Monday, November 18, 2013

Layered leaf Notch-swing card

Ya'll are going to get tired of my notch swing cards...I'm just having too much fun playing with my Silhouette machine! I've pre-cut some front panels from my favorite DPs, and this lovely yellow pattern from Graphic 45 worked well for this week's colourQ challenge.



I also used my Silhouette to cut the leaf overlay embellishment (you can read more about my process in this post.

For the the sentiment, I created it in SCAL using the Georgia font and the "Union" tool. I cut it from a yellow paper and used chalks to add some dimension. I sprayed it with a matte coating to set the chalk, and used orchid Liquid Pearls for the border.

If you'd like to try it yourself, this Notch-Swing card design is now available for purchase as SVG files in my Etsy Shop.

Inspiration/Challenges:
Chalk N Stock: Anything goes just use chalk (on sentiment)
colourQ challenge: Color combo #215
Connie Can Crop: Leaf it up to me...
Creative Card Crew #49: Pearls
HIMCR #124: Die Cuts


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6 comments:

Taniaj Scott said...

Wonderful card ,beautiful image . Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew with our Pearl challenge , hugs Tania (DT) xx

Connie said...

This is stunning!! I am so glad you entered my challenge at Connie Can Crop. Scrappy Hugs,
Connie
http://conniecancrop.blogspot.com

Roberta Swisher said...

I hadn't see notch swing cards before....add that to my ever growing list of things to try! Thanks so much for the inspiration....your card is fabulous!
Thanks also for sharing this week at HIMCR. We hope to see you back very soon!
hugs--
Roberta
Hiding in My Craft Room Design Team
Queen Bee Paper Crafts

Lisa said...

Very creative and unique!! thanks so much for joining us at the ColourQ!

Dwie lewe rączki said...

Beautiful card with lovely colours. Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew! Hope to see you again
Yvonne

Sylvia said...

Such a pretty card, CG, love the open window with your leaf to hang! Thanks for joining in the fun at the colourQ.