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A collection of cards

Some cards I made since June, some were still not quite finished like the top one and bottom left. The buddha and right one are allready presented in another post.

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Here are the two unfinised card finished. I used scraps for those cards, and tried some new/different colours, wanting a summer like rich feeling. Both cards are mediocre, colourcombination could be better / composition could be better. Let’s take a closer look at the cards.Daqadoodles140630ma160252

First, the cards with the Sizzix die cut flower. I first made the purple one, this one:

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It was meant as a birthday card, and it’s not finished (not matted onto a card yet). It turned out a sad, melancholic card. (Perhaps because it was only 2 weeks since my neece had the accident, and this was a card for her aunt / my sister.) I wanted the card to give hope, comfort. Fresh rain, to make things grow, to wash away sorrow. But somehow I got a bit depressed, too much purple, and the raindrops were sad, not fresh.

So I started making another background for another flower card.

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After having made it, I still got a melancholic feeling. So I started once more anew. I forgot to take a picture at home, but remembered to take one when I had given it to my sister. The picture is takein with a cellphone in the evening, so not the best quality. It happened that I chose the same colours as a bouqeut of flowers she had received!

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Just a week or so before her birthday, her contract/job was terminated. While that wasn’t entirely a bad thing, it did make the future a bit more uncertain.

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I liked how this card turned out. Blue is the colour of communication, and I used warm, bright and light(hearted) summer/spring colours.

I turned the other background into this:

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I think I shouldn’t have added that frame, but it was a scrappiece and I wanted to use them, I decided on using that before I decided on stamping the fairy. It’s more of a spring card, I think it will look best with Spring light shining on it🙂

2 more cards to go.

The next one is a card I wanted to give a very summer feeling too, so I used lots of intense bright colours. Halfway finished:

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Finished, or almost completely finished. I think the blue butterfly was still unattached at this point, as I wasn’t sure about adding it.

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Last, one of the best cards of this serie (next to the card for my sister):

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The die I used in this and the previous card is very unused still, as I found it hard to use it. In this last card I like how it’s used. Apart from the text and the large background diecut, all pieces were from my leftover stash.

 

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