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Wednesday, 6 October 2010

99 percent natural!

Hello bloggers,

Hope you are having a good time crafting where ever you are...

Here is another card I made over the last two days... I kept sticking leaves and flowers and all sorts of natural stuff to it till I felt it was complete.

The dried leaves and flowers are from my flower press - the big green leaves that you see are curry leaves that are used as a spice in the south of India.

I have used handmade stock and the creamy paper on the background is handmade as well. Just stuck some natural stones (dyed red) to bring some colour to the earthy appearance.

The kitty stamp is from Inkadinkado - I did distress the paper but it somehow does not show in the picture.

Hope you like it.

Love,

Monica

12 comments:

Helen said...

I LOVE it! I love the paper under those flowers and leaves. Beautiful done!

Shirley-anne said...

I love your hand made embellishments Monica. Those big curry leaves do they have an aroma?

A Cards Delight said...

This is gorgeous and paper, stone, every thing is all from the earth and in it's natural form! How awesome is that? Wow, your creativity is superb! Very, very pretty card.

CHARITY CRAFTER said...

Gorgeous so rustic x pop over to my blog Monica and see what I have done with the card you sent (and mum drew) x Leigh x

Tania said...

First thanks for the award, so very sweet of you to think of me! Will get busy and pass it along. Love the real flowers and leaves on your card, its beautiful-Hugs Tania

Terry Oulboub said...

This is such a lovely card, Monica. I love the natural fibers and the mulberry paper is perfect for this, isn't it? It's beautiful and you did a great job putting the elements together so perfectly! Beautiful!

jimlynn said...

Monica, this is just GORGEOUS!!!! Love everything about it. How beautiful! I actually have a flower press and have used it one time creating a card from the flowers. I hadn't even thought about the leaves! DUH! Thanks for the inspiration! Although I don't know if I could create something as pretty as yours.
I'm SO glad you commented on my last post and that I've found your blog! It's super - and I just became a follower! Also, thanks for that lovely Blog Award! So sweet of you to think of me.
Lynn

Andrea said...

Hi Monica - Wow! How amazing is your card! You really are so creative.
Love, Andrea xx

Karen said...

Hi Monica,

This is a lovely card, I love it.

Karen xx

Jennifer said...

Hi Monica! This is so gorgeous it really does scream 'nature'! xx Jenny xx

Michelle said...

Hi Monica
Sorry I have not been visiting regularly. Kids are back at school now so I feel like a taxi driver,lol. Your card is just amazing! You are so creative. The way you tie all the embellishments together so well is just brilliant.

Michelle :-)

Annette Bowes said...

Hi Monica, popping over from Michelle's blog. Gorgeous creation you have made using everything from nature, beautiful. Take CareX:)