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This is a blog of my card creations, with a few other things thrown in...Kick off your flipflops and sit a spell.

To see my card gallery, please go to: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/showgallery.php?cat=500&ppuser=162786

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Happiness MMSC48 CC265

This card is for 2 challenges:
1. Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge - MMSC48 - found here: http://www.priscillastyles.blogspot.com/; and
2. Splitcoaststampers' Color Challenge - CC265 - found here: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=486459.
The main image and the Happiness symbol are both digital. I printed them, then used my Versamark pen and clear embossing powder to emboss them. Sprayed over the embossed images with turquoise shimmer mist, although it doesn't show up that well in the photo. IRL it's very pretty. Cuttlebugged the other panels, added some gold cording, stamped the little coins on the soft suede paper and heat embossed with detail gold powder and cut them out and mounted them on little pop dots. Cut butterfly with embosslits and wrapped gold cording around for body and antennae. Used my gold paint pen around the edges, and here you go.


Primitive Paper said...

Valerie, the first thing that caught my eye was all of the beautiful embossing you have done on this card. I know that takes time, but it is so worth it for your beautiful project. The MMDT thanks you for sharing and playing along with our challenge this week. We hope to see you back again real soon. Tracy

Lovely Linda said...

Hi Val, what a fabulous 'feel' your card has to it - I love the image and how clever you are enbossing it! The colours are fabulous too! Love your cards! We love having you join us with this weeks challenge, your support is appreciated - we would love to see you again next week! {{{hugs}}}
Linda MMSC Design Team

Carol said...

Hi Valerie, how's it going down there in Orlando. I haven't been there in a while and am getting the itch to go...LOL Last time I went was with my son for Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios. There's nothing like a ride on the Incredible Hulk to awake my senses!!LOL This week you have outdone yourselves. I had to click to enlarge your card as I thought you had real pennies on there...lol How beautifully done from the dry embossing to the shiny embossing. Just spectacular. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge. It is always a pleasure for me to visit and absorb so inspiration from your creativity!

Bear Hugs,
Carol :o}
Midnight Madness Design Team

Priscilla said...

Wow that is just devine..I love all the textures and your take on the sketch is so wonderful. Love the gold rope(ribbon) part of your sketch and those buttons are FANTASTIC. Thanks so much for playing the Midnight Madness sketch challenge this week. I have posted the sneak peek early because I will be going to a scrapbooking retreat. Have a wonderful weekend.
MMSC Hostess