ColourQ

Evening all. I am totally becoming addicted to the colour combos from colourQ challenge- they are alwasy so fresh, challenging and inspiring. 



 This elegant card has actually been made with lots of bargain buys! 


I rouned the corner of my base card with my WRMK corner chopmer and added add a trimmed down, esspresso brown, swirled die-cut, cupcake holder (50p I think from Home Bargains). I attched this with 3D foam to make it lifted up from the base card. The sentiment, which is from Hero Arts, was stamped with a Rich Cocoa memento ink pad.


 The flowers are made from organge and yellow felt flowers which I picked up cheap in a QVC sales years ago and have struggled to find a use for ever since. I'm sorry, I don't think the photo shows the difference between the orange and yellow flower layers very well, roll on summer days and lighter, brighter evenings!

The green, self-adhesive leaves are also a bragina from "The Works"- 99p for a pack of 20ish in asssorted colours.

Finally, I added a brown button from my stash and some orange adhesive gems. (also a Works bargain buy)

Thanks for looking, 

Rebecca x x x

9 comments:

  1. Wow this card was made with super deals.A cupcake liner? Well you sure made a beautiful card out of your bargains. The two toned flower is so pretty too!

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  2. I think this is the most economical card I've ever seen! And I love the felt flower. Nothing like a bit of texture to pretty up a card! Thanks for joining us at colourQ!

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  3. Fabulous card, Rebecca, I love everything about it, glad it was a bargain. That is one beautiful flower. Thanks for joining us this week at the ColorQ.

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  4. Your card is gorgeous, Rebecca! Love the flower and that beautiful cupcake liner! Thank you so much for joining us at the colourQ this week!

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  5. Wow! Your card is amazing! Love the cupcake liner, so elegant! I have some blog candy if your interested. http://plainandfancypapercrafts.blogspot.com/2012/02/blog-candy.html
    Hugs

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  6. Stunning card Rebecca, all of your 'cost effective' elements are gorgeous!

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  7. Congrats Rebecca. This card is stunning. The layout is beautiful.

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  8. Wow. Stunning design and beautiful use of solid and filigree shapes. Congrats on your award.

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  9. I agree, Wow! Love that swirly die cut and the felt flower! Beautiful! Congrats!

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