Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Dragonfly Music card and box



You may recognise this as the demo I almost finished!  The images are embossed with Moonglow Midnight Gold Obsidian two-tone embossing powder which is a gold/black combination.  The gold is an antique shade, I like using this powder as you get a good impression with it being black but have the soft gold too.  Best of both worlds!



The card is plain at the moment, I may add some embellishment or may just simply add the right wording when it is needed!



The shrink ribbon... ie organza ribbon heated with a heat gun to make it curl, it takes on a different texture and appears wired.  It wasn't until afterwards that I wondered if they thought I was trying to set fire to it.  So, I'd better say, be very careful if you try this at home and if you have a heat gun that throws out a lot of heat, then keep it well above ribbon.  Health and safety lecture over:)  Just be careful!!!

I have scheduled this post and hope it works OK as I am down at Create and Craft filming a live show.

I am filming this show on behalf of Craft Creations, if you enjoy making decoupage cards and would like any of the products they will also be available from them at http://www.craftcreations.com/

Although it is something completely different for me, I've actually really enjoyed making all the sample cards for the show.  I am on at noon on Sky 671 or Freeview 36 if you are able to watch the show.  It should be repeated a couple of times and I will post details of the repeats as soon as I know them, so I'll probably post again later when I get home.

Jill

5 comments:

  1. Fab project Jill and Hurrah Im hope to watch your programme!

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  2. Enjoyed the show,
    and adore this card,
    Hugs
    Angie

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  3. Beautiful work Jill, not feeling good toay so am going to get your VD out again to remind me of your techniques then when I'm feeling a bit better I'm going to have a go.
    x Michelle

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  4. It's a wonderful box! Don't worry - you got the message over about heating the ribbon fine. I will be trying it, but with my least powerful heat gun!

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