Thursday, 17 July 2008

Suspended snail

I’m getting really into these suspension cards now – they’re great fun to make and irresistible to play with with completed! On this one the circle spins around to show a red snail and a blue snail. I despise snails but it fit so perfectly in the circle that I couldn’t resist.

I have a tutorial half prepared for this technique but it will have to wait until the weekend as I get in a mess uploading multiple pictures.

To colour the image, I used ink pads and blender pens. I think I did a better job of the blue side than the red.







Stamps: Unfrogettable (p33), Big Deal Alphabet (p66)
Cardstock: Tempting Turquoise, Real Red, Very Vanilla, Naturals Ivory
Paper: Petals & Paisleys (p73)
Ink: Old Olive, Real Red, Tempting Turquoise, Black StazOn®
Accessories: ¼” Grosgrain Ribbon – Real Red, ¼” circle punch (p80), 1 3/8” circle punch (p80), cotton thread

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9 comments:

  1. Great card but I'm shocked you even picked up the snail stamp - LOL! CC

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  2. How stinkin' cute is this?! I look forward to your tutorial!

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  3. The snail card is so sweet. I'll have to try that suspension technique! Great job on it!

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  4. Ohhhhh that is soooo cute! Its awesome!

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  5. I wouldn't say it's only for children. I'd love to get a card this cute.

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  6. oh, SO SO cute :) I am sure toby will love it!

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  7. This is such a cute card and a wonderful idea!
    TFS

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  8. What a great card! I love the alpha with the suspended snail!

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  9. What a wonderful idea. I'll get those letter stamps out straight away.

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