Thursday, 22 January 2015

Button it!

Good Morning Lovelies,
I hope you are all managing to stay warm.

I would like to share my DT make for the new challenge over at

Our hostess this week is the lovey Debs with the theme
'Button It'

Debs is not being rude, she wants to see your creations that have at least one button on them.

I decided to get messy.
Firstly I cut some shapes using the silhouette, I then cut some mats.
I stamped flourishes onto 3 of the shapes and heat embossed these with a clear powder.
Now the messy bit!
I got out the foam and distress inks, a selection of greens and inked over the whole shape. 
The embossed shape resisted the ink leaving a white image.
The mats were inked on the edges only with the darkest green ink & I stamped a sentiment using a Polka Doodles stamp on one. The flourishes were mounted onto the other 3.
I matted an embossed dotty background onto a kraft card, added the shape with foam and added a button to the center.

I was quite pleased with the out come so made a second one in black & white. No heat embossing or inking this time so much quicker to make. 

I do hope you will join in this week!
Just to get your creative juices going hop on over to the main challenge blog to see what my talented teamies have created.


  1. These are just fab Carole - i'm not surprised you went for a second one - just love the shape colour - oh and the buttons! hugs judith x

  2. No wonder you are pleased with them, they are great and so different too, xxx

  3. WOW these are both brilliant although I love the green one most. Its brilliant. I love getting messy with inks, havent done that for ages. Love Hazel xx

  4. Ooh this is gorgeous Carole… what a fab design! I love the gorgeous green with the swirls left in the white… and the button is just perfect! Love the black and white one too... it's striking yet elegant! :-))
    Love and hugs, Sue B xx

  5. Classy cards Carole, really love these. CAS is so good when it works, which it does here, love both your great cards, Jx

  6. LOVE LOVE LOVE these cards Carole both are equally gorgeous but I think the pop of colour just has the edge for me personally.
    Thanks for a fabulous card for my challenge.
    Hope you are well.
    Take care.
    Debs xx

  7. Hi Carole
    Love the shades of green and that flourish stamp is fab (is it Indigo Blu?)
    I think both cards are super.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

  8. I just love the one with the heat embossing but both are stunning.
    Thanks for sharing. Veerle

  9. Carole this is so creative. Loving both versions.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}


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