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Welcome to my blog. Thank you so much for stopping by. I hope that you will find some inspiration for your projects as I have from many lovely people. This is just a little space for me to share some of my cards, scrap book pages and maybe even some of my embroidery and quilting projects.

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Sharon



Wednesday, 7 April 2021

Week 43 - Colour Creations Showcase - "Terracotta Tile"

 


This week we are taking a slight deviation from our alphabetical order to showcase Terracotta Tile as it is retiring soon so we wanted to make sure you got to see it before it retires one more time.

Week 43 Terracotta Tile

So this week I have made and remade this card. I couldn't quite get it to the way I liked it and I kept editing it until I worked out until it I felt happy with it. I put things on, I took things off, completely changed what I was doing. Have you ever done that with a card? So in the end I made a completely different card than what I had in my head in the first place but that is ok. It is fun to explore different things. In the end I took my daughter for a driving lesson as she has just passed her learners licence and then came back and finished my card.  Maybe the stress of someone only having driven for a couple of hours so far helped clear my head. HEHE!

Rhapsody in craft, Terracotta Tile, Ornate Garden, DSP, Ornate Border Dies, Many Messages, Messages Dies, Friendship Card, Stampin' Up, #colourcreationsshowcase, #loveitchopit

For some reason I have been drawn to Basic Black as my card base of late so again this week I have again used it to make all the other gorgeous colours pop on the card. I thought I would use the Many Messages stamp set along with the Messages die. Confessions first time I had used this bundle but excited that it is not retiring. I love sentiment stamps. So I thought I would ink up the whole stamp and cut out all the sentiments and have them all ready to go for another card.

Rhapsody in craft, Terracotta Tile, Ornate Garden, DSP, Ornate Border Dies, Many Messages, Messages Dies, Friendship Card, Stampin' Up, #colourcreationsshowcase, #loveitchopit

I actually started the card with the Basic White card that you see here and used the Ornate Border Die on it and put it up against the Terracotta Tile Card stock and then build my card around that front panel. I wanted to have that gorgeous terracotta come through the striking white. When I managed to get a great bow in the Terracotta Tile scalloped linen ribbon around the layers of the panel it wasn't moving from that spot that was for sure. I popped that panel up on dimensionals on top of the Ornate Garden DSP which has Terracotta Tile as one of its colours.

Rhapsody in craft, Terracotta Tile, Ornate Garden, DSP, Ornate Border Dies, Many Messages, Messages Dies, Friendship Card, Stampin' Up, #colourcreationsshowcase, #loveitchopit

I have also decorated the inside of the card and I have started making more of my cards opening and standing this way when they are not a fancy fold. I think some people like to call them a hamburger fold. I don't know anyway, isn't it funny how you just all of a sudden just start making things in a certain way!

Rhapsody in craft, Terracotta Tile, Ornate Garden, DSP, Ornate Border Dies, Many Messages, Messages Dies, Friendship Card, Stampin' Up, #colourcreationsshowcase, #loveitchopit

 So on the inside I used one of the other sentiments that I cut out and had stamped from the Many Messages and Messages Dies and backed it with Terracotta tile card and then the Ornate Garden DSP and have it running down the side of the inside of the card.

Rhapsody in craft, Terracotta Tile, Ornate Garden, DSP, Ornate Border Dies, Many Messages, Messages Dies, Friendship Card, Stampin' Up, #colourcreationsshowcase, #loveitchopit


Please head over to the lovely Cathy's Blog to see her fantastic creations and the list of the AWHT who inspire me week after week with their creations. Cathy's Blog

If you have any questions about my project today or would like to try this and need the products please do not hesitate to contact me.



Thank you for spending some crafty time with me today,
take care,






9 comments:

Cathy Proctor said...

Oh Sharon, good luck with the driving lessons! Your Terracotta Tile layer looks amazing peeking through the die cit Basic White layer. Thank you for sharing your Terracotta Tile inspiration!

Handstampedbyrachel said...

Lovely card Sharon, I love how you’ve used the Ornate borders, I’m going to miss these dies

CHRISTINE BLAIN said...

This may not be the card you thought you'd end up with, but it is really beautiful, Sharon. That Ornate Border die-cut is a real WOW; love it (and I don't think I have even used it!). Kudos to you, getting a bow tied with that ribbon!! Lovely job, all round.

Rachel Palmieri said...

Love your card Sharon, such pleasing layers. The border dies are quite special too, it is sad to see them leave.

Kate Morgan said...

Sharon, the black really does make colour pop and this is no exception. I like how you used that very detailed dsp in the background and the border die on the front is perfect.

Rosa Leyden said...

A beautiful card Sharon and love how you have used the Ornate border die to allow Terracotta Tile to shine. Great bow!

Diane Furniss said...

Great Card Sharon, I think we have all done Terracotta Tile a great justice and send off.

Tina said...

Oooh, the floral border on the front panel looks amazing! I love the effect! And what a bow - it's spectacular!

Carussell Crafts said...

I love the black with Terracotta Tile Sharon, it’s a lovely combination and a lovely card.

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