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Sunday, March 31, 2013

Avery Elle

I just discovered the Avery Elle blog - don't know why it did not come across it any sooner....Too much available on the internet, I guess. Thankfully my husband also has a time consuming hobby and we usually spend our time together in our "cardroom" - he plays with his and I play with mine.... So he doesn't mind and I don't mind and I always have him around to ask for his opinion, although I don't always follow his suggestions.....


So back to the card......above is the inspiration picture. The first thing that came to my mind was glitter. The rain in the water - it just glitters. And then I needed to incorporate the dock somehow, which I solved with the Papertrey Woodgrain embossing plate. This picture is all about straight lines. So I glittered up some Scor tape, glittered up the little flowers on the Avery Elle digi stamp and placed Memory Box pearls in the center. The sentiment is mounted on foam cushions.

Here are some close-ups - it is so hard to photograph glitter. It looks so pretty in real life....

I used the flash on this one, but then the wood grain dos not show well.

Too bad I don't have any Avery Elle stamps  - I think that needs to CHANGE!


Daen'Ys said...

Ha, ich bin noch da und werde auch gleich meine Meinung dazu abgeben, damit du mir nicht schon wieder so schnell davon läufst! lol

Grandios diese Karte und super umgesetzt! Der Hintergrund erinnert an die Wellen, (die Holzmaserung passt dafür ganz toll), und das Glitzerpapier an den Meerschaum! Die Farben hast du sehr treffend ausgewählt!!

LG und Gute Nacht

Kanan Pandya said...

Hey Cornelia, Happy Easter to you and your family. Love your card, so so pretty, you are very good with all these inspiration pictures and colors, great take on the challenge, love how you used glitters on your card, lovely color combinations and love those pearls on flowers, pretty details. :-)

Barb M said...

beautiful take on the inspiration pic! wow! i love the glittery strips and the woodgrain texture is perfect. awesome!

Taheerah (*LittleMissT*) said...

Gorgeous card - love the impressed woodgrain texture of the base and the glittered strips are just perfect too!!

Avery Elle said...

I love how you combined the glitter and texture of the woodgrain. This is a beautiful take on the inspiration photo. We are so glad you found us!!!

Joyce said...

What a beautiful card. I love your interpretation of the challenge, and your glitter and woodgrain are wonderful.

Sigi said...

Hallo Cornelia,
ich wünsche Dir und Deiner Familie auch ein schönes Osterfest.
Die Karten, die Du hier zeigst, sind einfach edel und schick. Toll.
Liebe Grüße

~Tammy~ said...

You captured the inspiration photo beautifully! Love all the glittery goodness!

Chark said...

I so love this!