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Thursday, 3 January 2013

Make Your Own Backing Paper

Happy New Year to you all,
The first challenge of the year at CRAFT challenge is sponsored by 

I made my papers digitally. For the bottom layer I made a textured background in a design program and then used a heart digital punch to add the pattern. The upper layers were made by creating a square filled with gradient colour and then digital stamps were added and built up.

My image is called Reading Beauty by Saturated Canary

The flowers were from Wild orchids; Joanna Sheen  and Hobby Craft.
The swirls were made with Marianne Dies.
The lace is from Hobby Craft.

I am entering this card into the following challenges.
My Mum's Craft Room - Anything goes
The Pink Elephant - Anything goes
Make it Monday - Always Anything goes
Whoopsi Daisy - Celebrate
By the Cute and Girly - Cute and Girly
Cards by Lady Anne - Anything goes
Saturated Canary - inspired by a song (Beauty and the Beast by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson)

Have fun with this challenge and please stop by my fellow teamies blogs to look at their inspirational projects.


  1. Hi Sheryl .
    Beautiful image, coloured superbly . love the lace , the flowers and the swirls too .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

  2. Such a stunningly beautiful card. Thank you for sharing with us at Lady Anne's Challenges. I hope we see you again soon.
    Love ~ Lady Anne xx
    Lady Anne's Challenges

  3. This is a beautiful card, pretty colours and fab embellishments.
    Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week.

  4. This is gorgeous. Thank you for joining us ve4 at Whoopsi Daisy this week.

    Joan x

  5. Wonderful creation, love this image. Thanks so much for playing at Whoopsi Daisy this time:)

  6. What a beautiful card Sheryl. Love the way you used the digital papers.
    Thanks fro sharing your card at Make it Monday!
    Marissa Isabel

  7. This is gorgrous Sheryl. Love the design with the flowers, swirls and banner. Great colour choice too. Thanks for playing at Whoopsi Daisy and good luck. Hope to see you back monday for a new challenge. Hugs Bettina xx

  8. Awesome papers you made!!!! Your daughter will love it! Love the gorgeous flowers! Thanks for joining us this month at BTC&G and we hope to see you again next challenge. Hugs, Brigitte

  9. Good Morning, this is just gorgeous I love the blue colours thank you so much for joining us at Saturated Canary this time, hugs Pops x

  10. What a gorgeous image and I love the personalised banner! Gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing along with our first monthly challenge over at MMCS. Hope to see you again next month! x

  11. Gorgeous. Your handmade swirly flowers are perfect on this card. Thank you for entering BTC&G's "Cute and Girly" challenge and good luck.


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