Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Stamp It, Mask It, Sponge It, Sparkle It

Well, it seems as though the title of this post sums up what I did to this card...I'm playing along with one of the Splitcoast Challenges...Try a New Technique. Though I've done each one of these methods by themselves...I don't think I've ever put them all together on a card. I'm also playing along with the Featured Stamper segment as well, I mimicked Lesley's design on this card here...on my card here:



I first stamped the bolder design in the Elements of Style set as a background. Then I cut a smaller panel (2 3/8" X 3 7/8") to stamp the larger floral design. I then stamped it again on computer paper and fussy cut out the design, laid it over the good copy and gently sponged around the edges with Soft Sky ink. Next I swabbed some 2 way glue on points on the flower and sprinkled with the glitter. (It will take a week to get this glitter off my face...) I matted that on a black panel with a Dotted Scallop decorative punch at the bottom and added the matted sentiment. That was raised up with dimensionals and adhered to the card base. As an afterthought, I added the horizontal black panel, the bow and gem.

Here's the Verve stamp set I used:

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Stamps: Celebration of Thanks (Verve Stamps), Elements of Style (Stampin' Up!)
Paper: White, Black
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Soft Sky (SU!)
Accessories: Dazzling Diamonds Stampin' Glitter, Whisper White Organza ribbon (Stampin' Up!), silver brads (Michael's), Dotted Scallop border punch (EK Success), dimensionals, dauber, crystal gem (Creative Charms)
Size: 4 1/4" X 5 1/2"
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8 comments:

  1. Lovely B & W card! Fabulous use of the pattern and love the touch of bling :)

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  2. Gorgeous card Andrea - love the black & white colour combo.

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  3. Very, very elegant! Beautiful stamping and I love the little scalloped bottom on the top panel.

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  4. This card is gorgeous. Love the black on white, very striking!

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  5. Gorgeous! So pretty with stamped background and flowers! Love the design and color combo, too!

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  6. I have admired your cards @TwoPeas, they are alwyas well done, both in design and execution. Thank you for sharing your talent.

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