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Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Queen of Recycling is here...

Hello lovely people,
Hope you are having a warm and sunny Tuesday... mine was rather busy with the kids being at home since everything is closed here for a week for the festival of Eid. Hubby went to golf so we went eating out and shopping. If he can play golf three days in a row, I can have a nice time too. Lol.

This card is for the challenge over at CAS on Sunday which is to tag it. This tag has been recycled and I thought it was just too pretty to be binned. I have covered up the text with the little thank you chip board sentiment that came from Sandra. The daisies have been punched and their centres have been made with a clay similar to Amos clay which belongs to Aleeza. I pinched some clay while playing with her to make the centres of these flowers. I do like my flower centres and the idea of recycling but am not too sure of the layout of this card. It looks a bit bland at the bottom, doesn't it? I have embossed straight lines on the card with my scorer and scoring board but it doesn't show in the picture. I think I may liven it up a bit more at the bottom - comments welcome :-)


I will also enter this card in:

Off to do some commenting now.

Love,

Monica 

17 comments:

Ema M said...

I can see the embossed lines. The procedure you used to make the centers of the flowers is a new one to me and I may have to check into that! I think it's a beautiful CAS card! Thanks for joining us at Fitztown Challenge Blog!

Ema
DT Coordinator

Rose Petal said...

Hello Monica. What a cute little tag and the colours are so delicate. The daisies are just perfect and it shows off the sentiment perfectly.
I too can see the score lines down the card, it adds to the delicate tone of the card.
Love it.
Happy crafting.
Love Sandra xxx

Sasha said...

Your tag card is very pretty, Monica. Fabulous recycling, and I love your clay centres for the daisies.
Happy Eid!! x

jimlynn said...

I can see the scoring lines and it doesn't look too plain at all. Love how you used the clay for the centers of the flowers - very creative......and yes, you ARE the queen of recycling!!! Love this card.
Lynn

Sande said...

Such a lovely card!

Thanks for joining our "Handmade flowers" challenge at Fitztown. Hope to see you soon again!

Hugs, Sande xx
DT member of Fitztown

Maria said...

beautiful card. thanks joining on fitztown

Jean Straw said...

I really like this card Monica,it is a very pretty tag and the flowers look lovely on it. I can see your score lines too and I don't think it needs anything else.
Jean x

Cathy said...

Clever recycling Monica, love your CAS card :) Cathy x

Donna Ellis said...

Oh! how pretty, Monica! Love the soft color tones with the brilliant white and ivory! very pretty! hugs, de

Loz said...

Very Pretty CAS card Monica. I saw this on MIM..Loz

The Crafty Laydee said...

Monica-I love how you made the centres of the flowers-how clever!They look fabulous.
I like your card as it is-but i can see that the empty space could make you feel like you should add more-what about a hand drawn border line(like a kind of doodled line) around the edge in pen?Might pull it all together for you :)
Have a lovely day,Nessa xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Fabulous recycling Monica, I love your flowers and the colours on the round tag.
Kevin xx

Houses Built of Cards said...

Beautiful - and I can see the scored lines! Thanks so much for playing along at My Craft Spot this week!!!

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GiGi said...

Beautiful card! The flowers are awesome! Thanks for playing at My Craft Spot!

Anja (scrappie) said...

This is beautiful. Thank you for joining us over at CAS on sunday.

Anneke said...

I do see the lines you made with the scorer. Think your card is fine the way it is! Beautiful flowers! Thanks for taking part in the CAS on Sunday challenge!

Merry said...

You are very clever at recycling.....another terrific card. Good on you enjoying some time out while hubby golfed. :-)