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Friday, 3 October 2014

Anything goes at the Dragons Lair Challenge...

I am so excited.....so  I need to share it...

Before I get to my latest card, I have some news. Those that know me will remember that I used to be a member of the Stamping Dragon  design team, due to changes in the company the design team had to be downsized and so I had to go.

Stamping Dragon in all its forms has now been taken under the umbrella of the name Dragons Lair Designs...and I was asked to come back on board with the Challenge Blog to help the new design team leader....then she had to step down due to ill health...and I was asked to step in.

With much trepidation I had to agree, the Dragons have always had a special part of my heart and I had missed them....

I have managed to write my first Challenge Blog and am so looking forward to what lies ahead.....I only have a couple of DTs and only tried for one other. I have only applied for DTs for designers that I already use their designs and who I respect and I am quite happy with my two special DTs  


So, on with the card,


I almost forgot about my own card but soon managed to have a play, 


I coloured the image with promarkers and gave it a subdued background by using cream and grey ranges of promarker all over and then using a blender pen over the top of it all. I find that, not only are the colours lightened, but it also gives almost a sponged look...


I had a pack of papers and card that I found in Lidl years ago, one of the pieces was Autumn leaves with some of them glittered and glazed. I mounted the image onto orange card and then cut the leaf card to size, rather than losing the leaves behind the image I decided to cut around some of the leaves and use them like photo corners...


I really liked the way that the leaves had the glitter but the glaze over them stopped it being too rough and bright....


So that is it, a new role and a new card...

Please stop by to the DRAGONS LAIR DESIGN CHALLENGE

There is also an INSPIRATION BLOG

You can get more inspiration and fun over at the DRAGONS LAIR FAN GROUP on Facebook

This and many other images, papers and elements can be found in the DRAGONS LAIR DESIGNS SHOP

I really hope you will join in this month's challenge,
the prize is £5 to spend in store

Thank you for stopping by and I hope to see you again soon...love and hugs xx






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