Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Some more competition cards

Happy Wednesday

My first card is for the Free for all Friday Competition over at STV and is being hosted this week by my lovely friend Karen Shirey, and the theme is "things with wings"

The sentiment is from the stamp set A Beautiful Life, I have used Spellbinders Butterfly Circles S4-329, these are matted on Standard Circles small S4-116, the butterflies are MS punches and the oh so pretty DP is Petals and Wings.

My next two cards are for the "Mix it up Monday" and the theme is get well cards, the oh so sweet Linda Payne is hosting this challenge, and it has a sad note to it. Our lovely fellow STV fan Karen is seriously ill in hospital after having two brain surgeries on the same day, I know everyone who knows her is praying for her and I also know she has spoken to another friend on the phone yesterday, so her prognosis as I type this looks good.

This card is uses a multitude of spellbinders products and is based on a card I saw recently on the TV shopping channel, the base and layers are Grand Labels twenty three LF-347 and the frame is Labels eight - S5-091, the sentiment is from Elegant Flowers, the embossing is done with Grand Impressabilities Fancy Flourish GI-004, I have used the direct to paper technique using Tattered Rose distress ink, and the flower is the smallest four flowers from Grand Peony Creations LF-005 also inked while still in the die with Tattered Rose as is the background around the sentiment.

This is the card I will send to Karen, I have kept it simple and reasonably flat due to posting issues, the stamp sets are Wild Flowers, the latest set by the oh so talented Melanie Muenchinger, the sentiment is from Fanciful Tags,  the lace effect is made with a MS all over the page punch, the ribbon is forever friends by Do Craft.

Thank you for stopping by 


  1. I love your cards Alex and I'm sure Karen will love her card too!

  2. Simply LOVELY card Alex! Happy Easter...Kim