Monday, 4 February 2008

How do I love thee?

The challenge on Cardvarks


Make a Valentine - it's that time, let's bang 'em out

I started off by stamping the poem ‘How do I love thee?’ using Brilliance ink in Graphite Black on mat white cardstock. I sprayed some glimmer mist in Candy Apple Red and Sunburst on to some acetate and then I placed the stamped image into the spritzed ink and moved the card around on the acetate until I was happy with the result. For layer 2 - the border of the black mat cardstock is punched out using a heart Fiskars border punch. For layer 3 – the same technique as used on the stamped image – spritz glimmer mists on acetate, and then corner punched. All are mounted on a matt back A4 piece of cardstock (8.3 × 11.7), which I scored and folded in half and then used a corner punch on all four corners, and finally a coordinating ribbon to add the final flourish.


Recipe:

Stamp:- ‘How do I love thee?’ from Ibrakeforstamps
Ink - Brilliance Graphite Black
Card- Black and white card stock
Emblesshments:- organza ribbon
extra:- Glimmer Mist by Tattered Angels in Sunburst and Candy Apple Red

7 comments:

Andrea, said...

Beautiful card, I love the punched border

Stempelchaotin said...

Wow this is so lovely card. Great work. Love it.

Farmersgirl said...

Oh that is so lovely. Beautiful colours.

Janice

SmilynStef said...

What great depth of color you achieved by blending the two colors of glimmer mist. I'm going to have to give that technique a try ... just beautiful. I also love how you made the heart border ... very pretty valentine.

EllePiggo said...

Very elegant. Its gorgeous.

Vanessa. :)

Petal said...

Have I told thee how much I love this card? I'm not even counting the ways! lol!

Flower said...

I adore this card! It's simply perfect and touching. SO glad I found your blog.