Sunday, 21 July 2013

Queen of the Universe

Good morning blog friends and followers and a very happy sunny Sunday to you.  So why am I sitting indoors crafting??  Taking advantage of a cool breeze that's blowing and funneling it in to my very warm crafty place.  Definitely feeling like a desert nomad at the moment!!   It's Sunday so of course it's my last minute dash to get my PaperArtsy project finished.  Carol Quance has been inspiring us this week and I wanted to try everything, so I have a few things on half, and then ran out of time and have to choose one thing to finish.  So this is it.....my version of Carol's acetate card


I stamped modern girl from PaperArtsy LPC022 onto my inky background using colorbox Plumeria chalk.  It is new and very juicy so I stamped her again without reinking.  Two for the price of one!  I cut the image out, distressed the edges, mounted on black and then on my second inky background.
 
I tested my acetate to check it wouldn't just melt then used Sizzix Flowers and Vine #3 to cut my flowers, and also the green flourish.  I shaped my flowers, coloured with Raisin, Caramel and Ginger alcohol ink and decided to use a little pearl brad to mount them on the card.  The swirls frame her face and suggested a round cut so I got a bit fussy and then mounted on green textured card from docrafts, tinted with Brilliance Galaxy Gold and some gold outline stickers.  My acetate was a bit thin to make a card from and also had a bit of a tint to it.  Will have to try and find some a bit heavier weight.    

Joining the fun at
PaperArtsy
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Green
The Artistic Stamper - Ladies Day
Paula Holifield Crafts - Die-ing For It

Have a great Sunday.  Thanks for dropping by.  Off to enjoy the sun.......

10 comments:

  1. Lovely card, I love the the effect of the Brilliance gold on the cardstock (I'm taking notes)and your flower is gorgeous.

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  2. Great card Gail! I love that image!
    Happy Sunday!
    Alison x

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  3. Gorgeous cards. I love the colours, the gold and the embellishments on the second one particularly! Really effective use of a lovely stamp. Julie Ann xx

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  4. gorgeous - I love that image. I do like the shape of your (Plumeria?) mount and the way you've framed her face.

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  5. wonderful card, love the image. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. Hugs, Sandra

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  6. thanks for sharing this card..love that acetate flower and the colors are so fun too
    bibiana

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  7. Fabulous backgrounds and design, just love those stamps.

    Sylv xx

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  8. Neon brilliance! Way to go, Gail!

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  9. Great card, thanks for joining us at ALBC! Lisa :)

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