Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Cheery Lynn Designs - Texture

Hi and Good Morning :) 
Our new challenge over at  Cheery Lynn Designs this week is 'Texture' and as always the winner will get a fabulous $20 voucher to spend online at the Cheery Lynn website, so well worth joining in if you can.
I really enjoyed making my card for this weeks theme, and was aiming for something fresh, light and delicate.  I usually have some kind of image as a focal point on my card, but the Celtic Heart die provided a perfect centrepiece.
I started off with a 6 x 6 inch blank card base and layered ice white pearl card and blue bazzil cardstock.  I then used the Dotted Swiss embossing plate on the pearl card for texture, and added the Border Carnivale and some dotty ribbon at the bottom.
The gorgeous Large Sunflower Doily is perfect for this size of card and creates a beautiful background to the stacked circles and Celtic heart centrepiece.  Finally I added Darling Daisies and the word LOVE from the new release sentiments.
All dies used on this card are:
I hope you find time to play along with the challenge this week, and I look forward to seeing more fab entries.  Dont forget, there is also daily inspiration from the other talented members of the DT over on our Cheery Lynn Designs Inspiration Blog.
Thanks so much for visiting my blog today, I seem to be playing catchee-up with my commenting, but I will be round to visit everyone in the next couple of days :)


Inkypinkydelights said...

This is fabulous Alison! I love your colours and you have certainly achieved the fresh, light and delicate look! Love it! Judy x

Caroline said...

This is gorgeous Alison love the die's. Caroline xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

very beautiful Alison.

greetings karin

Vicky said...

This is soooooooo incredibly beautiful sweetie.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Anneke klerks said...

so very, very beautyful!!!!
liefs anneke

Suzilou said...

This is so pretty and delicate Alison and I love the soft blue's you have used :) xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is stunning Alison, definitely very fresh and delicate. The colours and design are gorgeous


Olga said...

absolutley breathtaking!!

Nikbee said...

A beautiful card. I love the soft colours.
Nikki x

Paula (PEP) said...

I love your playing about with the polka dots in this design - those pins really catch the eye & then the holes in the doily & the textured background add lovely emphais - not to mention the frilly bit along the bottom. The colours are delightful - beatuifully soft & I like your varied layering of the daisies. Quite special this.
Paula (PEP)

Alyce said...

oh wow. now isn't this just amazing!!! i think i need that doily. you always make such beautiful creations alison :) Sorry for not being around lately...just getting around with the move! :)

Myrna said...

Oh my I only have one word-GORGEOUS.

Annette said...

This is beautiful. I love the touch of blue.

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Alison. I love all the dies and fabulous soft colours.
Lorraine x

tilly's crafts said...

fantastic card Alison, love all the details
Kim x

Nat said...

This is just so pretty, love those dies!

pam said...

hi Alison, this is beautiful, love the soft colour tone, not seen this sunflower die before, love all the others..pam

Doreen said...

This is simply

coops said...

so soft and pretty alison.your diecuts are stunning and i love your beautiful colours :D

xx coops xx

Vee said...

Beautiful Alison.... fabulous combination of dies and the icy blue is lovely.
xx Vee

Patricia said...

Good Morning Alison,
This is a stunningly beautiful creation, wonderful use of all those dies.
You have certainly achieved what you set out to do.
Have a Great Day

Patricia x

debby4000 said...

Absolutely love your beautiful card.

Anonymous said...

Definitely fresh, light and delicate and extremely beautiful Alison!

Debbie said...

Beautiful lacy card


mixamatoasties said...

Stunning card Alison. Absolutely gorgeous.

Susan x

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really beautiful, I love the intricate die cuts and the soft colours are gorgeous
Lindsay xx

Hazel said...

Hi Alison

You never cease to inspire me with your stunning creations - this is just absolutely gorgeous.

Thanks for stopping by and leaving me some much appreciated comments.

Hope you enjoy what's left of the weekend and have a great week.

Take care

Ta ta for now.

Hazel xx

mixamatoasties said...

This is beautiful Alison. My friend and I looked at the love die in the craft shop yesterday and wondered when we would use it but this is fantastic :)

Susan x

PS hope you had a great day yesterday xx

Denise said...

Absolutely gorgeous. Beautiful dies, lovely layout and great colour combo.
Denise xx


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