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Wednesday, 30 January 2008

Inspiration Cards

These are two inspiration cards , one for Hilda (top) and the other for Ang.
They are on 4" x 6" card. For Hilda's I used strips of ripped co-ordinating papers in nutral colours, including a piece of Leo DV background paper. The edges of each were inked to aged them. Using a very muted colour ink I stamped an image of Leo's Cosmos on to a piece of matching paper and mounted on white handmade paper, tied taffetta around it and mounted onto the card. To finish I used individual letter stamps to spell out COSMOS.
For Ang's I started with a piece of glossy card and dabbed alcohol inks onto it. Using the same colour inks I put a striped effect onto another piece of card and then stamped onto it twice, using stazon ink. One image I mounted onto white card and the other image I cut away both sides, leaving just the centre piece. I folded the cut image down the centre and placed, using silicon over the other image to give a raised effect with out it being 3D'd. I added tiny tags to the bottom of the card using brass brads that I coloured with permanent ink. To finish I stamped the whole image again onto shrink plastic, cut out the individual sections and heated until they shrank, I then attached them with a few jump rings to the corner.


Ann said...

Both cards are stunning Caz - love the colours on the alcohol inky one...WOW!!! Love them xxxx

Ang C said...

They are absolutely fantastic

sam21ski said...

Very inspirational, well done

Claireabelle said...

They are great Caz, and a fab way to share your ideas

andrea said...

Stunning,well done

Mee said...

Truely inspitational, both are lovely!

Sue said...

They really are inspirational, Caz. well done. xx

mommabear said...

They realy do inspire me great work