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Sunday, October 13, 2013

Recycled shabby and shiny

(This may not have the same appearance on the screen as IRL.)  Actually, what I see on the screen may look better!  Well, not everything...  The stripes at the bottom are pieces from an old Christmas card - dark burgundy and gold.  The top is a bit from a metallic gold gift bag, with the Snowflake embossing.  IRL it is much too shiny for my taste, and I sponged with cream color chalk to tone it down - not really showing here.  I also sponged (chalk) the edges of the image - again, much smoother looking IRL.  I roughed the edges to add to the shabby look.  I colored the Stampendous image with Prismas.  As I have mentioned previously I am having difficulty coloring this - still waiting for suggestions!
Sketch (flipped):
Chalk (sponged):
Recycle (old card, gift bag) with snowflakes:
Sparkle (gold):


Jackie C said...

Wow, great work, well done and good luck!
Hugs, Jackie

Desire Fourie said...

This is a wonderful creation with great details and perfect for our ‘RECYCLING+ADD A SNOWFLAKE’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Sheena Fitzpatrick said...

Great card, I love that embossing on the gold card and great take on our sketch!

Thank you for joining us at Seems A Little Sketchy!


KarinsArtScrap said...

so very beautiful Dorothy.
Thanks for join us at Digistamp4Joy.

Greetings karin DT member

Pam said...

Very lovely card. Love that foil and embossing.
Thank you so much for joining us at Digistamp4joy. Hope you join us next time too.
Digistamps4joy (DT member)
PapillonDigital Designs (Personal blog)

Nikki Byrne said...

Fabulous christmas card, great embossing and use of chalk. Thank you for joining us this month at Chalk N Stock and good luck