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Wednesday, 15 June 2016

very best wishes ,,,

Hello my fellow crafters. This card was born after I checked the LIM blog on Saturday. I found this set of stamps stashed away with some promarkers when i was colouring another card. The stamps are by Butterfly Kisses and distributed by Hobby Art.


This is a one layer card. I stamped the sentiment in black archival ink and then masked the 'est wishes' with drawing gum. Then I used Tim Holtz stencils and inked through them with distress inks. Considering the theme I had to use my favourite one: spalts.


Then I sponged gilding paste through the chevron stencil and painted the swirls with the same paste. Once dry and tacky I added gilding flakes. I am becoming addicted to this paste and am using it everywhere.
Finally I stamped the branch in black archival and clear emossed it.
All that was left to do was to rub the gum off and that left the sentimant clear. I then painted it with clear wink of stella but this is really difficult to photograph.

What do you think? Theresa xx



I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Simply less is more - one layer card: splatters


12 comments:

  1. Fabulously bright and vibrant! The touch of blue at the right balances the gold colours really well, and the gilding flakes look so luxurious :)

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  2. This is gorgeous Theresa and I love the added gilding flakes. A wonderful one layer card with such pretty colours. x

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  3. Terrific artist card! Love it. Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

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  4. Fabulous design, colours, stamping and CAS layout Theresa.
    Thanks for playing along at Less is More this week. Sarah

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  5. Great attention to detail, Theresa. The stencilling behind the sentiment looks so effective.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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  6. Sorry I'm a little late visiting this time!
    This card has great impact Theresa, super stamping.
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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    1. no worries Chrissie. i totally understand, thanks xx

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