Friday, 5 March 2010

Going round in circles!



Hello Blogland :)

I'm feeling very guilty about how badly I've been neglecting you but my energy levels are so low I'm wondering if maybe I should be taking iron tablets! Seriously, just getting to work in the morning is such an effort these days, I'm so glad it's sunny today, I think the winter has just been too long this year.

So it's taken me a few nights to complete this project using the sketch from Mojo Monday this week & the theme of circles from Cupcake Crafts. This card meets the 'Anything Goes' brief over on Lexie'Remove formatting from selections creations too.

I used lovely wild asparagus papers & "Tilda Wrapped" coloured with Inkadinks & Distress. To make the background I masked off Tilda & sponged distress ink over the image & then overstamped with a text stamp using the same ink. I was inspired to use this technique by Dena's fabulous vintage card here.

I hope you enjoyed looking at my creation, please tell me what you think!

12 comments:

  1. Another stunner Nikki!!! I adore this Tilda! Super pretty papers and lace detail!! Love it!
    Have a great weekend!
    Hugs, Dena

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  2. Oh wow this is so amazing!
    Wonderful, wonderful card!
    hugs
    kim x

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  3. I think - WOW!!! Another superb card - your colouring is just to die for and I love your design papers!! Juliexx

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  4. wow beautiful thanks for joining us at lexis

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  5. absolutley gorgeous card,love the colours and papers.thanks for joining us at lexis
    lalkygirl x

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  6. Hi Nikki, what a pretty card. Such a cute image and the papers are gorgeous. I really like the lace and the layout is perfect. Thanks for joining in with my challenge over at cupcake craft this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  7. Hi! Oh wow! Fabulous card for our challenge! Love the image and lace! I know what you mean about energy levels! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake!
    Hugs Shelly ;)

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  8. What a pretty card! I love that little bit of lace.

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  9. Too cute! And such pretty colours..thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations

    Hugs Lexi xxx

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  10. Hi Nikki,
    I thought I as seeing double for a sec, I just posted a card with these papers! But this is absolutely stunning. I don't think it matters how long it takes, if the outcome is this gorgeous. Your colouring is beautiful. Sorry, you are feeling so tired. I guess work is a necessary evil to fund our crafting addiction. LOL! Hope you find some energy soon.
    Big Hugs,
    Andie xx

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  11. another beautiful card Nikki!! hope you are feeling more energetic soon hugs xx

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  12. This is just gorgeous Nikki! I love the colors, layout and beautiful image!!!
    I hope your feeling better soon! That is awful when you don't have any energy!
    Take care
    :)kathy

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