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Monday, 11 April 2016

DV 129 Anything Goes

The challenge today at Dream Valley is a lovely easy one of Anything Goes. We are sponsored by both Robyn’s Fetish, and it’s one of their images, Bouquet Bear, that I have used on my card, and also by

129 Anything Goes

I printed the image onto card and then immediately masked it off, and using a zig zag cut out from Craftwork Cards I stencilled through with DInks in Picked Raspberry, Squeezed Lemonade, Twisted Citron and Peacock Feathers. Having coloured in with my copics I matted it onto a slightly larger rectangle, which I had distressed the edges of with the same DI colours, and finally matted that onto a card base I cut myself with Tonic’s Bowscale Dies.

I didn’t like the colour of the boquet when I had finished so I printed the image again and recoloured just the bouquet which I paper pieced over the top of the original.

The sentiment die and scrolly dies were cut from rainbow card in similar colours to the DInks I used, with an extra black layer behind the sentiment to make it stand out a bit better. On reflection I think I should have done the same with the scrolly dies, but sadly I had already stuck them down before I realised.

I’m entering this into:-

A Beautiful Mess – #1 Anything Goes
A Gem of A Challenge – #166 Don’t Be a Square
Aliciabel – #17 Anything Goes or Spring
Crafty Calendar – Anything Goes with Our April Challenge
Dragon’s Lair – April: Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends – #31 Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet – #135 Anything Goes
Robyn’s Fetish – #311 Add A Sentiment
Scrapper’s Delight – #54 Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft – #27 Anything Goes

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  1. So very cute. Thanks for joining us at A Beautiful Mess for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  2. Gorgeous card Lin, lovely image and fab background. Great flowers. thank you for sharing with us at Lil Patch of Crafty `Friends and good luck in the draw. Jennifer DT member x

  3. It looks so sweet with you. The image is super cute.
    Thank you very much for entering the "Dragons Lair Designs" "Anything Goes" challenge for April. Good luck.
    Gwyneth DT

  4. great card. thanks for taking part in the Dragons lair design challenge.

  5. This is a super card, thank you for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.
    I have Birthday Candy on my blog if you would like to take a look -

  6. Totally cute card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar this month.

  7. Aww – this is such a sweet image – I’m sure whoever receives it will love it! Thanks for playing along with our challenge at Simply Papercraft

    Sharon (Glittertastic)
    DT Member

  8. Very pretty card
    Thanks for joining dragons lair

  9. A pretty card and great design. Thank you for sharing with us at Dragons Lair. Pippa DT

  10. Thank you so much for sharing your project and entering our Challenge at A Beautiful Mess.
    I hope you can join us again for our next Challenge.
    Angie DT


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