Feb 15, 2017

A Gilding Flakes Birthday Card

Hello, Janice here with you again to share my latest card 
made for the Dies R Us Inspirational Blog.

Today I have made a birthday card using some beautifully coloured gilding flakes
and the Sue Wilson Designs - Striplet/Stacked Diamond.

I started by placing the inner die from the set onto a rectangle of cream hammered
card and ran it through my die cutting machine.
Next I placed the outer die around the stacked diamonds, secured with low tack tape and
embossed it through my die cutting machine.

To give this effect....


Using 'Variegated Red' Gilding Flakes, I covered a smaller panel of card with a piece
of double sided adhesive sheet, covered with gilding flakes and burnished,
to place behind the diamonds.


Using strong double sided tape, I attached this panel behind the diamonds,
and then matt and layered it onto some orange card and gold mirri card.


Lastly, I attached this to the base card, stamped the sentiment and added the nail heads.

Here is the die set I have used:-

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6 comments:

  1. Isn't that just gorgeous! Love all of the gold accents and those flakes (I swear I am going to get them the next time I shop--I keep forgetting lol) This is perfectly elegant! Love!!!

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  2. Such a gorgeous card...........makes me realize I don't use my GF enough. This is just beautiful and love all the white space.

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  3. Oh Janice this is absolutely beautiful! I (like the others) forget about using my GF and so happy you've inspired us with today's gorgeous creation! Thanks!

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  4. Oh Wow is that ever cool, and just gorgeous, I love the way you gave it the extra embossing, beautifully done!

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  5. Wow! This is incredibly gorgeous! I've still never tried gilding flakes. I'm so behind the times... I love the embossing around the die cut. Makes me think of stained glass. Truly gorgeous!

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  6. very nice technique! I have some gilding I have been hesitant to try...thanks for the inspiration!

    alicia

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