Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Butterfly Kisses

Well, it's been another eventful day in the life of Emma...oh the joys of living in London town, huh! Don't get me wrong I love this city and you probably would never be able to take this girl out of London! It's a stunningly, beautiful capital but the downside is crime and it is on the uprise... Fortunately, everything has worked out ok, the police have done their job and hopefully, that will be the end of it but it really does make you think twice about who is outside your front door!!

Anyway, back to the world of craft and yesterday, I spent the day in front of the TV with the wonderful Mr Holtz...he is such a genius and unfortunately, I will have to admit to the fact that my credit card did take a bashing! But hey...he's worth it!! lol Now, I can't wait for all those packages to arrive with my Tim Holtz goodies!

In the meantime, I did make this little creation and I hope you like it.
The stamps that I used on this card are from a set that I bought recently on QVC and are designed by the lovely Marion Emberson. I made the background to the image by using a Big & Juicy inkpad, "squidged" it onto a craft mat, spritzed it with water and then dragged the paper across to give this gorgeous watercolour effect. I then stamped the images onto the paper using an Archival Ink Pad. As finishing touches, I added some punched butterflies, die cut flourishes and a button, tied up with twine!


Right, there's work to be done and unless, the crafting fairies want to spread their glittery magic...there's only one person who can do it and that's me!!
See you soon and take care!
Love Emma
xxx

7 comments:

  1. Fab - a smashing card. Hope your Tim Holtz goodies arrive soon, I succumbed to some myself!

    Kathyk

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  2. Hi Emma, must admit I really wanted the TSV on QVC yesterday but resisted! Can't wait to see what you do with your goodies though! This is a fabulous card expertly made. xxx

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  3. Oh Wow Emma what a stunning card - thanks for explaining how you made the background too.

    Love Lynda xxx

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  4. Tim Holtz seems to cause many a credit card to take an undo bashing! o_O oh well...it's worth it in the end for the cards you make! :D

    as for this beauty, really amazing work on the background...it's been "squidged" marvelously! ;) a wonderful little work of art...with those special little touches like the button and string that add even more loveliness to it!

    simply gorgeous!
    <333

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  5. Honestly that T!m, what is he like! Fabulous card, love the colours and those stamps, Jo x

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  6. I've started following your blog because I just had to comment on your card, it's so beautiful. The colours are so subtle. Hope you enjoy Tim's goodies, had to resist myself and now I wish I hadn't.

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  7. Hi there Emma
    thanks so much for passing by my blog....always lovely to meet new friends. Your backgroung on your card is just gorgeous! Such a beautiful effect too! I will look out for you on twitter and give a vitual *wave*
    hugs
    kazxx

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Thank you for all your comments and messages, they are all appreciated.
Please come back and visit again soon...
Emma ~xx

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