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Monday, 29 October 2012

Vintage Elusions challenge Fantasy/Anything Goes


Hi Folks, it's time for another challenge over on the Vintage Elusions Challenge Blog and the theme this week is Fantasy/ Anything Goes. I have been working with a great image from a company called Gingerloft Designs. I decided to go for a one layer card, with postage very much in mind, it costs so much these days, doesn't it? However, I could easily enhance my design, with addition of some extra leaves and flowers if I was going to hand deliver the card.

I started by printing the image onto card, and then stamping some stars onto the white space using Matte Medium. I allowed this to dry, before I used various colours of Distress Ink over the top. The Matte Medium acts as a resist, and causes the stars to show as white against the background. I used a small star cluster fom Lavinia stamps to stamp randomly inbetween the larger stars. The large word stamp is also from Lavinia stamps. I have then simply coloured the image with pencils.

I like the fact that I could use this card for Christmas if I wanted to, or for a general Birthday card, it will be a useful addition to my storecupboard card collection.

Tami is offering 3 Digis of the Winner's choice

 
Heather is offering 3 digis of the Winner's choice


There are some great prizes up for grabs this week from our sponsors on the challenge blog, so why don't you hop over and take a look? See what my team mates have been up to as well, and try and make something for the challenge. It can be a card, an altered item, a tag, whatever you like.

Thanks for stopping by, xx


6 comments:

Caroline said...

Beautiful card I love the image. Caroline xxx

Paula Whittaker said...

The card has a lovely ethereal image and feel.

Paula (PEP) said...

The colouring is beautifully soft & gentle with a terrific matching of the background. She really glows & I just love the flow & gelam of her hair.
Paula (PEP)

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Hi Judith, she is beautiful & colored so well by you ! The background is perfect. Very elegant card ! Shirleyx

Tony Dillon said...

Brilliant card! Very elegant.

Pinkies Sparkly Creations said...

fab car love the image and colours emma xx

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