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Saturday, 13 February 2010

Silhouette Fancy Frame

Quickutz Silhouette have just had another 99 cent sale on all their downloads, so I took the opportunity of adding loads more to my gallery. This is one that I purchased. A beautiful Victorian frame. I was a bit unsure how it would cut, being so intricate, but as you can see it worked a treat. Here's a close up for you to see:

It came in two parts, the more solid background shape and the intricate frame to sit on top of it. I cut the solid part out of blue card and added a bit of Weathered Wood Distress ink to the edge The fancy bit was cut out of white card.

I used some textured white card to layer the frame onto, which was also inked with Weathered Wood and distressed with a Tim Holtz distressing tool.

The gorgeous image is a digi download, but for the life of me I can't remember where from. I had a bit of trouble with the ink bleeding with this one (so I've ordered some Ghiant fixative to try to stop this from happening, I've heard that this does the trick). I used my Faber Castell pencils to colour the couple in.

The dotty background paper is from K&Co and I added a few pearl beads and ribbon to finish.

Have a good weekend everyone! x

7 comments :

pickle said...

ow Sue this is absolutely gorgeous....I Love love love it!!

Kerry x

Sarpreet said...

Gorgeous card Sue, love it

Vicky said...

Beautiful card Sue. Love it's simplicity and the swirled frame!
Hugs, Vicky ~x~

amanda stokes said...

Hi Sue!
This is absolutely adoreable,love evrything about
hugs amanda xx

Sarita said...

Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog Sue.
Your frame is absolutely stunning! The whole card is just beautiful,
Love Sarita xx

Jackie said...

What a beautiful card, that frame is gorgeous :o)
Jackie xx

Stacey said...

Wow Sue, this is so beautiful. Love the soft and subtle colours ~x~