Well, this is my final scheduled post for the Diva's by Design Challenge Blog as I mentioned a while ago, Rebekah has decided to close the challenge blog at the end of the year and I want to say to her and the team that I've had a ball :D It's been a totally awesome team and challenge to be a part of so I hope I've done this final challenge DT piece justice for you hun xxx
The theme is Seeing Red! Festive or otherwise, but we need to see red in your makes...so here's my final DT inspiration for you...
|I used the theme colour RED as my focal point of the card and nested it into a pure white background!|
|But, to ensure I followed the theme I added a glorious red insert lol|
Here's what I used to make it:
Image: Tiddly Inks Wryn Goes Caroling
Colouring: with my Graph'it Marker Pens and an apology! Because I have had so many cards to make for the holidays I totally forgot to mark down the colours used...but my red combo doesn't change, my fav is 5210, 5255, 5270, 5280 with a touch of 9407 to add real depth..I love the dark rich texture this combo gives.
Printed onto 300gsm Super Smooth card from That Craft Place - I have totally changed to this for my markers, its is totally amazing and give a fabulous blend with virtually no bleed through.
Backing: white paper layerd, with the top layer being embossed using an Xcut star embossing folder and the scalloped circle die also from Xcut. Xcut dies can be found at The Craft Place. The insert is a paper from DCWV that I have had for yonks
Embellies: Glittered voile from The Range, pearl string and glitter from my stash and snowflakes cut from my sillouette. The Christmas tree is hand made TOP TIP alert! Cut a piece of card in a rectangle with the smallest side being the width you want for the bottom layer of the tree...and cut into 3 equal pieces along the long edge...the cut a triangle triangles! BUT on the 2nd on cut off a little from the width so its a little smaller and then do the same again for the 3rd (smaller than the 2nd obviously lol)...make sense...good...add a small rectangle for the trunk and drizzle cosmic shimmer glue (or PVA) then dust with glitter! A tree from scraps yay.
Here's the close ups:
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