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Thursday, 3 November 2011

Colour Create Challenge No 83 - Turquoise, Deep Pink and Ivory

Hello everyone - it's Thursday and so time for our newest challenge at Colour Create with this fortnight's Colour Inspiration being chosen by  yours truly!!
Yes, I've chosen Turquoise, Deep Pink and Ivory, with the optional extra of Glitter and here's the piccie:

3 November - Challenge 83 - Julie, Turquoise, Deep Pink, Ivory
Ooh I love a bit of glitter and sparkle!!

I've used a  gorgeous Tilda for my image - you really can't beat them for colouring, love them!! 
I used a new deckle edged nestie and left it in the frame while I distressed the edges.  The snowflake border is from the English Stamp Company and came as part of set which I really don't use enough. The bauble is a Tim Holtz die - so glad I bought these!!

My glitter element can be seen on her pressie, the ribbon and then lots of stickle round the central mat and in the middle of each snowflake!!  I also heat embossed the snowflakes with some crystal embossing powder but it doesn't show up too well in my pics.


At Colour Create this week, we're being sponsored by Bunny Zoe Crafts to the tune of a rather nice £10 gift voucher!

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Oh and welcome to our fab four new design team members over at Colour Create - great having you with us ladies!  They've made some wonderful cards for their debut challenge with us, as have my other fab teamies at CC so do check them out if you get the chance!!

I've had a really hectic week at home in the evenings this week, so sorry if I've not been able to visit you!  Honestly, it's so quiet at work at the moment and I could very usefully fill my time blogging but don't think it would go down too well with my bosses!!  Thank you so much for all your fab comments, here though, it means so much to me!

16 comments:

Daniele said...

ohhhhh this is divine Julie and you know me I love alot of glitter.....lol
hugs

Dena said...

My friend Julie! How are you? I have been such a bad blog friend! So sorry!
Your card is ever so adorable! That die looks wonderful and your coloring is perfect!
Hey are you going to NEC? Miss you guys so much!
Hugs, Dena

Linda w said...

Wow, your colouring is awesome, love the card...and the glitter. Hugs lin

Sylvia said...

Hi Julie.
Your card is adorable. Your colouring is perfect and I love your snowflakes:-))
Thank you for your nice comments in my blog.
You are so kind!!

Have a nice day.
Sylvia

coops said...

fabulous card julie.your colours are stunning and i love the sparkle and fab sweet image ;D

xx coops xx

Riet said...

So beautiful Julie,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Claire said...

Lovely card Julie - image is so sweet and beautifully coloured. Hugs, Claire x

Sharon said...

Thanks for such a fantastic colour combo Julie! Love your card, the die is brilliant with that swett Tilda.
Hugs,
Sharon xx

June Nelson said...

Wow Julie julie julie its fabulous the colouring is gorgeous and I love that cut bauble too xxxx

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Suzie McFloozy said...

Hi Julie great colour combo hun and a fabulous card x
I adore the bauble and the perfect pressie with all that glitter x
((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

Lee said...

Oh WOW,what a gorgeous colour combo.Your colouring is amazing.Not a fan of Tilda but she is cute.Fab layout n embellies.xx

jules said...

Julie i adore this Tilda! and wow the card is stunning again!!!

xGemmax said...

Gorgeous card hunni & love that massive bauble!
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Grenouille Greetings said...

Fabulous colour work. Fabulous colours! And I just love the big sparkly present and the magnificent lettered bauble! Love Lesley

Mynnette said...

What a darling card! LOVE that glittery gift--fabulous! :)