Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Shades of Red

Shopping List
Magenta Poinsettia 40.203J
Stampendous Perfectly Clear set
Tis the Season SSC1147

6"x 6" white card blank
Brilliance Moonlight white inkpad
Versafine Satin Red inkpad
White Sakura gel pen
Mark Richards Pearl Flourish border
White with red polka dot organza ribbon
Red Stickles 

3mm pearls
Red & white card for layering
Silver pearl vellum
All available from:
Cheery Lyn Holly flourish die available from
Your local stockist is:-
22 The Parade
01395 271739
We're using a monochrome theme this week in shades of red & not as most people have come to expect, black & white. I've used an older Magenta stamp this week but one of my favourites the Poinsettia. I've stamped firstly on to a piece of red card using Moonlight White & then onto the vellum using Satin Red (this will take a little time to dry or you can carefully help it on it's way with a heat tool). I have shaded the leaves on the red piece using a coloured pencil & emphasised some of the design with a Sakura matt white gel pen. Then cut out the flower from the vellum piece & decoupage onto the red piece. I've highlighted the centre with some red Stickles. The greeting from the "Tis the Season" set has also been stamped with Satin Red. To finish I have added some small pieces from the new Mark Richards pearl flourish border, some polka dot ribbon, a holly flourish dye cut & some 3mm pearls.

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