Sunday, 4 October 2015

Commissioned in yellow

I don't usually share my commissioned cards but I thought maybe it was about time I did.

A work colleague has asked me to make a very special card for her mum in yellow, her mum's favourite colour.  She had very specific requirements - she picked the image, requested either wood fence or brick wall background, the colour yellow, a shaped card and flowers - lots of flowers.

I decided to do an easel card because although difficult to do with the shape of the ones I have they look extremely effective.

So I set to work this weekend colouring Lilacs from Lili of the Valley.  I've done this with ProMarkers and a little black polychromos pencil for extra shading.  I've then fussy cut the vase, butterfly and bee out.
The design papers which had to be hand cut to match the card shape are from Studio 75 and First Edition.  I've also used some brown paper to give the whole card a framed look.

There's a panel on the bottom portion which can be either written on or a sentiment added whichever she prefers.  This has been done with a Spellbinders die and some antique linen distress ink.

The brown pearlised self adhesive gems are from Scrapberry's and on the bottom left there's a resin corner to act as a stopped for the easel card.

The flowers and leaves are from Wild Orchid Crafts and Live & Love Crafts.  I've taken a few shots so you can see the 3-D effect they have and how they cascade down the right hand side of the card.

So there you have it my commissioned card - know she's gonna love it
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Allsorts - Nature
Wags n Whiskers - Use a Die Cut
Crafty Time - Shaped Cards
Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations - Anything Goes
Dream Valley - Recipe (Pearls / pattered paper / flowers)
Polkadoodles - Favourite Card Shape


12 comments:

  1. Lovely image and a fabulous flower display, great shape of card too.
    Thanks for joining our Nature challenge this week at Allsorts.

    Kath

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  2. This is lovely :) Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations! xxx

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  3. Great card. Thanks for joining in with the challenge over at Creative Inspirations.
    CraftyNatalie - DT

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  4. Such a fab creation.
    Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week :)
    AnyOldCraft

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  5. Awesome shapped card ... love the embellishment with the flowers. Fantastic Job !!!

    Thanks for playing along with our Crafty Time Challenge for October and good luck!

    Doris *DT*

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  6. Awesome shapped card ... love the embellishment with the flowers. Fantastic Job !!!

    Thanks for playing along with our Crafty Time Challenge for October and good luck!

    Doris *DT*

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  7. Beautiful make, love the card shape so much. Thanks for joining us in our Favourite Shape Card challenge at Polkadoodles
    Anjie (DT)

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  8. Gorgeous card, love all the flowers. Thanks so much for joining our Favourite Shape card challenge at Polkadoodles
    Claire xx

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  9. thats lovely
    Thank you for joining us over at Polkadoodles Fav shaped card
    xx

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  10. Stunning details. Thanks for sharing with us at Polkadoodles. Penny (Polkadoodles DT)

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  11. Oh my Andrea, what a stunner! I love that gorgeous cascade of flowers flowing down the easel.

    Thanks for sharing in our Recipe challenge.

    Lin
    Dream Valley

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  12. Gorgeous card. Love, love the floral embellishments you added. Beautiful details on a fun card fold. Love it!
    Thank you for sharing your project with us at Wags ‘n Whiskers.
    Have a wonderful day!
    ♥ Lena - DT
    Lena’s Creations

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