This card did not get much air time as it was tucked away on a display that the studio crew put together. It's a shame as it's one of my favourites from the shows.
I stamped the image from the Creative Expressions Gala Event Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders Labels Twenty-Seven and inked through the die with Dusty Concord Distress Ink using Cut n Dry Foam. I cut a Grand Decorative Oval out of purple card.
I cut a strip of slightly darker purple card and ran it though the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Ornate Diamonds Embossing Folder. I cut 2 borders out of white card using the Venetian Accents die set - it's best to use some greaseproof paper when cutting these out. I threaded some Mauve Rose American Seam Binding through the borders and attached them to the dark purple card.
I made a flower using Spellbinders Blossom Five. I missed the largest die and cut 3 of each of the next 2 sizes down. I spritzed them with water to break down the fibres of the card and scrunched each piece up. I opened them up and layered them on top on one another and then pierced a hole in the centre and added a purple brad. I then scruched them up again. I added some Dusty Concord to the edges of the petals and put aside to dry. Unfortunately, the scraps of white card I used were different whites - be careful of that. I don't mind too much. I cut some 'leaves' out of white and purple card using the Venetian Motifs die set. I inked through the die with Dusty Concord on the white ones.
I assembled the card as shown, adding a corner from the Venetian Motifs die set and pierced around the edges with my Tim Holtz Ruler.
Don't forget that Sue Wilson launches the Spellbinders Pick of the Day on Ideal World this evening at 9pm.
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