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Sunday, 15 May 2011

DT post for Gingerloft 'Plant a Tree'

Good morning again,  here is my second design team project of the morning, this time for Gingerloft challenges.  The theme for the next 2 weeks is 'Plant a tree'  Have a tree somewhere in your projrct, as a main image or part of it.  Come and join in the fun and you could win 3 digistamps from http://www.gingerloft.blogspot.com/ .

Here is my card

I decided to try my hand at a double easle for this one, am pleased with the result, but when it folds down the 2 trees  are longer than the card so I am going to have to make a box to fit it in!  Haven't had chance yet.  I have used an embossed card from my stash for the main layer and matted it onto brown card.  I have used a greenish ribbon in the corners and across the easle.

i combined 2 digi's for this one  'Tree on hill'

and 'flowering tree digi'.  I have treated them both the same, I cut them out with the largest Nellie Snellen Scalloped rectangle die, Then inked with green ink, then brown ink right on the edge.  I have used black pearl gems for the flowers in the tree and used liquid pearls on the scallops.  They have both been attatched with foam pads.


The sentiment is a freebie found using a web search on a quotes site. I have used Flowers from Wild orchid crafts to embellish. 

I hope you like it.

I will be entering this card into the following challenges
http://bearlymine-challenges.blogspot.com/ Shaped card( I know I don't qualify!)

Thanks for stopping by.

Nikki

12 comments:

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous easel card, love those scenes. Thanks for joining us at Bearlymine, good luck with the challenge. with hugs Shirleyxxx

Sheena said...

Wow! That's stunning! I've only just made a single twisted easel and there's a double one already!! These card designs move on nearly as quickly as technology!!

I found you through the Joyful stamper challenge
Sheena
xx

Holly said...

Beautiful images and I love how you used them. Love the quote too! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge!

starcyl said...

This is stunning, love the imges and the sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady's this week.
Jenny x

*Vicki* said...

Really gorgeous card!! Love your double easel style and your images are pretty too!! :) Such a beautiful creation!! Thanks so much for joining us at the Squigglefly Challenge this week! Smiles, *Vicki* ~ Squigglefly Team Leader

Doreen said...

What a gorgeous card.Thanks for sharing this with us at Bearly Mine..xxx

Ann Whitfield said...

Stunning card, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Jen said...

This is a fabulous card, the images are lovely and it is beautifully crafted. Thank you for joining in with us at Crafty Ann's and Rainbow Lady's this week.
Jen x

Chris said...

your card is beautiful. I'm loving the double easel card even if I haven't got a clue how to make one.
thanks for playing with us at Paper Pretties.

Glitter Monkey said...

Beautiful creation. Thank you for joining in with us on Cute Card Thursday. Lol Lynn ♥

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine ……..

Hugs Judith

crafty amy said...

This is beautiful I love the shape of it :D You have really got the vintage feel.
Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine and good luck.

Hugs

Amy xx