Thursday, 4 August 2016

Everything but the kitchen sink

Nowadays, I tend to make more CAS cards than any other, but I love playing round with a huge variety of styles and sometimes like to go right to the other extreme and throw everything but the kitchen sink at a card. Which is exactly what I've done today.

I printed out a Mucha image and sentiment and a backing paper from Joanna Sheen's The Age of Elegance CD and cut the image to fit the die cut lacy oval. I distressed the edges of the background paper and then added a doyley, lace, loops of beaded pearl stuff, flowers, pearls and a ribbon. And the wooden bird and frame - the frame is actually a patterned one but I used the reverse which is natural wood - painted with Starlights Metallic Paint. I don't think the gorgeous sheeny sparkle really shows in the photo, though!


I am sharing this with

CD Sundays - Fab'nFeminine
Lunagirl Moonbeams - Anything Goes

9 comments:

  1. It's gorgeous. The colors of the elements coordinate so well with those of the paper. Fab design!

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  2. Gorgeous card, I love your way of describing the card as everything but the kitchen sink, well I can't see the kitchen sink but I see a beautiful image and a lovely layout.
    Margaret
    CD Sunday DT

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  3. This creation is fabulous Jane. I love how the swirls of pearl co ordinate a so well with the background paper. The image is very pretty too. Thank you for showcasing your card with us at CD Sunday. Wynn DT

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  4. You have tied everything together beautifully, the colours of the papers and embellishments are perfect for the image. Meg xx

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  5. What a fabulous card. There is a lot going on but it all works beautifully. Thank you for sharing with us.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday DT

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  6. A charming card - very different. Joanna does some great CDs. I like how you've used the back of the frame to make it fit in. Everything fits together so well. Thanks for joining in with the challenge.
    Pamela
    CD Sunday DT.

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  7. Beautiful! I think having so many elements really works with the opulence of the image and background. I love the combination of that deep orange color with the white lace and flowers and pearls! Thanks for joining in my August challenge at LunagirlMoonbeams.com ~ Karen

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  8. A great card Jane and I think the Kitchen sink might have spoilt it. What you have used looks fab. Thank you for sharing this with us.
    Carol xx
    CD Sunday DT

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  9. A beautiful card Jane, such a gorgeous image and fabulous design.
    Thank you for joining us at CD Sunday.
    Pauline
    x

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