Friday 21 April 2017

Thanks a Bunch

A thank you card today.
 The image is an old Anita's wood mounted stamp, stamped in Memento 'Tuxedo Black' and coloured with Promarkers.  I added a white Nuvo Crystal Drop to the centre of each flower.  The embossing folder I used is SB 'Dainty Dots'.  

TIP: I love using Nuvo Crystal drops, they look like pearls, but no chance of coming off, especially in the post.  To make it easier to find the colour I need, I've put a drop on the lid of each bottle, remembering to let it dry!  This is really useful as I've got several shades of the same colour and I can see straight away that I've got the shade I need.

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  1. This is so beautiful!! I love the embossing and the pretty flowers!! Gorgeous card!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  2. Love this Liz - the stamp is so pretty. Shabneez x

  3. Lovely fresh clean card! Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.

  4. A lovely card Liz, those drops look like a very useful product to have in your stash!

  5. What sweet flowers Liz and love the Nuvo drops for the centres. I love that embossed background and the pretty pink mats too. I hope you have a good weekend. x

  6. Such a pretty card Liz, the embossing is perfect with the flowers, Cathy x

  7. Beautiful card Liz, sweet image and embossed background.
    Pam x

  8. Your card is delightful. Liz! And I agree, those Nuvo are fun to play!So glad that you join the fun over Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Showers and/or Flowers” Challenge! Awesome details and design! Super work!

  9. V pretty thank you card. The drops & the embossing are lovely touches x

  10. Gorgeous 'thank you' card Liz, haven't seen these Nuvo crystal drops before but they certainly sound amazing..


  11. Beautiful card Liz! As always, your clean and fresh design is delightful. And I love those Nuvo Pearls - sigh, do I now need some I wonder?

    Oh do go for a Misti when you can Liz - I can't imagine not having mine now. Apparently Ileana the designer recently got her patent after a long process and some of the other 'knock off' manufacturers are stopping production of their copies! It's a shame that the Mist is a tad overpriced, and of course with a monopoly I doubt if the cost will come down. I bought mine from 'Dies to Die For' btw :) One of my best investments ever - after the Cuttlebug!


    Di xx

    1. I bought two colours of the Nuvo Glow in the Dark drops today. 😀 Will be interesting to see if they really do glow in the dark, or are just a neon colour. I thought they might be especially fun for children's cards.

      As for the Misti, I just happened to order the Tim Holtz version this morning when I visited a craft shop. My daughter gave me some money for Mothers Day, to buy 'something crafty', so I put it towards this. I got it for a good price, I couldn't justify spending the amount the Misti costs. I asked in the shop if they would be stopping selling them because of the patent on the Misti, but they said the patent only applied to selling them in the US. So it will be interesting to see if that's correct. xx

  12. A very pretty card Liz, the delicate embossing makes a perfect backdrop to the floral image, many thanks for sharing with us at Penny Black and More and Stamping Sensations challenges.

    B x

  13. Sweet card, so lovely! These flowers with the Nuvo Crystal drops look great (I have to buy some of them!)and love the embossing on the background!

  14. Pretty card Liz, love that embossing folder.
    Great tip for the Nuovo drops. I treated myself to some at the Ally Pally show, so will definitely do that on the lids!
    Janice x

  15. Such a pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Penny Black & More and good luck!
    x Daniela (DT)

  16. Such a sweet card. Why on earth didn't I think of doing that with my nuvo drops!? Total genius. Guess what my job for tonight is! Cara x

  17. Fabulous creation, great design and some gorgeous elements used. Great tip too.

    Kath x

  18. A very pretty creation! Great colouring and I love your tip of putting a blob on the lid of the crystal drops! Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month and good luck!

  19. A lovely card Liz, be interesting to see if your glow in the dark drops really do!

  20. Lovely and pretty card!
    Thanks for joining us at Penny Black and More April challenge;-))m

  21. Fab creation, thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x


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