Several years ago, I bought a Hot Off The Press Christmas kit that included lots of large metal embellishments that were designed to be held in place with brads. I've used most of them, but still had this silver coloured "Joy" one left. Somehow none of the brads left in the kit looked right, consisting as they do mostly of brown squares, and the hole in it was too small for most of my other brads.
Until, that is, today when I realised that my Cropadile can punch through thin metal, so I could use it to enlarge the hole. That meant I could brighten up the word by adding a star shaped brad as the centre of the O. I placed it on a black die cut circle to show off the metal, and all it really needed then was layering onto gold and silver circles to complete the card. Very extreme CAS, I know, and yet anything else would have been Too Much.
By the way, as always, the gold and silver card look rubbish in the photos! I really have NOT mastered the art of photographing metallic card. In fact now I've uploaded it to the blog, the silver word looks gold too....... think I might try a second photo.....
Ho-hum, now you can see the metallic card - but the black looks grey!
I'm sharing this with
Less is More - Metal
Shopping Our Stash - Silver and Gold