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Saturday, 29 November 2014

meltpot time!


Yes yes yes! I have played with my meltpot for the first time. Yes Hels finally I got it out of it's packaging.


I made this card for my friend's 60th birthday. 
I started with a manila size 8 tag that I inked using evergreen bough, faded jeans and weathered wood distress ink. i used most techniques learnt at Hels's workshops so if you want to know how please visit her blog here.


I flicked some picket fence stain at the tag using a brush.
I made the flower using the big die from the tattered flower and the same paper that can be seen on background. I also cut some foliage from the new sizzlit dies.
Then out came the meltpot and the clear UTEE and I glazed teh flower and foliage.


The ribbon is american seam binding that was dyed using evergreen bough and faded jeans distress inks. i tied a messy bow with it.
Then i made the little tag and stamped the sentiment in hydrangea archival and embossed in crystal embossing powder.


I mounted it on the same paper as I made flower from and used a remnant of the ribbon I had left. 
As a finishing touch I added some white enamel dots over tag.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Sunday stamper - love (made with a lot of love, and loving the meltpot)
TTCRD - anything goes


14 comments:

  1. Smashing card Theresa, beautiful colours too x

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    1. thank you Jane. you know I always gravitate towards blue xx

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  2. Fantastic Theresa
    ..how long has your meltpot been unwrapped xx glad you finally got it out

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    1. i've had my meltpot for well over 18 months. finally .... xx

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  3. Hurrah and thrice! You used your Pot!!! GO YOU! What a gorgeous creation... love your flower... thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper x

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  4. This is stunning, Theresa! Love the sparkle and shine. I really want to thank you for entering our "Anything Goes" challenge at Through the Craft Room Door this week and I hope we're going to see you playing again soon. Good luck.
    NanaConnie DT

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  5. Well done Theresa, wonderful you will be addicted to from now on. xxxx

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  6. Gorgeous card Theresa, so very pretty.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Mandy xx

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