For my mom's birthday a couple weeks back, I knew I wanted to create a special card with the Rose Wonder bundle. My amazingly talented friend Marlene and I had just been swapping, and she'd sent me a card inspired by Dena Rekow, who has a wealth of inspiring projects and techniques on her blog, www.thecreativitycave.com! After seeing Dena's Stained Glass Technique post and video, I decided to give that a try. Here's how my card turned out:
I used a Sahara Sand card base, then a layer of Basic Black, topped with the beautiful rose pattern from the Timeless Elegance Designer Paper, as well as a lace pattern (peeking through at the bottom). I sponged Rose Red and Pear Pizzazz onto the roses and leaves on the designer paper. I tied some Sahara Sand Lace Trim around the card. The outline for the rose is cut from a Gold Foil sheet, and I filled in the rose with Real Red, Cherry Cobbler, and Rose Red. The leaves are filled with Pear Pizzazz and Always Artichoke.
It takes a while to place the pieces back into the outline, but I think the end result is really worth it!! Looking forward to trying this again with some other color combinations. Hope you are inspired to try it, too!
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