Monday, July 16, 2012

Day 7 back on track

Today we did flowers. Jennifer did a wonderful background made from burnishing glitter onto the card and then she colored her image. I didn't have the exact supplies and wanted to try it anyhow. Needless to say, I didn't like how it came out. The glitter should have been very light, like close to white and mine wasn't and also it doesn't burnish well using glue to hold it as you have to wait until it dries and then nothing comes off. Oh well, I learned what not to do!! I colored this one with copics and the stamp comes from Gina K. I don't know where my "words" come from but I do know they were from 2 different stamp sets. I made the blue paper by spraying a mix of broken china distress reinker and water. Then I stamped over it using tumbled glass distress ink and stamp I colored. Pretty isn't it? (By the way, for all the Tim Holtz lovers out there who have an Apple device - THERE IS A TIM HOLTZ AP!!!!! And its free!!) The edge which is black is actually a new die (for me) that is part of a gear collection. I cut a larger circle for my card and I cut a larger black circle so I wouldn't have a hole on the back when you swivel the card. And of course stickles!  I thought it needed a little more, so I did the dashed lines. I didn't want it to be the first thing you noticed, so I used a regular black pen. There is a difference in the amount of black. So here is the inside
The swivel part is made just by using a brad. I cut the inside circle to match the outside one and matched them up and punched the hole for the brad through both of them at the same time.  And for those of you who want to know, here are the copics I used: YG67, YG13, YR68, YR04, Y17, Y15, E15. I wanted to make so many more cards today from the lesson. I spent lots of time experimenting with that glitter. Enough that next time I go out, I am buying some fine, light colored glitter and also that paper that has adhesive on both sides and is much bigger than the 1/4" tape I have which is why I tried so many of the glues I own!!  I have a couple of projects that I am working on and will post them once I finish. Hope you are enjoying the cards half as much as I am making them!!! Hugs to you all, until tomorrow. Barb F
Just wanted to add this photo of my new toy!! I got a Vagabond and here it is with some of the other Tim Holtz things - didn't want it to feel lonely!! Am calling him Eddie!!!!

7 comments:

Gayle said...

Awesome card! Love the coloring and the swing effect - way cool.

Danielle said...

Nice job with the swing card!

Ellis said...

Beautiful card you made and the background looks amazing! =)
Hugs, Elenor

julieprice3 said...

You have been busy lately, wonderful cards and all so different
Hugs julie P

Claire said...

This is beautiful! Nice job with the swinging (I forgot that part) - I love the shading of the piece under.

Lynnpenguin said...

Simply amazing...love, love, love it !!

Winnie said...

Great card! Congrats on the Vagabond. I am loving mine! Great setup you have to create!