Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Framed - in pink!!

Yes, a second post in as many days!! 
Welcome back, and thank you for visiting. 
I have made various cards recently with specific challenges in mind, and have not posted them in time, hence this post.
The challenge that this has been made for is over at Lily Pad Cards, and is the dimensional challenge.

  For the first time, I have made a frame using two Labels 14 Spellbinders dies,  then ran it through the Cuttlebug Swiss Dots folder and sponged the edges with Whispers Plum ink.

Next I cut a matching piece of acetate, and stamped an image from the Granny's Jewellery  stamp set by Layers of Color in Staz On ink.  On an identical piece of white card I stamped the same image again.

The back of the acetate was painted with twinkling H2Os, and also the ribbon on the card image.  The flowers on the paper copy had rhinestones added for colour, which adds a real depth to the colours.
  


The frame was mounted on the card base, which had a piece of marbled mauve dp on it, using foam mounting dots.

The final details were pale mauve ribbon and pink rhinestones.

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25 comments:

Elizabeth said...

Ohhh - pretty!

Lovely Linda said...

Hello Maxine - this is so pretty - I love the feminine feel and the technique you have used with the LOC Granny's Jewelry - it looks fabulous! Gorgeous embossing and dimension - you have nailed the challenges my friend! {{{hugs}}}
Linda LOC Design Team

Dolly Daydreams said...

Love your pretty pink creation and all it's lovely details.

Marie

Posh Cat Crafts said...

A wonderful card I love the embossed frame thank you for joining us at Sweet stamps this week Hugs
Tamara

jonim52 said...

Love the way you embossed the frame! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stamps.

Diana Queen said...

Maxine... Beautiful texture and color to the frame...I love the shadowed effect you have given your focal image! I need to try that!! Hugs and a joyful day to you sweet Maxine. ;D

Jennie said...

Oh this is so pretty Maxine! Love the pastel colors and the Swiss Dots on the frame, just pops!! :o)

Lin said...

What a great take on the Lily Pad challenge! Pretty in pink! Thanks so much for playing with us!

Laura - Layers of Color said...

What a sweet card, Maxine! Pretty as can be!

Meggymay said...

A beautiful card, thankyou for joining us at TioT's.

Sylvia x said...

love how you have embossed the frame...great card and thank you for taking part in our challenge over at CCC

Sylvia x

Lisa Jane said...

Pretty card - love the embossed frame - but the theme at oldie bit a goodie is fit for a Queen/princess
Lisa x

~ Kendra ~ said...

Beautiful card!! Love the embossed pink frame! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stamps!

Kendra

Sandy Fredrick said...

What a beautiful card. I like the dots on the frame and the large bow. The soft colors are stunning.

Anita said...

Lovely card. Thanks for joining in the LCI Challenge this week.

Vicky said...

Very pretty! Thank you for joining us at lilypad cards

Nancy said...

wow, so pretty in pink! i love the Swiss dot texture on your frame and the charming flower posy! Thanks for joining us in the Lily Pad pond...
blessings~

Kary said...

Maxine, this is such a pretty card. I love the embossed frame & the blings.
Have a wonderful Easter. God bless.

theCook said...

I like the embossing on the frame. Thanks for playing with us at Ladybug Crafts Ink challenge!

Sandy Hulsart said...

Adorable card and great job creating the frame. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Sweet Stamps blog.

sandra's crafty corner said...

wow loads of embossing there fab,
thanks for playing along at creative craft challenges and good luck xxx

Shirley said...

How lovely and the detail in your bouquet is wonderful too!

dmbennett said...

Wonderful card. Love the embossed frame you used around your image. Thanks for joining us this week at Sweet Stamps Challenges.... Good Luck!!!

Dawn B - SSDT

Melisa Waldorf said...

Beautifully framed image! Lovely card my dear!

Francesca said...

Absolutely wonderful card

Thanks for joining us at OLDIE BUT A GOODIE CHALLENGE this Fortnight and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca