How clever of you - a way to get everyone to look over the technique list! Here is my card for today's challenge. I started with this new angel stamp by Stampendous and decided to do the Faux Cloisonne technique on it. I found a picture in a magazine of a yummy plate of strawberries and embossed her in gold on this paper. I layered this onto cardstock to give it some sturdiness and then cut her out. I added DD glitter to her wings and gold glitter to her halo. I created my own background by using DTP tehcnique with craft inks and then I over stamped this with the swirl from Baroque motifs (love this stamp) and embossed the whole thing with Iridescent Ice EP instead of clear, so this combines two technique challenges. I distressed the egdes and added gold ink and EP. I scanned some old sheet music that is yellowd with age and reduced it on my computer and printed it out. I tore, distressed and inked the edges and added sprinkles of gold EP. When you heat from the bottom this adds some gold glimmers to the piece. I added crochet lace trim and a prima. I also made a faux brad from the same music for the center of the bow and then realized that this has never been a technique challenge.
Edit: I added another leaf to the flower.
Date: Monday, November 22, 2010 GMT Views: 1681
Registered: July 23, 2007 Location: Alberta, CANADA Posts: 51793
Mon, Nov 22, 2010 @ 2:53 PM
Very elegant! I like all the things you combined, it all works really well together.
I guess you gave her the idea for the next TLC to do faux brads!
My favorite parts of this are the beautiful lacy ribbon and the flower.
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Registered: February 1, 2005 Location: Temple, Tx Posts: 37770
Mon, Nov 22, 2010 @ 3:27 PM
WOW, Kathy...this is elegance at it's finest!!!! Your angel is fabuous and I love how you used the distressed music score for the background...absolutely STUNNING!!!
Thanks for the faux brad idea...sounds like a great TLC to me!!!
Registered: May 31, 2009 Location: East Tennessee enjoying the mountain views Posts: 32195
Mon, Nov 22, 2010 @ 4:33 PM
this is beautiful Kathy, love how your bg and angel turned out, I've had this stamp for a while and could never get it to work for me, you did a fabulous job here, love the sponged sheet music too, TFS