Tuesday, 16 August 2016

A Good Time For It

Hello.  Welcome.  An unusually lacy creation from me today.



Meet Unity's George and Scarlett.  I used the unity sketch and made a rocker card.  I wanted to keep it monochrome and I don't have much glitter, just a little silver, so I used the MFP tutorial to make just one wide strip of glitter on the background for George and Scarlet to stand on.  To match my colour scheme I decided to try and colour it with alcohol ink. 



Here's a picture of my silver glitter with some drops of raisin alcohol ink.  Was a bit afraid the alcohol ink would affect the sticky on the tape but the glitter stayed in place.  Some more drops of ink and the glitter is custom coloured.  Perfect.  



I added some drops of the alcohol ink in the background and gave it a wash with red brusho powder diluted with water.  I stamped G&S on Prima patterned paper and coloured with distress inks and sharpies.  



I added a bit of lace.  Then I added a bit more lace.    It's a rockin' wedding card.  

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz

Joining the fun at
MFP Stamps Challenge 33 - Card Technique - Glitter Background 
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Summer Fun  what's more fun than a summer wedding?
MFT Stamps Camp Create 3 - Monochromatic Magic
Twofers Challenge 25 - The Heat is on
Stamping Sensations August Challenge - AG
Scrappelyst Grublis for August - Ulike Medium 


12 comments:

  1. Excellent idea with the glitter. Those alcohol inks are such fun! Cute card! So glad you join us each week for MFP Stamps Challenge!
    hugs,
    Pam

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  2. Very pretty! Love the images. Thank you for sharing with us at MFP Stamps Challenge.

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  3. A lovely creation for our challenge this month Gail, many thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.

    B x

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  4. This is SO amazing! What a neat idea!

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  5. And the bride wore Red, great fun. Always a treat when you join us at Twofers XOXO

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  6. Love the couple and love all the texture. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month.
    Pinky

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  7. What a great way to customise your glitter! Thanks for sharing your lovely work at Twofers
    Jane

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  8. Really like the card and the colors!

    Thanks for joining the grublis at Scrappelyst!

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  9. Pretty card, Gail! I love the shiny glitter and lacy edges. Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.

    Cathie ♥

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  10. Awesome idea to customize the glitter!! It worked perfectly. Love the images....when I first saw your card what popped in my head was high school prom, but wedding works well too! Sweethearts, for sure!! Great job!

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  11. A fabulous card for our Challenge at Stamping Sensations! Thanks for joining us this month and good luck!

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  12. A lovely card.
    Thank you for joining our grublis at Scrappelyst.

    Hege.

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