Thursday, 14 March 2013

Tattered floral & Isabelline

Hello... I wasn't really meaning to blog this card today, but I haven't quite got round to taking photos of anything else... oops!

This is a bit different for me, because I DO NOT TEAR PAPER!!!  I saw a similar card in a magazine though, and just couldn't resist having a go.


Items Used
Tim Holtz Tattered Florals die
Digi papers - Isabelline - Pink Petticoat
(printed on linen card from Papermill Direct)
Sparkle & Shine (sprayed on the flower) - Crafter's Companion
Large pearl - Bo Bunny Isabella Jewels - MCH
Distress Ink in Frayed Burlap

I'm entering my card for the Tattered Floral challenge on Tim Holtz's blog.

**Enter my candy here**

I'm having a very happy, if busy, week in my craft room - just struggling a bit to fit in blogging... Oh, and I had all my hair cut off too, which always cheers me up... I've now got a very short bob, and I dyed it red too :o)  Just what I needed after all these nasty bugs, which are hopefully going to leave us alone for a while now!

Hope you all have a lovely evening :o)

20 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Lisa. Love those papers and that flower is lovely. I've seen some of these papers around the blogs, love them but I'm definitely resisting lol!

    Kat xx

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  2. Hi Lisa,
    What a great effect those papers have when they're torn like that - they look fab with the yellow flower too. Have a lovely evening, Big Hugs, Teresa xxx

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  3. This is lovely Lisa. Gorgeous papers and the flower is fab.
    Hugs Sharon. x

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  4. I LOVE what you've created here, Lisa! The torn paper gives this card such a FABULOUS look!
    Cutting your hair and changing the color it's such a nice, and easy, way to have a change in your life!

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  5. fabulous card Lisa - love your flower - great make with this die xx

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  6. Such an effective technique. The papers and gorgeous and your flower looks wonderful. I really must make more use of that die, I keep forgetting I have it!
    Glad you are feeling much better now
    Hugs Sue

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  7. Gorgeous card Lisa. I love the pretty papers and the flower looks fabulous.

    Glad to hear you are feeling better and a new red bob too!! I think you need to show us a piccie! :-)
    Lorraine x

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  8. I love this card - I have this die too - I might try something similar.
    You can't beat a new hair cut to make you feel good :)

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  9. love it! was just eyeing up that TH die today - love what you've done with it!
    Kim x

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  10. Fabby ripping, Lisa! I love that fabulous flower too!

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  11. Glad you've been having a fun week. Love the effect of the torn papers. x

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  12. Oooh love this one Lisa! Gorgeous flower and wonderful colour combo.

    I have to admit to not tearing paper very often at all! The urge does take me sometimes, but I try (and usually succeed) to ignore it!! Feels wrong, somehow, to go ripping up paper.

    Hope you have a good weekend - oooh and would love to see a pic of the new hair.

    Sarah

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  13. Beautiful card Lisa, the torn papers look fab and yes you DO now tear papers lol! :) Donna ♥ x

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  14. Such a great card Lisa, love the technique, very effective, and your hair sounds devine,I need a hair cut desperately..but too blond and old to go red..lol..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  15. Such a pretty card Lisa!!
    XXX Heidy

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  16. Very pretty card even though, like you, I do NOT like tearing paper :o)
    Jackie xx

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  17. Wow, Lisa, very brave tearing paper and a very different card, well done you. Need to update your pic now please, would love to see the new you, sounds fab. Glad you are all well.

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  18. Photo of new hair do required please! Glad to hear you are all starting to get over the rotten illnesses you've all had!
    This is stunning Lisa! I do tear paper, but it has to be an even type tear - I know it's the OCD in me but I can't just tear a piece without a ruler lol! Really gorgeous creation and well done for pushing yourself out of your comfort zone! Karen x

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  19. so stunning lisa.really love the torn paper and faulous flower :D

    xx coops xx

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  20. Love your card honey, but I would need serious therapy if I was to try that tearing technique. I can't even rough up the edges. Have a fab weekend Lisa.
    Annette
    xx

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