Friday, May 27, 2011

Ruffles, Lavender & Lace

Afternoon all!
Rumor on the street is Mr Blogger is not playing 
nice again so I hope he is being kind to you all!

It's another quick one today playing along with the
365 Cards challenge with Monday's word prompt ... 

I admit I had to take a second look at this one as I first read 
lol ... so being first thought I new I had to add some choc in with this one!

I thought this would be a great card to play along in the Lavender and Lace challenge over at Incy Wincy as well and I wanted to try something new for the occasion.  My stash of 'purple' ribbon is fairly short as it is not a color of a huge abundance in my house so I decided to raid my sewing stash fabrics. 

Today was my first attempt at a gathered fabric ruffled flower, I was trying for the 'Prima' look ones but I liked it with a bit more 'omph' so I kept it that way.  For my first attempt I have to say not to bad but it is a little 'bulky' so for next time I shall space my layers out a little more so the center 'falls in more'.  Still rather pleased with it though so I can not complain to much :)

My camera for some strange reason has not given the purple its real color and I know it looks more blue but is it a soft purple :$

Thank you for dropping in on me.
Challenges this creation is entering with the help of the Feline Playful Girls:
365 Cards - Day 84 - Monday - Ruffles
Crafting For all Seasons - #1 Anything goes (2/-)
Truly Scrumptious - Anything Goes (2/-)
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes (2/-)
The Spotlight Challenge - Try Something New (1/- & C10) - The ruffle fabric flower - details in post above.
Incy Wincy - Lavender & Lace (1/-)
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6 Treasured comments:

Carol said...

Great card, love your ruffled flower. Thanks for joining us at CFAS this time and I hope we see you again soon. Carol DT x

Jan Ltc said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at CFAS, hope to see you again soon xx Jan DT member

Mel said...

This is just wow! I love this all! These ruffles are just fab! Might have to try these myself!
Thanks for playing along with Crafty Cardmakers Spotlight Challenges!
Hugs Melly xxx

Michele Roos said...

Such a wonderful card. Thanks for joining us this week at Truly Scrumptious Challenge. Hugs
Michele x

Cazro said...

You have good reason to be pleased with your first attempt at making a ruffled flower, well done. Lovely addition to your beautiful card. Thanks for playing in the Spotlight at Crafty Cardmakers. Caz

Pam said...

You've done a beautiful job with that flower - wow!

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