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Sunday, 15 March 2015

Blue Angel


 I dusted off my H2o paints that have not seen the light of day for years and made some backgrounds using tissue paper which I folded over some card. I often used to make these type of backgrounds using different colours and they are very effective.   The photo shows a large crease but in real life its all a bit crinkly and this one large crease doesn't stand out!     The main die cut is a Tonic one and the frames are also Tonic, cut from their square set which I perforated with a Tim Holtz ruler.  I added Memory Box hearts and a silver peel off.


As I had some paper left I thought I would use it for a second card again using Tonic dies.  The bauble was a freebie in a magazine.  I painted the ribbon with the H2o's as well.

I am entering the following challenges:

"Blue Christmas" at Winter Wonderland
"Christmas" at C.R.A.F.T.
"Anything Goes" at Craft Your Passion
"Get Ready for Christmas" at Crafting by Designs
"Glitter and Sparkle" at Glitter n Sparkle
"Ribbons and Bows" at Penny's Challenges


18 comments:

  1. These are both gorgeous Michelle, I love that angel
    Kevin xx

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  2. Lovely Christmas cards!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "ribbon and bows” challenge over at Penny’s & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
    (DT Come and Get It)
    (GDT Kreativzeit Challenges)

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  3. Two lovely designs Michelle, lovely
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  4. These are gorgeous Michelle, such beautiful blues and lovely die cut details,
    I have a set of H2O paints and am ashamed to say I have never even opened them!
    Pauline
    x

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  5. These are beautiful Michelle. I love the very pretty background paper you've created...must try this as I have loads of H2O's. Carol x

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  6. What super cards you've created using your beautiful backgrounds.So elegant.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next time.
    Lisa x

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  7. Gorgeous seems to be the operative work here. That describes this background perfectly! Thanks for joining us at CRAFT Challenge. Brenda :)

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  8. Two gorgeous cards! The sparkle looks fabulous! I like how you made the background! So glad you linked up with us at Glitter n Sparkle for our "Glitter n Sparkle" challenge. Best of luck in our prize draw!

    KT Fit Kitty
    Glitter n Sparkle DT

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  9. Thank you so much for joining our challenge at Penny's Paper Crafty, your card is fabulous, love how you created the backing paper . Hope you will join us again soon. Jennifer DT member

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  10. Two beautiful Christmas cards Michelle, I love the gorgeous blue of the backgrounds that you've made.

    Sue xx

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  11. Two beautiful Christmas cards, I love your layout and the charms
    Margaret

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  12. Hi Michelle
    Both cards are superb. Love the background with the crinkled effect. Great idea and great texture.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

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  13. Gorgeous - thanks for joining us at Penny's

    Helen x

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  14. Me again! Thanks for joining us at the CRAFT Challenge too.

    Helen x

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  15. Beautiful card !!! Love the frame and gorgeous angel !!


    Thank you for participating the Winter Wonderland challenge this week!
    Good luck !!
    Hug Lena

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  16. Gorgeous cards Michelle.

    Love the tonic dies that you have used.

    Thanks for joining us at Glitter n Sparkle.

    Tracey DTxx

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  17. both are gorgeous... i particularly like the one with the angel.. i love her and the precious hearts. thanks for sharing with us at Glitter n Sparkle - Vic, DT X

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  18. Beautiful backgrounds and fabulous die-cutting.

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