Now & Forever - A TUIC Challenge Card

This month our TUIC Blog Group is hosting two Challenges, the first of which is being hosted by Lynn and I shared my card and all the details with you in last Friday's post.  The second challenge for June is being hosted by Monica on her blog Gardner's Basket.  Some weeks ago Monica posted us all two pieces of patterned paper cut to A6 Card Size to use in our creation - this was to be her challenge to us all.

I decided for this card to also play along with the Super Sketchy Sunday Day 111 Challenge over at 365 Cards.  I rotated the sketch from portrait to landscape and blinged it up a little.



I used one of the pieces of patterned paper which was sent to us almost in it's entireity whilst the other piece I cut into the three small strips that I paper pierced and then did some faux stitching to connect the holes.  I mounted the paper on Very Vanilla Cardstock and Gold Metallic Paper and Embellished with a beautiful Gold Flower from Prima and some Olive Rhinestones, The gold and olive tonings I thought really coordinated beautifully with the colours in the papers Monica sent to us.

The Sentiment Now and Forever I stamped with Brilliance Pearlescent Olive Ink which I also used to ink the edges of my patterned paper.  I thought being quite elegant, this card would be suitable to use for a Wedding or Anniversary Card.

Be sure to check out all the other entries to our second TUIC Challenge this month by visiting Monica's blog.



10 comments:

Lynn McAuley said...

That pretty paper is the perfect background for this stunning blossom!! So striking with the added bling!! Gorgeous work, Danie!

Julie said...

A little warmth on this chilly morning Danielle.
Your card looks great!

Lisa said...

What a lovely card!

Karen said...

Beautiful card Danie. I love the paper piecing that you did with the pretty paper.

Tammy said...

Lovely card! The flower is great choice.

Becky said...

Beautiful card Danie, love the colors and design.

Lone Pine Designs said...

Very clever and I do love the flower :)

Rose said...

this is beautiful :) perfect for the sketch!!

wendipooh13 said...

oh how pretty!!! love how you flipped the sketch!!!

Manoli Navarro said...

Me encanta!!
Has sido traviesa girando el sketch!!