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Tuesday, 26 August 2008

Golden wedding bookatrix card

I made this card for my Parents to give to my Uncle and Aunt, I still need to make mine.

I am going to put it in the This Thursday challenge too as this week is bling!

It is a bookatrix, with layers of embossed card, pearlescent card and patterned vellum that I stamped and heat embossed (not very well). I mounted it on gold mirri card added different gold ribbons and brads and a bow, and finished it with some gems.

This is only the second Bookatrix card I have ever made despite having the board for years but it takes time and is elaborate!

I don't know what to do with the book marker, it is just propped up for now but do I attach it there, leave it loose, or attach it in the centre? Or leave it out all together? Any help appreciated.

I have made a box in gold card inside out so the gold is inside and I can decorate the top. That isn't finished yet, well the bottom half is. I have punched the vellum and the corners of the box lid with the puzzle punch.

I had another comment from Deguline that I thought I had published but it has vanished so I am sorry if I pressed reject by mistake. Thanks for the comment.

7 comments:

  1. I am gobsmacked! The work you put into this is incredible! What a gorgeous, gorgeous piece of bling, and perfect for the occasion! If that doesn't honor the celebration then nothing will!!

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  2. I have to agree with Barbara...you have made an absolutely wonderful card. Well done you for all your hard work. You have made a little work of art x

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  3. Wow this is awesome well done hun xxxx

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  4. This is simply beautiful.

    Thanks for joining in my Blog Candy and help!
    Sally x

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  5. This is an amazing piece of work! I've never seen anything like it--papercrafted, that is. What a beautiful and loving gift!

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