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Monday, 20 June 2011

CD Sunday - Tassel Time

Sunday came around very quickly this week, and it time for the weekly challenge over at the CD Sunday blog. This week the challenge is Tassels. I had a bit of a problem with this as I did not have any Tassels. But I like a challenge, so I have made my own, using the Glitter Girls bow shaper.


I am in the middle of making some birthday cards that a friend has ask me for, (I'll save them for later in the week) and this topper was left over. So I decided to use it for this card. It's from Joanna Sheen's Enchanted CD. The base card is a piece of gold centura pearl, folded in half, and the backing paper put straight onto it. The backing paper is the matching one for this image. I added corners made with a Marianne Die, mounted the topper onto some matching gold centura pearl card. I used a machine embroidery thread to make the tassel, and placed at the bottom of the topper, just adding a small flower at the top of the tassel. I then just added some gems to finish.

Thanks for looking, your kind comments are appreciated.

Sue

7 comments:

  1. Well Sue clever you making your own tassel. That's what I call dedication! So glad you managed to join us again at CD Sunday with such a super card.
    Jenny x
    CD Sunday DT

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  2. Well done for making your own tassel and it is just right with this oriental image - lovely

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  3. What a gorgeous card Sue. I don't remember this image on the Cd - why I don't know as she is stunning. I love what you have done with your gems as the cord for your tassel.
    Thank you for joining us at Cd Sunday.
    Hugs
    Carol
    xx

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  4. Fabulous card and the tassel is amazing - well done! Thanks for joining us again at CD Sunday. x

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  5. Gorgeous card Sue, a beautiful image and one I don't recall seeing. Each time I look at this CD I find more stunning images. Well done on making the tassel and your flower is perfect. Thanks for joining us again at CD Sunday this week.
    Hugs
    Christine xx

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  6. Fabulous card Sue, glad I wasn't the only one making my own tassels. Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday this week, Wendy x

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  7. A beautiful card - I love the image you have used and how clever to make your own tassel.

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Thank you for taking the time to look, and your kind comments which are always appreciated.