Friday, 19 February 2016

Loads of Lolly

Hello.  Welcome.  In the Scandinavian corner of blogland I keep coming across Lollipop cards.  What's that all about?  I don't understand.   So in the interests of finding out, I decided to make one and see.  Oh dear, I think I've discovered something new and fun to do!!!   



This was way more fun than I was anticipating.  It all started cos I found this fun snowpeep from Unity stamps already stamped and embossed on a piece of card.  I cut the image with Sizzix Circle die and smeared on the Blueprint Sketch distress.  I added some lace and scored and folded some MME patterned paper to make my rosette.  

TIP #1 - use double sided patterned card!!  I had to back mine with patterned paper.



I inked the edges of the rosette with Blueprint Sketch.  The silver metal frame is from Korthobby.  The sentiment is from Unity Stamps.  I also added a tiny bell from Korthobby, cos angels arrive to the sound of bells.  Both the frame and the bell were part of a lovely bag of charms I won from Korthobby for being a challenge winner.  Thanks Wenche.  Hugz

TIP #2 - ink the edges of your folded rosette before folding it ROFL



I didn't have a stripey straw so I wrapped a stripey pipecleaner around it.  The pipecleaner also became a great way to hold the frame and bell in place.  I added a simple die cut circle to the back so there was somewhere to write.   My first lollipop card.  So, that's what it's all about...........

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz

Joining the fun at
Korthobby Februar Utfordringen - Die Cut og Metall
Hjerteboden Utfordring i Februar - Bretting
CHNC Challenge 268 - Colour Blue
Penny Black and More February Challenge - Anything Goes with Stamps and Dies 
Ett Trykk Trykkpressa Februar - Lollipopkort
Addicted to Stamps Challenge 181 - Anything Goes 

11 comments:

  1. So many beautiful details on your rosette...love it! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at ATSM!

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  2. This is a real fun creation Gail and yes, I've seen these lollipop cards round and about as well.

    Many thanks for joining in our February theme at Penny Black and More challenge.

    B x

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  3. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 268 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for February - I'd love to see it there too x

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  4. What a wonderful creation. I love the creativity and beauty of it!

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  5. A fabulous Lollipop card Gail. I love the fun image. Thank you for entering our challenge at Penny Black and More this month and we hope you will join us again soon.

    Shirley

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  6. Oh, this is sooo cute!! I love the image, and your attention to detail is fantastic :) Thanks for joining us at ATSM for our ATG challenge :)
    Susan DT

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  7. Å så artig godis :)
    Du har alltid en så unik måte å bruke metallet på :)
    Jeg digger , digger, digger deg :)
    Tusen takk for at du deltar i korthobbys utfordringsblogg :)
    Klem Wenche

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  8. Kjempeartig godis :)
    Jeg synes du har en så unik måte å bruke metallpynt på !
    Jeg digger ,digger ,digger deg :)
    Tusen takk for at du deltar i korthobbys utfordringsblogg :)
    Klem Wenche

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  9. Lovely card, adorable stamp.
    Thank you for sharing at Penny Black @ More at Allsorts February challenge and good luck x Susan x

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  10. Lekkert kort! Takk for at deltar i korthobby's utfordring :)

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  11. A fun lollipopcard :-) These are my absolute favourites at the moment. Thanks for joining us in Hjerteboden. Hugs from DT-Rita

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