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Monday, 17 August 2009

Playing with my Medallions

It seems like a while since I last finished a card - especially since it's still the summer holiday!

A couple of days ago, I got two medallion dies to match the borderabilities I got a little while ago. I had to have a play, and these dies just seem to beg for a bit of glitz, so here's the result using the Spades medallion and borderability.



I've used gold mirriboard (scallopped octagon) and pearlescent cream for the medallion. The inside of the card has a strip of some paisley paper I've had for so long I'm really not sure what it is! And that's it. I think it'd make a lovely golden wedding card in those colours, and of course, with a colour change, there are lots of other possibilities!

Got tired of the background of my blog so I went searching for something I liked better. Didn't find anything, so I went back to plan a): to do my own. Last time I tried that here I failed - couldn't get the background to size correctly at all. As I made it bigger, it got smaller and other crazy things. Realised the problem was probably Photobucket trying to keep the file size down so I reduced the quality a bit and viola! It actually worked! I may tweak or completely change it in a day or two, and in the meantime, it really does need a matching banner. I'll have to see how this evening goes!

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