I wanted to casethis card by Marleygo for some time. I immediately thought of wonderful friends that I'd like to send this to. The image is of a boy and girl and I wanted two girls. I stamped it first then scanned it, traced the girls head digitally and changed the image. The card started out as todays Mix22 challenge but that just wasn't going to happen with the old paints I had. So instead I dabbed some on the craft mat and sprayed with water. That was way too bold so out came the gesso. Then it was stamped with Tim Holtz bitty grunge stamps and I did use a piece of drywall tape. I could not find the sentiment stamp so I ran the curled paper through the printer taping down the corners and computer generated that wonderful sentiment as I crossed my fingers not to jam. Thanks for looking.
Date: Friday, June 28, 2013 GMT Views: 517
Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Fri, Jun 28, 2013 @ 8:53 PM
Oh this is such a sweet card!!! I know you said you had troubles, but everything looks FANTASTIC!!! Your silhouetted image is wonderful! Love the print in the background and your sponging on your image panel too! Your frame is AWESOME!!! LOVE the muted layers of color! and your sewing is fabulous! That die cut is so pretty too! LOVE everything! This really is gorgeous!!!
Registered: April 22, 2005 Location: Boca Raton, FL Posts: 14406
Sun, Jun 30, 2013 @ 5:38 PM
My goodness, what a process you went through to create this. Your specie friend will surely cherish it. I am too stuck in a rut to branch out into all these techniques you used for this. And the computer stuff is definitely out. But...i do love what you made. VERY Nice!!
Registered: June 4, 2009 Location: Deatsville, Alabama Posts: 23965
Sun, Jun 30, 2013 @ 6:00 PM
Wow - love the insight into your creative process here. Beautifully made and I had to laugh at your finger crossing (I do it all the time - tee hee). What a great card (love that sentiment) and great case of sweet Lesley.
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Registered: February 21, 2007 Location: Bucks County, PA, Just north of Philadelphia Posts: 17361
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 @ 5:48 PM
Wow, what a lot of work, but what great results!! I would not know how to get that image the way you did, but looks fantastic - Sounds like you sure know a lot of technique possibilities too. Love the sentiment !!!
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