Thursday, August 13, 2009

Fit for Royalty!!



Over at Flourishes the team is having a new challenge to make a card all glamoured up with glitz for the "Fit for Royalty" challenge!!

You can find the challenge here on the Flourishes Newsletter:

https://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=2687490157018807286&postID=7360625351902593475
I chose to use the Sweet Pea set and gold embossed it on European watercolored paper.The image was matted using the Labels 4 nestabilities. The background panel is some retired SU Holiday paper that I love in one of my favorite colors. It needed something, so I used my Arch Lattice punch for a border strip under my ribbon. Tiny gold pearls were added in the background damask pattern.
Here's my confession: I tore apart another card I had made to get to this pretty glitzy ornament!! I like this version so much better than the one it was on, and so I revamped a card that would probably never make it to anyone's mailbox because it wasn't to my liking.
Does anyone else ever do that??
Thanks for looking today, I am not feeling too glamourized just yet, I think it's time to put my make up on!!

12 comments:

  1. Traci, just saw this beauty at SCS and had to blop over to say again that it is wonderful!!! Great colors, coloring, and design!!!

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  2. I've torn apart cards before to get at the embellishments, yes! That is a beauty! I really like that background paper you chose.

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  3. Oh my gosh, Traci, this is so elegant!! Beautiful job!

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  4. This regal beauty is fit for a queen, Traci! It's gorgeous!

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  5. Oh yeah! I have done that!!!! This card is beautiful Trac. It is very, very much fit for royalty!!!


    Testing 1 2 3 .......

    Let me know if can't get the thingy on your blog and I will stop by sometime after work and get it on for you....when you get back of course!!! Hugs

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  6. Gorgeous Traci! Just gorgeous! This does have a very, very regal flair! Well done!

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  7. this is truly grand.....love all the details

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  8. This is beautiful Traci. I remake my cards all the time..LOL. I love the elegant look. Really nice job. The colors are perfect for this set.
    P.S. make up is so over rated..LOL.

    Come leave a comment on my blog. I am giving away a stamp set from CDS....

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  9. P.S. I love your blog music. Reminds me of days gone by...

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  10. Oh this is gorgeous Traci! Such a wonderful regal looking card!

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