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Saturday 1 October 2011

Button Tree

Can't believe we're into October now but i do love this time of year and cosy Saturday nights watching X Factor and Strictly come Dancing (Yippee!!). I'm really struggling with Christmas projects this year - must be this TOO hot weather we're having lol - so have been busy checking out all your blogs for some much needed inspiration..........and you haven't let me down!! I thought i'd try my hand at a black card for a change and this is what i came up with. I've used Tatty Button xmas tree, stamp in black and then heat embossed it with a clear embossing powder. I punched a scallop border and added sparkly gems then matted onto white card and tied a black ribbon on. The black flowers are all handmade using a Marianne creatables flower die, then dipped them in glitter (which doesnt show up to well does it lol) and matted and layered onto black and white card.
Enjoy rest of the weekend.
Jo x

I've entered Button Tree in:
Challenge #54 at Crafts and me challenge blog
Make your own flowers at Digi design challenge blog
Challenge #43 at Christmas card challenges
Challenge #26 at My Craft Spot
Challenge #32 at Celebrate the Occasion


  1. This card is absolutely adorable!!! I love the black and white, very striking! Thanks for playing with us at CTO!

  2. I love this card hun....and yippee for strictly and X-factor...!

    big hugs Vicky xx

  3. Such a pretty card Jo!
    Love the black/white detailing of it...

  4. What a beautiful card. Classy, black and white. thanks for sharing with us at CTO.

  5. What a darling the flowers too! Thanks for playing along with us this week at My Craft Spot !

  6. How cute is that, love the B&W with your great embellishments! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO, hope to see you again next week :)

  7. What a great card. Just full of class!!!

  8. This card is so elegant!
    Love it!
    Thanks for joining us at CTO!

  9. Your card is beautiful! Great color combo!

    Thanks for joining us at Di's Digi Designs this time! Hope to see you soon again!

    Hugs, Sande xx


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