Monday, 1 June 2015

I Think You're Great card with cotton paper flower

June is busting out all over and that means you don’t have long to wait to start ordering from the new catalogue! Yes, it’s out tomorrow and you need to know that this is going to be the best day of the year to order! Why? Simply because for one day only, on 2nd June… 
  • You can order from the new catalogue
  • AND the old catalogue
  • AND the Spring/Summer catalogue
  • AND, if there’s a price increase in the new catty, you’ll get it at the old price

How’s that for fab news? To order, all you have to do is visit my online store, or simply email me. If you want to collect it from me and avoid shipping charges, get it to me before noon please! If you want it shipped elsewhere, it will be £4.95, regardless of the size of the order, and you need to get it to me, with payment, by 8pm. 

The excitement is really building for the new catalogue so yesterday afternoon I had some craft therapy and finally got round to playing with the new colours, in a physical sense, that is. I did lots of playing around with them in a virtual sense when I created these colour combinations. 

And it was these combinations which inspired me because I had the brilliant idea of actually using them instead of just looking at them. I can’t promise I’ll make something using every single combo but I’m giving myself 12 months to try. I’ve made an optimistic start by using the very first one on the list to create this card. There’s nothing like an impossible challenge for boosting your morale, is there? 

You’re going to love the new Cotton Paper; you’ll soon be asking me why it doesn’t come in more colours! It’s wafer thin. No, it’s much thinner than a wafer, it’s barely there at all, and so very, very smooth. Here I cut a 2” wide strip from the 12”x12” sheet and folded it into six to punch out with the Pansy Punch. I stapled the centre to make a fun flower, which holds its shape beautifully. 

The thread is White Jute Ribbon, cut lengthways to isolate a single strand. Again, this holds its shape beautifully and I have to thank a demonstrator presenter at SU Regional Training in Telford (sorry, can’t remember which one!) for this fab idea. 


  1. Absolutely gorgeous card, love the colours and the simple clean look xx

  2. Love this, especially the flower! Great colour combo too!


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