Thursday, 13 December 2012

For a crafty friend

Hi everyone,

Today's card is one which I made for a crafty friend. I hope she doesn't look at my blog until I give her the card!!


I used a scalloped 8x8 card as the base. I used an image from Docrafts Forever Friends - Timeless CD Rom and decoupaged this. I then fixed it on to a rosette which I made from a backing paper from the CD. I used my Hougie Board to make the rosette. This was matted onto a scalloped circle which I cut out on my Cricut machine using the Lacy Labels cartridge and a textured gold mirri card.


Using some white A4 cardstock, I printed two coordinating backing papers, one on the front and one on the reverse. I then cut two pieces, each measuring 11 inces by 5 and a half inches and scored these to make two 5 and a half inch card blanks. On the first one, I cut from the top of the centre score line diagonally to the bottom left hand outer edge; on the second, I cut from the top of the centre score line to the bottom of the right hand outer edge.I then fixed the two backs together and folded the fronts over each other and fixed these at the bottom edge with red liner tape. This made the wallet for my tag/message.I matted the wallet onto the textured gold mirri and placed this using 3D foam tape onto the same backing paper that I used for the rosette, but this time matted and layered this onto the textured gold mirri. I took some wide burgundy ribbon and some narrower burgundy and gold ribbon. I fixed the narrower ribbon onto the wider ribbon using red liner tape and then wrapped this around the backing paper and mirri and wallet before fixing it onto the base card. I tied a bow using both ribbons and fixed this to the ribbon  to the bottom right of the card using silicone glue.


I fixed the rosette onto the wallet over the ribbon. In the wallet, I placed a large tag which read:- "Dear Santa,
As my 'Crafty Friend' has been very good this year, please would you let her have....
Love Wendy xxx"
I attached a gold peg to the right hand corner which mirrored the peg on the image. On the left corner, I secured some red berries and a green leaf.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Papercraftjunkies - No. 5 - Embellish it - (Rosette, ribbon, bow, peg, berries and leaf) http://papercraftjunkieschallenges.blogspot.co.uk
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Label/Tag Big or Small - (Tag in wallet behind rosette and image) - http://craftyribbonschallenge.blogspot.co.uk
Crafty for all seasons - No 42 - Green and Red plus glitter/sparkle - (Glitter/sparkle in ribbon) - http://craftingforallseasons.blogspot.co.uk
Crafts and me - no 14 - No blues allowed - http://craftsandmechallenges.blogspot.co.uk
Divas by Design - Red - http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.co.uk
Bearly Mine - Anything Goes - http://bearlymine-challenges.blogspot.co.uk
Make It Mondays - Anything Goes - http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.co.uk
Glitter n Sparkle - No. 10 - Use some meatal (charms etc) - (Metal peg, top right hand corner) - http://glitternsparklechallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk

Thank you for calling by.

Happy crafting

Wendy xx

41 comments:

Linda Simpson said...

Wendy this is stunning I love the gorgeous image and the beautiful colours.

Hugs
Linda xxx

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Saw your card over at MIM and wanted to say how gorgeous your lovely Forever Friends bear card is
Hugs Julie x

Wendy H said...

Thank you Linda. Hope you're keeping warm!! xx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Julie, I appreciate you popping over and leaving a comment. Thank you. Wendy xx

Toni Herron said...

aww.. this is gorgeous!! love the little bear image, he is super cute! and the pocket idea is fantastic! I don't really ever remember to add them to cards.. Should cause yours looks great!
Thanks for sharing with us at Glitter n Sparkle this week..
Toni - DT

sam said...

Such a stunning card thank you for joining us at glitternsparkle luv Sam DT xx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Toni for the fab comments. Wendy xx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Sam for your lovely comments. xx

Kelly Lloyd said...

Fabulous card, thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Ribbons this fortnight

Hugs Kelly

DeBe said...

Fantastic card! Thank-you for joining us at the Papercraft Junkies Challenge , "Embellish It!" x

Elaine said...

Hi Wendy this is super.
Thank you for joining us this time for our RED GREEN and SPARKLY Challenge at
Crafting for all Seasons .
Your cards is fabulous , I wish you a Merry Christmas and Good Luck Hugs Elaine

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is adorable. Love the colours. I spotted you over on MIM and came over for a closer look and I am glad that I did.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Skye said...

A lovely card. Cute little bear and I like the pocket. Great colours Saw you on MIM

Lexie said...

This is absolutely beautiful Wendy. I really like the Timeless CD - such beautiful colours.
xx

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card, such a fab image.
Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Designs this week.
Pauline
x

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

So adorable, I love the cute image and the layout is amazing, LOVE it
Lindsay xx

Andree said...

A wonderful card Wendy, I love the papers and image and the clever design x

Kathryn said...

Beautiful x such a lovely design x

Denise said...

Hope your friend hasn't seen it! Gorgeous card x

Lisa S. said...

This is so sweet! Thanks for joining our linky party at Make It Monday.

caroline spice said...

Such an adorable card xxx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Kelly.

Wendy H said...

Thank you DeBe, xx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Elaine. Merry Christmas to you too. xx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Cathy, that's very kind of you. I will call over to you later. Wendy xx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Skye. Will be popping over to you later to take a look. xx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Lexie. This is the first time I have used it but yes, I agree, it is really good. xx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Pauline. xx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Lindsay. xx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Andree. xx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Kathryn, xx

Wendy H said...

She has, Denise! She was on the 'seen' list on Facebook - so off to plan B. LOL!! Thank you for your comments. xx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Lisa. xx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Caroline. xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Wendy :-) the image is very cute and all the details are fab :-) I am sure your crafty friend loves this :-)

Thanks for joining us on the Crafty Ribbons Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x

Sarah said...
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Sarah said...

Hi Wendy,

Sorry for deleting my previous comment, I added a comment that was meant for another Wendy, the problems of long list of blogs to get round!!!

So what I meant to say was what a lovely card you made, really sweet image and I'm sure your friend loved it.

Thanks for joining in with us this week at Divas by Design.

Sarah

Rose said...

Wendy, your beautifully decoupaged bear looks fabulous layered over your rosette on this pretty pocket card. So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps digi team's "Why So Blue? = No Blues Allowed!" challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose

Wendy H said...

Thank you Lois for your lovely comments. Wendy xx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Sarah for your lovely comments. Wendy xx

Wendy H said...

Thank you Rose for your lovely comments. Wendy xx