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Week 11 - Card 1 - Parisian Motif Silhouette

Finally the new Spellbinders have arrived and we can all have a play. For this weeks class card I used the Parisian Motif die. While the DP (Kaisercrafts Waltz) was in the die I inked lightly around the edge with Black Soot distress ink. In the centre I used Marianne Designs Creatables Elegant Lady die on black Bazzill Basics CS. The background paper is from Prima's new range Melody and it's called Potting Shed. I just love this DP!


The bow is from Becca Feeken and it's called a double tailed bow. As soon as I saw Becca make this bow I just had to try it. We found it a bit fiddly with the satin ribbon but the card really called for it (and I couldn't find any black organza in the 2.5cm size).I threaded the bow through the Parisian Motif design and around the back of the card front.



The card front was then layered onto grey card and I added some pearls to give the card a bit of bling.








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