Saturday, 6 October 2012

LIM in silver

Today is World Card Making Day - so I managed to grab an hour or two this afternoon to play!  I have made a couple of cards for the Less Is More challenge for a touch of silver - this is the first one, the second I'll schedule for tomorrow so fingers crossed it pops up!

Keeping it simple, I dug out the silver embossing powder and heat gun .. .. although my attempt at creating a snowflake background for the second card with a silver interference powder didn't work as well (dirty Versamark and too hot and sunny in the conservatory so the stamping dried too much before I could get the powder on - but the bits that did work looked good so I might have another go once I've invested in a clean ink pad),  Anyhow, the stamps are all old Elusive Images rubba  from several years back.  I cut out the partridge and fixed him with 3d foam pads so he sits proud.  The text I wanted to bulge a little so I matted it onto silver card then fixed with silver brads.  Silver is so hard to photograph, especially when the sun is shining but I mustn't complain about that!

I'm also going to enter my card in to the ABC Christmas blog challenge for 'T' the twelve days of Christmas - mine is the first day of course!


20 comments:

  1. Hola Annie, fantastic embossed tree, beautiful stamp!good work!
    Hugs from Palma de Mallorca

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  2. Hi Annie, this is lovely. The stamp is beautiful and I like how you have positioned the partridge. Sue x

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  3. What a wonderful card Annie.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  4. Gorgeous card Annie. So elegant and effective.

    Kat xx

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  5. Lovely tree, makes a FAB Crimbo card
    Thank you very much
    mandi
    LIM

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  6. Gorgeous card. Super embossing.
    Lynne xxx

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  7. Gorgeous stamp set this one & I love the way you used the sentiment at a jaunty angle. Very classy.
    Paula (PEP)

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  8. this is super annie, love it

    Ali x

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  9. Gorgeous card Annie :-) Lovely embossing and the image is FAB ,,, simple and stunning ! :-)

    thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  10. Wow, that is a stunning clean and simple card, Annie. Love it! Thanks for playing along with us this time at ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Love, Wilma

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  11. That silver tree is fabulous! and the sentiment with the dove...perfect!

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  12. WOW stunning! LOVE the C&S design too! Great to see you at ABC Christmas challenge this week,

    hugs Samantha :0)

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  13. Love the embossed tree, such a stunning card.

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  14. Lovely card Annie!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    Less is More

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  15. This is a lovely card - so elegant!

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  16. Fabulous card. Great take on the Twelve Days of Christmas Challenge. Thanks for playing along. We will have another fun one tomorrow!
    ~Lacey
    www.stampandcreate.com
    ABC Christmas Challenge DT

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