Tuesday, 15 December 2009

A suspension card in four different colour-ways

I like to make something a little special for my closest friends at work but I'm fast running out of time, so to make it a little easier I went for the same design but made it in different colour combinations. It goes a bit quicker when you're putting the same elements onto each card. The suspension apertures are made by laying the thread (nylon beading thread in this case) across the apertures and then sandwiching it between layers of cardstock and/or DSP.

The basic recipe is as follows:

Basic Recipe
Stamp set: Scandinavian
Cardstock: Pale base, darker feature (as detailed below), Whisper White/Very Vanilla
DSP: To match cardstock (as detailed below)
Ink: Versamark, to match darker cardstock (for inside)
Punches: Eyelet Border, 1-3/8" Circle, 1" Circle
Other: White EP, Dazzling Diamonds, Rhinestone Brads

For the card front the tree and snowflake are stamped in Versamark and heat embossed with white embossing powder. The framed tree is mounted on dimensionals.

Blue variation
Cardstock: Bashful Blue, Not Quite Navy
DSP: Ski Slope (retired)

Purple variation
Cardstock: Lovely Lilac, Almost Amethyst
DSP: Tea Party

Pink variation
Cardstock: Pretty in Pink, Rose Red
DSP: Tea Party

Chocolate variation
Cardstock: Close to Cocoa, Chocolate Chip
DSP: Bella Bleu

On the inside the snowflake is stamped onto White/Vanilla card with ink to match the darker cardstock.

Which one's your favourite colour combo?

Thanks for stopping by.

Sara xx


Clare (Littlebear) said...

It's hard to choose a favourite, they are beautiful Sara, but I think it is the purple because that one is so bright.
Clare x

Biscuitlid said...

all very pretty but I'm loving the chocolate chip one

Andrea said...

Wow, Great cards.

Hayley said...

Fab cards difficult to choose between but Choc chip is my fav!

~ Ali ~ said...

Stunning creations Sara I'm really warming to this set now after seeing these scrummy examples. Have a super day.

Linby said...

I love them all but think fav would be the purple one.