Wednesday, 11 November 2009

Autumn moon

I cracked open the new ribbons at last! This was my Mum’s birthday card – realised too late that she doesn’t like cards which open this way as they fall off her (sloping) shelf.

I can’t get enough of the brayer at the moment, although admittedly it’s not a quick process. For this card I punched a circle of scrap paper with my new 1 ¾” circle punch and applied temporary adhesive (the Two-Way Glue Pen is temporary if you allow it to dry clear before sticking) to the back. Stuck it onto a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock and then began to brayer. I can’t remember now but I think I used Summer Sun, More Mustard and Pumpkin Pie ink.

Once the ink had dried I stamped the pheasant, which I inked using markers. Finally I added some foliage from the Autumn Days set and from Pocket Silhouettes.

Love that new ribbon!

Stamps: Autumn Days, Pocket Silhouettes
Cardstock: Kraft, More Mustard, Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla
Ink: More Mustard, Pumpkin Pie, Summer Sun, Whisper White (craft)
Accessories: 1 ¾” circle punch, Two-Way Glue Pen, Striped Grosgrain Ribbon - Chocolate Chip, ¼” Grosgrain Ribbon - Chocolate Chip, brayer

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6 comments:

  1. Wow Helen, this is a stunning card

    Jan x

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  2. What a beautiful card - I just got this set and am going to have to try my hand at one of these cards!
    Great work!!!

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  3. STUNNING! ande yes I am shouting! That is gorgeous! CC

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  4. Gorgeous card, brayering and my favourite set at the moment.

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  5. Beautiful card! I enjoy brayering as well. Haven't done it in a while, though. So thanks for the inspiration!

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  6. Beautiful Helen. I'm waiting for my pheasant to arrive so I can do something similar.

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