Saturday, February 19, 2011

Compendium of Curiosities Challenge Week 32


I will come back later and fill in all the juicy details, but wanted to get this posted before I leave the house today!

LATER....so i'm finally back online to give the 411 on this card. :). I made this for my SO's daughter who finally completed a long overdue task and has made her Father a very happy & proud man. It's a gatefold card, but I removed one of the flaps and adhered the top panel to only the upper flap. I made a pocket (for a gift card) out of the lower blue piece but didn't think to take a picture of that before giving the card to her yesterday. duh.

Paper: Club Scrap - Stratosphere, Vogue and Surf's Up Collections
Stamps: Club Scrap - Medallion and sentiment are from the Henna Kit (side note: Henna now has an amazing remix available that i must get my hands on...find it here).
Congratulations & feather are random stamps from my stash.
Ink: Tri-colored Brilliance ink pad called Peacock. Brayered onto cardstock and CS india ink for black stamping.
Embellishment: clear gem colored with my margarita green "redneck copic" (lol, Bic Mark-it's) and white inkssentials pen.
Technique: I can't tell you any specifics, but it's found in T!m's book on page 59 and its called inking and stamping masks.

A HUGE thank you to the beautiful Linda at Studio L3 for offering these challenges every week. We're winding down to the end and I and keeping my fingers crossed that I'm able to complete the rest. I have so "enjoyed the journey"!

7 comments:

  1. Love this card, Sis. Where are the juicy details? HA HA HA
    Seriously, I love the color way and the choice of stamps. Do I see a bit of bling, as well? Great job.

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  2. Very nicely done! I love those stamps, and the masking worked great.

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  3. Love the colors & your masking turned out perfectly! The colors make me think of spring.

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  4. OMG, this is gorgeous, Chrissie! Your masking is spectacular and the colors are gorgeous. And how about that sentiment?? LOVE it! You rocked the CCC again, my dear!

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  5. what a beautiful card. And so funny, when I clicked onto your blog my iTunes was playing "congratulations" by the Traveling Wilburys... perfect match LOL

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  6. And you have done a fantastic job too!
    Very inspiring Chrissie, I wish I had stuck to it!

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