Monday, 15 January 2018

Golden Gerbera...

Happy Monday,

A little change of pace today from the folders last week, don't worry there are more samples coming with them, with a card using the bonus die from the Operas Box die set.
















I started by cutting the panel die from the sandwich box die set three times into a pice of vintage gold card.  I backed this with velum to soften the look and added a border made with the stitch dot dies and gloss black card.


I then cut a circular frame again using the stitch dot circle die set in the black and used a plain circle die set to cut a matching gold frame.

For the flowers I added gold leaf to a sheet of my double sided adhesive sheet and cut the bonus Gerbera die out from this 6 times.  I added 2 die cuts together to make the flowers adding white micro beads in the centre of each flower.


I added  tag and sentiment and set the whole piece in the middle of the card.

Enjoy...

32 comments:

  1. Hi John.
    Thank you, A lovely card and, sentiment.
    Take care and keep warm Kitty.

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  2. I agree about the sentiment. A beautiful background.
    1900 here in NZ and logged on for once! I’m sitting in a hotel room looking out on the most beautiful view of Lake Tekapo.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  3. Morning John, a stunning card, love the gold and black, and the sentiment is fab, so true. Have a great day everyone. Bx

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  4. Hi John
    What a gorgeous card to start the week.
    Jan

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  5. Morning John, oh this is just gorgeous, love the background, amazing, wonderful, well you know how much I like your creations, looking forward to the new things coming this year.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

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  6. Fabulous card John. The gold leaf flowers look gorgeous.
    Annette x

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  7. Hi John, Wow I just love this card it is really special.Have a great day stay healthy and happy Lots of Love Barbara D xxx

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  8. Great card John, love the sentiment
    Marion S x

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  9. Wow, another stunning card, love the gold leaf.

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  10. Beautiful I love the circular frame idea

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  11. Morning John, a very dramatic looking card, but lovely.
    Wendyx

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  12. Hi John
    A stunning beautiful card, gorgeous.In case you can't tell, I love this card.
    B xx

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  13. What a gorgeous card, John.

    Anne (Northampton)

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  14. A beauty today John black and gold love it
    Thank you
    June Horrocks xxxxxx

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  15. Morning John,
    Gorgeous card, love the colours.
    Lydia
    x

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  16. Hi John I love this card it is so beautiful. I love these dies I have used them to make an anniversary card for my in-laws so I can't share it yet. Have a great day. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  17. Hello John,
    A really lovely card! I love everything about it ! Will try the gold leaf/ double sided sticky sheet technique. The flowers are lovely!
    Jan in New Zealand - sounds as if you are having a lovely time! Enjoy! It’s cold here!
    Love Myra xx

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  18. Gorgeous card John. I am beginning to like black and gold together. Thank you for sharing this. Take carexxx

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  19. This is a really gorgeous card!
    I've been making cards this morning and personalised them with your new relative and alphabet stamps.
    I'm so pleased I bought them as they make such a difference!
    Thanks John xx

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  20. John your work is always unique creative and just amazing. Fabulous gold leafing here. This is one of my all time fave color combos!

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  21. Afternoon John,
    Loving today's card, the Opera Box is one of the best buys I have made.
    Used mine lots for boxes and cards, so versatile.
    Hope you're having a good day
    Patricia xxx

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  22. Hi John. Love today's card, I especially like the gold leaf on the flowers which makes them look more delicate than they actually are.

    Lisbeth

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  23. john this is totally stunnind and i love it.

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  24. Hi John really lovely card I like the effect of the parchment to soften the look also the golden flower is gorgeous

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  25. Marie from Longridge16 January 2018 at 11:33

    A beautiful creation John. I love everything about it. Thank you for being so inspirational.
    Marie P.

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