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Friday, 20 March 2009

My first two in one!

The challenge over at ABC Challenge is F is for Flower. I also noticed that over at My time to craft, the challenge is nature, so I thought, those two should be quite easy to combine. I tried reading to see if they have any rules against entering the same card in more than one challenge, but could not find it. So here we go:

This card has a lot of reclaimed, some vintage stuff on it. The big flower is actually from a fabric swatch that I kept after tidying up the material storage in my first job as an interior architect. I kept piles of fabric that was no longer available. Finally I´ve got something to use them on!

I used spray mount to stick the fabric to some with card stock before cutting it out. I then embellished the flower with glass beads. The ribbon at the back is vintage, from my great grannys stash. The blue one in front is just bought on sale... hehe... I loved this button because it didn´t have the traditional round holes in it, but tho slits, so that I could use it as a "buckle" (Its the middle of the night, and I cant remember the paper crafting word for it!)

Materials used:
  • card blanc
  • Patterned paper from the Fruitcake line, Basic Grey
  • Vintage ribbon, my grannys stash
  • Ribbon, Panduro
  • Vintage button, my grannys stash
  • Fabric
  • Glass beads

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Blogger Jennifer said...

I love the fabric flower and all those beads, it's gorgeous.
Thanks for joining the ABC challenge this week.
Jen x

20 March 2009 at 13:19  
Blogger AngelaC said...

This is so lovely... and it is great to see an example using fabric and beads, etc. instead of paper for a change! Gorgeous work.

20 March 2009 at 14:51  
Blogger Karen said...

I love how you repurposed the fabric and button!! I also really like how you put the beads on the flower and the trim is really unique as well. Fab! :>

20 March 2009 at 15:01  
Blogger Jane Carroll said...

great job

thanks for joining us this week on ABC :)

hugs jane x

20 March 2009 at 20:27  
Blogger Lesley said...

Lovely card, thank you for taking part in the MTTC challenge this week xx

20 March 2009 at 20:54  
Blogger Vicky (Angeldrummer) said...

a lovely card thank you for joining us on abc this week

22 March 2009 at 20:41  

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