Friday, 1 February 2013

New challenge at Ladybug Crafts

Hello folks :o)  Well can you believe it is February already!!  This year is going to go soooo fast!!  
Anyway the first of the month means a new challenge on my Ladybug Crafts store blog .

This month the challenge is;
Valentine's Day and/or Love.

I have made a card for a Valentine and I have used some fab Studio 490 stamps from the 'Art from the Heart' stamp plate;

I made the background by putting Radiant Rain colour concentrate in Egyptian Gold over some black card, I then dried it with the heat gun.  I then put it through my embossing machine with a stencil to emboss and then put versamark over the stencil to mark the pattern.  I removed the stencil and tipped on Ranger red tinsel embossing powder.  I heated this and ended up with a really rich red and gold background.  I stamped the heart with Flitter Glue and added gilding flakes (the colour I used was Morris Dance ).  I did this 8 times and then cut the hearts out.  I folded each one down the centre with the gilded pattern facing inwards.  I then started to stic  them together to make a sort of heart fan.  I cut out some Spellbinders shapes in black and gold mirror card and then stuck my heart fan on the top.  I stamped and embossed the sentiment which was from the same stamp set.  I wrapped some black ribbon around the front of the card and added a bow and some stick pins .  I then did the inside of the card to match.  My husband really loves this card (which is a pain as now he's seen it I can't use it as a Valentine's card LOL) and I hope you like it too.
Don't forget to pop over to Ladybug Crafts blog and take part in this months challenge ;o)


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