Friday, 3 June 2016

MHKDesigns: Prayers and Love

Hello friends! Today I want to share with you a card with a heartfelt sentiment, featuring a lovely floral spray from the Perfect Poppies digi set. I've paired this image with the recently released French  Country digital paper pack.

For a soft feminine look I framed the image with lace and lined it with a used dryer sheet before mounting the image on some foam tape. I coloured the flowers with Faber Castell Polychromo pencils and finished the design with a few tiny bling and some Wink of Stella Clear shimmer.

Here's a closer look at the image. I also added some Black Stickles to the centre of the flowers. This is a versatile card and the uplifting sentiment is perfect for bereavement or get well wishes or whenever a little encouragement is needed.

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Thank you for stopping by. The weekend is almost here... just a few more hours and we can all relax. I'm hoping to get some yard work done. It's looking like the travelling circus has come and gone. I blame the dogs, cat, birds ... but it's certainly NOT due to my neglect! :)

I'll leave you with a picture of Peanut on the naughty step. She got a head start on the yard work by digging a few holes craters. It's time out for the little minx!



  1. This is really pretty Asha and who knew that a dryer sheet could look do good.!! A brilliant idea. Hugs Mrs A.

  2. This is gorgeous! Our fur babies know when they've been naughty😂 Have a great weekend!

  3. Aww Peanut you are so cute, imagine you being on the naughty step!!
    Hi Asha, absolutely gorgeous card, fabulous colouring and colours, love everything about it. Good luck with the yard cleaning up, Kate x

  4. I love the colouring of these pretty flowers and quite a neat way to work in a dryer sheet. This is a beautiful card Asha. Peanut is just the cutest with his big floppy ears. The eyes and that look....Peanut can never be on the time out:)

  5. Oh, I thought that Peanuts was baby boy! :D ...She is so sweet and regret :) Adorable :D
    Fabulous card, beautiful coloured as all your works... and really very feminine with the lace around and the delicate dryer sheet! Such a clever idea!
    I have to say that the dryer sheets in Italy are a bit different: more thick, dense and therefore not transparent... someone has the wide sweater, but not so delicate and beautiful as this one!
    Love the black stickles in the center of the poppies and the touch of wink of stella!!! Adorable creation!
    Hugs my friend, have a sweet weekend!

  6. Beautiful card Asha, I like the way you have coloured the flowers, and Peanut is a real sweetie
    Kevin xx

  7. OH. MY. GOODNESS! This is totally stunning, Asha! Your coloring blows me away--and I totally love the fussy cutting you did before die cutting your focal panel! Beautiful texture, too! Sending HUGS!

  8. What a gorgeous card. I love that you used a dryer sheet on it.

  9. Stunning creation. And I love the colours you used. Well done. Thanks for joining us at CWF

    DT Crafting With Friends

  10. A lovely card - love how you've put it together with the different textiles. Thanks so much for sharing your creation with us over at the Glitter 'n' sparkle Challenge Blog.

  11. This is stunning, like the addition of the lace and your puppies picture!

  12. Your coloring on those poppies is stunning, Asha! Love the CAS design with the lace. Poor Peanut, looking so abashed. :-D

  13. Fabulous card and great use of a used dryer sheet Asha. Poor Peanut looks so sad. I am sure her yard digging was her idea of helping you with the gardening..Loz

  14. Peanut looks to lovely and innocent I am sure it wasn't her. Lol!!
    Your creation today is so beautiful sweetie.

  15. Lovely burnt and earthly colors and great textures, what a beauty this is!
    So sorry my visits have been a bit irregular lately, MIL was here 5 nights from mid May, the following weekend my parents spent with us in Oslo and have just now completed a trip to celebrate hubby's sisters' (twins) 50th birthday. 1000 km driving in two days. Weekdays spent at work and outdoors. Soon going on holiday, but things will get back to normal again in July:) I'll be around as much as I can the next couple of weeks.

  16. Another super gorgeous make Asha. Hope you managed to get the yard done. Cute pic of peanut x

  17. OOOH LA LA!!! Asha, this one beautiful card!! LOVE your coloring an stunning elegant borders!! Awe...poor naughty pup in the bad dog corner!! It doesn't look like you'd be mad at him for too long though! I know I wouldn't with that face!! :) HUGS

  18. Asha, I love, love your design of this gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing with us at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards!

  19. Time out step, he looks sooo sorry. He was sure you needed some holes (craters) just where he dug...
    Beautiful card, I am really enjoying cards with the orange tones and love how you used the piece of lace behind the panel, so soft and pretty. Wonderful card

  20. Asha,
    Did you see that this card won 3rd place at the Glitter n Sparkle Challenge? Congratulations! DebiB


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