

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  14. Oh wow it is a lovely card! You have used one of my fave spellbinder dies too. I like this die coz its just the right size and shape for those smaller images. Great card anyway!
    Best wishes
    Lea

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  15. A very cheery card Christine, love the orange. Carol x

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  16. What a happy card this is Christine..such a sweet image and lovely colours

    Anne

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  17. Een vrolijk kaart met de kleurtjes
    Groetjes Gerrie

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  18. Hi Christine,
    well what a very pretty and sweet card. Love the orange used so vibrant and bright. I am quite fond of orange as I have made a few in that colour, and was very pleased with how they turned out.
    Have a wonderful crafty day.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  19. Great card Christine, I am not a green or orange person myself but sometime we just have to use it and wow, you sure made a great impression on this card...fabulous.xx

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  20. Fabulous bold and beautiful orange! Gorgeous card Christine, love that digi! Fab idea for making a smaller matt for the spellbinder dies - thank you for sharing it. I've only used orange a couple of times too but it always looks so pretty and summery Karen x

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  21. Lovely bright card Christine!

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  22. Bright and beautiful this card is Christine, those colours work so well together and look so vibrant and juicy, love the image also the design, super, super card.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  24. Great card Christine in our 'national colour': orange. I think, it's a rather difficult colour for cardmaking, but you did a great job!
    Lia xxx

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  25. So cute and pretty, Christine! Beautiful work! Hugs

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