I started by making a single stepper card using Centura Pearl card. Great for holding it's shape. I added a length of lacy ribbon down each side.
|Basic card shape|
For the central part I chose a stamp that I actually had free on a magazine but I think is quite sweet. It is stamped onto some Clarity Theuva card and coloured with Pro- markers. I am very much a novice with shading but was reasonably pleased with how this turned out. I keep looking at how the experts colour their images and I suppose practice makes perfect, I certainly hope so.
I have backed it on some glitter card and mounted it onto a floral background with some silver mirror card. A small strip of the glitter card made the bottom strip and I pleated some very fine ribbon on top and added a bow. Now if I had a die cutter there might have been some