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Monday, 6 March 2017

DV #151 Lots of Layers

I’m here with this fortnight’s Dream Valley challenge, sponsored by Lemon Shortbread, Lots of Layers!

We were lucky enough to be given a couple of lovely Lemon Shortbread images to choose from and I picked Bob Pixie Girl with Flower. She does actually come with a branch under her bottom, but because of the diecut I wanted to sit her in I trimmed off the branch.

151 Lots of Layers

I coloured her with copics, adding some glitter highlights to her dress, underskirt and flower in her hair. As I said above I then trimmed off the branch she was sitting on.

The pretty butterfly diecut is from Tutti Designs. All the papers and the diecut, plus the layered butterflies on the diecut and the layered flowers on the diecut all come from the gorgeous Kaisercraft Fairy Dust paper pad. The second I saw this pad I knew I had to have it as it’s a combination of my favourite colours, purple and aqua/green. The mats and the floral diecut all came from one sheet of paper too. I do like to be frugal, lol. You can’t see it behind, so why waste it!

I die cut all my layers with Sue Wilson’s double pierced squares. I was very annoyed the first time because I accidentally cut the layer the image is sitting on and it’s mat with the same die set, instead of the alternate set, and they were too far apart. So I have a little tip for you if you have these dies. Flip over one set of them and mark them in some way so you know if you want a tight mat and layer that you are using dies from the different sized sets and not dies from the same set. I marked mine with a little dash on all four sides with a sharpie white pen. Hopefully that will stop me making the same stupid mistake in the future.

A pretty little banner sentiment from Craftwork Cards’ Year of Sentiments book, brad and some touches of glitter finished it off.

I am entering this into:-

A Bit More Time to Craft - #39 Anything Goes
A Perfect Time to Craft - #03 Anything Goes
Allsorts - #405 Spring Inspiration
Card Mania - #90 Pastel Colours
Crafting From the Heart - #149 Always Anything Goes
Crafty Hazlenut’s Patterned Paper - Mar: Anything Goes
Creative Craft Cottage - #82 Tic, Tac, Toe Centre Line Top to Bottom Flowers, Image, Purple
Dare2BArtzy - Mar: Lots of Layers
Dragonfly Dreams - Girly With Die Cut/Punch
HIMCR - #291 Spring Colours
Paper Nest Dolls - #3 Anything Goes
Stamps & Fun - #296 Die Cuts
The Paper Players - #334 Cut It Out

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