Thursday, 9 June 2011

Birthday card

I really enjoyed making this card for a friend. It's clean simple compared to all the inkyness I've been engaged in lately. The stamp is one of my all time faves from paper bag studios. I stamped SU script using a well used black stazon (I didn't want it too dark ) on to a piece of pretty card I found in my stash. I stamped the image with Ranger's black soot, which is a lovely true black. I hand stitched the edge and stuck down some lace, mounted it on black and white paper. I am quite pleased at the result which is unusual for me to say the least!
Thanks for visiting
hugs Joy xx

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crafty creations said...

I'm not surprised you are pleased with it Joy its stunning x Hilda

Shairon said...

Fabulous card Joy! Lovely image and great colouring. Well done you! xx

thekathrynwheel said...

Ah yes, that is a beautiful stamp. Love what you made with it :-)

sam21ski said...

Gorgeous card Joy. That image is really special isn't it.

Hope you're doing okay.

Sam xxx

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card Joy.
Regards Florence.

Lesley said...

Hello Joy,
This is just such a gorgeous stamp and used in a wonderful way. Beautiful card.