Wednesday, October 7, 2015

TCC41 Happy Anniversary

Hi Friends!!

It is time for the new Card Concept #41 "Autumn Neutrals" Photo Inspiration Challenge- love all of the texture for inspiration!

I also decided to incorporate the Splitcoaststampers’ Mix-Ability MIX130 “Crack Me Up”  as well as the Free For All F4A271 "Getting Hitched"  and the HYCCT1507 Jacqueline's "Trash Cancer" Challenges (T=Texture Paste, R= Roses, A=Acrylic Paint, S= Satin Ribbon, H- Hexagon Punch)   into the design.

The Card Concept is a bi-weekly challenge that has an inspiration photo along with a number of design styles that you can choose from to create your card- Clean and Simple, Clean and Graphic, Clean and Layered, Shabby Chic, Freestyle Collage, Classy and Elegant and Mixed Media.   

Hope you can find some time to gather your supplies together and come join in on the fun!! 

To create this card:

Apply Gesso® to a piece of retired Designer Series Paper (DSP)- this is one way to use up patterns that you are not too fond of – allow to dry.

Add a few drops of Soft White Acrylic Paint to a Gelli® Arts Printing Plate, brayer over the plate and add a drop of Soft Black Acrylic Paint (using a brayer to gently blend with the white paint). 

Use an old credit card to draw lines in the paint (gently so you do not mar the Gelli® Arts Printing Plate).  Lay the prepared DSP onto the plate and lift the paper.

Allow the paint to dry, apply Wendy Vecchi® Crackled Texture Paste over the panel, allow this layer to dry, apply Mod Podge® with a foam brush and allow to dry to the touch.

Using Stāz-On® Jet Black Ink, stamp the En Francais background sporadically to the background. 

Use the Distressing Tool to distress the edges and add the gray crocheted lace along with the gray satin ribbon.  Mount the panel onto the 5 ½” x 5 ½” Whisper White card base.

Ink the Tim Holtz® Papillon stamp using Stāz-On® Jet Black Ink onto a piece of Whisper White cardstock, ink a portion of the Our Daily Bread Designs (ODBD) Chalkboard Vine Background stamp using a Stampin’ Write Going Gray Marker and stamp over the sentiment.

Trim the panel and mount onto Basic Gray cardstock.  Apply Gesso® with your finger lightly over the panel and allow to dry.

Use the Big Shot™ with the Spellbinders™ Timeless Rectangle Die to cut out the frame from a piece of Basic Gray cardstock.  Mount the sentiment panel onto the die cut frame and adhere the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals®.

Stamp the sentiment from the Graphic45® Time to Flourish#2 stamp set using Stāz-On® Jet Black Ink onto a piece of Whisper White cardstock, create the banner using the Hexagon Punch, mount onto a piece of Basic Gray cardstock (creating banner points with the Hexagon Punch as well) and apply Gesso® to the sentiment with your finger.

Mount the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals®.

Use the Big Shot™ with the MFT Royal Rose and Mini Rose Dies to cut roses from Whisper White cardstock- roll up the flowers and mount onto the card front with leaves created from Basic Gray cardstock with the Martha Stewart® Leaf Punch.  Add a bit of Gesso® to the roses and leaves.  

Adhere a few Pearls to the corner to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets:  En Francais, Time To Flourish (G45), Papillon (TH)

Ink: Stāz-On® Jet Black, Acrylic Paint- Soft Black, Soft White

Paper: Whisper White, Basic Gray, retired DSP

Accessories: Big Shot™, MFT Royal Rose and Mini Royal Rose Dies, Spellbinders Timeless Rectangles Die, Gelli® Arts Printing Plate, Embossing Buddy®, Gesso®, Punches- Hexagon, MS Leaf, Crackle Texture Paste, Gray Satin Ribbon, Gray Crochet Lace, Pearls

Thanks again for stopping by- I hope you have a wonderful week and come play along with us at The CardConcept!


sandie said...

Gorgeous Romaric take on the photo. Adore the cracked and distress look. For a CAS designer like me, I look at this and am amazed at your skill, a true delight to see x

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Love that textured , crackled background! Beautiful card!

Michele K. Henderson said...

Beautiful card, Julie! I just love all these fantastic details and dimension! The colors are gorgeous too! LOVE it!
Take care!

Lesley said...

Absolutely beautiful!

Unknown said...

Beautiful!! Love all your elements!! Just lovely!!:)

Unknown said...

Beautiful!! Love all your elements!! Just lovely!!:)

laurie said...

As always, so many pretty details on you cards! I love this soft beautiful Julie!!!

Vicki Burdick said...

this is perfect, love those flowers!!!

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