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Sunday, 3 February 2013

Ruby Anniversary

 Following on from yesterday's card I played about some more with the trellis under the shape idea and came up with this simple anniversary card. This time the trellis was hand made with strips of card.



I cut a heart shape from the middle of the top layer of white card and made a red heart frame to go around the aperture. Then, on the back of the aperture, I carefully criss-crossed thin strips of matching card to make a trellis.


On the front, at each crossover point I added a red diamante to cover the join. The sentiment was done on the computer (MKBritishWriting font).

The finished size is 8x8 inches so it's quite a large card. I think this idea will lend itself to other 'coloured' anniversaries - golden and silver for example, but I might try 6x6 which is an easier size to work with.

I've entered this into the following Challenges:

613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes (optional Love)
Brown Sugar Challenge - Go red / hearts
Card Makin' Mammas - In the mood for love
Glitter 'n' Sparkle -  Valentine / love

Thanks for looking...

Sharon
x

6 comments:

  1. Beautiful card Sharon! The trellis looks fab.
    xx

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  2. Fabulous card Sharon, thank you for sharing with us at Glitter N Sparkle this week, good luck hun xxxx

    ps we have Red and More Red at Delicious Doodles this week,would fit great, hope to see you there xxxx

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  3. Great CAS card, Sharon! I, too, am a paper lover. I have papers that feel so nice each time I pick them up to use in a project, I can't do it! :D) You have put these papers to great use! Thanks for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create!
    Hugz,
    Chana

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  4. Wow this is fab. Love the trellis and your attention to detail. Thanks for joining us at glitternsparkle hugs trisha x

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  5. Wow that is awesome lattice by hand!! You have more patience and a steadier hand than me! LOL! Thanks for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create!

    Kathi
    Co Owner

    My Creative Therapy
    http://kathiscreativetherapy.blogspot.com/

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  6. Such a wonderful Anniversary card. Love the elegance this exudes...Thanks for playing at our neighborhood, 613 Avenue Create! God bless, always!

    JO ANN
    http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

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