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Thursday, 26 January 2012

Six Ways With Lace..No.4

Hello friends,
So the lace technique is pretty obvious today, I've used a piece of pale blue cotton lace as a wrap for this gatefold card.  I sewed into place a silver buckle to the middle and look...yes, a butterfly!
The card is created by using Grand Labels Four, scoring and folding to the centre.
This would make a great card/wallet for a gift card.

So a give-away... I'm going to send out this pretty Spring-like watercolour card.  
Again, just leave me a comment.  I will cajole Bella this weekend into being the perfect employee 
and pick a winner out of the spotty cup!
Back tomorrow with lace technique number 5.
Have a lovely day everyone.
 

21 comments:

Missmizog said...

Hi Christine
What a beautiful card. Will certainly be trying this one.
Sue

Carole Z said...

Beautiful...I love the way you have used the dies to shape the card...I think no 4 is my favourite; tough choice though as they are all so lovely! Carole Z x

Astrid Maclean said...

Great use of the dies and such a beautiful creation!

Chloe's Nan said...

Lovely card Christine, just the inspiration I needed for ideas for wedding invites! Hope you don't mind xx

Lucycat said...

This card is beautiful,I love the colour and I think it could be used for many occasions, x.

Oksana said...

Beautiful card Christine, just love the fresh colours!

AnneRD said...

What an inspired use of the die - must try this. It is lovely. Anne

melanie said...

Stunning card Must try this ,thanks melanie

Craftychris said...

Another wonderful card - I love the lace through the buckle. Thank you for the chance to win the other gorgeous card - fingers crossed! xx

Hellma said...

This card is beautiful, love the card you have used.

Ita said...

Christine such a clever way to use the dies to shape the card
Ita

Elizabeth said...

Hi Christine, you always bring us something new. I would love to have a quarter of your creativity. The colours are so fresh on this card and I love the idea of using the grand labels like that. Must have a play. Thank you for us all a chance to win one of your beautiful cards.

Elizabeth
x

Kilkenny Kat said...

hi Christine
what a lovely card makes one think that spring is just round the corner
Mary

Anita Braddock said...

What a Beautiful Card love the colors and the papers. I love the embossing and I love the watercolor look.
adding the Bling and the Twine adds that extra Special Touch. Great job. thanks for sharing.
abbraddock@msn.com
www.anita-craft-corner.blogspot.com

baconbits said...

GOod afternoon,what a lovely fresh and spring like card you have made today. I am enjoying checking in to see the latest in stallment of lace.
Hugs
Amanda x

Redanne said...

More butterflies - yey! The card is gorgeous and a great way to use the die, love the buckle idea too. As I won last time perhaps you could leave my name out this time to give others more of a chance? Love the give-away too. Regards, Anne Rx

purplepengi said...

Another lovely card and I am already trying out your ideas! I had a butterfly moment last night! lol.

Sue Yorkshire said...

Lovely cards Christine. Just catching up on all my spellbinders programmes from last week and got your blog. Think I am gonna enjoy seeing all your creations.
Sue x

lockedinmycraftroom said...

Lovely card, I wouldn't have thought of using the die this way. Thanks for the chance of winning such a beautiful card.
Chris

Sandra Riley... said...

Christine those papers are beautiful, what a totally beautiful card, I am so loving your inspiration !
Looking forward to tomorrows instalment!
Hugs
Sandra Riley

Lindyloo said...

Hi Christine,
sorry I am so late commenting, I haven't been able to get online all day, its been so busy and then I fell asleep on the sofa. Anyway, enough of my ramblings, this is about you.
I love your idea of lace wrapping, especially for a giftcard and that is beautiful card you have used for todays creation.
By the way, when will you know the final results for the Spellbinders DT? I am still keeping my fingers x'd for you.
All the best Linda

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