Monday, 17 September 2012

Country Style


I suppose you've noticed by now that I'm a real fan of gingham. It has a lovely country cottage feel to it, especially when it's teamed with spots. This is one of the cards which I made a few weeks ago for Create and Craft to show off some Tonic Studios products. The stamp is the main Chrysanthemum  image from the Pick of the Bunch range and I've rounded the corners of the rectangle with the Duo Corner Punch. I then used the 1.5 cm Ribbon punch with red gingham ribbon threaded through it. The card blank and layers were all cut with my 12" Maxi guillotine. I added faux stitching around the edges to add to the country feel.
The finished card makes me think of a jug of Chrysanthemums in a country style kitchen with gingham curtains and a spotty tea cosy......time to put the kettle on, I think ;)

1 comment:

  1. Very pretty Ruth. I love combinations of spots, stripes and checks - it always gives a fresh look. Pat x

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