Sunday, August 30, 2009

Happy Hedgehog Thank You sent to my Mum in August 09

Stamped my happy hedgehog from penny black with Staz On, coloured with SU markers and inkpads with aqua pen to obtain the matching colours.
Cut shape with Nestibles and background from Parisian Breeze Textured Designer Series Pattern Paper by Stampin Up in the next size to make a frame.

Cut two more mats from Parisian Breeze DSP papers, the top floral layer is cuttlebugged with swiss dots to add texture. The lower mat the punched with SU new Edge Punch to give a pretty lacy effect upper and lower. Then matted onto the brown spot from the same paper pack then onto another pattern which i used to make the card itself as this textured dsp paper is actually a cardstock weight. I did line it with more cardstock for quality and texture; which I have uploaded separately.

All the edges are inked extensively and there is some gold leaf randomly applied to the front that just looks like ink smudges on here but is actually bling like. Finish with an organza ribbon and bow.

60th (Diamond) Anniversary Card made with Debbie S

Here is the 60th Anniversary card I made with the request and assistance of Debbie S for her parents in law's renewal of Wedding Vows. All I know of them is limited and as it was Diamond the shape seemed the most obvious route to take for inspiration.

Starting with white and the darker pattern grey you see here we cuttlebugged background and nestibled the foreground cardstock into something very formal and elegant.
The Background cuttlebugged cardface was treated to two patterns, one above and one below where the ribbon sits. Quite tricky but if you are careful can be achieved with a space between; it has been lightly inked on the edges and spritzed with Glimmer Mist Pearl.
The words with diamond dazzle and a slightly silvery bow in organza; I also passed a diamond crusted ribbon over the top of the organza to add a little more sparkle.

The bling was diamond like/silvery too but is picking up my mat colour from behind!

Ocean friends

Ocean friends
Ocean Commotion stamped with Versamark and embossed with White on Brilliant Blue Cardstock, Whisper White and Taken With Teal which has been cuttlebugged.

Short on time? Have a quick peek!