I squeezed in a card today for two challenges: the Mixability challenge to use a resist technique and the Free for All Challenge to used blues and brown (my FAVES!). I challenged myself to do a one layer card. I started by stamping my Eiffel tower in Stazon but my ink pad needs reinking so it was a bit too faint for my taste. So, I inked up again with Versamark and embossed in black. Because I eye-balled this I ended up with a faint shadow. I masked this off and stamped my script and medallions in Versamark and embossed the first in clear and the 2nd in Espresso. I then commenced sponging! I also used the spatter from French Foliage in several colors and stamped off colors. Late in the game I added some masking fluid spots....the cool thing was that when I wiped them off, they had taken the color off too so I ended up with the white spots after all! Lastly, I dripped a bit of water and dabbed those areas. I crumpled my last bit of Baja seam binding for a bow and stamped my sentiment.
Date: Friday, February 8, 2013 GMT Views: 1131
Registered: April 14, 2009 Location: in my own little PINK sparkly world Posts: 12029
Fri, Feb 08, 2013 @ 11:30 AM
wonderful...you bg is kinda what it looked like here this am...sun out but raining and little rivulets running down the windows....to bad I didn't see the Eiffel tower when I looked out....great mix of colors
Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39108
Fri, Feb 08, 2013 @ 1:55 PM
Wow Gail, that bg is fantastic!!! Love the spot from the masking fluid. Your card is so soft and pretty and oozes with love, I mean AMOUR. WOW! TFS :0)
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Registered: March 31, 2008 Location: Eastlake, OH Posts: 9576
Fri, Feb 08, 2013 @ 5:43 PM
Wow, fabulous! Love that blue and your background techniques! Your innovative work is awesome and love that you are so detailed in your description!
------------------------------ Nancy _____________ You spend 90% of your adult life hoping for a long rest and the last 10% trying to convince the Lord that you're actually not that tired. ~Robert Brault,