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Friday, May 31, 2013

Floral and acetate

Oh, to be more technical!  All of a sudden something happened to the settings on my scanner - I need to find someone to help create a "full" image.  Oh, well...
I hope you can see the results of my experiment - to meet challenges using an unusual item/recycling (acetate).  I used the same leafy embossing folder on the acetate - the result was a milky look on the embossed leaves.  I then placed it over the green layer in the same spot - except I should have had a larger piece as much of it is covered with the image.  The acetate was from some packaging, and there were lots of bumps and curves so the flat section was a bit small.  This is something I will do again - maybe with flower dies next time.  I used a bit of the CB birthday folder, and a Hampton Arts stamp, colored with chalk pencils.  I finally got to use the picket fence die I bought from Joan's Gardens.
Sketch, with lace:
Outdoor fun - take a walk!:
The woods:
Leafy bg; white, green, purple; purple flowers; sentiment; item from her store:
Acetate packaging - not usually used for cards: 


Ginny Bell said...

I love how you used both embossing folders; I would not have thought of cutting the birthday embossing paper down, but you did and it works beautifully. Great job on this week's challenge!

Cheryl said...

It's a really pretty card.

Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week.

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Dorothy, I like the image and the embossing, Thanks for joining in with us at Sketch N Stash, Good Luck.
Kevin xx

Vicky said...

Your card is great Dorothy!!! Good luck with sorting out the techno problems :) Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions this week

hugs Vicky xxx

Libby Hickson said...

This is so cute! Sorry about the scanner problems, how frustrating! Thanks for joining us at the Stampotique Designer's Challenge!

Joan Fricker said...

Very pretty card Dorothy. I like your idea of using the 2 embossing folders.
Thanks so much for joining us at Joan's Gardens for our weekly Challenge.

ARTfulWings said...

A stunning card Dorothy - very pretty. Thank you for joining in with us over at Stampotique Polly x