Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Not as Planned.

I'm having a run of breakages at the moment.
The latest casualty being my Heat Gun!!
I went to use it last night and it was dead as a door nail.
Hence the  title of the post as this is not the card
I had planned  to show as my  latest inspiration
 for my Butterfly Challenge.
A not so quick change of plan was needed
which also nearly came unstuck when I found I didn't
have  a white ink pad  but by this time I was desperate
so 'London Fog' had to suffice instead.
on White pencil highlights for Stamping
and decided to have a go.


I used Crafts-Too you Square scalloped edge die PCD 77
and Woodware Stamp Camellia JGS 254
Th butterflies/gems and white colour pencil 
were from my stash.
Backed onto dark blue pearlised paper and a scalloped card blank.

Iv'e ordered a new  Heat Gun so watch this space
for the intended card!!!

Entering into the following challenges:
Craft Your Passion #299 Anything goes.
Love to Scrap #72 Anything goes.
Through The Craft Room Door#  Anything goes.
Addicted To Stamps #181 Anything goes.
Creative  Inspirations#345 Anything goes.
Inspiration Destination #73 Anything goes.
Penny's Paper-Crafty #265 Anything goes.
Pixie's Crafty Workshop #216  Use your snippets (oddment of blue card).
Crafty Girlz Challenges #12 Anything goes.

28 comments:

  1. this looks lovely valery. really pretty. hope the breakage run had ended!

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  2. Lovely even if not as planned. I know my husband would be far more upset than I if my heat gun didn't work...he is always borrowing it for his workshop. LOL

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  3. A fabulous creation! Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations this fortnight! xxx

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  4. Your card is so soft and lovely even if this is not what you has programmed! The idea of white pen highlights is very good, the camelia seems embossed!
    I wish you that your heat gun arrive quickly!In the mean time, I think that pheraphs you can try getting an iron very close without touching the paper...
    Hugs

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  5. Great card, love the flower and the stamping.

    Kath x

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  6. Gorgeous card ValeryAnne. Gosh must be dreadful to loose your heat gun. I can't without it. Lucky for me I have a spare one because I also use it a lot in my craft classes. I will try to play along now the craft show is finished I have a little bit more time.
    Hugs, Veerle x

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  7. Lovely card, Mrs A, even if it's not what you planned. Hope your new heat gun arrives quickly. xx

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  8. What a shame about your heatgun Mrs. A but the card you came up with is super. Great inspiration. Barbxx

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  9. What a disaster, a broken heat gun! I'd have to order one for express delivery, couldn't go more than a day or two without it. But you've overcome the problem with a really beautiful card, and it persuaded you to try a new technique too, so it was probably a good thing that it went when it did
    Jane

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  10. It's typical Mrs A, these things always happens when we least want them. But what a striking creation, it looks like parchment craft with the delicate colouring.

    See you over at the Playground and don't forget to pop up to the treehouse for a tipple.

    B x

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  11. Sounds like you did well to come up with this pretty alternative card! Xxx

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  12. A great card Mrs A - a new technique tried so maybe you should thank the heat gun!!

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  13. Great improvisation and such a clever idea. The soft tones work beautifully x

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  14. Hi Mrs A,
    wouldn't you just know that once one thing goes others has to follow.
    Love you fab card, and that stamp is awesome.
    Not seen this technique must take a look.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  15. Well done on overcoming adversity! Pretty floral card. Sounds like hooch time to me!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  16. You came up with a very pretty alternative, I like the look of that technique.
    Jean x

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  17. We're having breakages too, most majorly the heating. Brr.
    That technique is really effective, I'll go and look it up. Look forward to the original plan, too.

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  18. It was all meant to be as you've created something very beautiful here Mrs A! You know these things happen in 3's, right? xx

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  19. Thank you so much for your visit to my blog. I am sorry you have been having troubles with Blogger, too. It is a real pain. I am totally fascinated by your work. I have been going down your posts and looking at and reading about the processes you have followed to get you final pieces. I especially love the Shaker card and the way you work with the roses. You certainly are talented. Your work is beautiful.

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  20. It may not have been what you planned Mrs A but it sure is beautiful xx

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  21. I've been suffering with chronic bouts of insomnia so am up way too late. Those heat guns do have a tendency to go when you need them the most, been caught out more than once myself so I have two now. This is beautiful and shows the technique Jennifer McGuire shared perfectly, I also follow her blog, she is good with sharing techniques and tutorials Karen xx

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  22. Not as planned but still absolutely beautiful!
    Hope you're having a great weekend :o)
    Hugs
    Tracey
    xx

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  23. I feel sorry for you running out of the heatgun. But instead of using it you made a gorgeous card anyway. White/blue is one of my favorite combinations.
    And I see now that I have won the candy and I am thrilled about that! Lucky me...!!!
    I will write an e-mail as well. Thank you so much already.
    Hugs,
    Lia xx

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  24. It might not be what you planned, but it is lovely xx

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  25. Very pretty, regardless! :) So glad you came Through ‘The Craft Room Door’ to play! Can't wait to see more of your talent!
    Hugs,
    Karen C

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  26. Your *not as planned* Anything Goes card for the ATSM challenge is sheer delight! Such a lovely rose and you've used Jennifer's technique perfectly! The wee butterflies add such charm...
    ~c

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  27. Great card! Thanks for joining us at Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog! Hope to see you again soon!! HUGS!
    Ann DT

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