Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Green and Blue Swirls card

Hi everyone, I have another card to show you today.
I seem to be on a roll today as I have another
 half made too. 
 
I am loving blue and green just now, reminds me of
the sea I think. Using my favourite embossing folder
 again too.
 
 
 I managed to add a little pink and a few  knot 
stitches also. This means it qualifies for 'Less is More'
(Use three colours or shades of the same colour). 

Hope there is enough white space !!!
 
 
 Also as I added some stitches I am entering it into
 the 'Virginia's View Challenge' (stitching) too.I like the
 tiny bit of embossing on the sentiment too, must do that 
again.
 
 
I used Distress inks I sponged onto an embossing
 folder. Then I spritzed it with water before running
it through the embossing machine.
 
 
 I stitched a few knots in the circles on the embossing
 for detail. 
 




White Linen card
Stampin Up E/F
TH Distress inks
WaltzingMouse Sentiment
Seweasy Floss



16 comments:

  1. Beautifully done, Viv! I love the stitched knots/circles for the flourish! What a great way to use the embossing folder!Thanks so much for playing Virginia's View Challenge!

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  2. I like what you did on your card, Viv! I have used the same embossing folder, but went a completely different path. Always love to see all the possibilities the same tool offers to different crafters :)

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  3. This is gorgeous Viv, I love the embossed design and such beautiful colours.
    hugs Sue xx

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  4. I love your combination from grungy-watercolours and elegant swirls! Hugs, Gerrina

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  5. Beautiful card Viv gorgeous colours and love your addition of the knots

    Anne

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  6. The greens and bluse do it for me Viv, love the gorgeous card as well :o)
    Jackie xx

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  7. So glad you added the bit of pink Viv.... but loving those blues and greens too! and those knots are fabulous - perfect to finish the card off with!

    Hugs
    Christine x

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  8. Very pretty card, I love that EF, I have it too, I should use it more! ~Diane

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  9. Another stunner !! I like how u did the knots, genius :)

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  10. Viv this is stunning, love the colours and the stitching added!
    Thank you for joining the Less is More Challenge this week
    Anne
    LIM Designer

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  11. Beautiful - the texture from the embossing and stitching is fab Viv!

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  12. I just love those swirls and the colour choice is ace!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  13. How pretty! I love the embossing with those pretty colors you used. The little stitched knots are such a perfect touch to this card too.

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Thankyou so much for leaving a comment, everyone much appreciated :) Viv xx

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