Monday, 22 July 2013

Gelli plate pink

This card is made with backgrounds created with the gelli plate and acrylic paint, using the mini echoes stencil by The cafters workshop that I showed here. The strip between the ribbons was created while the stencil was on the gelli plate and the main background was made when the stencil was removed. Both papers were from my scraps box, the main one being another piece of MME Andrea Victoria (the reverse side of golden damask). I think I was a bit heavy handed when pressing the paper for the main print, but I quite like the appearance - it doesn't look too neat! The dark flowers were from Poundland - I took off the gems from the middles and added the silk flowers with pearls from Create and Craft. The sentiment panel is one that I've had for ages (still got loads like it - never seem to use them nowadays).

This is for:

Facebook A card a day
Pixie's crafty snippets week 82
Creative inspirations paint: ribbon and bling
The squirrel and the fox 48: use something spooled - the ribbons
Daring cardmakers: paint effects
The pink elephant 209: monochromatic
In the pink 24: pink and pearlie
Bunny Zoe July: pink & white
Delightful: celebrate with glitter, bling and sparkly things
Fairies 9: flowers, summer
Craft your passion 172: happy birthday
Craftin desert divas 11: birthdays
Seize the birthday: anything goes birthday celebration
Emerald faerie garden 45: happy birthday
Live laugh stamps July: birthdays
613 avenue create 29: anything goes
Challenges 4 everybody 25: anything goes
Kaboodle 181: anything goes
Cards and scrap 176: everything must
Let's craft and create 74: anything goes
Crafting by designs: anything goes
DL.ART July: anything goes
Sister act 16: anything goes
Inky linky 23
Make it Monday 150
Inspire me Fridays 112
52 card pickup 2.29


  1. Lovely Hazel, liking this new style! xx

  2. Very pretty colors Hazel - cream, pink and burgundy! Thank you for sharing your project in the Happy Birthday Challenge at Craft Your Passion!
    CYP Design Team
    RubberMAD at

  3. Fabulous card and design Hazel. Spotted this on MIM..Loz

  4. Lovely card Hazel...Adding those background flowers from the pound store under your other flowers sure gives you great balance on this card!

  5. Another fun Gelli plate card here Hazel. Love it and the flowers are just right!

    Hugs, Di xx

  6. Hi Hazel, great to see you on MIM! This is a lovely card...and it's not a Christmas one ;0) Take care x

  7. This is beautiful :)

    Thank you for joining in the challenge at Bunny Zoe's Crafts.

    Julie (AnyOldCraft) GDT

  8. I think the background is GREAT! Lovely card xxx

  9. Beautiful Card! Love the background. Thanks for joining us at Craftin Desert Diva's Birthday Linky Party.


  10. Hazel, Love your card! I haven't tried this technique yet myself! It looks great! Thank you for playing at 613 Avenue Create and good luck!

  11. Great card. Love the way you used the two different pattern papers and the added silk flowers. Thank you for playing along with us at Crafting by Designs.

    Tammy S.

  12. Really pretty!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Delightful Challenges this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  13. love the flowers! Thank you for linking up with us for Tara's linky party at Craftin Desert Diva's We hope that you will join us again for the next linky party!

    Cut One Designs by Robin

  14. Pretty card!

    Thanks for joining us at Sister Act Card challenge this week

    Angeline DT

  15. Very pretty birthday card! Especially love the flowers. Thanks so much for joining us for the Creative Inspirations Paint Challenge! hugs, Kimberly

  16. What a delightfully sweet card! The design is eye catching and I love the color palette on your design. Thanks for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create. We look forward to seeing you again.

  17. Merci pour ta participation au challenge Fairies. Ta carte est jolie. Bonne chance.
    SylvieG - membre DT Fairies.

  18. What a wonderful card, I just love all that texture going on.
    Thanks for playing along with us at The Squirrel & The Fox, I hope we’ll see you again next fortnight!
    Linda xox

  19. Such a pretty card! Thanks for joining us on the Kaboodles Doodles Challenge Blog!

  20. A wonderful card.. thanks for linking up with the Craftin Diva's Birthday Linky party!!!
    Laura GD

  21. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

    My entries are #3, #4, #98, #152, and #154.

    I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by Julia and Me and Myself on the Dark… and become a follower.



  22. Looks wonderful Hazel. Thanks for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

  23. Beautiful card, Hazel! Thanks so much for playing along with The Pink Elephant!


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