Tuesday, 25 March 2008

Such extravagance!

Ooh, look at me being all extravagant with the brads! I honestly don’t know what came over me, I’m usually really tight with my embellishments.

This little card is 9cm square and the big flaw in the plan is that when you stand it up, you can’t even see those oh so decadent brads.

Stamps: Cheers to You (p35)
Cardstock: Ballet Blue, Bravo Burgundy, So Saffron, Whisper White
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Watercolour Wonder™ Crayons – Rich Regals® (p82), Brads – Rich Regals® (p85)

Edited to add: To line up the brads I used the handy little plastic template which comes with the Crafters' Tool Kit (p85). It has perfectly lined-up holes in it which you can use for piercing or for positioning brads. There are larger holes for perfectly positioned eyelets, too. I can't recommend it highly enough!

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  1. What a cute card !
    I too am very tight with my embelishments ! Too funny. Like what exactly am I saving them for ? Who knows.

  2. Love all those brads! Excellent job lining them all up just so -- you perfectionist!

  3. That is a lovely card- it is such a versatile stamp set, and the Americans are so envious of us having it!

  4. how did you get those brads so perfectly lined up? I love the card, very nice and makes me want a drink like right now!

  5. I love all the brads! This is a great card.


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