Monday, 29 October 2012

Guest DT Spot–Forever Friends Challenge Blog

Hello crafty friends and bloggy followers

Following the exciting news that I was the design team members chosen winner for challenge 46, on the Forever Friends Challenge blog-  not only did I win digi stamps from Saturated Canary, but I was also honoured with the chance to become their Guest DT member for this fortnights challenge (challenge number 48) which is a sketch challenge.

Sketches are easy peasy to follow if you struggle with card blindness or loss of mojo – like I often do!  So, here is the sketch, which I have to add, was a dream to use:

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So, using the sketch, this is the card I came up with. You can see it on the Forever Friends Challenge website.  If you want to enter your own card using this sketch, you have a whole fortnight to so do – the deadline is Midnight on Sunday 11th November.  In the meantime, I will be sending this to a special couple very soon – but cannot divulge who right now!

Here is my card – regular readers are accustomed to my love of Forever Friends Black and Gold and my cards which are dotted about my blog!

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 A little bit of info about how I made the card:
  • Forever Friends Black and Gold collection from the Docrafts Digital Designer for the patterned papers, the image and the sentiment.
  • Cuttlebug Corner die 
  • Spellbinders Square Nestibilities - classic square small and classic square large for the matting and layering of the 4 smaller squares
  • Spelbinders Label 15 to cut the cream pearl cardstock then embossed with the Victoria Cuttlebug embossing folder. This was used as a mat for gorgeous image of the Forever Friends  couple topper.  I designed the topper with the frame round using the Docrafts Designer Software, then cut out by hand.
  • Spellbinders Fancy Tags which I cut using black cardstock.  The sentiment was then matted on top.
  • Marianne Design Creatables Large Swirl which I cut out of gold mirri card
  • The cute little cream flowers are from my stash and have been there for ages.  I think I bought them off ebay
Hope you love the card as much as I do!

Happy crafting all

Paula x x x

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1 comment:

  1. Hi mate, how are you doing? Lovely card, I have always loved forever friends ever since I was a child. I love the colours you have used, very sophisticated, I am sure they will love it! Take care, lots of love Tracey xx


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