Sunday, April 22, 2012

Heart Swans Anniversary

This card was pretty simple to create since the only stamping on the front is the two swans.  I started by cutting a piece of DCWV 'Tis the Season Metallic Paper using the Mega Curved Rectangles #4 Die.  I then cut a piece of Shimmery White paper to layer onto the metallic paper.

The heart swans were stamped in VersaMark and embossed with silver embossing powder and a heat gun.  I used a Copic Powder Blue Marker to create the water then applied Sky Blue Shimmerz Paint.

A Marianne Design Creatables Die was used to create the branch.  After cutting it out with the Big Shot I applied Under the Sea Shimmerz Paint.  These dies are awesome!

I embellished the card with a 5/8" satin ribbon in aqua and added some vanilla rosettes.

The inside was stamped with Happy Anniversary in VersaMark and embossed with silver embossing powder and a heat gun.  I also added a flourish in Soft Sky to compliment the outside of the card.

Pretty swans ...

I hope you had a peaceful weekend.  I will be linking with Make It Monday.

Card Recipe:
Stamps:  PSX Heart Swans (K-1738), The Stamp Pad Co. Flourish (Inside)
Paper:  Floral Embossed White, DCWV 'Tis the Season Metallic Designer Paper, Shimmery White 
Ink:  Swans - VersaMark with Silver EP; Inside Sentiment - VersaMark with Silver EP; Water - Copic Powder Blue Marker; Flourish - Soft Sky 
Accessories:  5/8" Satin Ribbon in Aqua, Sky Blue Shimmerz Paint, Under the Sea Shimmerz Paint, Nesties Mega Curved Rectangles #4, Marianne Design Creatables Garden Branch (LR0151); SU Vanilla Rosettes, Bow-Easy 
Techniques:  Embossing, Sponging 
Card Size:  5.5" x 5.5"


Chris said...

Your card is beautiful! It has a very romantic feel to it! I think it is the swans- I love anything with swans! The ribbon itself, the color- really adds to the card, too! Nice job!

Donna said...

Beautiful card, Donna. Just beautiful! Love the swans in a heart shape!


KarinsArtScrap said...

wow donna this card is very beautiful also the stamp.

greetings karin

Marjo said...

Lovely card, thanks for playing with us at OSAAT

hugs Marjo

Irene said...

A beautiful card that is so soft, gentle and serene.

Thank you for your kind comment on my blog.

Faye said...

Hello. I saw your Beautiful card on MIM.. Faye

loz said...

Such a Beautiful card. Saw this on MIM...Loz

Carrie Sampsel said...

Beautiful card! I just love that bow and that image. Swans are so peaceful.

Shirley-Anne said...

Stunning creation .Love the image and the lush bow .
Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

Cynthia said...

Love this card. I like the image. Just beautiful.


Rhonda Langley said...

So elegant! Beautiful bow and love all the shimmer!

Lori said...

Such a pretty, elegant card! The swans and little roses are beautiful!

Cheryl said...

So beautiful and romantic

Cheryl said...

Forgot to mention that I'm stopping by from MIM.


**I am having a give-away on my blog. Feel free to stop by if you are interested.**

Made by Mandy said...

Great Elegant Card ! Love your creativity :)

Many thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge over at OSAAT & hope to see you back again soon.

Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)

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