Hmmmm....this card is really different for me. As much as I love these richly colored, beautiful earrings from the Villa Sorgenfrei inspiration website, I'm not sure how well I translated it to my card. I thought I'd upload it anyway and see what you think. What kind of occasion would you use this for?
This is also for the first Mixed Media challenge that started yesterday. Lydia's challenge is called Yin Yang to use one shiny medium and one matte medium. I used Distress Inks sponged on Crumb Cake card stock, and I used Glossy Accents for the center of the flower as well as a red glitter gel pen for the outer stitching and dotting on the flowers. I also used black embossing powder on the two flowers and separated them with dimensionals. I used Pumice Stone ink to stamp the leaves in the background.
Date: Saturday, February 2, 2013 GMT Views: 2510
Registered: July 27, 2005 Location: Texas USA Posts: 13101
Sat, Feb 02, 2013 @ 3:59 PM
Outstanding, I had no idea who did this or what it was for but I saw it in the gallery and clicked on it and LOOK WHOS STAMPING!! Love this Charlene! It's gorgey-Moose!! Great job with both challenges! i tried my hand at the mixed media and it's now in the trash... eesh. You did awesome my friend!!
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Sat, Feb 02, 2013 @ 6:47 PM
Wow, Charlene... you really nailed your inspiration piece! Love the deep, rich reds and your sponging, especially on the textured paper. I think this would make a great thank you or thinking of you card.
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