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Silver Angel

>> Friday, August 3, 2012

by Julie Warner - The Write Stuff
Happy Friday!
Today I want to share another of the new Christmas release images. This beautiful Christmas greeting, Tidings of Great Joy. From the beginning, I imagined it in silver on a deep blue background, so I silver embossed it to make it stand out. The Starry Background was stamped w/ the same silver ink (but not embossed) on the lighter blue top panel.

This fancy butterfly die looks more like an angel to me than a butterfly, so I die cut it out of some silver card stock and the backing wing layer out the dark blue.  I added a silver layer and another dark blue layer before attaching it all to my 4.25 x 5.50 card.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great weekend!

stamps: Tidings of Great Joy, Starry Background
paper: dark cobalt blue, med. cornflower blue, silver
ink: Tsukineko Ultimate Metallic Silver
accessories: silver embossing powder, butterfly die (Cheery Lynn)


Karin said...

Oh, this is simply stunning! Love the embossing and the intricate butterfly/angel...You are amazing :)

Kathy Vogel said...

Your card is gorgeous. I love the "butterfly angel".

Shelia said...

Love your butterfly angel!! This is one beautiful card with the rich blues and embossed silver!

lavenderlass said...

Absolutely elegant! That butterfly/angel die is on my wish list now.

Janett said...

Beautiful card. The blue and silver are so elegant.

Pam said...

Gorgeous and elegant. The butterfly does look like an angel!

Samantha said...

Love this, Julie! What a wonderful idea!

Sue said...

Soooo pretty! I love the shades of blue and the Angel is so delicate. You're so outside the box!

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