Hearts, roses and lace

I am in the middle of a major, major clear up of my crafting space. Although I am making progress, it is painfully slow. I have now reached the stage where it is the “storm before the calm” i.e. a blooming big mess!! Consequently, if I want to create anything, the space I have to do it in is minimal. So I am glad that I happened to have a little something up my sleeve to share with you today as we reach the mid-way point of our “Hearts and Valentines” challenge over at Crafty Boots Challenges.

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I would also like to share this over at City Crafter Challenge Blog where the theme is Roses and Lace.

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I’ve used images and papers from the Gecko Galz  Love Potion #9 kit. and the Words and Music paper pack.  I’ve layered up papers, distressing and inking the edges. I added some glitter to the outside edge of the heart image.

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I’ve used some scraps of lace, ribbon trim and ruffled seam binding plus paper roses to decorate.

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More lace and a tiny little seam binding bow decorate the top.

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So far, my grand tidy up hasn’t revealed any hidden treasure, it’s been more a question of “what on earth did I buy that for?!”  I am now going away for the rest of the week and leaving my big crafty mess behind me. If only the craft fairies would come in and finish the job!

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Thanks for buzzing by.

 


Comments

Hearts, roses and lace — 21 Comments

  1. I know exactly what you mean … I tried sorting out some of my craft space a few weeks ago … all that work and I only seemed to make a small dint!
    Anyway, As always your card is beautiful … so pretty … Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

  2. i am always looking forward to see your take on our challenges and this card is a stunner. Subtle, a touch of shabby chic ( which I can’t do; looks horrible when I try it..) A lovely take on our challenge. So good to have you with us at CCB.Thanks so much for joining us; have agreat week. And good luck with the clear up!

  3. This is so pretty, I love the roses and lace.

    How is the grand tidy going? I do not envy you. I really should do the same but do not have the heart to tackle it.

    Dionne xx

    • Hello – it’s been very quite whilst you have been away. Having been away most of the week, coming back to the mess that I have created whilst tidying was not a pleasant thing!!! Hope you have had fun. xx

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