Friday, November 13, 2015

Medallion Thanks


I have a card today using another one of Jessi Fogan's beautiful hand-crocheted medallions. I caved and used my last remaining piece of SU! Close to Cocoa cardstock that I've hoarded for quite some time. I matched it with some Blushing Bride cardstock, along with one remaining snippet of a coordinating blushing bride polka dot dsp for the tiny flowers. The sentiment is from the first stamp set I ever bought - SU's "sketch it" and I stamped it with Close to Cocoa ink. I added a Cheery Lynn die-cut flourish along with punched flowers and chocolate pearls from Pizzazz Aplenty. The circle dies were done with SB circle dies while the background was embossed with a TH damask ef. The card base and sentiment panel are both Soft Stone from PTI. I just love this soft color combination.

I'll be entering this into the following challenges:

Cuttlebug Mania "Many Thanks" challenge - make a thank-you card using a die- cutting machine. (I used a Big Shot)

Tuesday Throwdown #270 - "Thank You"

Pixies Snippets Playground #202 - must use snippets

Thanks for stopping by and make it a great Friday - even if it is the 13th (gulp)

Carol

17 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

LOL you are in the past, it's Saturday the 14th here in Aussie land, we are the future...!! How bizzare is that?
Anyway love this gorgeous medallion again, just wondering how big are they as on the photo they look a great size. I just love the colours here too.xx
 { aNNie}

Barb said...

Well done Carol, you really went for it using your last precious pieces of card. It does look lovely and the colours look beautiful. Barbxx

SARN said...

What a pretty card Carol. Love the combination of colours used. Well done on being brave and using up the last of your Close to Cocoa!

Hugs, Sarn xxx

*Vicki* said...

Just beautiful!! :) I had to laugh because I actually STILL have a few sheets left of that color somewhere! So glad I am not the only one who hoards those paper colors!! Too funny and such a gorgeous card!! Thanks for sharing and happy Friday!!

Donna Hanley said...

This card is just as beautiful as the last one with this gorgeous crocheted medallion. I don't know if I have any Close to Cocoa card stock left either. It was a good one.
Have a great day.

Di said...

Really lovely card Caro - the medallion is beautiful and of course you used it perfectly. Those colours are just so classy together too!

Hugs

Di xx

scrAPpamondo said...

Wow! Another very original creation with this hand-crocheted medallion!!!! Love so much this card, with these sweet and gorgous colours and the embossed background!! Very beautiful! The flourish with the tiny flowers and the chocolate pearls are very sweet ad stunning! You are a genius! This is a piece of art!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

What a lovely piece of crochet you have used. Beautiful card, Carol!

jimlynn said...

Love the way you used that flourish die with this beauty! I think I have a smidgen of the Close to Cocoa cardstock left and just keep hoarding mine.
Lynn

Jean said...

This is such a pretty colour combination, I love it. Fabulous texture in the embossed background too.
Jean x

MaryH said...

Very elegant, so soft & feminine in the theme. Wonderful embossing with that delicate crochet medallion. So much texture with the cool chocolate background, so pretty with the pink & beige tones. TFS & happy wkend. Hugs

nwilliams6 said...

Wow - that crocheted medallion is gorgeous!!! Love the layers you paired it with and your colors are amazing. How sad you had to use your last little hoarded color - it is pretty!!! Lovely work, Carol!!! Hugz

Kimbo said...

Very pretty card and I love the colours

Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

Stampsnob. said...

Beautiful doily and a lovely use for it .........Lis

Kim said...

This is so pretty! I love the beautiful doily frame and the embossing adds a wonderful texture to the card. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

Princess Judy Palmer said...

This color combo is the bomb! So lovely. Now a moment of silence for the last sheet of Cocoa cardstock..... he served well.

JD/ Jill said...

This is so pretty, and yes, this one makes me want to crochet again..)after Christmas...I'm going to try my best to do just that...(still have a whole box of unused yarn...that I have not been able to part with...)