Saturday 27 August 2011

Add some texture to your card

Morning everyone I hope you are all having a great week.

I can't believe that it is already Sunday which of course also means its time for a new Magnolia Down Under Challenge. This week we want to see you use texture on your card, the possibilities are endless such as embossing, cardboard, crimping, fabric...
I had a birthday card to make for my niece this week who also happens to be a little tomboyish. So my new Skateboarding Tilda was a perfect match for her.I still wanted the card to be girly which I think I have achieved. My texture was added by using a bit of an old cardboard box!
Anyhow here is my card:

I am also going to enter this in this weeks challenge at TOMIC which is recycle. MY piece of recycling is the cardboard which I have taken from an old cardboard box and here is the pic of my sheet of cardboard.

I have just ripped off the top layer of paper to reveal the corrugated paper. I also take the back section off too to make a a little less chunky on the card. I hope you understand what I mean!

Cute hey? I think I achieved that tomboy but still pretty effect. I really enjoyed making this card...
Thanks for stopping by and taking a look today. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.


  1. That is a gorgeous card Bron! Looks really amazing!
    Have a great weekend!
    Hugs Kristel

  2. Hi Bron,
    your card is amazing, as usual! love the piece of recycling paper!! so wonderful colouring!

  3. Hi Bron, this is such an adorable card! I love the image so much; she reminds me of my youngest granddaughter. You definitely achieved the tomboy/pretty look. Fab!! xx

  4. Ooooo Bron!! I love your card, the cardboard is so fabby isn't and yep know what you mean about ripping the back bit off too!!! Awesome work and I know your neice will love it:-)

  5. Hi Bron :)

    This is so cool, Tilda is looking amazing with a teeny tiny bit of attitude as a sk8ter girl ;)
    Love your colouring and the papers are gorgeous :)


  6. Wow, what a wonderful card! Totally love it all :)

    Hugs, Nina.

  7. Hi Bron,
    This is a gorgeous card. I have never seen that Maggie before and she is very cute!
    Alicia xx


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