Clematis Banner Card 27


I have been feeling a bit under the weather the past few days, so today was the first day I have got my crafting gear out. apologies if this blog post is shorter than usual, my hands are killing me πŸ™

today’s image is Eiglassing’s Clematis which can be found to purchase HERE which I was generously given as a prize after I won a monthly ‘must buy no stash challenge ‘

This I coloured with my promarkers, and then faux stitched around the outside ( I have to faux stitch right now as I lent my sewing machine out..also, it has a tendancy to run away from me when I do use it and I end up making a mess!)
I cut a 5 inch piece of card and faux stitched around that as well, embossed with a spellbinders A4 embossing folder  , lightly inked the dots with blue ink then attached to the card base 
I then went in my offcuts draw and pulled out some pretty paper remnants and made pennants of varying lengths and widths. these i layered up , overlapping each other and in some cases I added a little 3D foam pad .
I faux stitched across the main black piece and across he top, then added the image in the centre.
I has made me feel all spring like πŸ™‚
I do hope you like it as it is quite different from the cards I usually make!
would like to enter in :


About rachel Gillham

I'm a twenty something mad cat lady, with a rescue cat and a passion for all things crafting... You can often find me tinkering with one or other of my machines, making cards, vinyl decals for items, or doodling quietly.

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It's a beautiful card-I love the flower and the colouring. Thanks for sharing it at Sarah Hurley365

K8
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Adorable, love that design whit that lovely flower!! Thank you for play with us at Creative Moments this time, hope to see you again!! Hugs Kate DT

alex
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Wonderful design and such a beautifully coloured image, thank you for playing at Creative Moments, hope to see you again soon
{Creative Moments Owner}
Alex x

Wendy Nicola Jackson
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Ooh that's fabulous! Thanks for joining in our 'Pink' challenge at Fab 'n' Funky. Good luck! Hugs, Wends x Fab 'n' Funky DT

Rachel
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thank you! I definitely will be, as I will have some actual proper stitchybear projects coming up soon!

Shell B.
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Super cute card, sweet image & wonderful design!
Glad you joined us for the Challenge at One Stitch At A Time, hope to see you come back soon!
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Shell in Alaska ~ OSAAT DT ~

Sara S.
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Gorgeous. The flower POPS, and the banners make a lovely backdrop. Thanks for dropping this by 613 Avenue Create! We look forward to seeing you again!

Rachel
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thank you! i'm having fun playing on your blog…i've been to play a few times now πŸ™‚

Wendy
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Beautiful card…Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky this week.
Wendy xx

Rachel
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thank you wendy πŸ™‚

seemacrafts
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fabulous card really lovely

Rachel
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thank you πŸ™‚

Margaret
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Such a gorgeous image and coloring. I love your bright colorful banner background. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Good luck. Maggie – DT

Jeanette (Forest Ranger)
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The various paper banners behind the flower really make a nice backdrop. Beautiful card!

Thank you for participating in the OSAAT Challenge! I hope you'll join us again real soon!

Hazel
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Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 23: anything goes – hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

Marie Richardson
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Oooooooh Rachel this is lovely I love the use of the pattern papers and your colouring is fab
Hugs
Marie
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Rachel
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thank you so much Marie… as you know colouring is just about practice practice practice..I try and fit in colouring practice when I can πŸ™‚
I still by no means consider myself good though LOL

Sue Bridesmith
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Fabulous Design….thank you for your valued support in entering our challenge, without you we would have no challenge. Good Luck in the draw next Saturday…..and I do hope you will join us again next week…for another fab challenge….
Hugs
Suzy B Owner Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge
XX

Rachel
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thank you Sue πŸ™‚
I will try my best to join you!

Eiglas
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Super job Rachel! I love what you have done with my image and the card is so well composed. Very pretty color pallette too!
Hugs
Eiglas
x

Rachel
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thank you Ei πŸ™‚ I was trying to acheive 'springy' so most of the papers are from my bo bunny ambrosia pack πŸ™‚

Carol C
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Fabulous card, I love this flower and the pennants are great. Thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley 365, Carol xx

Rachel
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thank you Carol πŸ˜€

Josephine
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So pretty and beautifully coloured too!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week and good luck!

Wildfire
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Thanks for joining us at Creative Moments! πŸ™‚

Petya DT

Kay
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Smashing card Rachel. Love the flower and very neat stitching. XX

Rachel
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Thank you Kay! i can only do faux stitching right now as i lent out my sewing machine…that said, if i used my sewing machine I think it would look a mess, it runs away with me!