Tuesday, November 24, 2009

shadow box card with Festive Frame

Well, this is my last card as Guest Designer for Melanie showcasing her set "Festive Frame"...I was honored to have been asked to Guest Design this set....hope you were inspired by something you saw here using this gorgeous set! It will fit into anytime of the year...combine it with her "A Year of Flowers" and you are set!!!

This was really a tough one to get a good picture of the shadow box - probably becaused I used the black!


the candle is raised on dimensionals on the inside for even more depth!

Details -
cut 2 - 4.25 x 5.50 pieces of cardstock (this is actually the size of an A2 card and slides into envelope!)
score both pieces 1/2" and 1" from either side...
on the top piece - cut your desired opening and lay this piece on top of the other piece so you can see where you will be stamping onto the second piece (if you are using a dark color like I did - then cut a 3 x 5.50 piece of card stock to fit into the center of the bottom piece)...
stamp your image onto the bottom piece...(or stamp onto another piece of cs, cutout and piece)
stamp your top piece how you want and add embellishments...
when ready to put your "shadow card" together, use double stick tape and apply to the bottom piece with the side facing up on the 1/2" flap. Carefully line up one side and adhere and then the other side.   
There you have it!

On my card:
colored the inside white cardstock with SU Saffron on the borders and Summer Sun in the center...
colored the candle with Copics and paper pieced using dimensionals, liquid applique on top of candle...
colored the top piece with the Festive Frame set with Y28 on the oval border, Copic reds for poinsettias and ribbon, greens for holly, purple on berries and browns for pinecones...
bottom poinsettia added gold glimmer mist and mini gold pearls (bottom poinsettia is from A Year of Flowers)...
sentiment also from Festive Frame using Marvy scallop punch...
and gold stickles!
paper was GKD's white and black
ink was Memento Black, SU Real Red

well, getting ready to do some serious cooking for Thursday!!
have a blessed day,

PS  Thanks again, Melanie :)

and just in case you aren't here from her blog - here is the card posted on Melanie's blog..



12 comments:

redwasher1 said...

Linda, over the top gorgeousness!!!! You have done such a beautiful job on all of these cards!! I love them all. Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving GF.

Jennie said...

This is over the top GORGEOUS Linda! Really love the yellow glow behind the candle, the liquid applique and those poinsettia's, WOW! Just a beautifully made card. Your other one on Melanie's is also a beauty...just came from there :o) Have a wonderful HAPPY Thanksgiving Linda enjoying your family! Tell everyone I said HI!

Patti said...

You just plain amaze me GF! This is absolutely beautiful! You wowed me again.... my jaw is on the floor ( which I need to vacuum!) You have a super wonderful Thanksgiving!

craft_princess said...

Oh my word!! The shadow box card is STUNNING!!
It looks like it took you FOREVER! So beautiful!!!

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Linda,
Thanksgiving greetings from Scotland. I know you might not see this for a few days but this card is outrageously gorgeous. Your cards leave me in awe. Every one is better than the one before. If you ever get back to Scotland I would love you to visit me.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Sara said...

wow, what gorgeous cards!!!!

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

WOW linda! these are absolutely gorgeous girl!! I LOVE them!! Happy Thanksgiving to you and don't wear yourself out too much with the cookin'!

vdutchr said...

Linda - I CAN COMMENT!! (Don't know how but I will take advantage!)

LOVE your card - just gorgeous and it looks lit up! So cool!! Happy T Day to you and your family!!!

wordbird said...

Hi Linda! Love your cards! These festive frame cards you have done the past few weeks have been so beautiful and creative. Thank you for sharing so much inspiration with us! Happy Thanksgiving to you sweet lady! ;D Diana

Sheila said...

Wow, I'm just totally amazed again - what beautiful works of art. The shadow card has such gorgeous coloring and the details are awsome. The poinsettia card is lovely and the ribbon is so elegant. Thank you for sharing.
Wishing you and yours a blessed Thanksgiving.

Lori said...

I love how you did the candle! Looks beautiful. I commented on your other card at Melanie's blog, another beauty.

Selma said...

What an absolutely stunning card. The one on Melanie's blog is also over the top gorgeous. Wow! you are just amazing!!!!

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