Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Lili Of The Valley Guest Design Spot...Week 2

Morning folks...here we go with the second project for my Guest Design Spot over at Lili of The Valley's Ideas to Inspire Blog...can I just say a huge thank you for the lovely welcome you gave me last week and for all your lovely comments...you were so kind.
I fell in love with these little pots of kitchen herbs...aren't they so cute and so easy to colour with Distress Markers...perfect for cards for any gardeners in your life or for a new home card.   To make the house shaped card....I started off with an A5 blank...mark the centre on the top edge...draw a pencil line down to create a triangle shape and trim with scissors...easy peasy...I don't do difficult.  To create the brick effect on the front wall and chimney...I inked up an embossing folder with Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink before running it through the Big Shot...





Hope you like...I'm off to put my thinking cap on for next week...
See you all tomorrow
Hugs Kath xxx

28 comments:

trish said...

Hi Kath, what a cute card,love the embossing for the bricks and the colours are just perfect.

Susan Flynn said...

Morning Kath and Buddy I just love this card! I have this stamp and have never used it but I love what you have done with it! Hugs Susan x

Redanne said...

Wonderful, fabulous card Kath, love the new home theme, the embossing, the colouring, the herbs - everything! You really do have the most inspiring ideas.......crafty hugs, Anne x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

What a fabulous card, love the shape and well, everything about it. A very sad day today as we remember 9/11.

Anne said...

Like it ... no ... LOVE IT! X

antonella said...

wow.... it's fantastic!!!!

Jane said...

Wow Kath I am so blown away by this card! SUCH a different take using the LOTV stamps, they must be thrilled with your GD work, many congrats!
Jane x

Ribbon Girl said...

Fab card Kath, love the brick effect! Mary G x

Jan Ltc said...

I love this Kath it's perfect xx Jan

Anesha said...

Wonderful card, love the embossed house. :) Hugs to Buddy!

Lorraine said...

This is brilliant!! I love the way you've used the stamps and the house is gorgeous.
Lorraine x

Paula (PEP) said...

This is a lovely idea & so different - not what one would think of in terms of LOTV but just showing your inimitable style! Love it!
Paula (PEP)

rachel said...

ooops Kath - I just called you Anne on the inspires blog - sorry - but it is a fabby card xx

Helen said...

How cute a card is that? Gorgeous Kath as always. Thank you for sharing

lilyf said...

What a stunning card Kath and can see a use for the Brick embossing folder lying about somewhere. Thanks for sharing your great imagination and creative design. You are an inspiration.

Jennifer said...

Such a cute little house card, Kath. Love the brickwork - it's very effective. Hey Buddy, it's great to see you back to full health - keep mugging Mum for her toast - she will never say "no' to you again.

Hugs,
Jennifer. x

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

I love your home card , perfect in every way and so cute and pretty. janex

butlersabroad said...

Lovely card kath, just goes to show you can do anything with lotv stamps if you have the talent and imagination!!

Hugs
Brenda

rustyblue85 said...

WOW! I love the brick effect and the herb pots! I have the herb pots and used them for a gardener's birthday card, but never thought to use them on a 'new home' card too - thank you for the idea! The more use you can get out of a stamp the better!! :-)

ribenaruby said...

Hi Kath, stunning once again! Love it. Ruby x

Sarah said...

Your card is amazing Kath. Love everything about it.

Sarah x

tilly's crafts said...

fantastic project - love that idea!
Kim x

Kathleen said...

This is the work of a genious, absolutely love it.

Kath x

Christine B. said...

Love, love, love your card. It's just a fabulous new home card. Hugs x ChrisB

May said...

Love this Kath,the design is brilliant the little herb pots the embossing, colours.. Love it! Hugs May x x x

Julie Brooks said...

Fab make - love it! xx

Erika said...

This is fab.
Hugs, Erika.

Kara Lynne said...

I LOVE the way you used those herbs and the wonderful tile-like texture to the house. Gorgeous details everywhere on this card!

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