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Sunday, 4 July 2010

Geometrics and Patterns

I love cards which are more abstract, but I don't make them very often. Then I spotted a challenge over at Paper Sundaes which is sponsored this week by Fred she Said which calls for 'White plus One' colour. That combination struck me as ideal to do with one of Fred's paper pricking patterns, and this is the result.


I've added one of the 'geometric' patterns that I picked up from the weekly sampler from Dover Books, printed it and coloured it with Promarkers, then raised it on sticky pads above the pricked layer. The patterned card is some I've been hoarding for a few years, but it seemed perfect for this, and I finished the card with some Spellbinders die cuts from my In Spades pendant set and some Promarker-coloured sticky gems.

I love the lacy effect of that paper pricking!

8 comments:

Sew Sew Special said...

Josephine, this is gorgeous!! The paper pricking really make it look special!!

cheryl said...

oh wow really love this hun that paper pricking is just brilliant lvoe cheryl xxxxxxxx

Judie said...

Josephine, what a fabulous card, the paper pricking is excellent.

Alica said...

Fantastic! love the paper pricking pattern and the other details work well with it too!
Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes!

Nannieflash said...

Oh my Josephine what a fabulous and beautiful card, it must have taken you a long time to do. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

Unknown said...

Wowzer this is aweeeeesome .. yes must have taken you ages !!!!

Mina said...

oh wow Josephine this is amazing...your paper pricking is fantastic
Mina xxx

Shana said...

Absolutely gorgeous! What fabulous paper piercing! Thank you for joining us at Paper Sundaes - we hope to see you again next week!

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