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Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Floral Shimmer


Hi everyone. Well I am so behind with everything at the moment. We had such a fabulous time celebrating my son's 5th birthday, with a party tea and a fabulous trip to Longleat. At the moment it is their Festival of Light and the displays are stunning:

Lots of inspiration to be had for sure!

Of course, being busy meant putting crafting and blogging to one side, so I didn't share any of my cards from last week's Hunkydory launch. The new collection is Floral Shimmer, which includes a beautiful  shimmery 8x8 paper pad, as well as the usual elements. I also got to use some pearlescent Adorable Scorable card which is gorgeous.

For this card I did some paper weaving using 1cm strips of paper from the paper pad:


I embossed some of the Adorable Scorable card with a Crafter's Companion folder before cutting a heart aperture. The backing paper is also from the 8x8 pad. I just love these colours and was really happy with how well the card embossed.

My next card is an acetate easel card:


I don't often use acetate but this was so easy to make, I really should use it more often.

Finally for today, one of my favourite cards using the topper set. I really like these soft colours:


Back to the Christmas cards now- I have few more to make as well as some birthday cards for weekend parties. Thank you for visiting today and for your lovely comments x

9 comments:

Linda Simpson said...

These are all gorgeous Cathy. I hope you are well.
Hugs
Linda xxxx

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Cathy your cards are gorgeous. It sounds like you had a brilliant time for your son's birthday. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Andree said...

Fabulous samples Cathy. Wonderful designs and lovely artwork xx

Shabneez said...

Beautiful samples Cathy. Sounds like you had fun with your family Birthday! Shabneez xxx

Laine said...

Such beautiful projects Cathy. So stunning and elegant.
Laine
xx

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

beautiful projects Cathy, especially that woven heart. Just gorgeous

Karen Whittaker said...

Beautiful samples Cathy xx

Kathy said...

Gorgeous cards Cathy, those papers looks soooo pretty

xx Kathy

Katie Lamb said...

You have been busy and the Festival of light sounds fun. Lovely cards