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Wednesday, 9 November 2016

gelatos and IndigoBlu

Hello my friends. Recently I watched Kay on Hochanda working with gelatos and she inspired me to play.


As the current challenge on the Indigoblu blog is monochrome , I decided to go with this theme.
So out came all the blue gelatos and a white pearl one. I then used watercolour card and scribbled with the gelatos which I spritzed liberally with water and allowed to drip and run.


I then stamped the beautiful snowflake (I love this stamp) several times using a dark blue gelato. Using one of the gelato tools I stamped several dots and added shadow and highlighted areas to emulate bubbles.


I then stamped the snowflake twice on acetate and embossed one in blue pearl and the other in black detail wow embossing powder. I fussy cut them and layered them so the black created a shadow.
I stamped the sentiment in cobalt blue archival ink and clear embossed. I die cut it with a banner die by Sue Wilson and attached as shown.


I finished it off with some seed beads and 2 snowflakes. It's a pity that the shimmer is not captured by the photos.


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

HLS Christmas challenge - watercolours (gelatos)


12 comments:

  1. This is beautiful Theresa in the wonderful shades of blue and I love the large snowflake on acetate with the pretty pearls centrepiece. I saw Kay using the gelatos and they do look fun to use, so maybe when funds permit I will give them a try. x

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    1. they are a great medium and i don't use them as much as i should, hugs xx

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  2. Hello Theresa, beautiful card and its lovely to see you got out the Gelatos and used those along with that wonderful snowflake. I love the idea of embossing on Acetate. Thanks so much for entering the IndigoBlu Blog Challenge this month. Sue xx

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  3. What a gorgeous card, and I love your acetate snowflake!
    Thanks for coming to play at Happy Little Stampers this time and I hope you will join us again soon.
    Hugs
    Carol x

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    1. Lovely use of the gelatos! Great use of acetate for the snowflake, letting the blue of the gelato show through it. Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers.

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  4. Beautiful snowflake and great use of the gelatos! I love it! Thanks for joining the indigo blu challenge and good luck x

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