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Tuesday, 14 May 2013

It's a Basic (Grey) Matching Set

Evening Everyone.
What a miserable day it has been, definitely good crafting weather, no excuses to go outside in the wet.
I feel that I have had a very productive couple of days, which is just as well as my new parcel from Barbara has just arrived so I will have to get my thinking cap on.
I even managed to get several Christmas cards made, which I am very pleased about.
The challenge this week at The Friday Mashup has been 'It's a Matching Set'.
Amy, the host,  has devised a little tutorial showing how to create a set of cards out of 4 matching pieces of background paper.
The background on my card tonight has been made following this.
I selected my papers from 3 Basic Grey 6x6 paper pads - Archaic, Matifica (I think that is what it says I need a magnifying glass to read it really!) and Basic Kraft, since the challenge over at Basic Grey Challenges is Mix and Match
I picked one of my Lili of the Valley die cuts, Nesties and Kraft card stock to complete the card.
I added a punched border and one of my lovely new flowers which finally arrived from The Ribbon Girl.
The parcel was delivered on time, just to the wrong address!!! But I have to say that it was well worth the wait as the flowers are gorgeous.
I decided that I would use the other background panels to make a couple more 'Kids Cards' for my stash.
We seem to be starting the round of birthday parties so I am sure that they will come in handy.
I didn't get the chance to finish them all off but I have most of the elements ready as you can see.
Back to the grind tomorrow, so I really ought to get some sleep.
I can see a Granny nap will be in order tomorrow. It's amazing how tired a couple of days off can make you lol.
hugs Kimx

4 comments:

  1. What a lovely image and I really like how you used the papers! Did you add the stitching around the panels? I really like that!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Friday Mashup!

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  2. Very nice Kim. I would never have dreamed of brown for a girl but it really works well. I must check out that tutorial. See you Saturday.

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  3. Absolutely adorable! Love the vintage look of the papers, and your main image is gorgeous. Thanks for joining the Friday Mashup this week.

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  4. What a beautiful card! I love the LOTV image and beautiful coloring. Thanks for joining us at Basic Grey Challenges.
    Mieko xx

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Hugs Kimx