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Pass me the Gelatos, love

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Is it really August already?! Where has the year gone...

This past Saturday I had the absolute pleasure of visiting the Craftwrok Cards factory and meeting the rest of the Design Team Members as this was our first get together. It was amazing and I am still buzzing with excitement from it all! 


I finally got my hands on the Toile De Jouy Jet collection from Craftwork Cards and this is the first chance I've had to open it up and create something with it.
Having seen quite a few cards made with lush golds and yellows I wanted to do something a little different for my first make. 
So out came the Gelatos. Now, I've never used these before and they were great fun to work with. I coloured in the entire 8x8 sheet to begin with, which did take a little time, maybe 30 mins as I went over some of the images multiple times for a little depth in colour. 


Having trimmed the 8 x 8 sheet down to 5.75 x 5.75 to form my card background then used the leftover 2+ inch strips to cut out a few o…