Tuesday 20 November 2012

The Cuttlebug Spot DT Card - Feathers

Hi Everyone,

Firstly a huge welcome to my new followers.  Thanks to everyone for checking out my blog and all your lovely comments.  I'm on my way to the big 100 and I'm planning to put together a little giveway when I reach that milestone :)

Can you believe that it is already my second post for The Cuttlebug Spot?  Nope, neither can I!  Well this week we are all using...


So all you have to do is use a feather on your project and link it up.  We also have two special prizes.  The first one is a set of three 5x7 Cuttlebug Folders.  This set will go to the winner of the random project entry using the Linky.
Geometric Rings, Wicker Weave and Bit of Paisley 
5x7 includes coordinating border 

The second prize is a $20.00 gift card to Michaels Craft Store.  All you need to do to enter to win this prize is simply leave a comment at The Cuttlebug Spot and tell us what is on your Black Friday shopping list.... and if you comment after Black tell us if you got what you wanted.  

So I had better show you my feathery inspiration...

I started with some brown pearlescent cardstock and used the Spellbinders M-bossability Venetian embossing folder to add the pattern.  I took a sanding block and ran all over to reveal the pattern further.  I covered this with Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Fired Brick and then attached to a custom-made card blank. 

I used my Cuttlebug to cut three diamond shapes with Spellbinders Classic Diamonds from orange and red cardstock and then attached these over the edge of the card.  The focal point of my card came from the Spellbinders Venetian Accents.  I used the Classic Diamonds with my Cuttlebug again and then cut two of the borders on my Grand Calibur.  I inked the diamond and borders with the Fired Brick DI.  This is the first time I've used the flourish mask (from Venetian Accents) and it looks so great cut out of different kinds of cardstock.  Can't wait to play again.

I used foam pads for the main topper and left enough space to slot in my feathers.  These are from an embellishment pack by My Craft Studio.

I hope I've given you an idea of how you can incorporate feathers into your creations.  Do check out my teamies creations - brilliant work, girls!  Can't wait to find out what you create.  Don't forget our comment prize too.

Happy crafting,
Rachel x


Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card Rach, love the colours.

Donna x

Sue said...

WOW!! this is wonderful Rachel. Such a fabulous design. I love the feathers and the colours are gorgeous

Hugs Sue

Wendy Fraser said...

Ooh, this is lovely! So dramatic and super colour combo. xx

coops said...

so gorgeous rachel.stunning striking colours and design :D

xx coops xx