Hi! This card was made for today's Sketch Challenge.
I've had to resort to pain meds today...I feel kinda woozie, but I'm pretty sure I followed the sketch. (I had an accident in my office on Monday and was injured. It was very painful, but these meds are GREAT! LOL I also combined this with yesterday's color combo challenge.
*Update on my mother. She is out of ICU but still in the hospital. My grandmother and son (on emergency leave from the Army), spent 3 hours with her yesterday. She did NOT fall asleep and held a lucid conversation for the full 3 hours! I'm very happy about that developement, as that means she's feeling better. After their visit, my grandmother cried the entire way home. She also blames herself for my injury and I have to laugh because it had NOTHING to do with her! It was completely MY FAULT! LOL
I used this Sneak Peek Set: A Walk In The Woods for the images. The cut the focal panel to 3 1/4" x 2 3/4" and then tore a piece of scrap paper that was 4" long to use as a mask. I placed the mask across the bottom 1/3 of the panel and stamped the focal tree in Pitch Black. Next, I sponged in Pitch Black along the edge of the scrap to create snow drifts. I moved the scrap above the 1/2 point and stamped in the same tree twice, moving it down the scrap to make a shorter tree. I made several more snow banks and then placed the scrap down to form a mask for the sun. I placed a hole punched scrap on top of the other scrap so that part of the circle was masked off and used a yellow and orange Copic with my air brush to create the sun. Next, I used the circle from that mask to cover the sun and used the yellow, orange and a purple Copic to create the sunset.
I added in some white lace and sheer ribbon for some texture. The charm and brads were inked with VersaMark and embossed in silver!
Finished card size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
Total time to complete: 36 minutes
Registered: February 16, 2008 Location: Lost in the desert of Nevada Posts: 413
Tue, Oct 05, 2010 @ 10:18 PM
Love the sunset and very beautiful in spite of your pain. Hope you feel better soon. I also did the same thing the other day. My fault also cause I should not have had that cord on the floor. Mostly bruises but for a moment I thought my punches would come down and really hurt me. So glad your mother is doing better.
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Wed, Oct 06, 2010 @ 4:03 AM
With all that's going on with you in your life, you still manage to create amazing cards like this! This one is just gorgeous with the beautiful scene you created! Hopefully your mother will continue to get better and you'll feel better soon too!
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