November 27, 2017

Love and Marriage Additions

Hi Everybody,

A really easy card today using the beautiful Love & Marriage Additions to the Christina Collection

I used the border stencil to create the coloured panels in the card and an assortment of Distress Inks

To get the blending add a little more ink as you come onto the card and then fade out to lighter strokes as you more away from the stencil.

  I used bright gold card for the heart and wedding rings and accented the panel with black

The second card was done a little more heavy handed and with some of the deeper colours but still the same technique

I add more pearls to the second one and I tried to use the same shade pearl drops as the colour they sat on

The video will show you how I got the look and it is just long enough for a cuppa and a biscuit


Both of the cards are relatively flat and so will fit nicely into a standard sized envelope for posting


It is a really effective look and I was quite happy with the result.

More tomorrow ...

Hugs xx

14 comments:

  1. Morning Christina, both very pretty.
    Nancyd xx

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  2. lovely cards and loved the video too. I like the technique of the rainbow background it is very effective. Thanks for sharing xxx

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  3. Two gorgeous cards. The backgrounds are stunning.

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  4. A very pretty card Christina love it
    Love June Horrocks xxxx

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  5. Two lovely cards Christina. Will watch video later.
    Love Val in Spainxxx

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  6. A really helpful video - I have just started blending backgrounds and will be using stencils once my Xmas wish list is (hopefully) bought! Your collection has inspired me. xxx

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  7. Two very pretty cards Christina....luv Ursula xx

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  8. Hi Christina
    Two beautiful cards. Will watch the video later
    Best wishes
    Jenny c xxx

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  9. Hello Christina,
    Colourful and pretty backgrounds for the cards today. It's nice to get different ideas.
    Maureen x

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  10. Hi Christina,
    Lovely cards and great video.
    Carmen

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