Sunday, 12 June 2011

A little decoupage............and a plan...

Last week at our monthly crop I cut out and made up some decoupage sheets by Faye Whittaker.
The are from the All Our Yesterdays - In the Garden range and were bought from Cardinal Colours.

I always put double sided tape on the first layer of decoupage if I am not making the card straight away so that it can be easily added to my design once I'm ready.
This first one is an 8x8" CWC card which I have used Kay&Co papers on.

I added a matt of gold mirri card and a red ribbon with a knot.

A touch of stickles was added to look like the droplets from the watering can.

The second one is also mounted onto an 8x8" card with some papers from Prima Sparkling Spring Collection (also Cardinal Colours) a little lemon bazzill and a ribbon again with a knot.

Personally I think detailed decoupage like this does not need any further embellishments on the page as the artwork speaks for itself.
What do you think?

Now, for the plan.......
A few years back Robert and I had a long weekend near Bordeaux in the South of France.
A local restaurant had lavender creme brulee on the menu so I gave it a try.
First you had the lovely crackle of the sugar topping followed by the rich creamy taste and texture of the dessert and finally a hint of aroma which was the lavender. It was a delight and something that has stuck in my mind, so, it got me thinking and below you can see my latest purchase.

Watch this space to see what follows :)



Lynn said...

The cards look great just as they are Linda, no need for further embellishment.

I made lavender cakes last year, using lavender from the garden! They were lovely.

Lynn said...

Yaaaa! I managed a comment!! I wonder if it will last.

angelwhispers said...

Two fabby cards Linda I just love decoupage and these are just adorable!! Love Chanelle xxx

Anita said...

Fab cards Linda, you have such patience cutting all that out....and I think they look great without adding anything else.
will watch with interest to see what you make with the lavendar.....I remember seeing Lynn's cakes last year :)