... I love this challenge, the sketches always have something that takes you 'outside the square' and I love that!
I enjoyed it even more as I used these gorgeous stamps from Layers of Color. It was 'love at first sight' for me when I came across their site and I have used this set called Flower Child. The image has been coloured with chalks and sponged around the edges, than layered onto a Scalloped Rectangle Nestie (thanks to Melinda80), which I lightly sponged. This was attached to the DP with dimensionals to give depth. I added some shading to the wings , which are from the Layers of Color set, 'Regal Wings'- with chalks and then lightly added Kindy Glitz to give them a bit of shimmer, these too are attached with dimensionals! The lower panel is embossed the with Textured Textiles Embossing Folder, torn and slightly sponged. I used chiffon ribbon and thread it through those lovely little pearl buckles...I really like the effect this has. The pearls added above the Nesties is the finishing touch! I have just loved making this card...I love the vintage feel it has, touching on nostalgic!
Registered: September 17, 2006 Location: San Marcos, Tx Posts: 3015
Mon, Jul 27, 2009 @ 4:16 AM
Gosh!!! My oh my Linda. This is absolutely beautiful! Vintage victorian elegant. I have to try chalking! I love the accent the pearls give this piece, especially the buckles. Beautiful is all I can say!
------------------------------ Ich bin Klein. Mach mein Herze rein Soll niemand anderen drin wohnen Als Jesus allein. (I am little. Make my heart clean. Don't let anyone else live in it but Jesus alone.)
Registered: May 18, 2008 Location: Virginia Posts: 24498
Mon, Jul 27, 2009 @ 6:51 AM
OMG Linda, this is PRICELESS!! I adore that image, your sparkle, papers, and your ribbon and pearl buckle treatment is TO DIE FOR!!! This is so beautiful Linda and I can see why you enjoyed making it. Another Linda triumph!!! TFS my friend!!!
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Registered: March 24, 2006 Location: Deep in the Heart of TEXAS Posts: 16128
Mon, Jul 27, 2009 @ 7:09 AM
Linda, WOW!! This is gorgeous!! What a wonderful card. Love, love, love it. Those wings are awesome. The Midnight Madness Design Team wants to thank you for being so commited to the MMSC. We look forward to your wonderful cards each week.
------------------------------ Phyllis Young at heart, slightly older in other parts. We really never grow up, we just learn how to act in public!! What if you woke up today with only what you had thanked God for yesterday??
Registered: November 19, 2008 Location: Posts: 1696
Mon, Jul 27, 2009 @ 7:54 AM
Wow Linda, your entry this week is just just FANTASTIC :)..I really love those wings and all the extra accents. It is out of this world!! Thank you so much for playing our sketch challenge. I for one, look forward to the viewing the entries each week. I get so much inspiration and ideas from our players. Please think of some friends that you know that do not play our challenges, because we are going to have a "Refer a Friend" challenge coming soon;) we are always trying to keep it fresh at the Midnight Madness challenge blog.