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Saturday, September 3, 2011

Less is more week 31 - Metallic

I've been off the grid for a few weeks due to lots of other commitments and projects going on at the moment. This means I have missed a few challenges over at the Less is more blog. I had a bit of time this morning so I thought I would play along with the Metallic challenge set for us by the two Divas this week.

Anyone that knows me will know that I love anything to do with foiling, which of course includes the metallic kind, so I thought it would be fun to use one of the foiled frames I made years ago using 2 colour foils.. duo foiling Lol. I foiled matt purple and then over the top again with a lovely metallic blue... I love how the foiling is not crisp...it created a grungy look.

To give a completely different look to what I would have done years ago when I was playing and experimenting and ended up with these in the first place, I decided to give one a new clean crisp look on a white card.
Here's my card:
The photo doesn't really show how metallic the frame is.. I printed and foiled a lovely lady from JS Dancing with shadows CD way back when I did the frames, so decided to pop it inside the frame.

This card is simple, just what I needed after all the things I have been doing lately..:o)

Thanks for visiting today... see you soon
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22 comments:

  1. It's a lovely effect Sylvie and I'm only sorry that we can't see how beautiful it must look in the flesh so to speak!
    I was inspired by your foiled dragonfly months ago and have never yet got the process sorted, but one of these days.....
    Super card
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  2. FAB card and lovely foiling

    Kathyk

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  3. It's a beautiful car Sylvie, I do miss your posts xx Jan

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  4. That looks gorgeous - I have recently utilised one of your digi stamps on a commissioned card which is on my blog should you wish to see if I did it justice xx

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  5. This is gorgeous Sylvie, just love your double embossed frame. Carol x

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  6. That foiled frame looks stunning Sylvie
    Something I've not tried
    Glad to see you, you were missed
    Thank you
    Mandi
    "Less is More"

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  7. Absolutely gorgeous, a real period feel to it. Love the frame:)
    Val x

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  8. A lovely cameo and super frame for it. xx

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  9. I've never tried foiling but this is beautiful. xx

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  10. Beautiful card and great technique, love it!
    Helen x

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  11. Super card! Lovely effect with your foiling!

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  12. This is really nice, love the colour and beautiful frame :)

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  13. The foiling on your frame looks fab. x

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  14. Such an elegant card - I do like the foiling technique but don't use it enough! This is fab!

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  15. Such a beautiful card and something I haven't seen done so well before.

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