A card and some news!

Evening- sorry for the late post but we've been out and about today enjoying the last few days of the hols.

Before I get on to my card I just thought you'd like to know that there are some tremendous bargains to be had over at crafty ribbons- there are £5 ribbon bags which are reduced to only £1! Ali says they are selling fast so if you want some great value ribbon you'd better getter there fast!!! 

Today I have a card directly inspired by my Insider online card class and a card created by Kristina Werner.

I used a Warren stamp from Craftwork Cards which I stamped into two parts; Warren at the bottom right of a 12"x4" tri-fold card and the kite at the stop left. Next I coloured all the images with Promarkers and then masked them. I also created some cloud-shaped masks by die-cutting some thin paper using some Clearly Besotted dies. 

Then I used my blending tool to cover the card in blue ink to create my sky. Finally, after all the masks were removed I added the extended kite string to tie the two parts of the image together. I also added the sentiment from a Hero Arts set.

I'm really pleased with the way they card turned out but it was terrible to photograph! I hope you get the idea of how this little card works!

Oh, and my exciting news- I received an email this morning from Simply Cards and Papercraft telling me that I was a runner up in their card maker of the year competition 2013- I'm absolutely thrilled and shrieked when I read it. I tried to get a copy of the magazine today so I could see my work in print but my local WHSmith only had the previous issue. However, I'll try again on the weekend and hopefully get a copy of issue 119 then and I'll be able to share more details with you too.

Hopefully I'll see you tomorrow. 

Rebecca x x x


Neets B
What a cute card and I can imagine how difficult it was to photograph! Congratulations on your fab news, you deserve it, your cards are fantastic, hun xx
Sazzle Dazzle
Well done Rebecca hope you manage to pick up the magazine soon... what a fantastic achievement and we'll deserved. Fabulous cute card too. Enjoy the rest of the holidays xx
Michelle Short
Gorgeous card Rebecca and massive congratulations on your news, very well deserved xx
Rebecca Hoy
Thank you ever so much Jen, Rebecca x
Rebecca Hoy
It WAS a right pain to photograph!! Thanks for your kind words, Rebecca x
Rebecca Hoy
Thanks- I'm hoping to get to a bigger WHSmith in Preston tomorrow- fingers crossed I can find a copy! It's a bit sad really but I'm quite excited, Rebecca x x
Lovely card! Congratulations on your news, I shall pick up a copy of the mag & have a look :-) x
Congrats ! Your card is very nice.
Congratulations Rebecca what wonderful news for the start of the year. Beautiful card too, a real stunner.

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