Instructions and dimensions for making this shadowbox card can be found with melmel's beautiful creation: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...cat=fav&page=1 . The "diorama" part is created by the extra middle piece with the trees that is attached on just one side with an inch trimmed off the other side so the card can still "move" and flatten out somewhat for mailing. I really need a digital camera for these kinds of projects. The trees are actually stamped on Night of Navy CS with Versamark and embossed with Aegean Silver EP (silver rub-ons applied to the base), but apparently the reflection from the scanner creates a "white out." The trees are cut out around the tops and trimmed to a height of three inches. Angel is stamped on acetate with black stazon and colored on the back with future floor finish and pearl ex. The skin is a combination (totally trial and error) of Plaid Indoor and Outdoor Paints (white, gold & raspberry). Applied Ice Stickles to wings. For the front panel, I wheeled Pale Plum CS with Versamark, embossed with silver and stippled with Rose Romance. For the back panel, Night of Navy CS was stamped with Brilliance Starlite Silver and heat set before the star was stenciled on with Silver Encore and embossed with Aegean Silver EP. The words were stamped on vellum with Versamark and Moonglow EP and mounted across the bottom of the oval window with silver brads. The angel on acetate was then mounted with a double layer of dimensionals behind the oval window so she is floating over and in front of the trees. Used TT tape to adhere sides together, attached eyelets, ribbon and silver cord.
Date: Sunday, December 12, 2004 GMT Views: 2194
Stamps: On Angel Wings, Lovely as a Tree, Swirling Stars Jumbo Wheel, Itty Bitty Backgrounds
Paper: Pale Plum, Rose Red, Night of Navy, Vellum Cardstock, Acetate
Ink: Black Stazon, Versamark, Brilliance Starlite Silver, Encore Silver, Rose Romance
Accessories: Coluzzle, Future Floor Finish (in waterbrush), Pearl Ex (Sky Blue, Aztec Gold, Micro Pearl), Plaid Indoor/Outdoor Paints, Ice Stickles, Silver EP, stipple brush, brass stencil (star), mini sponge dauber, Aegean Silver EP, Moonglow EP, silver brads, pink e
Techniques: Future & Pearl Ex, Shadow Box, Diorama
Difficulty (1-Easy 5-Advanced): 3
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Registered: July 11, 2004 Location: Troy, Michigan Posts: 10383
Sun, Dec 12, 2004 @ 3:46 PM
I forgot to mention that the inspiration for this angel project of mine are Madew's gorgeous card: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=46771&sort=1&cat=fav&page=1 and another beauty by Barbara Burroughs: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=42844&sort=1&cat=all&page=1 . Thanks ladies! I just had to see her floating in a shadow box! Linda
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Registered: June 25, 2004 Location: Idaho Posts: 1323
Sun, Dec 12, 2004 @ 4:30 PM
Wow! This is awesome!
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Registered: February 11, 2004 Location: Minnesota Posts: 1739
Sun, Dec 12, 2004 @ 8:24 PM
How very elegant! It's so magical and breathtaking! I'm sure seeing it in person would be the greatest thing!