Everything Eleanor

Dear Crafters,

Sale-a-bration may be over, but the Occasions & Annual Catalogues still provide us with so much to choose from, so let’s have a look and see what else we can create!

Today I enter a sketch challenge at Just Add Ink, #305!

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I started with a Crumb Cake card base which I embossed with the Elegant Dots TIEF.

I stamped a piece of Whisper White card with Crumb Cake ink using the Everything Eleanor stamp set, before slicing it into 1 1/2″ strips. I sponged the edges with a dauber and the Crumb Cake ink, before adhering it to another piece of Crumb Cake card stock. I wrapped a piece of coordinating ribbon around it and added a bow.

 

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I stamped the flower image 3 times using the masking technique and fussy cut them out. I used my Wink of Stella (clear) brush dipped in some Blushing Bride ink to colour them. I’m not sure you can see the shine in the photos?!!!!

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I stamped the bird in Crumb Cake ink onto Whisper White card stock and fussy cut it and added it to the card with dimensionals.

Lastly, I added some Dazzling Details to the stamen.

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It is school holidays here in Australia and my 9 year old also wanted to have a go at this challenge, so here is her card. She created this all by herself without any help what-so-ever from me. I was quite impressed!

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Please leave a comment below, if you think our cards met this challenge.

Why don’t you give a challenge a go, they are so much fun. Head across to the Just Add Ink page for more inspiration and see how the designers interpreted this challenge.

 

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5 thoughts on “Everything Eleanor

  1. They are both fabulous cards! I love Miss 9’s colour selection and the way she’s stamped Congratulations three times – she’s matched the sketch in both directions! Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink.

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  2. Wow Kate, such a lovely use of colour, so soft with a vintage feel…love it! Miss 9s card is fun and very well created, takes after mummy maybe..:0) thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.

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  3. So soft and pretty, Kate. A gorgeous colour combo with a beautiful hint of sparkle and shimmer. Fantastic card by your Miss 9. Well done to both of you. Thanks for playing along this week at Just Add Ink. Rochelle xo

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  4. This is so beautiful and elegant, Kate! I love your soft colour combo and how your panels sit together so beautifully behind the sparkly and dazzling flowers! Miss 9yr old’s card is also amazing – colourful, bright, balanced and so fun – I love the ‘love is in the air” 🙂 Thank you both for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week 🙂

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