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Sunday 1 July 2012

Precious little one

I saw a card very similar to this on a website or blog a little while ago and I thought I would have a go myself. It is simply 2 squares in gold mirri card and 2 squares in patterned paper slightly smaller than the gold ones. I rounded off the corners before layering them together. On the smaller patterned paper square I folded the corner for added effect. I placed ribbon around the smaller set of squares before sticking to the card. I then used the stamp from the latest swalk range from crafters companion. I used one of my die shapes to cut and emboss then stamped the image before colouring. I then used pink card and used a larger die to cut and emboss. To finish I added a few gems and a little sentiment.


  1. Love your choice of papers here Sheila.Did you know you can build up layers of colour with your pens? I don't know what you use or how many you have, but I know I didn't have many when I started. By building up the colour it looks darker and therefore using it where you want shadows to appear, ie where the light isn't hitting, gives more depth to your image.
    Hope you don't mind me giving you this tip
    Eileen x

  2. Thanks for your comment Eileen, I do have the full set of spectrum noir pens and also a lot of promarkers. I am just not sure how to do shading properly, still learning. I do try but never looks like what I want it to lol. Never sure where to put the lighter bits etc, but I will keep practising. I didn't mind your tip at all, we would never get any better if we didn't have tips from fellow crafters. :)

  3. Gorgeous creation hun, love the image & the turned over DP!
    Hugs Shell xx

    If you pop over to my blog, on the top left hand side there is a link to a Promarker blog that I help with....hope this helps xx