Tuesday, 23 March 2010

Once Upon A Time

Hello everyone, today's post is a card I have actually made for the Gingersnap Creations GC47 challenge with a theme of  Copper, Ginger or Rust as they're celebrating their birthday at the moment. I then realised that it just about fits Hels Sheridan's Sunday Stampers challenge for this week-Anytime At All (or in my case Once Upon A Time lol).
Here's what I made:
I was a bit challenged by the light today so I've put a close up view as well as it was a bit difficult to see the little clock in my main photo.
Stamps Used:
Crafty Individuals CI-190
Hobby Art Diamond Background DC1921D
Inks: VersaFine Toffee, Adirondack Butterscotch and Terracotta, Encore Copper, Brillance Cosmic Copper, Stazon Olive Green
Clear and Copper Embossing Powder
Copper Foil
Gold Scrap Border
Lumiere Super Copper Paint
K & Co Clock Face Embellishment
Cuttlebug Diamonds in the Rough Embossing Folder
The diamond background was made by stamping repeatedly with copper ink and embossing with copper powder. I then sponged the Adirondack inks on to obtain a gingery colour.
I embossed a rectangle of foil and a rectangle of cream card with the Cuttlebug folder. I rubbed Olive ink on the foil and copper ink on the card. I then embossed the card panel with clear powder.
I stamped the little girl image with the Toffee ink on cream card and coloured her a little with pencils. I trimmed the edges with pinking shears and also the foil panel.
I altered the gold scrap border with the copper paint. I assembled the card using a mix of double sided tape and foam tape and attached the dangling clock and a small butterfly (a Small Copper from my book).
Thanks for looking.
Fliss x

11 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous hun love it.
    Sam x

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  2. Hi Fliss

    Just gorgeous, the colours are beautfiful, it's a combo I could happily work with all the time.

    B x

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  3. Stunning work, Fliss! I love all the details, particularly the little clock and the foil

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  4. Hi Fliss
    Love the vibrant colours and the beautiful image. Great techniques as always, and the mini clock is fabulous!
    Hope you are well.
    Hugs, Sylvia xxx

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  5. Really fab work fliss Wish I could stamp like you!

    Liz xx

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  6. Wow Fliss, so many brilliant techniques. Love the colour combo and the clock face is a fab detail.

    Fiona x

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  7. Beautiful !! I love that stamp xx

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  8. Gorgeously gorgeousness and thrice! loving this Fliss..thanks for joining in .. oh, and I have that watch dangly thingy too...doh! I could have used it on my piece LOL x

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  9. This is a stunning card Fliss! So many different elements to admire! xx

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  10. Stunning! I love the wonderful repetition of the Harlequin pattern!

    Thanks for playing the Gingersnap Creations Copper, Ginger or Rust Challenge!

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  11. Great card, love how you have used the colors. These are such fun colors. Thanks for the inspiration.

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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment. Your thoughts mean a great deal to me.
Fliss xx