Sunday, 12 October 2008

Sunday Postcard "Men"

The theme at Sunday Postcard is "Men". My main image is a stamp from Oxford Impressions. The frame was a golden cardboard frame which I first covered in one coat of clear Utee. That gave it the kind of mottled effect that in this case I wanted. I then coloured it with perfect pearls to create a kind of faux metal effect. The background was then stamped with various background stamps and coloured with dstress inks


Sandy said...

Wow this is brilliant.
Amazing design. Great card.

Mandy Chilvers said...

ooohhh fabulous Astrid... very vintage. love it

WendyK said...

Great card Astrid, love the vintage look and the metallic looking frame

Femmy said...

fabulous background Astrid!! love,love this!!!dqx

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous, love how you framed the gentleman.

Ozstuff said...

The frame looks like burnished coper. Hard to believe it is cardboard. This is a wonderful, artistic take on the challenge.

Ozstuff said...

Sorry - of course I meant COPPER!!

Kris Dickinson said...

I really like the frame on this postcard!

indybev said...

This is truly a piece of art!

Unknown said...

Great vintage look.....the frame works really well, definately looks like metal.

~*~Patty S said...

Lovely vintage look to your postcard, the frame and German scrap trim really add special interest Astrid!!

Carole said...

Great card Astrid. :-)

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