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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Blue and Silver Filigree Card

This morning I was planning on doing a card using lots of embossing. Before I started the card, I decided to sort through a very old box of craft supplies that I hadn't looked at for years. One of the things I found in the box were some very pretty metal filigree corners.

I decided to try running them through my Grand Calibur just to see how it would work. I cut a piece of CS to five inches square, and taped one filigree to each corner. It came out quite pretty, so I decided to make a die cut card rather than one with lots of embossing.

All the card stock is either white CS or textured light blue CS, with a card made of textured white CS. I shaded parts of all of them with Brilliance Platinum ink except for one layer, on which I used Brilliance Silver. I wish the sheen of the Brilliance ink showed up better in the photograph. I used an assortment of dies from Noor! Designs, Marianne Creatables, and Spellbinders. Some layers are mounted flat, and some are dimensional.

Last, I added Blue and white Liquid Pearls.


Sasha said...

Your card looks stunning, Kathi. I love what you did with your filigree corners!! Absolutely gorgeous! x

Regina Hamilton said...

WOW..Kathi...This is absolutely breathtaking. Your embossing is exquisite. I'm posting this to my Pinterest board.

Marie-Louise said...

Fabulous card Kathi. I adore those corners.

Myrna said...

So gorgeous. Love every bit of this one.

Alison Scott said...

Beautiful is not enough for this card. It's fabulous, gorgeous and every other lovely word.
It's just wonderful. (Ok Alison, stop gushing!)
I love it.

Marisa Job said...

I just love this card!! Beautiful!!

Anonymous said...

This is a lovely card, What a good idea to emboss the corners, an idea I shall be using thankyou! T

JD said...

Just Beautiful!