Love Heart in Parchment
I love doing Parchment but because I suffer a bit with arthritis, I try to do ones that look very effective but without too much embossing. (Cheating I know).
This one is from a pattern in Parchment Magazine (an old one) The writing is done in waterproof red pen, a very fine tipped one.
Then white pen to draw the flowers and the swirly edge. A little embossing in the little flower petals and twin needle tool round the edges then cut out.
The red heart, again, following the pattern, but I did alter it a little, because I didn't have the correct tool to do the edges, so I used a semi-circle tool then cut it out.
I embossed little dots and used a tiny star tool to do a star in each semi-circle and a row inside the dots.
To finish I punched out some tiny flowers using red and white parchment, stuck them on using a drop of clear glue, then added a few tiny gems to the centres.
The verse reads---
Love is patient, love is kind, It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud, it is easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.
Corinthians 1.3 v.4
I have not mounted it onto a card yet because it measures just over 6", so a little too large for my precut cards but I think I will put it in a picture frame and keep it for my wall.Christina says ...
Parchment is so beautiful and the work always looks delicate. I am sorry to say it is not something I have mastered...yet... as I don't have the patience.
But id admire the work that Wendy and other "Parchers" create.
The Love Heart is perfect for Valentines Day, which will be upon us in no time at all.
So if you are very slow at doing parchment (Like me...) then maybe now is the best time to start it.
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