Tuesday, April 14, 2015
OHC 77 - Crystal
Today's card is another entry in my One Hundred Cards challenge (you can read about the challenge here). When I pulled out the theme "crystal", I admit to feeling a little stumped about what I was going to create. Do I go with something sparkly? See-through? Glass-like? In the end, I decided to go with a more literal interpretation and include a patterned paper that features crystals or gems.
First, I really have to apologize for the image. It's a very simple card, but it was very difficult to photograph! The gold foil on the patterned paper and gold embossing on the sentiment are very, very bright, and it's tough to get a contrast that makes the colors stay true while still keeping things visible...
I die-cut the patterned paper into a rectangle, then used a ruler and my craft knife to cut a shape out of the middle. The sentiment is from Simon Says Stamp's Sparkle and Shine stamp set, which I received as a part of a card kit. I love the scripty font, and I thought it went perfectly with the card. I embossed it, colored in the card and adhered the paper on foam tape.
Then I added 3 enamel dots, and this card was complete.
Thanks for reading!