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Monday, 20 October 2014

sketch challenge

Hello there. This topper is one I've been wanting to create for ages. 
This time I have really cut it fine for this challenge. So I'd better stop waffling and get on with it.



The challenge was to create a card following the sketch below.



So I prepared main topper first. I stamped images, that are all from IndigoBlu, on acetate. I heat set them as I used heat resistant acetate and stuck it on a double sided sheet of adhesive. I cut a circle from the backing and stuck it back down again. I used distress glitters to colour the moon, rock candy and pumice stone for clouds. I lifted rest of backing off and filled in the rest of the sky using blues.



Next I created the other panel of card. I stamped it all over with small Christmas imges using Adirondak snowcap white. Then I put thin double sided tape all around and glittered it with a mixture of all the glitters that I had used on topper.


The base card is A5 linen card that i brushed with distressed inks. I stuck black card down and then the silver ribbon. Finally I added the topper which I lifted on foam pads.

As usual I do hope you like my make, Theresa xx





I would like to enter this in the following challenges:

IndigoBlu - a sketch

12 comments:

  1. This is beautiful ...... love that sparkly sky! Thank you for joining in with the IndigoBlu challenge .... good luck! Linda xx

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  2. Lovely card Theresa, well done. Thank you for joining us again this month at Indigoblu, always good to see your work. x

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    1. thanks Nikki. i'd made the topper and black card some 3 weeks ago but for some reason just couldn't assemble it xx

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  3. Theresa this is fabulous i love that topper x

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  4. Fantastic Theresa, you have such fab ideas xx

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  5. Beautiful! I love the sparkle of the night sky. Very pretty, Theresa! Thank you for sharing your art with us this week for the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. ~Michelle
    http://www.michellezerull.blogspot.com

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