For Lisa's mixed media challenge. I started about 5 cards and the others may or may not make it to MD or the internet, but I was happy with this one and I learned something from all of them! I found a coaster that only had one side printed. I'm pretty sure this coaster is over 6 years old because I have only eaten at the restaurant one time and it was to celebrate my husband's first paycheck when we moved here. Anyway. I colored it quickly with blue and green copics. Then I added blue, green, and purple gelatos and smudged them with my fingers. I added some gold paint in a few spots. I die cut the heart from the center and tucked it aside. The white layer I impressed with the PTI fine linen/canvas impression plate because it seemed a little flat. I traced the heart lightly so I knew where to stamp the sentiment then erased the lines. Added a few wooden stars and that's it.
Registered: May 6, 2008 Location: Bay Area, CA Posts: 718
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 @ 4:44 PM
I LOVE THIS!!!! You made ME smile when I saw it. Love the colors, love the sentiment, love the white space, love the teeny stars, the texture...Gahhh! Love it all. Perfection!! â™¥ So thrilled you played along in my challenge! :)
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Mon, Oct 28, 2013 @ 7:13 PM
the color mix on this is fabulous Paula,
but my heart stopped when I read you die cut a coaster...
then I had to laugh, ( I knew you were a brave chickie just being a mama to 3 but,... I laughed out loud at my self) :)