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Monday 12 September 2016

DV #140 No Squares Allowed

Our challenge at Dream Valley is No Squares Allowed. I have to admit I veer towards the square card as I am a fiend for symmetry. So it’s nice to do something other than the ‘norm’ for me.

We are sponsored by the fabulous Live and Love Crafts.

DV 140 No Squares Allowed

My card is all made from scratch including the base, which was created with a Tonic die called Bowscale. I love the versatility of being able to cut any size I like, and the fact that I can make them square or rectangular depending on my mood.

The tree design is a Sweet Poppy stencil called Wishing Tree. I first inked through the stencil with a combination of DIs and after the ink dried I spread clear texture paste through, before it was able to dry I covered it in clear micro beads. The little sentiment is from a diecut pad from Craftwork Cards and edged in one of the colours I used through the stencil.

I am entering this into:-

4 Crafty Chicks - #315 Birthday
ABC Challenge - O is for Open
Artistic Inspirations - #163 Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments - #163 Anything Goes + Sentiment
Bastel-Traum - #44 Mask/Stencil/Die Cutting
Brown Sugar - #215 Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - #337 Anything Goes, twist no squares
Creative Artiste - #18 Anything Mixed Media Goes
Creative Fingers Challenge - #115 Anything Goes
Love To Create - #19 Anything Creative/Mixed Media Goes
Oh La La Creations - #213 Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge - #9 Anything Goes

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  1. Fabulous card design love your image and your colour choice. Thanks for joining us at ABC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

  2. Beautiful card Lin thank you for joining us over on
    Crafty Catz
    Dianne xx
    CC DT

  3. Hi Lin, super card, love the design, the tree looks fabulous. Thank you for sharing with us at Ooh La La. Good luck in the draw and hope to see you again. Jennifer DT member x

  4. I absolutely love how you made the tree and those beautiful colors are awesome. Thank you so much for joining us and sharing your inspiration with us at 4 Crafty Chicks Birthday Challenge.

    Tamie DT

  5. Wow, absolutly fantastic! The colors, the sparkle, like a real Wishing-Tree! I think so it must look! Really great.
    Thanks for joining us at Basteltraum.

  6. This is so delicately beautiful. It's lovely!

  7. Oops forgot to say
    Glad you joined us at Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge this month.
    Hugs Sheryl DT member xx

  8. Beautiful project!!
    Thank you very much for playing with us at The Corrosive Challenge Blog !!!
    Hope to see you again in the next challenge.
    Lidia DT


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