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Friday, 23 December 2016

Vintage Bauble Part 2

Hi everybody.  Well I thought I would follow up the previous post with another go I had at the Vintage Bauble but this one did not include any inlaying of fiddly little bits..lol.  It did however use up the leftover piece of the bauble.  I used the inner pieces on the last post and all I had to do was to die cut this piece with the edger die.  Sorry the photo isn't the best, but it was a very gloomy day and, like the last post, I did it under the daylight lamp I have, but I think it would have been better with all the other lights switched off as the left had side has caught the more yellow colour of the overhead light.





Used on this card:

Creative Expressions Vintage Bauble Die.
Snippets of Silver Mirri Card.
Poinsettia and Holly Frame Embossing Folder (Magazine Freebie last year).
Crealies XXL 44 Rectangle Nesting dies with Dots.
Britannia Sentiment Die.
Embroidery Thread.

As I have mentioned having used the inner pieces I then used the edge die to cut the die out.  I then cut the under layer with the same die using a snippet of silver mirri card and I also cut the bauble hanger from a snippet of the silver mirri.  Luckily the blue piece had the Stick It adhesive on the back so it stuck down onto the silver mirri fairly easily and only needed some little dabs of glue, and  I then adhered the hanger on top.

Using a new (NBUS) set of pierced rectangles, or as they say with dots, I cut out two different sizes, the smaller from a snippet of white card, and then a slightly larger from silver mirri.  I then used the Poinsettia Embossing Folder on the white layer and stuck the bauble in place.  I used a length of silver embroidery thread (all six threads) threaded on to a needle and pushed it through with the needle just under the hook of the hanger and at the top of part of the flourish and fixed it at the back with double sided tape.  I then adhered this layer to the silver layer.

I finished by adhering this to the base card.  I have a 8" x 8" white base card and I cut it so it framed these two layers nicely.  I think it ended up somewhere in the region of 7" x 5 1/2".  I have already posted the card so can't be precise.  Lastly I added the bow from the silver embroidery thread stuck
with Glossy Accents which sticks really firmly, and then added the die cut sentiment using up the last snippet of the blue coloured card left over from the bauble.

Thank you for dropping by today and I'll see you soon.






I am entering the following challenges:

Pixie's Crafty Workshop - Weeks 260 and 261 where we use our snippets of paper and card etc.
Happy Little Stampers December Anything Goes with Dies Challenge.
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Sparkle.
AAA Cards Challenge  - No 80 Silver.
CAS-ual Fridays Challenge - No. 163 Christmas and Hanukkah.






18 comments:

  1. Another super bauble card, Pat. I love how you've 'hung' the bauble from the embossing. xx

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  2. Gorgeous! Wonderful way to use your leftover lacy bit of this ornament. Love the way you've done the mats, and I'm off to see the earlier post. TFS & Merry Christmas. Hugs too.

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  3. Another lovely card - I like how you have hung the bauble from the twirly bit on the EF.
    Kath x

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  4. Cool bauble card, thank you so much for your regular visits to my own blog, allow me to wish you, your family and your blog family a very MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR

    Kathyk

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  5. Such a pretty card Pat! Love that bauble! Thank you for all your support this year. Have a wonderful Christmas and a healthy and happy New Year! Hazel xx

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  6. Ha, I spotted you'd hung the bauble from the embossing as well - clever touch to a really lovely card Pat! And the EF you used is a beauty!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  7. Beautiful and that embossing folder works do perfectly with the hanging bauble. Hugs Mrs A. and those darn Elves. .

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  8. This card is so elegant with that dry embossing! The bauble looks beautiful, even though your previous card with inlaid pieces is very pretty as well :)! Wishing you a very happy holiday, Pat!!!

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  9. A beautiful and elegant CAS card Pat....another lovely bauble!
    Happy Christmas to you.
    Janice x

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  10. Lovely card Pat and it clear idea to 'hang' the bauble from your embossed background.
    Wishing you and your family a very Happy Christmas

    Anne

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  11. A lovely card Pat. Wishing you and your family a Very Happy Christmas. Barbxx

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  12. Fab embossing folder complimenting this yummy bauble Pat!
    Have a wonderful Christmas. xx

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  13. Beautiful elegant card Pat :) Merry Christmas and all the best in 2017! XX

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  14. Super die cut bauble and a fab embossed frame too.
    Thanks for sharing at HLS this month. :)

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  15. beautifully elegant card!! thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

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  16. This is beautiful..so pretty and elegant.Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers!

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  17. Love how you've used the silver elements on your classic card. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  18. I love this. It's so elegant - Thanks for sharing at AAA Cards! Jenny x

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