This card used not one... not two....but a total of 8 different stamp sets to make. I used the following Mark's Finest Papers Sets:
BE WILD AND FREE FLAMINGOS ON VACATION LOVE LOVE LOVE HEY COWBOY CRACKED HELLO FLAPS MY WATTLES CHRISTMAS MUSIC WELCOME POPPIES
I took all the long strips from these sets and layered them on my acrylic block. Since cracked hello is not a strip I had it on one end. I used a page from my encyclopedia. I then used versamark ink to heat emboss with white ep. Then using water color resist, I painted the paper with a warm color pallet. I stamped the silhouette of the elephant and giraffe with black stazon. I water colored behind them. I added twine and decorated beads. I know the Have a Happy Day panel deviates from the sketch, sorry Korin, but I tried stamping the sentiment onto the page and it just didn't show up well with the words behind it. So had to add that panel. So challenge police I plead for mercy.
Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 GMT Views: 847
Registered: May 10, 2006 Location: Westminster, CO Posts: 23718
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 @ 3:01 PM
Holy smokes, MariLynn! This is a true work of art. I think that must be a record....8 sets! There should be a prize. I love the colors and the text and the twine and the beads and the and the and the....fabulous.
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Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39808
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 @ 5:01 PM
MariLynn you went over and beyond on this one. LOVE the newsprint bg. Your sponged circle and image is fabulous. What a OTT Wonderful card. TFS :0)
------------------------------ Cathy B aka: Mutnik ....or is it Nutmeg?! I get so confused!
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