Tonight I thought I would share a card I made some time ago as I haven't completed any new cards today. Been colouring with my ProMarkers again for a while this afternoon. Hopefully I will get some cards done tomorrow.
Anyway I made this card from my friend's 60th birthday, and I had quite a few attempts at doing it because I kept losing count when I was doing the gridwork, so it took me quite a while to do. Here's the card
The Centre panel was made using a rubber stamp from Joanna Sheen which was heat embossed on the front of the parchment. I then embossed the back of the parchment using a ball tool around the edges and in the centre flowers, and then added some pearls. This was matted onto another piece of parchment which I had pricked and embossed using a grid (which is where I had the problems!). I didn't work from a pattern, which is why the design is very simple! I designed it so that I could thread ribbon along the borders at the top and bottom of the card, and then added pearls down the two side borders. I attched this to a piece of pink mirri card using brads in the corners and then attached this to a plain white card base. I finished the card with a parchment flower, which I made following a pattern and a couple of peel-offs.
I am pleased to report that my friend liked her birthday card.
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