This took WAY too long to make, mostly because I was determined to use one of the pieces of patchwork I made on Monday night... I don't really like it, either...
I based it on the patchwork panel, but surprisingly it's ended up only a fraction larger than A2.
Black base, matt gold layer, black embossed with distressed stripes. Washi paper for the band and patchwork (think I need to add some more tiny pearls to the points of the patchwork?). More embossed black for the little top panel, rotated and wiped with metallic lustre rub-ons for contrast. Added a Build-a-Brad with some textured paper, and went round the edge with gold Stickles. Prima flowers, same centre as I used for the brad, gold Stickles dots. The leaves are from gold foil - it was my original top corner panel but I didn't like it. A beaded dragonfly - I don't often use them, but I made a batch up in work yesterday, and it just added a bit of something to the patched panel.
Sorry I haven't done justice to your sketch, Carolina - I didn't find it easy.
Date: Wednesday, January 6, 2010 GMT Views: 484
Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39808
Wed, Jan 06, 2010 @ 4:31 PM
Sabrina, what a piece of work! I love the bright colored papers and design. Super fine job. TFS :0)
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