Monday, 22 March 2010

A Baroque card with feminine touches

I can't believe I waited so long to get this stamp set - it's so versatile but always elegant I think. After choosing the square motif for the focus, I wasn't sure where to put the sentiment on this card and then decided - why does it have to have one on the front anyway?

This way, I can add a suitable insert when I know the occasion it's for.

Stamp set: Baroque Motifs
Cardstock: Kraft, Not Quite Navy, Very Vanilla
DSP: Bella Bleu
Ink: Not Quite Navy
Taffeta Ribbon: Kraft
Punch: Eyelet Border
Other: Pretties Kit

I stamped the motif onto Very Vanilla cardstock with Not Quite Navy ink and then cut it out leaving a reasonable border. Holding it against the Kraft cardstock I then cut around again leaving a border (you may want to use a temporary adhesive to hold it on place if you're worried about it slipping). The edges of the Kraft layer were lightly sponged with the Not Quite Navy ink before layering with dimensionals. Pretties elements give a feminine edge to the card.

Thanks for stopping by.

Sara xx


Biscuitlid said...

this is super gorgeous Sara, love it. I agree with you about sentiments - we don't always need one do we?


debbi taylor said...

this is just lovely! I love the colours that you have chosen! Totally agree with the sentiments thing too x

Teri said...

Gorgeous Sara! You're so good using those beautiful hat pins from your Pretties kit .... I haven't been able to bring myself to yet! :o)

Teri xxx

AuroraDawn said...

Such a pretty card Sara, convinced me I 'need' to get those pretties ...

AshKuku said...

Loved everything about this card..the colors, the patterns, the make...... Very feminine indeed..... I am proud to be woman, but not during those awful days..... ;-)


Kate Lewis said...

This is beautiful Sara, love the colours, just gorgeous! Kate x