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Mittwoch, 1. Januar 2020

....To The Moon And Back

Happy New Year my friends!
Today a new decade has started - unbelievable!

For our new challenge at Country View Challenges the lovely Monika has chosen the theme "Love".
I made a card for my daughter, inspired by the work of the gorgeous Veerle Moreels


I used a piece of watercolor paper, applied some watered down green and brown acrylicpaint on a piece of acetate, spritzed the watercolor paper with water and pressed the acetate on top of it. This gives a really subtile and unique spreat of color. I really love this!

When everything was dry, I stamped one ring from the stampset from PaperArtsy Eclectica3, designed by Seth Apter ESA12 with watering can Archival ink and toned it down with white Gesso. I also highlighted the inside of the ring with white Gesso.

Now I applied trasparent crackle paste from Stamperia in a pretty thick layer to my surface and left it to dry over night to let the magic happen - oh, and look! It crackled so nicely!

I brushed carbon black Antiquing Cream into the cracks and took away the excess with a dump cloth. Then I used Inka Gold Greenyellow to make it fit better with the background.

The tiny heart I made with clay. I colored it with Ecoline Liquid watercolor Carmine and added some glossy glaze on top. Then I glued it into the ring.

I randomly stamped a scriptstamp from another Seth Apter PaperArtsy stamp from the ESA10 stamp set with Distress Oxide peeled paint, sprinkled some of the same Ecoline Liquid watercolor in carmine as I used for the tiny heart and shaded the crackled area and the edges with grey charcoal.

Last I stamped the sentiment from the Rubber Dance stamp set "You Rock" on tissue paper and glued it down with matte medium.

I put the card together - and ready!

Here are some close ups:




That´s it for today! I hope you like my card and feel inspired to make something love-ly for our challenge too!

Thank you for your visit!

Kommentare:

  1. Such a lovely card Evelyn. I love the texture you achieved. Happy new year xx

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  2. Fabulous card, Evelyn!!! The crackled strip in the middle with the tiny red heart is very impressive!!! Happy new year!!! xx

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  3. Lovely card Evelyn !
    Happy New Year ! xx

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  4. Beautiful technique and gorgeous result! Love it! Happy New Year! Hugs rachel xx

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  5. This is beautiful Evelyn, full of fabulous techniques, and the red heart is just perfect! Have a wonderful 2020, Sue xx

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  6. Wow, what a stunning card! I love your design, the pop of red from the little heart and all the amazing texture that you created looks so beautiful 😁. Wishing you a happy New Year filled with peace, love and happiness! Hugs, Jo x

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  7. So different, Evelyn, love it!
    Happy new Year xx

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  8. Stunning! Love, love the crackle and the dramatic composition, yet in such subtle colours - apart from that zingy red heart catching the eye at the centre of it all!
    Alison x

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