Happy Monday All!
Today being Monday yet still September means that there is a bonus week challenge over at House of Cards. Each day the design team will be showing there own take on the following Inspiration photo...
For this weeks challenge you need to create a card using this photo as inspiration. You can choose any of the Standard Card styles we promote at House of Cards, Clean & Simple, Cute & Fun, Shabby & Chic and my specialisation Classic and Elegant.
The above card is my inspiration for this challenge, relatively simple looking but hopefully classic!
I started by embossing a piece of PMD linen card through the Tumbling Leaves A4 embossing folder by Darice, then cut the egg shaped aperture. I rubbed Creative Expressions soft gold gilding wax over the embossing to mirror the gold stripes on the cloth in the inspiration picture. Next I stamped and cut some simple Ivy leaves which I placed around the aperture.
Finally I gilded the cut out from the centre using Gold gilding flakes with a few silver ones thrown in for good measure. I gently added a few flakes around the edge of the aperture as I felt this gave the impression of the leaves tumbling on the picture. The gilded panel was placed on the back of the inside card to show through. A bow and sentiment finish the piece.
It would be great to see a few of you take on this challenge, click here to see what the other design teams have come up with Today it is cute and fun inspiration!