Wednesday, 17 July 2013

What’s On Your Workdesk Wednesday? #215

I should probably rename these weekly sneaks at my work space. “What’s on your kitchen table Tuesday?” Doesn’t quite have the same ring to it though.

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This is what was happening yesterday morning. I need a bunch of Thank you cards, so I’m taking one of the designs from last week’s class and running with it.

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Embossing, stamping, die-cutting, paper piercing, inked edges. It’s all there. A touch of kraft and that script stamp. They get in everywhere. Originally, I just had the three colours in mind, but when I put it together it was lacking something, in my eyes. I added that tiny flower in blue instead of cream or kraft and it works for me.

The card I was fiddling with last week got finished in time. I know there’s not much time for clicking on links on Wednesdays, but if you’re so inclined, it’s here.

I’m joining Julia and all the other deskers today. How about you?

22 comments:

Neet said...

Wondering what the books are as I see they have numbers on the spine and can only read one of them.
Love the butterfly and what a great cad you have made. Production line?

Thanks for sharing - Hugs, Neet 14

glitterandglue said...

Good morning, Fiona. What a delightful card - went through the link, too, and liked the ones there - well done.
Have a great week staring at the sea!
Margaret #48

CraftygasheadZo said...

Love how you have stamped the script background with the shapes on it so you get the spaces! Genius! Looks fab. Take care Zo xx 81

Jay reid said...

love your desk lots of craftyness going on, thanks for the snoop

Happy WOYWW
Jay NO.65

Uniflame said...

Tgose cards are really nice! I never did embossing before, but it sure looks great! Uniflame - 63

Lisa-Jane said...

That's beautiful! And yes I love that pop of colour in the middle. Loads of details but not fussy. Perfect!

Abi said...

Pretty pretty card. A bit of kraft never goes amiss.

Krisha said...

Love the CAS cards, and I don't think you can go wrong using Kraft, white and a pop of color.
Krisha #5

fairy thoughts said...

Hi Fiona
You do love that script stamp don't you but then what's not to love .
Have a good week
Janet@41

sandysewin said...

Hey Neet,

I'm pretty sure the books are the Lemony Snicket series. Love those! Have any of you listened to Tim Curry reading them? Hysterical. :-)

That card is absolutely gorgeous, so elegant.

Happy Woyww!

Sandy #28

Shaz Brooks said...

Lovely card Fiona, that script stamp has such a range of possibilities, doesn't ? Love what you've done with this card. Have a great week, Hugs Shaz xx #50

Ria Gall said...

what a pretty card and so much texture from the embossing and a great colour range.
thank you for sharing
have a great day enjoy the rest of your week
Ria #75

Lunch Lady Jan said...

Even I, as a non cardmaker can see the work that has gone into the card..I like the toning colours and the way the text paper (?) is echoed in a couple of places. And I've decided I'm an embossing fan...it's really effective!
Hugs, LLJ 46 xxd

Sandra said...

Trying Feedly reader .... Oohhh I like this card very much

Monique said...

That's a lovely workdesk and a lovely card.
Happy WOYWW and I wish you a lovely week.
Monique # 70
xx

Danie May said...

Lots of wonderful diecuts and stamps and a wonderful layered card! I love your blog header photo too! Happy WOYWW! Danie #34

scrappystickyinkymess said...

What a lovely card. Love the soft colours and subtle layers.

Happy (late) WOYWW!
Mary Anne (35)

Twiglet said...

Gorgeous card. Yes I worked on 3 tables this week - sewing room/dining room and patio!!! x Jo

KraftyKaren said...

Very lovely and elegant card xx I'm getting the pricking templates as part of my birthday pressie - can't wait to use them with the dies x

alexa said...

This is very stylish and the colourway is very sophisticated - I like the little pop of blue. You are very organised!

Beverly said...

Very elegant and I like the pop of color :)

Eliza said...

Stunning card, I really like it and a desk with craft happening too. Sorry i am visiting late, life got in the way but hey I am here now. Thanks for sharing your desk, it has been wonderful visiting.

Belated WOYWW
Eliza 26