Thursday, 15 October 2009

Something different!


This card is for:-
1. Creative Inspirations - challenge 18 - Christmas in October
2. Saturday Spotlight With Hidden Potential - week 2 - Dress up a tree

I thought i'd do something different today, instead of my usual cuties. My ex-employers still keep in touch with me and I always send them a card at Christmas, they always send a Marks and Spencers luxury card,and last year was my first year of handmade cards but I've come a long way since then. So this is what i've made them and I think it's just their style.
I have seen this done before here at Iona-Rose designs, also seen this on Joanna sheens web site too.
The image was in a candy from the lovely Brenda (where did it come from? Brenda) and when I saw it I thought what on earth will I do with this image, I think I have another and I will do the dreaded In-Laws the same card.
Thank you Brenda your image has made me try something new.
I used Papermania's A Wonderful Christmas Time (kindly given to me by my daughter, thank you Jodie). I do know the stamp is Penny Black (will have to search that stamp, would like to have it). Then I put Papermania gems on my tree and used some free ribbons and bows from the Creativity magazine. The sentiment is a Dovecraft and done with clear embossing power. And everything is matted on gold card.

Happy crafting
Tracy x

17 comments:

  1. Oh Tracy this is a fantastic card. So elegant looking! Love the tree image and the card layout.
    Hugs,Connie

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  2. So fresh and clean looking... very very nice Tracy.

    Hugs
    Adele

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  3. You did a fabulous job with that Tracy (it's from the Penny Black Christmas 2009 range)and looks like it might even have come from M&S so why not give them a run for their money.

    Glad you are enjoying using the images. Sometimes it's good if we step outside our comfort zone - for me that's doing cutsie.

    B x

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  4. WOWZER!! This is so elegant and so very pretty Tracy!! I love your clever idea with the stamped tree on the different panels! Such a smart layout and the bling on the tree makes a perfect touch to this beauty!! Thanks so much for playing with us Saturday Spotlight!! I hope you'll come back to play again!! HUGS

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  5. Tracy this is GORGEOUS!!! I LOVE how you sectioned the tree that looks awesome!! Gorgeous colors and design girl!!! Hugs!

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  6. Beautiful card Tracy, very elegent!
    Clairex

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  7. Oh hun, your card is divine! I love the image and the colours you have used are gorgeous!
    Hugs Tab xxxx

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  8. It is different to your usual style,Tracy.... but it's good to step out of the comfort zone.....and making cards for a particular person does sometimes mean doing something that's more to their taste.....the card is lovely and so elegant.....definately an M & S type card!!

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  9. Oh WOW ... very pretty and very creative! I love the layout and the background dp is perfect! Thanks for joining us at Saturday Spotlight! I look forward to seeing more of your creations in the upcoming weeks!!

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  10. Wow!
    So very fabulous!
    Gorgeous colour and beautiful detail!
    hugs
    kim x

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  11. This is awesome.. What great things you used to create this card.. SO lucky to have all those people to RAK you.. I like the split image.. Thanks for joining us at Saturday Spotlight..

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  12. The panel sketch is striking and your tree is very elegantly decorated with the gems! Thanks for playing along in this week's Saturday Spotlight challenge!!

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  13. beautiful Tracy!!!
    That's an awesome image...lovely job dressing it up!
    Blessings, Maria

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  14. Oh this is beautiful and so elegant, I have some people on my Christmas card list that this would be perfect for.
    Luv
    Debby

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  15. I love your card. It's so elegant and simple.

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  16. This is beautiful Tracy!! What a gorgeous image!! Love how you dressed it up and put it in different panels!! Very elegant take on the Saturday Spotlight Challenge!!

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  17. Gorgeous card Tracy luv what you have done!!
    Thanks for joining us over at Creative Inspirations this week.
    Hugs
    Tracy
    xxx

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I really appreciate you taking time to comment, Thank You, it means so much
Tracy x