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Saturday, 21 November 2020

Love me a 'Thistle'

Hello and Welcome to my Saturday Post for
I'm Hosting our Colour Challenge
and chose those that would show off my favourite flower.
I did make a mistake with my choice - should have been
black instead of  navy but I did add touches of navy
to replicate the 'blue bells' of Scotland to go with
the 'flower of Scotland' The Thistle.

I knew when I saw the Cosy Cup Coaster Die 
I wanted to use them for this challenge.
Thanks so much to my JUGS Teammate Angie
and another crafty friend who so generously 
sent me a nice supply.
Background has been embossed, adding 
several coloured coasters and topped with 
my thistle and blue bells coloured
 with Lindy's Magicals.
I know they aren't really blue bells...
The Thistle word is cut from a 
very old cuttlebug alphabet set.
Finished with several die cut bows,
a lavender mat onto white card base.
I so enjoyed making this one.
Hope you get a chance to play along with us this week. 
You could be our Chic of the Week
and in the running for a Guest Spot in the New Year.
Don't forget to see how our Current Guest Joyce 
and the Team chose to use these colours.
Thanks for stopping by.




5 comments:

Sue VanDeVusse said...

I love how you used those coaster dies making this beautiful design! Your thistle and "blue bells" are absolutely gorgeous! Great choice for our color challenge this week!

Judy Woodland said...

I love this so much. Soon's I saw that thistle I knew it was you. I love this color combo, and I really love that little coaster die and how you layered it. This card is stunner, and so nostalgic for you, I'm sure. It's lovely!!!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Fun use of the colors that “blanket” die is fun

Verna Angerhofer said...

This is so gorgeous and wonderful colors.

Shona Erlenborn said...

Of course I love this one, Ina! Such a pretty color combo, perfect for the thistle and bluebells! That little coaster die cut is the cutest thing too!