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Saturday, 13 August 2016

Musical Hearts Anniversary

Hi all.  Well, guess what, another anniversary.  I have been looking at challenges and trying to get some different ideas as my anniversary mojo is packing up at the moment..lol.  Anyway I found a sketch to start with over at CAS(E) this Sketch No 185 and here it is .....

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I cut the two hearts using a snippet of white card and a Nellie Snellen Multi Frame Heart die, and stamped the musical notes with Eggplant Adirondack Ink.  I used the musical notes from a set of stamps which were a freebie with a Creative Stamping Magazine.   I then blended ink on the hearts with a combination of Shaded Lilac Distress Ink and the Adirondack Eggplant to darken the edges.

I then cut the two layers of stitched scallops using a set of Lawn Fawn Stitched Scalloped Borders dies.  I then cut a strip from another snippet of white card and added two different stitch patterns from a MFT set of Basic Stitched Lines dies and coloured the strip with the same inks as for the hearts.  I then layered them up.  At the moment these are quite hard to find in the UK.

I cut two sizes of white squares to layer up on my white square base card and I inked round the edge of the larger one in order to get the a matching colour, and layered them up on to the base card.  I then added the hearts using Pinflair glue gel, and then added the scallop layer.

I finished with the Sue Wilson Congratulations die which I have had laying on my table waiting for the right opportunity to present itself, and this was it.

See you soon and hope you have an enjoyable weekend.

Pat  x

I am also entering the following challenges:

Addicted to CAS Challenge - Music.
AAA Cards - Stitching.
Happy Little Stampers August Anything Goes with Dies Challenge.

10 comments:

  1. This is just gorgeous, Pat. I love the design and the colours are beautiful. The Basic Stitch Lines die look really useful dies to have. xx

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  2. So pretty! Thanks for joining us at CAS(E) This Sketch!

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  3. This is just lovely Pat sweet friend! A great interpretation for that sketch too! A lovely colour combo and a stunning CAS design! Have a wonderful Sunday and a great upcoming week! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  4. I love this card. It is so classy looking. The colours are perfect . Hugs Mrs A.

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  5. A lovely card Pat. I like the fresh simplicity of this card and the blue is such a pretty blue. Love the way you have layered the scallops too. Thanks for visiting my blog, much appreciated.
    Hugs Jennifer xx.

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  6. Very pretty take on the sketch!

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  7. What a lovely way to showcase both challenges.

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  8. I love these musical hearts, Pat! And the borders you've used make a wonderful layout!

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  9. What a sweet card. Thank You for playing along with Happy Little Stampers - Anything Goes With Dies August Challenge.

    - Helen Gullett -
    DT Member

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  10. A lovely card - love the musical hearts! Thank you so much for joining us at Happy Little Stampers Anything Goes with a Die.

    Emma - DT Member

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