My papercraft and card making projects

Monday, 6 August 2012

stampendous linus and cameo


after my scary departure into the clean and white i have delved straight back into the dark side!
the linus card was edged with stampendous stamp border and lots of frantage enamels in copper and bronze ... i cant get enough of these colours!!
the background script is done with perfect pearls and the camera has caught it a bit too much - its actually very subtle.
while pondering if it needed any more decoration i had a nocturnal thought to use a medium sized rosette from tim and chopped it into 4 pieces to use as corners.  i had to liberally apply frantage to them too!


this cameo is a stampendous stamp i have used before [but no longer available sadly].
i recently bought some indigoblu flitterglu and mega flakes [brighton pier -- of course!!] which i used to stamp the frame and face.  i then restamped the frame and cut it out to give the frame some dimension with 3d pads.
3 small paper roses were coloured with black, copper and gold enamels and a little black glitter.
i edged the whole card with frantage enamel and gold mica,[ but im not sure if i overcooked it?]
halloween is on the horizon and this is aimed at that, as have a few more cards i am in process of making!

anyone not tried frantage  yet?  head to the stamp man for great prices and the entire collection


9 comments:

  1. Fabulous pieces Tony, love the silhouette with the flakes, very opulent. Hope you are well. Tracy x

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  2. Ahh, back in your comfort zone in a spectacular way!! Both are great projects, and no, you haven't overcooked it!

    Jill x

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  3. These are just gorgeous, Tony! Thanks so much for sharing them with us!!

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  4. Wow! Awesome!!! More, more, more!!!!!

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  5. I love both of these Tony, the 'split' rosette is a stroke of genius. Still love to have that cup of tea, I'm gradually getting out and about a little more now... on the mend at last.

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  6. 2 Wonderful projects Tony, Great ideas. Love the cameo. thanks for sharing and have a great day. Angela

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  7. What a Little Star of a find you are! a complete Gem. just had a little mooch round and love your style, going to be fun being on the team with you. XOXO Zoe

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  8. Love the variation of color on that Cameo! Gorgeous cards!

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