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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Craft Nouveau

Hi there , welcome to my room and thank you for calling in .

I think that Autumn is settling into Adelaide as the days are definitely shorter and cooler . Which is fine by me but poor hubby finds it hard not to be able to go out on his gopher . So today he had to settle for a movie on TV and some games on his computer.

Sandy came  for our usual card making morning and seemed to wiz through 3 kits that I had made up . While Sandy was card making I was cuttlebugging ..[ has to be  craft terminology doesn't it?] I love having die cut shapes and images on hand and it uses up some scraps .

One of the cards made today is shared here . But before I do share it , this oldie learnt something new today ..just this minute actually .
The image used is from die cut images from Kraftyhands and which are also depicted in the CD ,   Craft Nouveau. I used this as my post heading and I did not know what Nouveau meant . I checked my trusty dictionary. Then I googled " paper craft nouveau "..yeah , right,  too much information .
rather loosely I think it just means .. "a style of " an image or paper pattern  style that is quite old .
Love the images and that really is all I need to know!! LOL.



  Green card base, ribbon  and  papers  from SU. Image ,diecut from Kraftyhands . Die cut leaves , punched small flowers and bling from my stash .

                                      The beautiful
                             thing about
                              learning is that
                             no one can take it
                               away from you .

                                                  B.B. King

Might check out some challenges
http://4kraftygirlzchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/challenge-14.html  [ 27th ]


Catch you again soon , cheers for now , Shirley-Anne.



9 comments:

Marie-Louise said...

Such a lovely image Shirley-Anne and beautiful shade of green. Marvellous card.

Mary J said...

A very elegant and beautiful card, Shirley-Anne!

Annmaree of Oz said...

Beautiful Nouveau girl, she is delightful!

Stephanie said...

Absolutely beautiful! Have a lovely day!

Chrissy said...

So beautiful Shirley-anne..gorgeous colours and I love the image and your card design..fabulous.

luv CHRISSYxx

Beebeebabs said...

Such a lovely card!!!

Lisa S. said...

Beautiful card Shirley-Anne and I love this style. Got a chuckle out of your post and I always love the quotes you share. :) Hugs

Faith A said...

This is gorgeous, such beautiful colours, love the layout too.

haththi said...

So pretty! Thanks for joining us this time at 4 krafty girls - good luck! hugs Angelie