So this blog will go live on the 29th February 2016 - I wonder what you will all do with your extra day. I will be using my extra day to top up my fitness before taking on the Cancer Research Challenge of 10,000 steps a day in March. I plan to use the challenge to get out more and photograph my local area and scrap book the results Anyone who wants to keep updated on my progress can check it out here
Now back to the task in hand and it is a huge thank you all for your entries into our Clean and Simple challenge at Ooh La La Creations last time out. There were some beautiful projects entered to see if you have been chosen as our top three pop over to the Ooh La La Creations Challenge Blog. Whilst you are there you can check out the DT projects for the new challenge this fortnight
' Add a Sentiment'
For my project I chose my favourite image from the Yesterdays Memories CD to work with. You can purchase a copy of this CD from the Ooh La La Creations web site by clicking on the image below
The inspiration for this card came when I saw some sets of ribbons and buttons in my local LIDL store for £1.00 I obtained 5 reels of pretty ribbon with three coordinating buttons for each design. Having got the ribbons home I decided that the pattern on this one would work perfectly with my favourite image from The Yesterdays' Memories CD.
I used the backing papers from the same folder on the CD to make a multi layered background wrapping the ribbon that had been threaded through a charm of the Eiffel Tower around the centre panel.
I don't what it is about this image, if it is the name of the folder on the CD which is Ooh La La, but the very first time I was sent it to work with I thought of Paris in the 1930's. In my head the young lady has woken up in her apartment on a Sunday morning and is surveying the world from her balcony. I imaging the balcony has long drapes with tasselled tie backs hence the die cut at the side of the topper.
I added a further die cut this time of the Eiffel Tower again in pale lilac, to compliment the grey tones in teh backing papers. I then added two strips of die cut bunting.
I made my own sentiments by printing onto small sections of one of the backing papers and then matting these onto the lilac card.
Inside I have lined the card with backing paper and it is now in my stock of cards that I keep to send to people and before it is sent I will add a personalised panel into the card as well.
So that's me done for this blog and I'm off to polish my trainers ready to 'walk all over Cancer' starting tomorrow.