Thursday, December 15, 2016

International Ambassadors Unofficial 'Anything Goes' Blog Hop

Hello friends - welcome to the Final International Ambassadors Unofficial Blog Hop for 2016. We have loved sharing with you - a BIG thank you to those who Hop along with us each month and leave such lovely comments - it means so much! This month the theme is 'Anything Goes' - it can be a new project or a favourite that we have already shared.  I hope you can hop along with us and see what each of the International Ambassadors has for you! 

 I have created a new card using some of my favourite Dies...

Spellbinders Products:
Other : Liquid Glue;  Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: E-Z Adhesive Runner, 3D Foam Squares; Imagine Crafts: Memento Ink in Tuxedo Black and Angel Pink; Black Seam Binding;  black and white card stock; Want2Scrap: 72 Count - White Pearls, 2 Mulberry Paper Roses, handmade embellishment.

1. Cut/emboss one (1)A2 Filigree Delight Frame using Black card stock
2. Cut/emboss two (2) Fleur De Elegance #2 (#1 being the smallest) using white card stock.
3. Cut one Fleur de Elegance across the center,
4. Cut/emboss one (1) Classic Ovals #5 (#1 being the smallest) using White card stock
5. Layer onto the cut  Fleur de Elegance pieces - popping up on 3D Foam Squares.
 **NOTE: make sure the filigree ends of the Fleur de Elegance are showing at the top and bottom of the Oval - to create a frame.

6. Pop 3D Foam Squares across the gap at the back of the layered dies to form a level surface.
7. Adhere the second Fleur de Elegance #3 sideways across the back of the Dies to complete the frame.
8. Cut/emboss one (1) Botanical Bliss Label 55 Decorative Element #2 (#1 being the smallest) using white card stock.
9. Use the Die as a stencil, sponging the inside using pink ink and a sponge dauber.

10. Stamp the sentiment towards the top of the Botanical Bliss Die
11. Pop up onto the layered Dies using3D Foam Squares.
12.  Create Cinch and Go Flower - you can see Becca Feekens Video HERE
13. Adhere flower using liquid glue, as shown in the photo above,
14. Adhere a Mulberry Paper Rose with side of the flower.
15. Glue a black double seam binding bow to the left side of the layered Dies.
16. Adhere a handmade butterfly embellishment to the center of the bow,
17. Adhere pearls to the layers as desired.

Make sure you pop in and visit the other International Ambassadors - these girls are so talented - each one is picked to be an Ambassador for their country because they are seasoned designers and so inspiring, they also stand as talented designers in their own right - as you will see!!!  The list of International Ambassadors is below, in case you get lost along the way.
Christine Emberson - England
  Linda Lucas - Australia (you are here)
Yvonne van de Grijp - Netherlands

Take care friends - thank you for your comments and all of the support you give me - you make blogging such an amazing place to be!! Your encouragement is such a blessing for me - it makes my day! God bless you!
{{{Hugs}}} and happy crafting


  1. Oh Linda this is gorgeous - love the contrast of the black and pink and all the fabulous die cuts you have used - never mind all the flowers, butterflies and pearls :-)

  2. Simply gorgeous! (as Always :-))


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