Friday, August 17, 2007

Cheap Frills

Tomorrow is a very special day for Daring Cardmaker Rhi, it's the day when she and Matt will be getting married. For weeks now the Team have followed their wedding plans, looked at photos of the Church, discussed the colour scheme and oohed and aaahed over Rhi's beautiful Wedding Dress, now the big day is almost here and I'd like to send my very best wishes to Rhi and Matt - may the sun shine brightly for you tomorrow, and may your life together be filled with joy and happiness xxxx

It's Friday and you know what that means..... It's Daring Cardmakers day again, and this week it's the wonderful, fabulously talented Jo's turn to set the dare and she wants us to show our frillies!

"Hi all *waves* It's my turn (Jo) to dare this week.
You must make a card with a frill - it could be some lace, frilly ribbon, a hand cut or decorative scissor edge or a folded paper frill - or what ever you choose to make.... you decide!"

Anyone and everyone is welcome to join in with our dares, just leave a comment and your link on the DCM blog and we’ll come over to check out your creations. You can still join in the fun if you don’t have a Blog. Just send a pic/scan of your creation to the team at daringcardmakers@hotmail.co.uk and we’ll add it to our gallery for all to see.

Here's my frilly number:
The papers are all from the lovely, bright and fun "Silver Lining" set from We Are Memory Keepers.
I cut the scallops with the Robo using a little template Hubby helped me make last weekend.
The frilly panel was made by overlapping them and only sticking down the straight edges, then curling up the scallops to give a frilled look.

The flowers and leaves were cut from the same set of papers and mounted on the plain yellow panel with £D foam, I cut a few extra flowers with the cuttlebug
.
Letters are also cut with the Robo.
Other bits used: Stickles Glitter Glue, Glitter dots, tiny paper flowers (from the SA Kit scraps and bits shop)
And wow I've just realised - NO brads OR ribbon on this one - now that's a rarity!!!
And another:
The frilly bit is just some lace gathered into a rosette and used as the cetnre for a chipboard flower. The paper is from a recent SA Kit, all the other card,flowers, brads etc are from my stash/
I cut the little plaque with the Robo. For all it's much simpler than the first card it took a lot longer to make as I just couldn't figure out what to do with the flower onces I'd made it! Strange how that happens isn't it?

27 comments:

Juliet said...

This card is absolutely divine...the papers, the frills, the flowers - all gorgeous.

Hazel said...

That's a gorgeous frilly card!

Kaz said...

Ooooo I like your frillies Kathy!!! Gorgeous colour combo.

Clare said...

What a fab card, love the papers you've used and great use of your Craft Robo (how long would it have taken to cut all of those out by hand!!)

Caroline said...

I am loving those frills Kathy........

Karen said...

WOW!!!! The frillies look amazing Kathy!!!

Karen X

Karen said...

I love the way the frills are donw Kathy! That technique could be very versatile!!

Paula said...

So much to look at & bursting with energy colours.

Thank You for the comments re:Nigel. On top of my grief & my illness I have money worries & have taken a temporary job to ease the pressure!Its tough being single, people think us career girls are well paid, not in our office, only in the real world! lol!!

Janine said...

Wow that first card is so stunning I wondered how you were able to make it so frilly. It certainly is a stunner. Liek the second one too and how you added a rosette underneath it. Very styley.

Beverley Todd said...

Lush cards - particularly like the second one!!

Anne said...

Love both your frilly cards: the first one for its vibrant rich colours and the masses of frill, the second one, well, I just love the combination of pink, bright green and white!

Lynne said...

Kathy your frillies are gorgeous .... :D

Rosie (Freycob) said...

Fab cards Kathy! I've really missed DCM over the last 2 weeks. I HAVE to get crafting tonight - knickers with the laundry! ;-)

Looby said...

These are just stunning! WOW!

Rein said...

Gorgeous cards!

mum on the run said...

OOh both absolute stunners Kathy!!

Nice to see you putting your robo to work, I really must try and follow your example :)

lauren said...

OOF--how can i choose *one* of these cards to love BEST?! they are both absolutely gorgeous! (+ i am enormously cheered to hear of someone else making a glorious centerpiece for a card...& then having TROUBLE figuring out what to do with it! THANK YOU for saying that!!!)

Anna Moore said...

Beautiful card Kathy. I love the frilly one in particular with all those lovely layers. They are so bright and cheery.

Louly said...

OMG Kathy! they're both so stunning! I love the frills on the first one best but I love the beautiful fresh look of the second.GORGEOUS!!!!!

mamaluke said...

Just popped over to say there's some candy on my blog...

Samm said...

Wow, not much more than can be said on those!!!! gorgeous!

Samm
x

Penny said...

Love the first one, so colourful and the scallops are fantastic. The second one is so pretty - clever to use the lace as a frill on the flower!

esther said...

oops (she says embaressingly) same title as yours! easily done!thank you for your lovely comments, i love the texture you have added tot he scalloped edges, would make a great fish!

malieta said...

Kathy you did a fantastic job on both of these cards!!! I love the way you sued the scallops to make the frills. Very clever!!!
Malieta:)

Helen & Co. said...

Thanks for your comments! I saw your cards on the site, and think the Fab Birthday card in particular is AMAZING!! I don't have a robo, but was thinking I might try it with pieces from a sizzix scalloped frame...You all inspire me!

Susan (Sue H) said...

Great card Kathy.

Next time I come over to play you can give me some Robo lessons!

PaperBabe - Kim said...

Fantastic Card Kathy!

I love the frills on this I have a ROBO but it's away at the minute I created a similar thing with frills to make quilling daisy It's a great machine.

Love all the bright colours you use. TFS!!!