Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Tuesday and a new challenge.

Morning everyone,the new challenge this morning at TWISTED TUESDAYis "I want to see your folder"embossing folder that is -the challenge is use something beginning with "I"ink being the obvious,BUT I decided in my wisdom to go with iris folding and ink,now my bin is half full of folded strips of paper and I remembered why---I DO NOT DO IRIS FOLDING---LOL after I finished I realised I could not put embossing anywhere so took half the strips of and used black strips of embossed paper and inked a flourish for the balloon strings---THEN I decides the embossing wasn't really noticeable so decided to make another and as I was already late to post to challenge blog due to a late hospital appointment with O/H (for blood tests/ecg and he has to have a muscle biopsy)I was pushed for time(putting it mildly!!!)so I used the embossing paper as a background then an adorning square die in the centre with a flower made from old book pages and inked the edges with a rolled rose inside and done.
challenges-
lil red wagon-CAS
4 crafty chicks-dry embossing
sister act-ATG
great impressions-ATG
Joanna Sheen-don't be square
dream valley-make your own flowers
one stitch at a time-more than one fold
challenges4everybody-ATG
crazy challenge-without stamps
ooh-la-la-ebony and ivory

whoops forgot to say our sponsor for this month is "Scrapbooking with me Boutique"

come and check out the DT cards and blogs
Carol x

37 comments:

  1. These are gorgeous Carol. I love the iris folded balloons. The embossing and flower are beautiful.
    Sue xx

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  2. 2 stunning cards carol. your balloons look fabulous and I love your gorgeous flower :D

    xx coops xx

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  3. Simple and stunning!

    Thank you for joining us over at the Joanna Sheen Challenge. Good luck.
    xx

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  4. Carol, your cards are gorgeous!! Loving the balloons, and the flower card is so elegant!!

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  5. Gorgeous cards, Carol. Love them both.
    Michaela xx

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  6. Thank you for joining OSAAT for the Fold It theme challenge. Your balloons fit the bill perfectly. Hazel x

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  7. Beautiful cards, Carol. Love the balloons with the flourish "strings" and LOVE the gorgeous flower on the second card!

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  8. Thanks for playing our dry embossing challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

    Leanne DT!
    4 Crafty Chicks

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  9. I love your black and white creations! :)

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  10. both great cards carol - really fabulous xx

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  11. Such gorgeous cards! Thank you for playing along with us at Little Red Wagon :)
    Joanne xo

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  12. Although both cards are very different they are both very good. Thanks for playing along with the Great Impression DT

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  13. Wonderful texture on both of your creations! Clean and wonderful! Fabulous inspiration! Thank you so much for sharing it with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

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  14. Gorgeous creations Carol. Love the vintage feel of the second. Hope the tests will determine a cure.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  15. Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing with us at The Crazy Challenge and hope to see you again in our challenges.

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  16. Oh Wow what gorgeous cards I love the papers chosen for the balloon and the flower is so pretty
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
    Wendi

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  17. Love the balloons... Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenges.
    /Pillan

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  18. Beautiful cards, Thank you for joining us at Challenges 4 Everybody.

    Joan x

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  19. Such an adorable creation !!
    Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch At A Time for our 'More than 1 fold' challenge.. Good luck and the draw and hope to see you back soon..

    Hugs
    Choccy x

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  20. Well, it all turned out perfectly in the end, both are perfect for our challenge at OSAAT this week. Thank you for joining us. Jennie x

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  21. Well you got there in the end,both are super x

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  22. Very clever and effective designs

    hugs Vicky xx

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  23. Lovely cards and very effective.

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  24. Very gorgeous cards!! Glad you got the technique figured out in the end :)

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  25. Gorgeous cards love the flower one

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  26. Hope your hubby got on well, but oh I did laugh at your tale of iris folding. That's exactly why it's not my thing lol! Well done for two fab cards! Maddy x

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  27. So pretty! I love the sharp appearance of this. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT, hope to see you back again soon.
    Hugs, Tracey (DT)

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  28. These are two beautiful cards. I love especially the one with the balloons - it is so eye-catching.
    Heike xx

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  29. lovely colour combinations great cards
    Linda x

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  30. Both really gorgeous makes hun, I love the black and white together and the embossing on the second one is beautiful
    Lindsay xx

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  31. such wonderful cards,top one looks like zentangle until I read that it was iris folding thanks for joining us at Ooh la la this fortnight
    hugs

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  32. Love both cards! The flower on the second card is just darling!

    Thanks for joining us this month at Great Impressions Stamps!

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