This week here at Sweet Pea Stamps the Design Team are featuring the artwork of Brigid Ashwood. We are each working with her gorgeous stamp designs and I chose to create with this great stamp called Margox:
I love Brigid's Phunky Phairies range of stamps and I have a few of them. They are great to colour in and the characters have a funky attitude to them that I love. I coloured Margox with my Prismacolour pencils.
I also added some interest to the image by using a Versmarker pen and Silver Pearl embossing powder to heat emboss the background section of the image. This powder gives a lovely sheen when the light hits it:
The design for my card was inspired by the circular background section of the image... I had the idea to layer the image over a circular aperture in my card. I decorated the inside of the card with pale pink paper that would show through the aperture... here's how it looks with the card fully opened:
I used nesting dies to cut the circular aperture in my card front and in a layer of white card which I had trimmed to fit the card front. I decorated the white card layer by flicking paint across it and then heat embossing the edges with Shabby Pink Frantage embossing powder.
To finish off, I attached my cut-out image over the aperture and added some flowers and a gemstone border around the aperture:
Brigid's stamps are available in red rubber from the Sweet Pea Stamps store and for this week only are on special offer. :)