Wednesday 29 August 2012

Card with lace

I've had this piece of very wide lace for as long as I can remember and I thought it was about time I did something with it:

I wrapped a piece of the lace around a square offcut of silver mirror card and then mounted on to a piece of Basic Grey cappella paper. The triangles in the corners and the middle of the flowers were cut from Basic Grey green at heart paper, the larger flowers were cut from some offcuts - the flowers being cut with nestabilities through my cuttlebug.

Colours are for Color throwdown 207 (I'm disappointed that the lace doesn't look so strong a peach colour as it does in real life - it really is a deeper, richer colour peach - it must be 'operator error' with my new camera):

I then added a fair number of bright pink gems.

This is also for:

Pixie's crafty snippets 35
Charisma cardz 33: lace
Come and get it: show us your flowers
Cupcake craft 207: flowers
Love to create 30: hand made flowers
The house that stamps built DCC829: flowers challenge
Basic grey 75: anything goes
Tuesday throwdown 113: color crazy - colours I wouldn't usually think of using together
Penny's 91: sparkle and shine


  1. That's gorgeous, the pink gems really set it off beautifully. XX

  2. A gorgeous card Hazel, I love what you have done with the lace. Thanks for joining us this week at CCC.

    Liza x

  3. Beautiful lace. Lovely card. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Love to Create Challenges. Hope you will join us again next week. joann sassy raggedy

  4. Very Pretty Lace, and a great creation made with it. Thanks for joining us this week at Come and Get It.

  5. I love how you incorporated the lace into your card. It's beautiful. Thanks for joining us this month as our GDT and sharing your beautiful artworks with us :-)


  6. Well, you made a beautiful card with your beautiful lace - everything is so lovely! Thanks for joining the Repeat Impressions challenge this week, Hazel!

  7. What a creative card!! I LOVE the lace. The sequins are pretty, and I like what you've done with your corners as well.

  8. What a great idea! I think I have some pretty lace similar to that! Thanks for entering another of your pretty creations in our challenge at The House That Stamps Built!

  9. So clever to wrap the lace round mirri card - works a treat Hazel. I'd still be stroking it and debating here :) Di xx

  10. How beautiful this card is Hazel! I love the beautiful lace with the dps and girly jewels :) Thanks for sharing with us at TT.

  11. Gorgeous lace Hazel, love the bling!

    Thanks for joining us for the "FLOWERS" Challenge at Come and Get It this week!


  12. Nice card Hazel. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get it this week.

  13. Wow, Hazel, what an amazing creation.
    Your lace is so beautiful and I love it with the Cappilla papers.
    Heather xx
    Thanks so much for joining us with Basic Grey chalenges.

  14. Love it! Thanks for taking part in Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge. Hope to see you again for our next challenge.

  15. Beautiful creativity and lovely lace. Thanks for joining in on the fun at Tuesday Throwdown. Look forward to seeing your creation in next week's challenge.

  16. Beautiful work! I love how you have used the lace! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Delphine xx

  17. What pretty lace... thanks for joining us at the Color Throwdown!

  18. Another beautiful card Hazel!! The lace is gorgeous. Thank you for sharing with us at our handmade flower challenge over on the Love to Create Challenge blog!


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