Friday, 13 September 2013

Variation On A Theme

Hello friends and fellow bloggers.  Sorry I have not been around much this week, with no cards to show. However, just like buses you wait for ages then two along at the same time!  I have used the same dies and colours as on a previous post last week but just varied them slightly.

My Cards


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Firstly the cards are 6 x 6 inches, whereas the last one was 7 x 5.  My intention was to make one card.  I started out by die cutting my Cuttlebug flowers and attaching them to red card stock. I then die cut the MB Tessatina border twice and the SB Borderabilities Bracket Border One.  Now it just became  too fussy so I cut another piece of white card stock,  but this time just using one of the edgers and leaving out the decorative insert.

For the second card, since I had already die cut the white card sock with an edge and a decorative insert, I omitted the Tessatina borders and computer generated a sentiment instead.  Using white satin ribbon  from my stash I wrapped it around and added a bow to each card, and finished them off with pearls from my stash.

So two very simple cards today which, while not exactly CAS, do  look quite "clean".  I am really starting to like the CAS look to cards.

I apologise for the wonky pictures but when I tried to retake them it was too dark.

Hope you are all looking forward to the weekend.  It doesn't seem two minutes since it was last Friday!!



22 comments:

  1. This is just gorgeous,love the fab colours.xxx

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  2. These are lovely Christine, Love the colour combination so fresh.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. Hi Christine love the colours so elegant. I've been out of action with vertigo so I haven't been around to comment sorry. Take care huggles Sue xxxxx

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  4. Beautiful Christine, love the white and red, very striking and elegant. The dies are gorgeous.


    Yes the weeks are romping past too quickly, it's scarey, have a good weekend, Hugs Kate x

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  5. Wat een beeldschone kaarten Christine
    groetjes Janie

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  6. These are gorgeous Christine. I love the designs and wonderful colours.
    I hope you have a good weekend
    hugs Sue xx

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  7. Very striking colours, the red and white look so fresh. Two different cards but the same theme very ingenious.

    I believe as we get older the time passes quicker the days run into weeks and then months and finally years and they all seem to fly.

    Wilma x x x

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  8. Christine, these are gorgeous, two cards made with them things but both so different.

    Hazel xxxx

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  9. So pretty Christine, love them both. Hugs x

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  10. Hi Christine
    Both cards are fab. A great twofer!
    Hope you have a good weekend.
    Ang x

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  11. This is absolutely stunning, love the colour combo, image and layout.xx

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  12. Beautiful cards Christine. They are both so striking too. Hugs Rita xxx

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  13. Fantastic cards Christine,
    Using basically the same things on each but achieving two beautifully different creations.
    Have a great weekend
    Hugs

    Patricia xxx

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  14. Two beautiful cards Christine love the dies

    Anne

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  15. Morning Christine,
    Beautiful cards love them.
    Lydia
    X

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  16. Hi Christine,
    these are 2 very lovely cards. The colours are very striking, and what fab designs.
    Have a wonderful crafty day.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  17. Both are beautiful Christine, but I do love the second a wee bit more because of the beautiful and lush white bow! Gorgeous x

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  18. A fabulous card Christine. I love the way you've used the die cuts and the gorgeous colours.
    I hope you're having a lovely weekend
    Lorraine x

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  19. Two more great cards Christine...Loving that crisp red with the white.

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