Monday 10 September 2018

Drama with black and red

Hello friends

Hope you all had a good weekend.
I had a lovely day yesterday in London, my first trip to
Buckingham Palace.
We toured the Gallery, Mews and State Rooms.
We saw lots of carriages and I never really appreciated how much 
detail went into the design of these.
Along with those incredible lanterns, across the top is Tudor Roses,
Scottish Thistles, Welsh Leeks and Irish Flax.

We rounded off our day with an afternoon tea,
Here I am with my good friend Michelle and a penguin with a fish! 

Back to the world of craft and how about this for a dramatic card?
This is Elegant Border, a hot foil plate designed by Becca Feeken.

Using an embossing folder for the card base, a mat of red mirror card
and then foiling with red - it makes a bold statement.

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Take care friends, wishing you all a great start to the week.


Jean Eve said...

It's looks like you had a great day. The card is amazing.So we had thistle & leeks on the coach, what about the good old Kent hops !! What no beer? Cheers Jean xx

hazel young said...

Fabulous card Christine. Glad you enjoyed your day out. xx hazel

margaret driscoll said...

Hello Christine
Looks like a wonderful day out!
I just love the card and the Red Mirri is glorious with the black card!
Love Marg

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Christine, It sounds like you had a fabulous time at Buckingham Palace, I'm loving your piccies.
I'm loving this 'dramatic' card, the red foiling is stunning.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Brenda said...

Hi Christine,
Love your card with the beautiful red foiling - it look really classy.x
You trip to Buckingham Palace sounds great, there is so much to see, its difficult to take it all in. Love Brenda xx

karenlotty said...

A beautiful dramatic card
Your trip to Buckingham Palace sounded great Like you say the detail is amazing I felt the same when I did a trip to Kensington Palace said...

Morning All.
A lovely card thank you.
Thanks for the photos of your great day out.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

CraftyCoffey said...

Great photos & a lovely card-very striking.


nattyboots said...

Hi Christine
Your card goes so well with the Royal Carriage ,both stunning .
Take care
Elaine H x

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
Looks like you had a good day.
Love the card.

Littlelamb said...

Looks like you had a good day out. Glad you enjoyed it. Something I haven’t done yet is go to Buckingham Palace. Love the card with the foiling. I must use my GoPress Foil. Need to put the Gemini away and get out the Big Shot. Really must if I can do a beautiful card like yours.

Laura O said...

beautiful Christine ,Laura O Springfield

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