Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Miss Muffett

The theme today at Top Tip Tuesday is "spooled items".  I've chosen to use cotton (for stitching the panels), sheer butterfly ribbon and some floral cut felt ribbon.  I took the inspiration for my colour scheme from the glittered paper. I've used this paper pad loads, but have not used much of this actual page from it, so I thought I'd use it today.

I cut out a square from the backing paper leaving a larger frame, and then matted the square I'd cut out onto purple card, and then stuck it back down over the frame I'd created.  The purple matting card had made the inner square larger, so that it easily covered the join, and it gives some more interest to the backing paper.  But hopefully you can see that the design on the paper flows from the inner panel to the outer one.  For example, the butterfly in the top left corner has it's left wing on the outer panel, and it's right wing on the inner panel, lined up perfectly.

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Happy crafting.


Margaret said...

Beautiful card love what you have done with framing it and cute image.
Margaret M

Christine L said...

A beautiful card Annette... fabulous framing idea.. and I love the lilacs too.

I'm feeling a bit better now, but am not going to try to catch up with cards I've missed. Hope you'll forgive me.

Christine x

Flutterby Trina said...

so sweet, your clouds are just perfect! Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Creations Challenges with our 'Anything Goes' challenge! Good Luck, remember you can enter upto three times and we have a DT call :) Hope to see you again soon xxx

Mojca said...

Oh the paper is gorgeous and I love your colouring of the cute image. hugs! Mojca

Sarah said...

Brilliant idea with the paper frame Annette...you clever thing!! Beautifully coloured and wonderful textures too xx

Chrissy said...

So very pretty Annette, love the papers they are beautiful..gorgeous image and colouring..and love the frame you created..gorgeous.


Wishcraft said...

Such a sweet image and pretty colours too, lovely card hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Unknown said...

oh wow what a fab card love the image and the colours are great xx

Marcee Rodgers said...

What a gorgeous project!! Your coloring is awseome:) Thanks so much for playing with us at Creative Creations Challenges♥

Unknown said...

Pretty card, thanks for joining us at Creative Creations Challenges this week
Kate xxx

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