Shades of Purple

Hello friends,

A new challenge starts today at Double D Challenges. Team Diane is hosting this challenge with the theme of “Lavenders-Lilac-Purple”. You can include any other colours  DD_Lavenderon the mood board but with ‘purples’ as the main focus. The team have created beautiful cards to inspire you – a visit to the Double D Challenge blog will be worthwhile. The prize to win for this challenge is a “Memory Box Small Lavender Butterfly Right Corner die” and absolutely gorgeous!

I was inspired by the colours – purple, green and white – and the hearts in the photo. I used designer paper in shades of purple for my background and then added an intrinsic die cut layer as base for the heart, teapot and teacup. I stamped the teapot and cup with purple ink, die cut each piece and then added the pieces with mirror tape for dimension to the base card. I embellished the heart with gemstone hearts and glitter stones in shades of purple for added interest. The fun part for me is always to arrange the flowers, leaves and bows. I finished off with a sentiment stamped on a tag and a few glitter stones. I really like the outcome of this card.

Challenges I entered:

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The teapot and teacup

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The sentiment and flowers

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The flowers and glitter stones

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A peep at the inside

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Project details

White, green and purple card-stock — Prima designer paper “Meadow Lark” — Craft Easy English Boutique collection die “Ornate Frame” (CR000020) — Craft Easy English Boutique collection stamp and die set “Tea Set” (CR000003) —  Craft Easy English Boutique  collection stamp set “Sentiments” (CR000004) — Spellbinders Shapeabilities “Lace Hearts” (S5-204) — Nellie’s Multi Frame’s “Tags-4” (MFD074) — Unbranded die “Leaves” — Gemstone hearts — Glitter stones in shades of purple — Flowers — Wax cord for bows — Tim Holtz distress inks “Dusty Concord” and “Peeled Paint”

That’s it from me today! I hope you like my card. If you do, please leave a comment – I love reading them. Have a great day and happy crafting.

Regards,

Amelia

12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ines
    Jun 01, 2020 @ 10:04:02

    Beautiful <3Thanks for playing with us at Let's Craft and Create :)Ines DT
    http://inka-mojmalyswiat.blogspot.com/
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  2. Sherry Gibson
    May 21, 2020 @ 12:49:07

    Beautiful creation! Thank you for sharing with us over at Let’s Craft and Create. We hope to see you again.
    ~ Sherry DT/Admin xx

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  3. Donna Walls
    May 11, 2020 @ 21:37:59

    Very pretty, I love Purple and the lace die cut is fab! Thanks for inspiring us at The Paper Funday Challenges. Donna – DT Member

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  4. Ellibelle
    May 10, 2020 @ 18:51:10

    What a perfect feminine creation! I’m loving all the wonderful details and a great choice of colors too!
    Thank you so much for joining in at my Crafty Wednesday challenge this month where it’s all about feminine creations!
    Ellibelle’s Corner

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  5. Judy Woodland
    May 09, 2020 @ 01:18:01

    Such a lovely and sweet card. Only you would use a cute little tea set with some gorgeous roses and die cuts. This is just precious, I love it.

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  6. Carol Mathrick
    May 08, 2020 @ 07:05:39

    Gorgeous! love the colours. Thanks for entering your wonderful creation at The Crafter’s Cafe this fortnight.

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  7. Carol Gunn
    May 07, 2020 @ 06:36:11

    A beautiful creation with lots of lovely detail; it will bring joy to whoever receives it. So glad you shared with us at the Crafters Cafe, CarolG

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  8. Barbara Campbell
    May 06, 2020 @ 22:37:28

    Amelia, the special touches that you add to your cards always make them spectacular. This card is a perfect example of that. I love the teapot and the crystals and hearts along with the die-cut background.

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  9. Birgit A Norton
    May 06, 2020 @ 15:20:21

    What a lovely lacy and elegant creation! I’ll be there with Donna! ;0)

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  10. Darlene Pavlick
    May 06, 2020 @ 14:41:35

    OMG … this is absolutely stunning! LOVE the vintage feel of your design and you are so good about finishing the inside … beautiful!! Always inspired by your creations Amelia! Beautifully crafted my friend! Stay healthy!

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  11. Diane H
    May 06, 2020 @ 13:09:43

    How creative of you to come up with a lavender tea pot and cup, I love~love this gorgeous card and all (as always) your eye for details!!

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  12. Donna J Phelan
    May 06, 2020 @ 11:34:52

    What a beautifully vintage creation! Put the kettle on, I’ll be right over!

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