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Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Brunswick Green - From Our Home To Yours

Hello Crafters

Today's post is a little later than usual as
a) I deleted the post after typing it all last night!
and
b) I've been at our Sheffield store today, doing one of my workshops (great day!!)

So, I wanted to show you this card, it was one of my demos on HOCHANDA, but a most unusual colour scheme for me and, I have to say, I absolutely love it!

I'm not a fan of greens, in the main (unless it's my Decadent Bamboo, Frosty Jade or Chic Moss!), so working with a darker green takes me a little out of my comfort zone,..but, I have to say, this Brunswick Green looks gorgeous with the soft tones of the Milk Foundation Card, even the snowflakes!

The gold embossing detail adds a little touch of luxury to this card, especially as I used my new snowflakes stamps and the whole colour scheme looks really rather classy (in my humble opinion ha ha)(I hope you agree!)

One of my absolute 'must have' sets of stamps, from any of my collections now, are the sentiment borders,.. I simply can't not have them now,.. So versatile, create beautiful banners, stamp around the card to create a frame, mask off and use certain parts,.. love them!
On this card, I created a banner (one of my fave ways to use them)

So, here's what I used (as always, with links to the products on my www should you 'need' to treat yourself)
Brunswick Green Foundations Card
Milk Foundations Card
Snowflakes Dies by Sue Wilson
Double Pierced Oval Dies by Sue Wilson
Sentimentally Yours Snowflakes Sentiment Borders Stamps
Sentimentally Yours Snowflake Icons Stamps
Sentimentally Yours Snowflakes Large Oval Frame Stamp
Snowflake Lattice Embossing Folder by Sue Wilson
Star Sprays Dies by Sue Wilson
Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Jewels - Glacier Ice
(As always, I only use Cosmic Shimmer dries clear PVA glue, Perfect Medium pad and an anti static bag)

The Full Card


















Close Up Of The Detail

















Anyhoo, just to answer a question I've been asked a few times, yes, I am absolutely happy for you to replicate any of my card designs,.. go for it! I'm flattered :-)

Hope you like today's project!

Happy Crafting!











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13 comments:

  1. Hi Phil
    This is a stunning card, glad you were outside of your comfort zone re colours because look what you have created, gorgeous x x x

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  2. Hi Phill this is such a stunning card I love it. I for one love greens in all shades. Have a great evening. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  3. Hi Phil what a stunning card and I'm like you I dont do green as I just cant find a nice shade and I have to say I love this shade it is now on my wish list.
    Your card is beautiful and the design is wonderful.

    Debs xxx
    {Debs Cards}

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  4. Hi Phill, This card is absolutely stunning !! I love everything about this card, the stamping, die-cuts, the colours and the fabulous border stamps. Absolutely stunning !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  5. It reminds me of walking through a pine forest after snowfall - just beautiful, Phill - an absolute winner.
    Take care xx

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  6. This card is stunning love green and white, love the style of your cards.

    Chris xx

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  7. This card is so beautiful. I absolutely love the colour green so this is a firm favourite with me. Looking forward to the show
    Nicola xx

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  8. This is beautiful. Love the colours. Thank you so much for sharing this.

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  9. Morning Phill, wow Brunswick Green Foundation Card got to get some of this, I am loving this card and the stamps so set it off really nicely.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

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  10. Beautiful card, love the lean & crisp colour combination.

    Michele

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  11. Pretty Card, I really like the darker colouring.

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  12. I absolutely love this card Phil and the green looks so good.x

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  13. This colour is so gorgeous! Fabulous card. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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