Tuesday, 21 July 2015

'Wild'

Good Mid Morning!

I've not been around long today.  I had a lie in as I didn't sleep well last night.  It was one of those times where your mind just won't switch off .

Anyway, I'd like to enter my card today in the Try it on Tuesday Challenge which is 'Hot & Wild' and Crafting From the Heart #69

I don't know what the stamp is.  It's wood mounted and one I bought from a friend who was moving abroad and selling her stuff off.

I stamped this handsome boy onto acetate then on the back coloured the sky area blue and the right hand side brown using permanent markers.

When I got out my tub of gilding flakes, which I'd not used for a time it was mainly small pieces and dust.  There were lots of the green coloured  flakes in there which I didn't want to use so it took quite a long time to select the pieces that I did want to use.  I made sure he had really bright gold eyes!

After gilding I sprinkled clear glitter onto the coloured areas then mounted onto black card and tore the bottom.  I hadn't got brads in the colours I wanted so used peel off markers to colour them.  The background card is a very pale blue which doesn't show too well in the photo.  I had to take lots photos of this card a before I got rid of the reflection from the acetate.

The sun is shining here and we're meeting friends for lunch today.  I hope you have a good day too.

11 comments:

  1. Wow Barb!! This is stunning - what a handsome chap and the gilding flakes work so beautifully.

    Have you ever sneezed when using them? I have - flakes everywhere! :(

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  2. Awesome Card! Wonderful image and I love your coloring and all the layers. Especially the torn edge. ta ta for now, Kathy

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  3. beautiful card Barb-love what you did with the stamp!
    Nessa xxx

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  4. A gorgeous card! Thank you for joining us at Tiot's !
    xxx
    Susi

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  5. Beautiful card, I especially like the way you used the range of colours on the brads. Something I would never have thought of doing but it works so well.

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  6. A fantastic card , the image is awesome. Thank you for joining us at TioT's this time.
    Yvonne

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  7. Wow! This is fabulous! So pleased you joined us at Try It On Tuesday! Chrisx

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  8. Stunning card, great image!

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  9. Your card is fabulous and I love the fantastic image. Thank you for joining us at Try it on Tuesday. Mar x

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  10. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing with Crafting from the heart!

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  11. So realistic and looks great on the acetate. Great take on the challenge and thanks for playing with us at TIOT.
    Hugz, Z

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