Saturday 11 September 2010

Recessed Window Card

After whinging about my photographic skills, I have realised that my problem is taking photos indoors or on cloudy days - seeing as cloudy days are all we seem to be getting at the moment, I thought any future photos would be doomed! However, I have had a play with my phone camera (the only one I own) and have discovered the exposure button. Oh joy, what a difference it made! Now, I realise that I'm never going to win any awards for my photos, but at least they will be a lot less grainy! Looking at past posts I see that nearly all of my challenge card entries have included stamped images. This is quite a turnaround for me, as, until a few months ago I didn't like stamping at all. This was because I could never colour in the images to a standard I was happy with, but that all changed when I discovered Promarkers and now it seems that I don't ever make any other kind of cards. So I have decided to do something different for the challenge at Just Cute Bears where we have been asked to 'Go Dotty'. My card features Bubbles from the Daisy & Dandelion range and I have decoupaged her onto a recessed window card I made instead of my usual flat card. I thought she would be perfect for this challenge as not only are the papers/card dotty, but she has tiny dots on her ballerina dress.

Card from stash
Embossed dots done with my Cuttlebug using the 'swiss dots' folder
Homemade 'brads'
3d image, dotty paper and 'Birthday Girl' sentiment from Daisy & Dandelion decoupage set by Docrafts


  1. Its a beautiful card Nat. Pretty papers and your piccie looks fab!

  2. Gorgeous card - such a sweet image!
    Thanks for joining us at Just Cute Bears!
    Helen x

  3. Gorgeous card....such a cute image...thanks for joining us this week at Just Cute Bears...

    Take care
    San x


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