Oh the shine!

Supplies: Distress Ink (Spiced Marmalade, Ripe Persimmon), Spray (Mustard ColorShine by Heidi Swapp), Color Pencils, Ink (Tsukineko), Bronze Embossing Powder, Glitter fun foam leaf, Stamp Images (Leaf by and sentiment unknown).

This card had MANY UGLY phases, you know that moment your card is so bad you are tempted to toss it out! I persevered and I must say, “I WON!” I really like how the final card is. Maybe I should have taken pictures of all the many UGLY phases this card took. This card started with that embossed maple leaf that I watercolor, I have had that stamp for more than 10 years. I decided then to apply some embossing ink/powder to the brick colored leaf to add texture.

Challenges: Sisterhood of Crafters, Art Divas, Digi ChooseDay, Lemon Shortbread, Retro Rubber #147, TTCRD, Try Stampin’ Or Not

9 thoughts on “Oh the shine!

  1. What a fun take on our sketch – great job with the turn! Love that gorgeous glimmer you added – beautiful! Thanks so much for playing at TSOT!

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    1. Thanks Heather, I tried putting a ribbon on the bottom to copy exactly the sketch, but it wasn’t working.

      — Dalis

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  2. Yes, it’s interesting how the creative process rolls around, isn’t it? I like the autumnal colours and the textures you’ve added. Thanks for joining in with us at Retro Rubber Challenge.

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  3. Great texture and shine. The card is stunning! Thanks for joining the fun at Retro Rubber for our Anything Goes challenge!

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  4. So I am dying with laughter here Dalis, LOVE your card, great shine and the colours are fab.. I couldn’t believe it when I realised it was you šŸ™‚ It’s ME Claire from TLP and SSD xx Thanks for joining us at Retro Rubber, can’t believe I haven’t seen you in the gallery before. Claire DT

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  5. I love the colours, shine and the awesome design! I’m glad you’ve joined our challenge over at the Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog. Good luck with your entry, and hope to see you again.
    Hugs, Lori (DT Lemon Shortbread)

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