Dazzling Diva Challenge #68

March 25, 2015 at 2:45 pm 7 comments


Isn’t that picture beautiful? Makes me want to get out my cake stands and have afternoon tea. Here’s my take on it 


It’s a play on ‘hang in there’- with the frame hanging on the card. The frame was fun to make using Golden Glimmer craft metal

  I’ve simply stamped using Black Stazon onto the metal using a new set from the stamp company ‘The Ton’ using this Vintage Frames set 

Vintage Frames

It’s a larger set and I loved the ornate frame. I simply started pushing an embossing tool into the metal where I wanted it raised, then turned the metal over, and pushed out the metal where the marks where showing on the reverse. 

It makes for a fun effect and certainly gives bags of dimension! 

If you fancy playing with us- you have until next Tuesday and please use the photo as an inspiration point. You don’t need to own craft metal but obviously, if you join in and win, then you’d get to spend the voucher and have your very own stash. Link up your card here  

Well, I’ve walkies to do, so better hop to it. I’d much rather be sleeping on the sofa though…like that was even an option. I’m busy doing a commission for Crafts Beautiful right now, and I need to get it finished! 

See you when I’ve come back from the dog barking at every living thing! x

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7 Comments Add your own

  • 1. beaumama  |  March 25, 2015 at 3:06 pm

    Dogs do that to protect you. Don’t you feel protected? Actually, I think they just like that sound of their own voice. Anyway, your card is so darn clever “hang in there”. Like that stamp set too but creating the focal frame with metal is really brilliant.


    • 2. kerenbaker  |  March 25, 2015 at 3:19 pm

      I think embarrassment rather than a feeling of protection takes over!! thanks for the lovely comment! I obviously need protecting from pigeons & squirrels! 😉


  • 3. Crimson Owl Creations  |  March 25, 2015 at 3:20 pm

    LOVE this pretty take on the inspiration photo – -the frames and the little cup–really clever! Very pretty card!


  • 4. Miriam Prantner  |  March 25, 2015 at 6:06 pm

    That frame is gorgeous! Wonderful card!


  • 5. Roxy  |  March 25, 2015 at 9:25 pm

    That frame is the Bomb wow you r so talented just love it:)


  • 6. The Ton  |  March 25, 2015 at 11:18 pm

    Love the card and how you used the craft metal with the stamp set! So creative!


  • 7. Bev  |  March 27, 2015 at 1:51 am

    Love the play on words….Hang in there…makes me smile. Love how you work these metals. This is a sweet card. It’s just perfect for someone feeling low, or slowly getting better. Just love it!



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