Monday, 7 February 2011

Ruffle Kerfuffle...

I had so much fun making this card for my friend's birthday. It doesn't actually use much stamping (just a background flourish and a border) - the main part is made up from patterned paper, of which I have vast amounts!
I started with the stitched pleat and then added layers of lace, ribbon, wire and raffia on top, all offset with brown card:


Then I wired up the central dangly bit as a focal point:



Thanks for looking!

Helen

4 comments:

Linda Elbourne said...

This is lovely Helen ... Am I the friend? Huh? Am I? :0)

Aquarius said...

I love this effect - great way to use up a paper mountain!! Also of course the dangly bit could be used as a handbag charm so a gift and card in one.

judith@poppy cottage said...

This is lovely Helen, such an unusual idea. I love the colours, and the layers. The dangly bit is a fab idea, I have loads of odd beads hanging around, as I make jewellery, I'll have to remember to add bits on to my cards in future. Judith xx

Dezinaworld said...

OHHH that is so fabulous and so different love the pleats and bet this card is very well recieved
hope all is good with you and that your week is going well
take care for now
June