I used the largest die from A2 Filigree Delight to emboss the front of my card and then I used the oval from the same set to die cut a window. I had to run the card through my machine and emboss it again since the texture had flattened when I die cut the window. But without the embossed frame it would be impossible to position the oval die correctly.
Then I added a Heavyweight Vellum lattice layer (die cut with Spellbinders Fancy Lattice) which I adhered to the card front from the inside and that I cut to size with A2 Matting Basics A. Last, I wrapped a piece of Old Gold - Sheer Asiana ribbon around the card front and my card base was ready to be embellished.
I added some nice die cuts, starting with a Fantastic Flourish Three I glued behind the oval window. I die cut a second corner flourish and cut by hand some pieces. I also made some small roses using Bitty Blossoms. I painted both the flourish pieces and the flowers with Yellow Gold Inka Gold and created a little bouquet.
I die cut one of the smallest rectangles from A2 Matting Basics A and used my scissors to cut it's end and make a banner. I heat embossed a sentiment on it from Inky Antics' Holy Spirit's Fruit stamp set with Gold Detail embossing powder. Finally, I wrinkled the banner to give it a worn look. To finish, I added three delicate Baby Pearls - LeCreme.
I hope you like my card and feel motivated to participate this week on our challenge.
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This card is participating in:
Victorian Flowers and Fans - Lunagirl Moonbeams