Sunday, 28 May 2017

Dragonfly Charm Card, Scribble Flower Circle, Female

I haven't made a card like this for a while now...  






It reminds me of the stuff I started out making - not sure if that's a good or a bad thing really, but it does include lots of my favourites...
Dies, acetate, Mirri card, screw brads, dangling things hanging from invisible thread, sanding and distressed edges...  I could go on but I'm sure you get the idea!

The main difference with this card is that I've since discovered Spray Adhesive - which means no more trying to marry up dies on the back of the acetate as the spray adhesive leaves behind a shimmer that looks good enough to leave well alone.

Here's a picture of the card lying flat... 




I did spend an age describing in detail how this card was made, but for some reason or other the blog went on the fritz and everything froze - so l've lost over an hours worth of work today. 
So I'm sorry, but I can't type all of that up again...  not with sore hands/wrists that still need time to heal.
Wonder if it's just the joys of old age?





Supplies Used:

Dies:
MFT 'Friend'
Poppystamps 'Scribble Flower Circle'
Memory Box 'Fabulous Phlox'
Memory Box Woodland Branch'
Spellbinders 'Nestabilities' - Circles

Punch:
Flower Punch from stash

Other:
Dragonfly Charm
Screw Brads
Acetate
Invisible Thread







Challenges I'm Entering...

Challenge #32   'Flower Power'

All snippets except the Core'dinations...



As always, thank you so much for stopping by today...

Donna. x

18 comments:

  1. No need to type again Donna..
    Love Love this card! why did you stop doing this design, beautiful!!never tried spray adhesive you`ll have to let me know which.. so it dries and not sticky then? look great.
    Thank you for joining us over on Poppystamps challenge blog..
    Hugs and good luck Pam x

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    1. Hi, Pam.
      I use the Crafter's Companion brand. Mixed success rates (really should phone them to discuss problem areas), but perfect for this design. I do wonder if there are better brands out there - but only one I've seen used on Hochanda demo's.
      As to why I stopped this style? Always wanting to try out new ideas, I guess!
      Thanks, Pam. X
      PS. Recently tried their temp spray adhesive and LOVED it. Plan on using it for more cards where die cut out is used as a stencil to ink around.
      Xxx

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  2. Oh Donna, this is lovely! There again, I've never seen a card from you that's anything but gorgeous!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  3. I TOTALLY 100% agree with what Di said above!
    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  4. It's gorgeous Donna. I always admire the attention to detail on your designs. The colours are scrummy too. Barbxx

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    1. Thank you, Barb.
      Crafting helps fill the void, so my attention to detail (although it means cards/tags can take an age to make) turns out to be as much of a blessing as it is a pain.
      Still so many bad days, my friend.
      Think I may have Carpel Tunnel or Rheumatism of some kind. So behind on commenting as iPad and iMac make it much worse.
      Will catch up soon. Xxx

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  5. Stunning card Donna!

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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    1. Thank you so much, Maarit. 🙂

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  6. Hi Donna, a super card with some lovely snippets, I must say these colours seem to be the ones I leave until last, thank you for the inspiration... and thank you for playing in Snippets Playground this fortnight.... good luck in the prize draw... have a wonderful week... Megan GD

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    1. Thank you so much, Megan. It's bold colours that I struggle with. Give me calm and peaceful any day of the week... let me mess it up a little with some paper tearing or distressed edges... and I'm generally a happy bunny!
      You have a good week, too. 🙂🙂🙂

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  7. Great card, love the distressed edges, clever design x

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  8. WOW ! Amazing work here! Thank you so much for joining us @Poppystampss!

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    1. Really kind of you to stop by, Lezlye.
      Thank you. 🙂

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