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Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Peace Arch (by Clare)

Hello, again!  Don't you just love the Chocolate Baroque Gothic Fragments set, released in October this year?  I had stamped several, then colored them differently, and thought this color combo looked striking!  I love the stained glass windows in cathedrals and churches, and this looks regal to me.

I stamped and enbossed the arch in gold, then colored it with yellows and golds, grays and blacks.  I had the background cardstock in my stash (the black and tan embossed pattern), and the gold patterned paper was in a new stack of old-timey Christmas paper.  I cut just a little rectangle from a shiny gold matte from a picture I had taken out of a frame, and layered the "Peace" over that.  It was embossed in silver, then detailed with a black glaze pen.  The inside of the card was stamped with another stamp from the Gothic Fragments set, and the sentiment is from the Chocolate Baroque Joyful Christmas set.  A little bit of gold ribbon, overlayed with some black sequined trim, and that's it!  I hope you're inspired!



  1. Very, very beautiful.

  2. Beautiful card Clare. Very Regal.

  3. A beautiful card Clare, This window makes a super Christmas card.

    Sue x

  4. Goodness - very unusual but striking & such a lovely traditional feel to this. Perfect for a masculine Christmas card. I love the way all the textures work & how you've used both gold & silver - I'm seeing that more & more & how successful it is in various combinationations with the right colours - as you have here.
    Definitely inspired by this one.
    Paula (PEP)

  5. Oh wow this is so striking I love all the different elements and the texture you have created with the different embossing powders

    Jackie x

  6. Wow Clare what a gorgeous card!The gold, silver and the textures make it very rich looking! great job, warm greet Mirandax

  7. Lovely! Thanks for more inspiration.

  8. love this one, gorgeous colours too


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