Saturday, 26 June 2010

'A Special Couple'

Hi folks! Hope you are all well and keeping cool. Here is a card I made using Jayne Netley Mayhew's 'Pig' stamp set. I read the sentiment 'A Special Couple' and immediately knew I wanted to use hearts. I used one of the smaller stamps from the set to create the background paper. I stamped onto the purple paper with versamark ink and swirled perfect pearls onto it with a soft brush.
I used my Nestabilities to die cut the heart shape from deeply textured card and the scalloped heart from more purple paper. I tore and pleated lots of white mulberry paper then adhered it behind the heart mats. The image was stamped and watercoloured. I added a large ribbon bow, the sentiment and some self adhesive pearls.
I used the little piglet from the stamp set on the inside of the card.
Ciao for now!
Sandra x


Fiona said...

So many fab techniques Sandra. Love how you've done the background with versamark and powders. Also, you are the only person I know who still uses mulberry paper, (great pleated detail.) It seems to be out of vogue now but I've got loads in my stash.

Fiona x

The twins mum said...

This is adorable love the image.

Ms. Jen said...

Sandra, this is absolutely ADORABLE!! Those pigs are too cute. I love the background you made. What a great idea!

KraftyKoolKat said...

What a fab card Sandra.


Tracy said...

This is so gorgeous and I love the design.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

lisa said...

What a great card, something a bit different. These stamps are so lifelike aren't they.
The weather's fantastic isn't it, lets hope it lasts a bit longer.
Hugs Lisax

Juls said...

just too cute! Love the shaped card and the dimension you have created! Hugs Juls

Anne said...

How lovely. I love the soft colours used.

Donna said...

Wow Sandra, this is such a beautiful card...I love the piggies and the way you have used the mulberry paper...a really stunning card...I'm following Tia Nena's blog now :) Donna x

craftycrafter said...

hahaha this wasnt what I was expecting when I clicked on visit this blog its so cute I love it Dorothy

Jan said...

Love it xx Jan