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Friday, 2 May 2014

spring colours

As soon as I saw the new challenge over at fussy and fancy I thought of this card. Then I realized that Annie's dt piece was a pop-up box too. However mine was done weeks ago. My friend who lives in Africa asked me to make her a couple of birthday cards for her children and this was one of them.


I first saw this on Linda Page's Blog here. Thanks for all the instructions xx.


For the sides I cut inked the biggest slim jim horizontally with distress inks:
faded jeans
tumbled glass
mustard seed
shabby shutters
peeled paint
spritzed with water and stamped on white  card. I made 4 pieces like this and then cut them up to size. I tried to create landscapes so did not squidge inks in straight lines.


After drying them with a heat tool, I used Clarity stamp grasses and stamped in black archival ink. On the main back panel I stamped sentiment and 10 in black archival and clear embossed it. These are also from Claritystamp.


Then i die cut several flowers using spellbinders dies and assembled them as shown. I used matching distress glitters for the centres of flowers. 







The recipient or her mum sure like the card. I hope you do too, Theresa xx

Finished card i 20x20 cm.


I would like to enter this card in:

fussyandfancy challenge - spring colours
wordartwednesday - anything goes




18 comments:

  1. What a BEAUTFIUL Spring card in a box!! I love all the flowers and the colours are so cheery and Spring like!! Such a wonderful Spring scene that you have created!! Thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy "Spring Colours"!!!

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  2. Beautiful Card in a Box, Theresa really have captured the theme of Spring Colours. Fabulous flowers too thanks for entering it into the Fussy & fancy Challenge and good luck xxx Annie

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  3. Gorgeous pop-up box, Theresa! The flowers and panels are so beautiful. Thanks so much for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes!

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  4. Wow! Great pop-up box card, the scene you've created on it is fab, so clever xx Zoe xx

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  5. Wonderful colours so bright n happy xx

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  6. Such a lovely card Theresa. xxx Really Beautiful xxx

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  7. Great box card Theresa and the colours are just perfect for our challenge. Thanks for entering the Fussy and Fancy Challenge and good luck...Jo. X

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  8. Beatyful Card in a Box. The colours are brightful. I love the flowers. Very stylish work. Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy Spring Colours challenge/Katharina

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