Monday, September 17, 2012

Silver Engagement

Welcome again - and thank you for visiting.

I had fun in the studio yesterday and made a card that is a CASE of this card that I found on Pinterest.


I was asked to make an engagement card, and this concept had been running around my head for a day or so.


I scored the base of the card  making sure it was irregular, and to emphasize the scoring I sponged it with Platinum Planet ink - you can just see the sheen in the photo.


I decided to use not only the small hearts, but also the large one, (these are some of my first stamps that I bought, from the local firm Kiwistamping) - I was thinking to illustrate two hearts, intertwined, beating as one.


The sentiment was cut using a spellbinders ribbon tag, embossed, and then a silver pen run around the edge before I removed the die.  The ribbon was a silver edged one which really finished the card beautifully.


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May your day be blessed.

Card recipe:
Cardstock - white
Stamps - hearts, Kiwistamping, sentiment unknown
Inks - clear embossing, Brilliance Plantinum Planet
Accessories - ribbon, spellbinders ribbon tag die, silver pen.




18 comments:

  1. What a fabulous card Maxine - I love the heart concept and the classic colours - stunning! Thank you for the inspiration my friend! {{{hugs}}}

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  2. Such a pretty design, the silver embossing gives it such elegance, thanks for visiting and commenting on my blog

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  3. very elegant Maxine. Great card. Love the concept of the hearts together.

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  4. Very pretty. Love all the elements. Thanks for joining SpeedyFox and Friends.

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  5. Love the irregular scoring on here! What a beauty Maxine! GORGEOUS card.
    Lynn

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  6. What an beautiful engagement card Maxine!!! Simple sophistication! I know the couple will treasure it.

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  7. Absolutely sweet :) I love the embossing on the card - it adds so much elegance! Blessings!

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  8. What a beautiful silver embossed card! It's so sweet! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends blog challenge!

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  9. What an elegant card, Maxine. It looks great.
    Hugs and smiles

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  10. This is just so elegant- love the scoring and the shimmer. The scoring is so pretty too- beautiful!!!

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  11. Love the elegant design, beautiful. Thanks for playing along with us this month at NMW Challenges, good luck. Hugz Suzanne

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  12. What a fabulous card. So cute design. I really appreciate this. Thanks for sharing.

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  13. What a simply stunning card, you embossing is perfect.

    Thanks so much for playing along with The Squirrel and The Fox, I hope we will see you again soon!

    Hugs,
    Linda
    squirrelsnippets.blogspot.com.au

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  14. not seen embossing for a long time, great card thank you for joining us at stamptacular this week

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  15. I really like the texture the scoring and embossing has created.

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  16. so simple yet effective love the embossing thanks for joining us at C4E and good luck emma xx

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  17. A lovely engagement card. Thanks for sharing with us at Dream Valley and good luck.
    Mags
    x

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