For my card, I used the FireCracker Designs. Elephants on Parade set. I used a reverse mask and the gold ink to create the sinking sun. The elephants were stamped first w/ pearlescent ivy ink then overstamped w/ the lightning black. I added a little shading on the elephants using a q-tip and some of the gold ink. After masking the elephants, the ground was sponged in and the fronds were stamped.
The background panels were done w/ the Painted Grid Tech from the TLC challenge, by placing drywall tape (it's sticky and looks like Magic Mesh) around my brayer and rolling gold, dk green and lt ivory acrylic paint onto hunter green, mossy green and ivory card stocks. All panels were edged w/ a Krylon gold leafing pen an some gold mini brads were added.
The sentiment was cut w/ a Spellbinders circle and labels dies.
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Date: Saturday, August 29, 2009 GMT Views: 1351
Registered: December 8, 2006 Location: currently stationed in Norman Oklahoma Posts: 11286
Sat, Aug 29, 2009 @ 9:30 AM
This is just AWESOME~great use of the inspiration piece to create such a beautiful card. Love everything about it, especially the gold trimming.
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