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Sunday, 9 October 2011

A Sweet little Ragged Angel


Happy Sunday to everyone.  The weather here has really changed and Autumn has arrived.  I love this time of year - as long as its not to cold. The colours of Autumn are wonderful and I am now seriously thinking about Christmas.


This fabulous sweet image from Mo Manning is called Ragged Angel and I have coloured and glittered the image and mounted this on an easel card and used distressing inks, lace and pearls, ribbon and sparkle.   I have experimented with paper weaving as I have never used this technique before and have produced two patchwork paper heart pockets and a patchwork label with matching topper.

I would like to enter this card for the following Challenges.








A closer view of the front of the card.  The image is mounted as a circular die cut and I have used a die cut circular frame distressed with vintage inks from Tim Holtz.  Promarker and Fleximarker pens have been used to colour and shade the image.  I have used glitter for the wings and details and Snow Marker Pen for definition.  The snowflakes are die cuts which I have glittered and added pearls form Kaisercraft.  The papers are three 12 x 12 designer sheets from my stash.  I created the patchwork heart using a tutorial from Stamp ARTic  The hearts are little pockets and the pocket on the front of the card contains a matching patchwork label.  I have used lace to decorate the heart pocket on the front of the card. 




Image showing the inside of the Easel Card featuring another decorated patchwork pocket with foiled Merry Christmas greeting.



A closer view of the patchwork label.  I have used a lovely rich red ribbon from my stash and a glittered die cut star to decorate.  There is plain circle greeting panel on the back of the label for recording a message.



The card and label



A closer view of the card when closed, this is a 6" x 6" card.   I hope you like this card, please let me know what you think.   I am trying to use techniques which are new to me with most of the cards that I make.  There is a lot of work in this card but I really enjoyed making this.  I think I will be making more paper patchwork/weaving projects as I think  it looks so good.


Thank you for reading this post.  Warm weekend wishes to all.


            X








12 comments :

Elaine L. said...

Yes, I'd definitely say a lot of work went into this, but the result is spectacular....so many wonderful details to take in! I'm loving those hearts, and may have to give it a try! So glad you shared this beauty with us in Mo's Challenge.

Knesinka said...

It's so beautiful &creative! Angel is so sweet & nice! Great job!

Jeannie from PolkaCabana.wordpress.com said...

What a gorgeous job! Thank you for linking up with Sweet Stamps.com

Debbie said...

Stunning!!!! Glad you joined us this week at Mo's, love your work, so I hope I get to see it again next week too!!!

Hugs
Debbie

Danni said...

Fabulous! Thank you for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

Wendy - AKA Mrs. B said...

I loooove this!!! Would you mind if I cased it? ((((Hugs)))) Wendy

Laine said...

Many thanks to everyone for your kind comments which are most appreciated. Wendy I am still really new to this and have no idea what casing means.

Kind regards to all

Laine X

lisa said...

Goodness what a lot of work you've done on this little beauty. I love it. That patchwork is amazing and your ragged angel is adorable.
Thanks so much for joining in with us at The Stampman this time.
Hugs Lisax

Dorcas said...

So many beautiful elements here Laine. I love your patchwork, I can see that this challenge theme was a hit with so many gorgeous entries. Wonderful projects. Thank you so much for choosing to play at Mo’s this week!
Hugs,
Dorcas

Dorcas said...

By the way, I have two blog candies I'm giving away if you want to come by for a look. :-) They're at the top of my sidebar. One is a scrapbooking software giveaway and the other is a stamp set which you can find if you click on the hershey's kiss. :-)

Dorcas said...

Hi Laine! You really know how to bling it up! I’m so happy you could join us this week on our “looking back” challenge at Mo’s!
Hugs,
Dorcas

Elaine L. said...

Yup! Just as wonderful the second time around! I can see why it's a favorite! Glad you shared it with us in Mo's Challenge.