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Sunday, 6 October 2013

Clarity challenge and homework


This was the first card I made with the jigsaw stamp. I had it in my head and tried to reproduce it on paper.

I started by stamping jigsaw on the back of centura pearl with cobalt blue archival ink. I stamped the single jigsaw piece and cut it out and attached it to the big jigsaw so I could create a whole picture. Then I decided where I wanted the trees and robin and stamped those in cornflower blue archival ink (Wendy Vecchi).

I then tore a piece of copy paper and using weathered wood distress ink created shadows for a snowy scene. I used tumbled glass for the sky. Then I extended the scene onto a bigger piece of card.

I stamped the Christmas star in cornflower blue and embossed it with stardust clear embossing powder. Happy Christmas was clear embossed.

Finally I versamarked the jigsaw pieces and used ultra thick clear embossing powder on them. I triple embossed for a smooth finish so it looks like a tile.

I'm entering this into the clarity winter challenge


All for now Theresa xx

12 comments:

  1. Lovely card Theresa ...and well explained instructions. Good Luck in the Clarity Challenge. xxx

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  2. Great card Teresa, must have a play with the jigsaw stamp. Triple embossing takes a bit of patience. The scene from the jigsaw to the card is seamless. Thanks for entering the challenge again and good luck.

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  3. lovely card Theresa - and I love the snow. - good luck with the challenge xx

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  4. I'm sure I've skied down that slope! Beautiful card, and clear instructions. Thank you for your entry and good luck in the challenge xx

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  5. Gorgeous Theresa, and such a clever use of the wonderful Clarity Stamps....I love it....Hugs...Jo. X

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  6. Thank you for your lovely and encouraging comments xx

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  7. Just love this Theresa. Good Luck :)

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  8. Such a beautiful card Therasa! Thanks for entering and good luck to you! xx

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  9. Brilliant use of the jigsaw stamp - love the triple embossing. Good luck.

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  10. Hi there Theresa its lovely to see you have entered our Clarity Challenge (my first time as DT) probably not your first time. Its a beautiful card and I love your snow. Sam xx

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    1. thank you Sam. i try to enter clarity challenge every month if i can make it since i've become a member of NDC last year xx

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