Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Golden hues

Hey!!
My take on this week's 2S4Y sketch (#53) by the beautiful Laura.


Ok, it didn't quite turn out the way I wanted it to. Plus the fact that I put in so much time and effort into this card... not very satisfying but till I can find time to make one more based on the beautiful sketch, I'll have to submit this one. I love the papers though... rich golden hues on the base and the middle pink pieces.

Here's another view:


The ribbon (inspired by Ashley - how I love her work!!!!) is ruffled and hand-stitched [I didn't want to take chances by pleating it directly on to double-sided tape because the tapes here are sometimes terrible and don't hold too well; so I stitched the pleats and hot-glued it on the green CS].  I also did some 'real' stitching at the bottom [finally!!] :-). I made dimensional flowers again to match my theme [sentiment not added yet] - Bloom and grow! I ran over the embossed swirls with my 3D outliner. And I also sponged the base CS and the white CS with copper ink (it really shines).

One more card that I made a couple of days back (which again I was reluctant to post but hubby thought it wasn't that bad!):



till later...
Smita

12 comments:

  1. wow!.. both are amazing but i lyk the first card the best!
    omg ur ribbon is soo much secure in place!!.. hehe.. and i LOVE ur outliner tricks!.. havnt got to use mine yet! :(... the flower is soo beautiful.. u havta teach me dt!.. plz! :))

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  2. Oh WOW! LOVE the sparkle Smita and the ribbon is gorgeous on both cards. I still haven't tried doing my own flowers like that but you've inspired me. fabulous work! Why ever would you not want to post the second one? Beautiful blues! xxD

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  3. Smita.. lovely cards.. why did u even think twice?!?!?! I think u really do underestimate ur crafty powers girl :)
    Awesome stuff :) Please keep it coming!

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  4. Lovely work!
    Thanks for playing at 2S4Y!
    Laura

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  5. your card is so pretty,love your blog
    i dont make cards but really like some of ur designs
    do visit me sometimes at http://craftliciouss.blogspot.com/

    hugs
    Shahana

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  6. PRETTY!!! But I like the blue one more :D

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  7. Both are great, lovele cards!

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  8. Both the cards are lovely.. The blue is very very nice.. loved the colors :D

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  9. gorgeous colors Smita....the ribbon treatment is awesome and looks like a lot of work too! the flowers look lovely.....

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  10. Very pretty cards, I love your roses!

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