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Thursday 9 February 2012

Rainbow Lady's Challenge: Have a heart

Good morning, well its Thursday again so that means the lovely Cynthia has a fab new challenge for us at Rainbow Lady's Challenge Blog and this week our theme is 'Have a heart'. Here's my DT card which uses some of my favourite stamps from Chocolate Baroque and I also bravely cut into a sheet of one of my favourite papers from Glenda, not only did i cut it but I inked and overstamped it too. Oh what a trauma lol.

Once I'd inked and overstamped the bp, I added strips of red pink and black velvet ribbon and some white lace. The gorgeous heart stamp is from Punky Romance by Chocolate Baroque, I stamped it on to vellum and embossed with gold for the wings, grungepaper embossed with red sparkle for the heart and white card then painted with gold acrylic for the cogs. I cut all the elements out and layered them up. The cogs were sooooo fiddly to cut out :-)

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Addicted to Stamps: Valentine/Love
Crafty Emma's: Give me wings or sketch
Cupcake craft: pink and red
Hiding in my craftroom: Pink red and white
Shopping our Stash: Hearts, Valentine and'or lace
Top tip Tuesday: Valentine

Thanks for popping by
Claire xx


  1. Beautiful card Claire, love it's simplicity
    Beryl x

  2. This is stunning Claire, I love what you've done to the backing paper it looks fab. The cogs may have been fiddly to cut out, but worth it.

    Sue x

  3. What a gorgeous card Clair and congratulations on being able to use the DP. I alway look longingly at DPs and never find courage to 'ruin' them while learning cardmaking. But I suppose I need to take the plunge and start experimenting. You have created an absolutely gorgeous card.

  4. Very effective with the layering of the wings, heart & cogs & the texture of the vellum works beautifully with the lace. The touch of black really adds dimension too.
    Paula (PEP)

  5. Beautiful Claire!
    Hugs nicolet

  6. Wow, love your card its stunning. A super background as well.
    Yvonne x

  7. Hi Claire, stunning card and great 'fiddly' cutting!Love the gold effect on the looks like a shine of pearl inside the feathers.greetz Mirandax

  8. Hi Claire, even though the centrepiece is stunning...I keep looking at the background! The way you have worked up the colours is beautiful!!!
    Dot x

  9. Wow this is stunning, thanks for sharing with us at ATSC, hugs Liz xx

  10. Claire, my gosh....that is BEAUTIFUL!! Love the vintage steampunk look. :) Nicely done.

    Thank you so much for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
    Remember you can enter up to 3 projects and 3 tips and don't forget our new Caught Our Eye winner post!
    Hugs to you,
    Lisa xx

  11. Love the steampunked heart! Amazing!

  12. Gorgeous card hun, love the heart & vintagey feel!

    Thank you for sharing with us at CES Challenge this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  13. This is amazing - I love that backing paper too. I can imagine how fiddly the cogs were to cut out.

  14. A great take on the pink and red theme... fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake, Shelly x

  15. a lovely vintage looking card. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

  16. A wonderful card, the steampunk heart is outstanding.
    Wish you a nice weekend.

  17. Such a beautiful card! Love how the heart sticks out! Thanks for joining my challenge over at the Cupcake Craft Challenge this week! Good luck! Hugs ans sunshine!

  18. What an elegant card and I love the steampunkness of it, Claire!

  19. Lots of great technique here! Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!


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