Sunday, 30 December 2012

Topaz Postcard

I decided to make a postcard using topaz colours which I've interpreted as orangey browns, as the Out of a Hat Creations challenge of birthstones is running for 2 weeks over the Christmas period.

The background is a piece of core card run through a texture fade embossing folder and then sanded to reveal more of the underneath colour.  The fabric piece was created a while ago and if you want to how check back here.  The flower from the tattered flowers decorative strip was also cut from the core card and assembled using a brad.  A piece of ric rac ribbon was added to finish.


chrissies said...

This is a very beautiful piece Sam and I love the way you have done the background card with the sanding down.

Always lovely to have you join in with us at Out of Hat and thank you for your support in 2012.

Love Chrissie xx

Burnice said...

I like that - love the colouring.
Burnice x

downrightcrafty said...

a gorgeous piece love the lemon and the pretty flower
Hugs Kate xx

butterfly said...

Fabulous embossed background, and the image looks so cool on the fabric!
Alison x

Janet said...

Happy New Year Sam
fabulous postcard,love how you have used Topaz.
Thanks for sharing with us at Out of a Hat
Janet x

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