Friday, October 30, 2015

Metallic Finish- Diwali Greetings


Posting some more Diwali cards. They are pretty simple to make but the idea took some time to develop. I embossed the kraft cardstocks first, but process of finding out what to do next to bring out the details and what sort of embellishments to use was rather tedious. Working with kraft seems difficult and restricting sometimes.

Anyway, here are the cards.

I first used white chalk ink over embossed panels to bring out the details. However, I did not like that much and so I worked on an idea- to use perfect pearls - Gold and Copper to create metallic finish. I used glitter stripes in between cut pieces of a panel to create a different look. Lastly, I added the stamped sentiment, white pearls and golden embroidery floss.

Let me know how it turned out.
Happy Halloween!

Submitted to: 
Simon Says- Work it Wednesday- October 15
Simon Says- Anything Goes
Lulupu Challenge #54

Items used:
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- Do It Yourself- Glitter Paper


Tanvi Shah said...

This is brilliant! Thank you for joining Lulupu Challenge#54! Good luck!

Pon Malar said...

Pretty n gorgeous, I love them :) :)

Purvi said...

Thank you for the complement! :)

Kripa Koushik said...

Love d idea of metallic sheen on Kraft. Thank you joining the oct lulupu challenge. Hope to see your entry this month too.

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Such lovely cards!! Wow! Great designs! So pretty!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


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