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Saturday, 26 May 2018

Use some lace!


My last challenge as host of the 52 Christmas Card Throwdown this month is a stash challenge, and I've asked you to use lace to make your card.


My design team card uses lace in three ways.

Firstly, I used the gel press plate to apply gold pigment ink through a piece of lace to give my background. I then used the ink left on the plate to stamp the piece I used for my topper, giving a reverse impression of the lace.

Secondly, I added lace across the centre of the card, with dark red ribbon.

Thirdly, I used a lace border stamp to frame the background and topper - in gold pigment ink and cranberry adirondack respectively.

I stamped the sentiment (a Clarity stamp) in the cranberry adirondack too, then used a gold pen to highlight it. I used the gold inkpad around the edges of the background and topper, and mounted both on dark red card. The whole was added to a 5x7 card blank.



This looks far too neat to be one of my cards!

To join in with the challenge, go to the 52 Christmas Card Throwdown.

Have fun!


3 comments:

  1. Elle est magnifique Lucinda, tu as joué avec les différentes utilisations de la dentelle et c'est réussi, biz

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  2. Fabulous association between real and stamped lace!! Very creative and inspirational!!
    Hugs, Rosi

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  3. A brilliant background and a great technique. Another one I'd like to try. It's a very elegant card.

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