Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Simply spotty!

I have been having a quick play making a card for a young girl. I have kept it quite simple and in a graphic style, so I haven't put a sentiment on the front as I didn't want to break up the shapes and colours.
I found some beads from a kit my girls had a long time ago, this generated the colour scheme. I sorted out some matching scraps and used a stationary punch to add my "spots".
I turned the beads into a "hanging charm" to add a bit of kinetic interest. I felt the paper spots were dull incomparison to the plastic beads so I added some clear nail varnish over the spotty topper, to give a final "shiny glaze".


9 comments:

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Gorgeous card for a girl. Love the hanging charm and that's a great tip to use clear nail varnish. I have just added that to my shopping list!!
Caroline xxx

WencheP said...

Very cool card. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

Janna said...

Hi Diane! Wonderful project, love the colourful beads :D Thanks for joining us at DYSU! Janna

Peggysue said...

Cute card & great colors! Thank you for joining our Lots of DOTS challenge at DYSU. Please join us again!

Miranda said...

cute card, Diana
thanks for joining the DYSU challenge this week
hugs
Miranda

princesskitten said...

that is beautiful - soooo simple and effective

kitten DYSU team

Shirley-anne said...

Hi Diane. This has to be one of the most inspiring and interesting crafty blogs around . Thank you for sharing , not only the finished creation , but how you got there.
Have become a follower .

Marelize said...

You make the most amazing cards Diane. I love the simplity of your style. Gorgeous work! :)

Pauline said...

Fabulous card, love the coloured beads, I have loads of them from my girls lol xx

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