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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Spellbinders and ribbon gold Christmas

Wow, I didn't realize the flash made the card look like this until I got home and got ready to upload my card!

Anyway, I got this Christmas ribbon on sale last weekend, and decided to use it on a card. I wanted the card to be cream and gold, so I made a 5x7 card out of ivory pearl Core'dinations CS. Then, I made a mat with gold mirror card, and cut another piece of the Core'dinations CS to fit inside that. I added the ribbon to the cream CS, then mounted the layers onto the card.

Next, I used a Spellbinders Shapability, and cut all the pieces out of both the ivory and the mirror card and began layering to see what order I wanted to mount the colors in. I decided to use the largest ivory piece on the bottom, and outlined that with a gold Pentouch to separate it from the background. I alternated the gold piece on top of that, then added the rest of the pieces, alternating the colors.

The large gold piece needed some contrast, so I cut up some of the ivory pieces and mounted them onto the gold to break it up a bit. It still needed something, so I added some Liquid Pearls. Then, I added some outline stickers from my stash to the outside borders, and it was done. As you can see, it is very shiny!


JD said...

I like all the Bling! Pretty card! I always have trouble trying to photograph anything with Gold!

Marisa Job said...

Beautiful card!! Love the gold details!!

Olga said...

wow, it's gorgeous!!!!

Sasha said...

Your card looks beautiful with all the different gold elements, Kathi. I love what you did with your Spellbinders x

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