Wednesday 1 February 2012

Rhinestone berries

Maybe not my best photographic effort but it's not easy getting the angle right sometimes when you want to show all the details.

This is my entry for this weeks 52 (Christmas) Card Throwdown . We had to use Rhinestone Embellishments, at least three....seventeen should qualify! The stamp is from Creative Expressions - Stylish Christmas 2 . I have used the separate swirl in the set to make a patterned background which doesn't really show up well here, sorry. I stamped and embossed with clear ink and clear powder to keep it subtle. The main image is embossed in gold. I then stamped and embossed another image from which I then cut out the leaves, candle and flame. The leaves are painted with Cosmic Shimmer watercolour paints and all the berries have been covered with red rhinestones. The candle is curved gently over some silicone glue to give it dimension.

I'm enjoying playing along with this challenge, there are some beautiful cards being posted, lots of inspiration.


  1. There is so much sparkle on your card - I do like he candle and pretty holly and berries! Fab!

  2. Oh that is so gorgeous, very elegant and classy, wonderful Christmas card Hugs Karen x

  3. Oh, this is amazing! LOVE those rhinestone holly berries--and the gold embossing is fabulous on top of the clear embossing--this is absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for joining us this week at 52CCT! :)

  4. WOW - this is stunning - thanks for joining in this week at 52CCT, your card is beautiful - Jacqueline xx

  5. This is just beautiful. Well done you. hugs Kimx


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