Friday, 31 August 2012

Celtic Knot Anniversary Card

An anniversary card made using Judy West's Celtic Knot instructions for the focal image. I drew a small heart motif & repeated this for the "rope."

easel card standing
close-up of knotwork panel
close-up of wet embossed initial "D"
close-up of wet embossed initial "J"
close-up showing red textured paper & inked edges of rose
inside of card (click to see sentiment)

Stamps Chocolate Baroque UA6SP077 Rose Stem Script (sentiment), UDLGW0093 Ornate Alphabet (initials) & UA5SP0292 Romantica (swirls).
Inks VersaFine Satin Red (swirls & sentiment); Aged Mahogany Distress Ink (inking various cardstock edges); VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad with Stampendous Detail White Embossing Powder (initials).
Pencils, Markers etc... Sakura Pigma Micron Pen with Derwent Inktense Pencils for drawing & watercolouring knotwork image.
Cardstock An assortment of whites & reds from stash.
Paper Winsor & Newton Cotman 190gsm Cold Pressed/NOT Grain Fin watercolour paper & textured red from stash. 
Dies Sizzix Bigz Die - Tattered Florals, Spellbinders Nestabilities Large Deckled Rectangles.
Punches Woodware (corner rounder, scalloped hearts & small hearts).
The gems are from stash.


Elizabeth Allan said...

Paula my head is spinning! The details in this design are amazing. Not only the easel mechanism, but the little handmade rose... I could go on and on...

Aquarius said...

Your precision never ceases to amaze me - how appropriate to include a knot on an anniversary card and all those little hearts - wow!! A beautiful card.

brenda said...

A stunning array of work Paula, all with such beautiful detail.

Hope you have a good weekend.

B x

jackiescrafts said...

This is gorgeous Paula and wow all those small hearts are so neat

Jackie x

Sally H said...

Wow, Paula! This is stunning! I love it!

GinaA said...

Your attention to detail is stunning as ever, those tiny hearts are exquisite and I love the paper rose. A beautiful card.

Judy West said...

Love the card Paula. It looks great. I like the little heart in the middle. A nice touch.

Claire said...

Wow Paula, what a stunning card. The knot is so detailed and beautifully drawn and I love all the little details. A very special card. I hope you're managing to keep the spiders at bay lol. Congratulations on winner the PanPastel challenge this week too
Claire xx

Cathy A said...

Such a rich elegant easel card the English rose and the Celtic knot a lovely combination.

Pink Dandelion said...

Wow Paula this is fabulous, love all the inticate detailing especially the little hearts. Debs xx

Elaine said...

Fabulous Paula!
As always, your attention to detail is second to none, and as Aquarius has said, your precision is a joy to behold.
Totally beautiful and a little work of Paula art.

Big hugs
Elaine xxx

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

I saw your knot close-up on you other blog, but hadn't had a chance to come see the whole composition. This is a beautiful card, Paula. My favorite part is your delicate and intricate knot. There was a lot of time and effort put into it. Blessings!

xxxtglxxx said...

This is another brilliant creation, its like your imagination has completely taken control over this! :)

Stunning contrast of the red and white and your flower looks fab too!