Make your card stand out by trying a new technique. This one is called a Basket Weave. What do you think?
Tranquil Tide A-2
Eastern Palace DSP 3-1/4 x 5-1/2
Very Vanilla 3 x 5-1/4, 3" Sq., 2-1/4" Sq.
Fresh Fig 3-1/4" Sq., 2-1/2" Sq.
Eastern Medallions Thinlits Dies
Layering Circles Framelits
Gold Embossing Powder
Clear Faceted Gems
Basic Rhinestone Jewels
The tutorial for this Basket Weave technique can be found HERE on SplitCoastStampers.
First, I cut and weaved my Tranquil Tide A-2 card. It looks difficult, but is rather quite easy. Do give it a try.
Next, I attached the Eastern Palace DSP to the front of the card.
I then stamped the edge of the basket weave with my Metallic Gold Ink. I added the gold embossing powder and heat set it.
Using my Layering Circles Framelits, I cut the circle and scallop on the Fresh Fig squares. I also die cut the large medallion on the Very Vanilla square using the Eastern Medallions Thinlits.
I then moved onto stamping: I stamped the
Flower using Fresh Fig ink,
Large Medallion using Tranquil Tide Ink,
Sentiment using Fresh Fig Ink.
Die Cutting After Stamping:
I then took the stamped flower and die cut it with the coordinating die. Notice that the inner petals add dimension - Do not glue them down.
Let's Put the Card Together:
I adhered the large medallion to the large Fresh Fig circle using dimensionals.
The flower was adhered with liquid glue to the scalloped circle, keeping the petals free to add dimension.
I then adhered the circles to the card front using liquid glue. Use your favorite adhesive.
I added a clear faceted gem to the center of the flower and some rhinestones to both for some glimmer and sparkle.
The 3 x 5-1/4" Very Vanilla panel is for the inside of the card.
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Nicely done on the basket weave. I have not tried this technique yet but it is on my list of things to try. I love the colors too.ReplyDelete
Great technique! and it made such a lovely card!ReplyDelete
WOW, this is spectacular, Sally! What detail!ReplyDelete