5 December 2011

A Towering Christmas!

Stamps are incredibly versatile and can be used in so many different ways - you know that, you're a crafter too! So for this week's Creative Expressions DT project I thought I might take the current DT stamp set (the fabulous Bon Voyage) and use them in a different way. Ange Lee gave me the idea and kindly said I could use her inspirational idea here - Ange, I thank you and hope I've done your incredible project justice! 
Close up the red looks pinky - they are red I promise!
I cut out 7 red and 7 green triangles and stamped the Eiffel Tower stamp on each using Jet Black Archival Ink. I edged them all in Vintage Photo Distress Ink and then curled them round a very thick handled paintbrush. I then glued them together. I stamped out the fleur de lys stamp on both red and green card and cut them out. I very lightly misted some gold Cosmic Shimmer Mist over the top and adhered the ribbon and fleur de lys. I hope the pictures show how effective it looks and in festive colours it's a great Christmas ornament! Thank you for stopping by! 


sue law said...

great idea Gabrielle, the Eifel tower works well on the triangular card.

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Wonderful piece, love the Eiffel tower stamped around the edge and the fleur de lis to the centre. Great colours too. Tracy x

Siobhan Fyffe said...

Fantastic idea Gabrielle - you are so clever!!

Michaela said...

Brilliant creation Gabrielle, love the colors and the idea. Nice work!
Michaela xx

Marjie Kemper said...

What a beautiful idea! Love how you've put it all together. Very clever!