Thursday, 19 June 2014

Kite Dreams

This is one of the cards I have made using the beautiful children/seaside stamps from Creative Expressions.

I stamped using Peacock Feathers Distress Ink and blended the colour out with a wet paintbrush. 





I added a small bow made using a piece of black tulle, some pearl string, and topped with a satin ribbon rose.


The stamp also comes with a small stamp of a kite, so you can have the young boy flying the kite. However, I decided to use the kite to make the bunting, by folding the top of the kite over a piece of pearl string.



The backing papers all come from the Couture Creations Paper Pad called Sew Jo. It has a lot of beautiful sewing designs but just as many other designs which can be used for any occasion.

I matted the papers on to some dark brown card and added metal corner embellishments.

The dies I used with this project are from the Californian Collection of the Dies by Sue Wilson.

Happy crafting!

9 comments:

  1. Hi Tracey. What a beautiful card. I love the stamp and the papers are gorgeous. Your bunting made using the kite is a great idea : ) Take care.

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  2. I do like this stamp set - and you have used my favourite -- Peacock Feathers distress ink!!! Maxine xx

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  3. Love all the layers and colours. thanks for sharing with CBN.x

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  4. Hi Tracey, a gorgeoous card. Love the papers and the stamp.
    I was very surprised to see that I'm a winner on your blog hop. Thank you! I'm really looking forward to my goodies! Take care Beryl

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  5. Love that beautiful colour combo - so effective , the papers are so pretty too, lovely image, great design. Super project.
    xx

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  6. Gorgeous colour combination and loving the beautiful image and bunting.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  7. Stunning card love the backgrounds and your choice of colours beautiful image, loving the flower. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  8. Ahh really pretty card. Love it xx

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  9. A gorgeous card, love the papers and what you've done with the main image

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