Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Jingle Belles 03


I'm barely making it in under the wire on this one. The challenge was to use acrylic paint. I use it, but not a lot. So it would be a challenge. I found a stamp I thought I'd like to use (it hasn't seen much use so why not?) It's a Stampington stamp called Berries on Music. I stamped it with Versamark and used a clear EP on some dark olive cardstock. I watered down some celery green acrylic paint and painted that on - the EP resisting the paint. The fact that I painted my cardstock isn't apparent - but trust me when I say the original cardstock color is somewhere between the EP'd image and the resulting bg color. I used some red glitter glue to highlight the berries and a gold paint pen around the edge of the cardstock. I took a piece of Basic Grey Wassail striped paper and brushed on some watered down Cream acrylic paint on the right edge and then machine stitched that on. And finally I added a K&Co sticker to finish it off.
I hope next week's challenge isn't quite so challenging! LOL Have a good week!

7 comments:

lauren bergold said...

hey, HOORAY! miss tracy, you have ♥ROCKED♥ this painty prompt...and with hours and hours to spare! and looking at this gorgeous card...which uses paint IN TWO COOL WAYS (!!!) one would never know that you are not paintin' away on every single card...which mebbe ya should if they will look like ♥THIS♥ missus! :) :) :)


ps: next week's prompt is toooooooooootally comfort zone...and additionally verrrrrry cool indeed! (imo!) (& perhaps i am biased!) (but then, i ♥♥♥-ed this painty one, too!) ;)

SmilynStef said...

Lauren is right ... we're cutting you a bit of slack the next few weeks on the challenge difficulty ... but isn't it fun to push the boundaries and use products that are often neglected?? ... your results are super-fantastic, so my answer to that questions is indeed YES ... love it ... thanks for joining our jingle belle journey.

Dawn said...

Your card is FABULOUS! I love how you incorporated the paint! The papers you used are so cute! Beautifully done :)

lisa said...

I love this. It gives a SOOOO finished vintage-y look. Super awesome and doesn't look like it was a bit challenging to you at all. You did it rather well! Congrats!

Tyggereye said...

What a great card! You made it in just in time. I love how you used the paint. It really added umph to the card. Lovely!! :)

Sue McGettigan said...

This is fun, love the ways you used paint, and you're getting a head start on next year's holiday cards - cool :)

Babsarella said...

Cute card!!