Thursday, October 27, 2011

July Days.

The July page this week for the Calendar challenge over at the Craft Barn is to use the colours
Lilac/Purple and dry Embossing.
I used Lilac card stock and cut a strip for the blanking days which I then put through a floral embossing folder. The letters were die cut from purple paper and then collectively put through the same embossing folder. The flower has been made using white tissue and chalking each layer alternantely purple and lilace . The leaves were stamped out with the veins coloured in using coloured pencil and then chalked over with green.



Would also like to enter into the following challenge.
One stitch at a time: Emboss it.

21 comments:

  1. Sweet project! Thanks for playing with us at OSAAT.

    xoxo Marjo

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  2. The leaves look fabulous and shows all the effort you put into making them

    Cheers
    Sonia
    http://cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

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  3. lovely...love your flower and the leaves!
    xxx Margreet

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  4. Totally gorgeous! I love the colours and the end result is great :) Di xx

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  5. This is a stunning page! love it!
    Anne from Brittany

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  6. Lovely flower and I really like the embossing too!

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  7. Beautiful shades of lilac and love the sentiment! Had a look back at all your pages - LOVE the bird one. xx

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  8. Calendar is coming along nicely now isnt it - over half way! Knowing me in December I will suddenly decide I need one and rush through making one!(mind you I usually make my Nan one with scrapbook layouts on each month - must start that soon!). Thanks for joining in with my challenge - dont worry about the "closing" date as its not hard and fast rules - I mainly set it to get me motivated as I find other challenges a bit too samey - did write to the blog you said about adding it to their list but not heard back yet - still show me a pick of what you made though - I love it when others join in!

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  9. Beautiful, I love your flower :)
    Seeing your pages, inspired me to have a go myself, I made a start, but have only got as far as May, crafting has slowed right down this past week.
    As soon as I get going again i'll take my pics and upload them.

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  10. Hello Mrs.A ... just wanted to pop along (now I know how to!!!) and thank you for your lovely comments. This has all been such a steep learning curve and quite exasperating and whilst my blog still needs plenty of tweaking I'm slowly gaining the confidence to give it a go! xXx

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  11. another great page so beautiful with all the flowers

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  12. Love that flower and leaves,and the sentiment says it all for me - roll on the lazy days of summer ! x

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  13. Pretty calendar! Love the blue color.
    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch At A Time this week. Hope to see you soon.
    ~darling Ho~OSAAT-DT

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  14. I love lilac, as you know, so I love this page. Super doop flower. xxx

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  15. Lovely calendar page. The little flowers on some of the dates are really cute!

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  16. What a gorgeous page,so summery.xxx

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  17. Another beautiful calendar. Love the little touch of embossing in the corner.
    Thanks for playing
    isa

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  18. Gorgeous page, love the shades that you chose and such a pretty flower, Gay xx

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