Thursday, 25 September 2014

Just For You

I'm writing this blog post on a very cold and windy day.  Whatever happened to summer?  I'm sure the summer months get shorter and shorter.  

I guess today's card fits in with the turn of weather and the start of autumn.  The finished card measures 15 x 15 cms.  I've stamped the Large Christmas Corner stamp onto a slightly smaller card 14cm x14cm  - if you line up the corner of the stamp with each corner of the the card you get a perfect fit with equal space between the stamped images.  To paint the images I used the acrylic inks. I've also added a dash of gold acrylic ink to the petals and a smidgen of glitter to the leaves and finished off with faux pearl gems.

For the middle of the card I've used "Just For You" from the Script Sentiment collection and the holly leaves from the Big Christmas collection.   I stamped the sentiment and the holly leaf onto some inked glossy card background I made with the spray inks and acrylic paints (tutorial can be found on my blog - Inky Backgrounds ).  Cut the leaves and sentiment out -mount the words onto a piece of co-coordinating card or paper and glue to the center of the card, add the holly leaves to the corners and finish off with a couple of faux pearl gems.  

collage of the card

Close up - you can see the gold acrylic on this image



I hope the weather is kind to you where you are.
Till next time happy crafting.
Anita

7 comments:

Elaine said...

Beautifully coloured and I love that Christmas Corner!

Rebecca said...

Pretty :)

itsamistry said...

Thank you Elaine the stamp is really lovely and can be used in a variety of ways.

Sylv said...

Beautiful colours, love what you've done with the Christmas Corner xx

Sara Y said...

Well done Anita and well done the stamp designer. A very useful stamp

Lizzy R said...

Great colours

Lynnda's Blog said...

loving the use of colour Anita, and of course both these sets were drawn by Elaine so work so well together. xx