Friday, 27 March 2015

Altered Cards

Hello.  Welcome.  Here we are back with the altered playing cards.  Claudine has posted the final cards this week.  Can you believe it!!  OK,  I still have 8 blank cards, but I am so pleased and amazed that I have managed to do this challenge.  I hope to get the last 6 done next week when I return from my little week away, but here's two I managed to do before leaving home.  You can find Claudine's week 27 cards HERE.


I only had black and brown archival so I decided to use some of the backgrounds I made last week using reinkers and didn't use.  I picked caramel and green.  The green was a bit patchy but you can see the gold spritz.


I stamped using various PaperArtsy LP stamps.  I used the large oak leaf, black archival and Simon Says Stamp clear embossing powder (NBUS).  I used the postage collage stamp and Vintage Photo distress embossing powder (NBUS).


I stamped the eyes postage stamp and script stamp on grey paper.  The heart was stamped on book paper.  The sentiment is a Unity Stamp.   I added some washi tape, thanks Shery, and inked the edges.


I stamped more LP postage stamps and the large oak leaf on grey paper.  The sentiment is from Do crafts and more washi tape


The pair.  Only 6 to go to complete my deck!

Joining the fun at
Claudine's Altered Playing Card Challenge Week 27
NBUS Challenge 4
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge -Anything Goes
Ett Trykk Vi Jubilerer Utfordring 27
The Craft Barn Weekly Challenge - Inky Background

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz


12 comments:

  1. These are FABULOUS Gail.... Love how you've layered & then layered some more....faves, for sure:):))

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  2. These are amazing, love the layers. You didn't need those Brusho's!!
    Thank you for joining in the Challenge.
    Jane x (The Craft Barn)

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  3. too cooool
    I am not familiar with this technique but you did it so profesionally..
    love the layered on your card..
    cool and fun card

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  4. Gorgeous backgrounds and stamping. I love the layers you have created.

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  5. Really nicely done, way to finish the set!!!

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  6. Great job with the backgrounds and the stamping. You have inspired me to give this a try.

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  7. Two super APCs, Gail, with lots of not only artful inspiration, but inspiration on being a better person and friend! Love the colors you chose for these two!

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  8. Another stunning pair, Gail! You really rock this style of creativity!! There is so much to delight the eyes!! Thank you so much for playing again in my NBUS Challenge #4!! Hugs, Darnell

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  9. Fabulous playing card creations, great backgrounds and stamping - your layering is fantastic!!

    Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge,
    hugs
    Heather xx

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  10. Great backgrounds which have become the focal point themselves.

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  11. Great cards, the backgrounds were a good save... proving crafters should never throw anything away!

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  12. Two great backgrounds for the layers you created.

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