Saturday, 16 October 2010

Hi all, happy Saturday to you, hope you are having a good day:)
I have been having a play, I came up with a variation on the easel card, a bit pointy but I'm hoping the flowers have softened the design. I quite like the shape and am thinking about more possibilities, folds or pop outs might be good :0)




So what d'you think? Is it too angular?I've gone for a shabby sort of look and was thinking I may come up with a more masculine version next. 


 Does the shape tickle your creative fancy, have you tried this one yourself? I don't think I've seen it done quite like this before but I cannot be certain, there are so many of us out there:0)

I was quite pleased how this side turned out. The papers are Basic Grey, Periphery  it's an old paper and retired now, I think.                                                       
   The text stamps are Stampin up, Sincere Salutations that I bought second hand from eBay.

Tim Holtz Weathered wood Distress ink for stamping the sentiment and edges. On the base of the card it's a Crafty Individuals stamp, 'fill each day with joy', uplifting oh! yes! and I love the fancy font it's in.

Used a Martha Stewart doily lace punch, they are so efficient, I'm seriously impressed and would love more :)
Love to hear from you and have a great weekend!

13 comments:

Doreen said...

I think this is just gorgeous, so unusual,but it works fine,I love it.xxx

Pops x said...

I LOVE it looks so elegant sweetie, hugs Pops x

Dotty Jo said...

Wow, this is lovely - really unusual. Beautiful colours and stamping, so pretty and stylish! It's a winner in my book hun, Jo x

chris said...

My fancy is tickled, I LOVE IT, LOVE IT,certainly not seen anything like it around in blogland,and thats what I love about your cards, always so unique.
good on ya girl!!

Carolynne said...

This is a beautiful card, unusual and beautiful. I love it too

xx

Fleur said...

This is fab, looks great. Hope you ok
Hugz fleur xXx

Netty said...

Its really beautiful. I discovered this angle by accident after making one of my usual errors in cardmaking, but yours is definitely intentional and gorgeous. Enjoy the weekend, Annette x

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Hi MC - I have never seen this version of an easel card before, and it's absolutley stunning! I love the soft colours and the BG papers (I have had a 6" pad of periphery for yonks - only a bit of it left now but I love it). The MS punched borders add a really delicate touch, and I agree -this card shape would look fab. with a male theme too.
Have a wonderful Sunday - Love and Hugs, Sylvia xxxx
PS: Thank you so much for all your kind comments.

Emily Leiphart said...

Wow, I haven't seen this style of card before! You should put it out on YouTube before it gets stolen. ;) Heehee. I love all the pretty papers and the fact that there are so many places you could write lovely messages. Some, like me, love being wordy on their cards!

Kay Carley said...

Very original and soooooooo pretty!! xx

NEEDLEWINGS said...

Simply elegant! I love it!!!

joanne wardle said...

what an amazing take on the easel card!!! took me a minute to see how it worked, love it!

Bettythebaglady said...

Love this card but have never sent an easel card to anyone as I am fascinated to know if a non cardmaker would realise how to display it. Need to do some random testing!BettyXXX