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Simple Felt

 I sometimes need a bit of a challenge and recently visited some challenge blogs - these are great when you have a bit of a creative block because they limit your options and stimulate your inventiveness. This card I am using two different challenges - I am playing along with Addicted to Stamps with their Clean and Simple card CAS 

and with TGIF for their colour challenge this week which is : Lovely lipstick, black and old olive. #TGIF254

I used two circle dies to cut a simple wreath in white card and I used the Stampin' Up co-ordinating dies called 'Sending Flowers Dies' that co-ordinate with the Sale-a-bration freebie stamp set called Sending You Thoughts. I love the dies and the greetings in the stamp set and I have already used them on my blog on the 2nd and 3rd February and the great news is I have had so many ideas for these products that I am going to be using them for the next few blog posts as well sometimes in surprising ways. Sign up for email updates and you will not miss them!!
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The close up details in this card show that instead of using card for the flowers I die cut some felt instead. It was a great match for the lovely lipstick challenge colour and just to be sure I have used lovely lipstick ink to stamp the greeting three times in a row. All if the flat was adhered with glue dots. The old olive linen thread is doubled up and woven around the cut wreath and secured every 2 or 3 loops at the back with a glue dot.
If you look really closely you will see that I used the tiny little black dots that have fallen out of the black label die in the set. I glued these on with the fine tip glue pen and I also used just the end of a pokey tool to lift them and set them down.
Why not join in the fun with the challenges!


  1. Oh wow, I love how you tied the twine around the circle frame!!! Great idea and beautiful card!

  2. Thank you Tami for your lovely comment x


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