Thursday, 11 August 2011

Cute Card Thursday #177 - Guest DT Card

Hi girls. Thanks for popping in to my blog. I hope wherever you are you are safe - I am really sickened with all the rioting that is going on down south these last few days. Where do all these mindless louts come from and what is happening to this country of ours.
Anyway, enough doom and gloom and on to the card for today.
This is week two of my Guest DT month over at Cute Card Thursday (doesn't time fly). The theme this week is "CLEAN & SIMPLE". This was a real challenge for me because I can't resist loads of flowers. However this is my stab at it.
I used plain white card and stamped Penny Black's "Blush" on it using Amethyst by Versa Colour. I cut an apperture and stuck the verse "Footprint Friends" by Stampendous on the inside of the card so that it showed through the apperture. The seam binding and gems are from my stash. The butterflies (there is one on the inside as well although you can't see it) are cut with a Martha Stewart punch.

View showing the Sentiment on the inside

Why not pop over to the challenge blog and see the fabulous creations from the other team members and have a go at the challenge yourself.
Any comments you might like to leave for me here will be greatly welcomed. Have a great day and stay safe and healthy.


  1. This is really pretty hun - and well done for getting to grips with CAS!! Loving the colour!
    Hope all that unrest sorts itself out soon, very sad to see it and hear of those deaths the other day. What IS the world coming to. . .?
    Have a great day hun,
    Teri x

  2. Hi Fiona - this is a lovely card - pretty image, love the aperture sentiment and great use of colour. Hope all is well with you my lovely. Hugs, Claire x

  3. oh this is so pretty - i love the colours and the little daisies and the aperture is fab
    Lisa x

  4. Hey you do CAS really well , I think this card is terrific.

  5. Hi Fiona,
    Hope things are good for you??...I love this CAS card...Your layout is fabulous....Very pretty card....
    Mandy x

  6. Hi hun
    aww this is gorgeous, luv the flowers, great design, luv the appature, fab card below, very cool, hope you well, hi William, sue,x

  7. This is a lovely design Fiona. I love the aperture and the double bow is stunning. I can never tie them
    xx Vee

  8. It's gorgeous Fiona! So glad to be teaming with you this month! Kimx

  9. This is really pretty Fiona, I love the stamped flowers. And I love the colour and design.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  10. wow Fiona I love this design, the colours are beautiful and the sentiment perfect for the card
    Mina xxx

  11. This is so pretty Fiona. I love everything about it. thank you so much for your kind words while I was ill in hospital. I'm slowly picking up. Hugs Jackie

  12. Oh this is fabulous Fiona and how you done the sentiment inside the card.

  13. This looks very elegant Fiona. I have never made a card with an aperture, another mental not to give it a try Lol

    hugs sally x

  14. HI Fiona, this is a very pretty card!!! Great job with the sentiment on the inside and then your stunning flowers on the front... BEAUTIFUL!!
    hugs, Janiel

  15. This is really pretty Fiona, gorgeous flowers and the way you out the sentiment inside looks lovely.
    Kim xXx

  16. Oh this is beautiful Fiona, I love the sentiment and stamp and gorgeous colours too :)

  17. Hello Fiona. I hope you are as well as possible x

    This card is so pretty. I love the peep through bit!

    The riots have sickened me too. It's just beyond comprehension isn't it that people would do such awful things.

    Anyway, I hope you are having a nice weekend x

  18. Hi Fiona,
    This is such a pretty card. So different from your usual style. I Love that floral stamp and the aperture window with beautiful sentiment.

  19. You've done CAS beautifully Fiona. I like the way the sentiment is seen through the cut out on the front. Lovely colours - my fav of course.

  20. Fiona, this is beautiful. The colors are some of my favorites and your handmade papers are just perfect for your design.
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